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Wilkens Viaduct

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Frederick Turnpike Bridges

Pier of covered/iron bridges at right

Photo taken by Alexander D. Mitchell IV in August 2013

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BH Photo #293711

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Gwynns Falls and railroad on Frederick Road/Turnpike (National Road)
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1861 to replace covered bridge for horsecar service; washed out December 1866
Builder
- Wendel Bollman of Baltimore, Maryland
Also called
Frederick Turnpike Iron Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.27993, -76.66104   (decimal degrees)
39°16'48" N, 76°39'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/356732/4349156 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 62917 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2014: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV