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Blue Bridge (Pre 1954)

Photos 

Blue Bridge (Old)

looking west

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #504009

Description 

Apparently it was the "Blue Bridge" before the current blue arches.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over North Branch Potomac River on Bridge Street
Location
Ridgeley, Allegany County, Maryland, and Mineral County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Two-span, pin-connected, 9-panel Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.64875, -78.76586   (decimal degrees)
39°38'55" N, 78°45'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/691688/4391158 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94043 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type
  • January 22, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 23, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Paul Plassman