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C&O Canal Towpath Trail

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2016

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BH Photo #361541

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Description 

What first looks like the towpath bridge up close is older and far too heavy for trail use. Looks like and old rail spur ramp/bridge that took the main line into town for local rail traffic. If anyone has input, please add or correct.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge on C&O Towpath Trail
Location
Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.64711, -78.76257   (decimal degrees)
39°38'50" N, 78°45'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/691974/4390983 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 73381 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2016: Added by Steve Conro

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