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BTCO - North Point Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder swing bridge over North Point Creek on former Baltimore Transit streetcar line
Location
Baltimore County, Maryland
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1906; removed after end of streetcar service in 1958
Builders
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania (steel draw span)
- Sanford & Brooks
Railroads
- Baltimore Transit Co. (BTCO)
- Streetcar
Design
Deck plate girder swing bridge with trestle approaches
Also called
BTCO - Sparrows Point "Second Bridge"
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.22039, -76.44070   (decimal degrees)
39°13'13" N, 76°26'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/375632/4342223 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sparrows Point
Inventory number
BH 67567 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Baltimore County, Maryland (81)
Baltimore Transit Co. (8)
Beam (12,273)
Built 1906 (545)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Deck girder (4,598)
Girder (8,170)
Lost (18,940)
Lost 1958 (49)
Lost during 1950s (392)
Maryland (661)
Movable (2,712)
Navigable waterway (2,003)
Pennsylvania Steel Co. (130)
Plate girder (6,273)
Sanford & Brooks (2)
Streetcar (216)
Swing (1,251)
Timber stringer (3,376)

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added link top image + bridge type
  • April 13, 2016: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Added builders
  • May 13, 2015: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV