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WM - Owens Creek Bridge

Photos 

Owens Creek WM Railroad Bridge

Photo from the Todd Clark Collection

BH Photo #535970

Street View 

Description 

Maryland Midland Railway (MMID). Western Maryland Railway (WM).

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Owens Creek and Route 550 on MMID and WM Railways
Location
Frederick County, Maryland
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built Unknown
Railroad
- Western Maryland Railway (WM)
Design
Uncovered Howe deck truss
11 panel truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.65020, -77.42420   (decimal degrees)
39°39'01" N, 77°25'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/292007/4391742 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99105 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Deck truss (2,021)
Frederick County, Maryland (110)
Have street view (30,156)
Howe deck truss (72)
Howe truss (780)
Lost (31,180)
Maryland (900)
Railroad (16,930)
Replaced by new bridge (21,233)
Truss (37,776)
Western Maryland Railway (96)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com