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Old Paper Mill Bridge



Inside the Arch on the East Side


Street View 


Bridge over Loch Raven Reservoir on an old alignment of Paper Mill Rd
Baltimore County, Maryland
Closed to all traffic
Built 1922; replaced 2001; rehabilitated as historic landmark in 2007
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
- James P. Greiner (Designer/Engineer)
Length of largest span: 361.0 ft.
Total length: 521.0 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.50195, -76.62262   (decimal degrees)
39°30'07" N, 76°37'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/360488/4373738 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 37359 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 6, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 17, 2008: New photo from James Gonzalski
  • September 3, 2008: Added by James Gonzalski


  • James Gonzalski
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com


Old Paper Mill Bridge
Posted March 18, 2013, by Julie Bowers (jbowerz1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Visited here and used this road many times while visiting my daughter. YOu can't get on the bridge, but they saved it and it has a great plaque explaining.

The Corten Steel Arch bridge is nice in that it mirrors the size, but I did see signs of the rust dripping on every little thing.

Old Paper Mill Bridge
Posted May 17, 2012, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Indeed that had come to mind when I saw this one.

Came across the other one in 2010 and was amazed at portal treatments...guess I just forgot to take the time back then to see what else this county had to offer.

Old Paper Mill Bridge
Posted May 17, 2012, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)


Don't forget the bridge has a stylistically similar truss companion not too far away either: http://www.bridgehunter.com/md/baltimore-city/200000BC651001...

Old Paper Mill Bridge
Posted May 16, 2012, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

WOW...this one is amazing!

Can't believe I've been cruising around this site for over 5 years now and missed it until now!