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CSX - Carrollton Viaduct

Photos 

Aerial View Of Viaduct Looking Northwest

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #128403

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Gwynn's Falls
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1829 for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, this is the oldest railroad bridge in the world still in use.
Builders
- Caspar Weaver
- James Lloyd of Hagerstown, Maryland
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 312.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 11, 1971
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.27531, -76.65494   (decimal degrees)
39°16'31" N, 76°39'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/357248/4348633 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Baltimore West
Inventory numbers
NRHP 71001032 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 38199 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 16, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • April 19, 2009: New photo from Daniel McFarland
  • November 23, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Daniel McFarland
  • HAER MD-9 - Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Carrollton Viaduct, Spanning Gwynn's Falls near Carroll Park, Baltimore, Independent City, MD
  • Wikipedia
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com