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BLA - Dorsey Creek Bridge

Photos 

College Creek Drawbridge

Taken Sept. 24, 1961

Photo by Robert Riley, Maryland Rail Heritage Library collection.

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BH Photo #356809

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bascule drawbridge over College Creek/Dorsey Creek on Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad
Location
Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1931; Removed 1968
Railroads
- Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad (BLA)
- Interurban
- Washington, Baltimore & Annapolis Electric Railway (WB&A)
Design
Deck plate girder bascule draw span
Wooden trestle
Also called
WB&A - Dorsey Creek Bridge
BLA - College Creek Bridge
WB&A - College Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.98390, -76.49575   (decimal degrees)
38°59'02" N, 76°29'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/370447/4316053 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Annapolis
Inventory number
BH 60882 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 29, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 28, 2016: New photo from Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • June 25, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped general area + added info
  • May 6, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV