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B&O - North Branch Potamac River Bridge (Old)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over North Branch Potomac River on B&O Railroad
Location
North Branch, Allegany County, Maryland
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1857
Builder
- Wendel Bollman of Baltimore, Maryland
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 134.8 ft.
Total length: 539.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.58710, -78.73659   (decimal degrees)
39°35'14" N, 78°44'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/694372/4384378 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Patterson Creek
Inventory number
BH 73477 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2016: Added by Dave King

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