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Catoctin Furnace Bridge

Photo 

Overview

http://www.dnr.state.md.us/parkquest/cunningham.asp

BH Photo #194231

Map 

Description 

This is a nice example of a WIBCo. tubular bowstring.

Facts 

Overview
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Little Hunting Creek on a pedestrian path
Location
Cunningham Falls State Park, Frederick County, Maryland
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built ca. 1872
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to a designated historic district on the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.58316, -77.43436   (decimal degrees)
39°34'59" N, 77°26'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/290933/4384324 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Catoctin Furnace
Inventory number
BH 48255 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added builder
  • February 25, 2011: Added by James McCray

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