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WM - C&O Canal Bridge #4

Photos 

West portal of Bridge No. 1416, Fourth C&O Canal Crossing, looking northeast

Western Maryland Railway, Cumberland Extension, Pearre to North Branch, from WM milepost 125 to 160, Pearre, Washington County, MD

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View this photo at lcweb2.loc.gov

BH Photo #321687

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Baltimore through truss bridge over Chesapeake and Ohio Canal & Towpath on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Location
Allegany County, Maryland
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1905
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Western Maryland Railway (WM)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 135.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 24.8 ft.
Also called
WM - Bridge B141.6
WM - Bridge 1416
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.54094, -78.46071   (decimal degrees)
39°32'27" N, 78°27'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/718211/4379887 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paw Paw
Inventory number
BH 66940 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 8, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

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