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Radcliffe Creek Bridge

Photo 

Radcliffe Creek Bridge

1930s view

Photo from Maryland Department of Transportation

License: Public domain: Released by author

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BH Photo #546408

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt tthrough truss bridge over Radcliffe Creek on MD 289
Location
Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Pin-connected, 9-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.20054, -76.06974   (decimal degrees)
39°12'02" N, 76°04'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/407630/4339575 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 101503 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type and categories "9-panel truss", "Pin-connected", "Wooden deck"
  • November 30, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Radcliffe Creek Bridge
Posted December 12, 2022, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

John Denithorne and Sons of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania was known for using unusual lacing bar placements. It is possible this bridge was their work.

Radcliffe Creek Bridge
Posted December 3, 2022, by Paul Plassman

Rather unusual verticals on this one!