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CSX - Bloomington Viaduct

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CSX - Bloomington Viaduct

Photo taken by Buccaneer008

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Overview
Stone arch bridge over North Branch Potomac River on CSX Railroad (Formerly B&O Railroad)
Location
Bloomington, Garrett County, Maryland, and Mineral County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1851 the original Stone bridge was encased in the current concrete arch in 1916.
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Total length: 266.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 21, 1976
Also called
B&O - Bloomington Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.47703, -79.06796   (decimal degrees)
39°28'37" N, 79°04'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/666175/4371496 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Westernport
Inventory numbers
NRHP 76000996 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 54401 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 14, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Potomac River"
  • November 10, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Closed-spandrel arch", "CSX Railroad", "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad", "Railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs