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B&O - Twenty-First Bridge

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Bridge at Twenty-First Section.

This is an albumen print from the book Photographic Views of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road, and Its Branches, From The Lakes to The Sea, which is illustrated with images of attractions found along the route of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad between Baltimore and Chicago. Place: Keyser, Mineral County, West Virginia; McCoole, Allegany County, Maryland

Historical Photo

License: Released into public domain

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View this photo at digitalcollections.smu.edu

BH Photo #469244

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Potomac River on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Location
Allegany County, Maryland, and Mineral County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1861
Builder
- B&O Mount Clare Shops of Baltimore, Maryland
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
Bollman through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.45122, -78.96058   (decimal degrees)
39°27'04" N, 78°57'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/675477/4368836 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88791 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • March 31, 2020: Added by Nathan Holth

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