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CSX - Ellicott City Bridge


Photo taken by John L. Beck

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

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BH Photo #284202

Street Views 


Pony/through plate girder bridge over Main Street on CSX Railroad
Ellicott City, Howard County, Maryland
Open to traffic
Built 1931
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Pony plate girder
Also called
CSX - Main Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.26790, -76.79484   (decimal degrees)
39°16'04" N, 76°47'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/345164/4348041 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ellicott City
Inventory number
BH 61072 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2018: New photo from Jim Grey
  • March 6, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 26, 2014: New photo from Luke Harden
  • May 25, 2014: Added by Luke Harden



CSX - Ellicott City Bridge
Posted March 25, 2018, by In lay pontist

27.9 feet

CSX - Ellicott City Bridge
Posted March 25, 2018, by pretty sure

Aprox= 4.99 smoot

CSX - Ellicott City Bridge
Posted March 25, 2018, by Christy Menter (christymenter [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I would love to know the measurements of the portion of the bridge that goes over main street. Anyone know that?

CSX - Ellicott City Bridge
Posted March 6, 2017, by Dawn (peepers_1973 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thank you! My 3rd grader was doing a project on bridges and she chose this one! There is hardly anything out there about the actual TRAIN bridge...

Thank you for the information!

Dawn - Ellicott City, MD.