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USMRR - Potomac River Bridge (Old)

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US Army Transportation Corps Rail Bridge

Shear pole swing removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2015

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BH Photo #340792

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Potomac River
Location
Alexandria, Prince George's County, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1864
Railroad
- United States Military Railroad (USMRR)
Design
Shear Pole swing
Also called
Long Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.84094, -77.04871   (decimal degrees)
38°50'27" N, 77°02'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/322194/4301120 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alexandria
Inventory number
BH 69858 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 25, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 2, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 1, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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