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Choptank River Drawbridge (2nd)

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Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Choptank River
Location
Denton, Caroline County, Maryland
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1875; Replaced 1913
Design
Girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.88862, -75.83910   (decimal degrees)
38°53'19" N, 75°50'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/427226/4304751 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82431 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,801)
Built 1875 (100)
Built during 1870s (979)
Caroline County, Maryland (13)
Denton, Maryland (3)
Girder (8,965)
Lost (21,310)
Lost 1913 (91)
Lost during 1910s (423)
Maryland (694)
Movable (2,827)
Swing (1,349)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 1, 2018: Updated by Luke: Corrected build date per choptankriverheritage website metadata; Removed "double swing" as there's only one pivot point.
  • August 1, 2018: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke