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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

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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)
Quadrangle map:
Baltimore West
Inventory number
BH 62917 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,536)
Baltimore, Maryland (84)
Built 1868 (101)
Built during 1860s (514)
Lost (24,610)
Maryland (780)
Replaced by new bridge (16,489)
Wendel Bollman (21)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV