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Huntingdon Avenue Streetcar Viaduct

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Huntingdon Avenue Streetcar Viaduct

Main span, June 1924

Photo by United Railways & Electric, collection of Maryland Rail Heritage Library, Baltimore Streetcar Museum, used with permission

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BH Photo #342764

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Overview
Lost Steel Pratt deck truss, steel arch, and trestle bridge over Stony Run and Maryland & Pennsylvania RR on former United Railways & Electric
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1893, Steel arch added 1907, Demolished 1949
Builders
- Baltimore Bridge Co. of Baltimore, Maryland (1907 Steel Arch)
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania (Original)
Railroads
- Baltimore Transit Co. (BTCO)
- Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad (MPA)
- Streetcar
- United Railways & Electric Co. (UR&E)
Design
250-foot Pratt truss main span, with 24 30-foot girder trestle spans and one 86-foot steel arch
Dimensions
Total length: 1,088.0 ft.
Also called
BTCO - Stony Run Viaduct
UR&E - Stony Run Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.32535, -76.62614   (decimal degrees)
39°19'31" N, 76°37'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/359833/4354143 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
135-180 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 70164 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2015: Updated by Luke: Merged imagery from the Internet Archive.
  • November 29, 2015: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

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Huntingdon Avenue Streetcar Viaduct
Posted November 29, 2015, by Luke

Very nice find!