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WM - Wills Creek Bridge

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Old Rail Bridge over Wills Creek

Photo taken by Adam Elmquist

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BH Photo #257544

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wills Creek on Western Maryland Railway
Location
Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland
Status
Bridge leads to a parking lot and the track ends
History
Built 1936
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- George's Creek & Cumberland Railroad (GC&C)
- Western Maryland Railway (WM)
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
GC&C - Wills Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.65902, -78.77550   (decimal degrees)
39°39'32" N, 78°46'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/690832/4392277 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cumberland
Inventory number
BH 56782 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • January 22, 2017: New photos from Mike Piontka
  • June 25, 2013: Added by Dave King

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Wills Creek Railroad Bridge
Posted September 13, 2014, by Barry Schriver (bschriver11 [at] comcast [dot] net)

This railroad bridge was built by the Georges creek and Cumberland railroad which was later bought by the Western Maryland railway,the round house was located here where southern states is now located.