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BTCO - Jones Creek Drawbridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder swing bridge over Jones Creek on Baltimore Transit Company
Location
Baltimore County, Maryland
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1906, removed after service ceased 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 "First Bridge"
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.21979, -76.45941   (decimal degrees)
39°13'11" N, 76°27'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/374015/4342182 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 62208 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Baltimore County, Maryland (81)
Baltimore Transit Co. (8)
Beam (11,953)
Built 1906 (544)
Built during 1900s (6,285)
Deck girder (4,496)
Girder (7,952)
Lost (18,688)
Maryland (652)
Movable (2,705)
Owned by railroad (9,820)
Pennsylvania Steel Co. (129)
Plate girder (6,122)
Railroad (13,090)
Sanford & Brooks (2)
Streetcar (214)
Swing (1,248)
Timber stringer (3,342)

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added link to image + type based on similarity to the bridge over North Point Creek
  • April 13, 2016: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Builders added
  • May 13, 2015: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Corrected location and info
  • August 2, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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