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Pratt Bridge

Photos 

Overview

http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=20498

BH Photo #194256

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Patuxent River on formerly the Patuxent Branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, currently carries the Patuxent Branch Trail
Location
Columbia, Howard County, Maryland
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built in 1902 for the B&O Railroad, abandoned in 1925, rehabilitated in 2002 for trail use.
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
Design
Bridge has a 35-degree skew.
Dimensions
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 2, 2021
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.16562, -76.84093   (decimal degrees)
39°09'56" N, 76°50'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/340957/4336770 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Savage
Inventory numbers
NRHP 100006648 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 48264 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2021: Updated by Nathan Holth: Listed on NRHP
  • August 5, 2020: New photo from Patrick Gurwell
  • February 26, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

Comments 

Pratt Bridge
Posted February 26, 2011, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Nice laced endposts......looks kind of short for a rail span.