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NS - Octoraro Creek Viaduct

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NS - Octoraro Creek Viaduct

looking west

Photo from singlemalt-capebreton-norvellhimself

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #456035

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Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel concrete arch bridge over Octoraro Creek on Norfolk Southern Port Road Branch
Location
Cecil County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.65980, -76.15339   (decimal degrees)
39°39'35" N, 76°09'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/401058/4390635 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86632 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,873)
Cecil County, Maryland (36)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,901)
Conrail (1,416)
Deck arch (11,119)
Maryland (765)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,791)
Open (39,244)
Owned by railroad (11,981)
Penn Central Railroad (1,190)
Pennsylvania Railroad (815)

Update Log 

  • January 9, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 8, 2019: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Flickr - Charles Warren photo

Comments 

NS - Octoraro Creek Viaduct
Posted November 4, 2019, by Geoff Hubbs (geoffrey [dot] hubbs [at] att [dot] net)

The closest I can find is that this portion of the Columbia and Port Deposit Railroad was completed in 1877.

NS - Octoraro Creek Viaduct
Posted November 3, 2019, by Jeffrey Bundy (jkbundy [at] zoomintermet [dot] net)

This bridge seems so out of place spanning this creek. When was the Octoraro Viaduct bridge built? What is it's history?