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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Bridge

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Photo taken by Preservation Maryland.

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

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Description 

Second Rolling lift bridge relocated from Tilghman Island crossing the Knapps Narrows

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Perry Cabin Lane at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Location
Talbot County, Maryland
Status
Closed. Exists as a static display
History
Built 1934 at Knapps Narrows; Replaced 1998 and relocated here.
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Dimensions
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.78862, -76.22442   (decimal degrees)
38°47'19" N, 76°13'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/393658/4294031 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Michaels
Inventory number
BH 69806 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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Bascule (1,027)
Built 1934 (701)
Built during 1930s (10,691)
Closed (2,443)
Deck girder (4,598)
Footbridge (379)
Girder (8,171)
Have street view (22,575)
Maryland (661)
Movable (2,712)
Pedestrian Movable Bridges (39)
Plate girder (6,273)
Talbot County, Maryland (7)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2016: New Street View added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • October 24, 2015: Updated by Luke: GPS fix + image
  • October 24, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Bridge
Posted September 16, 2017, by Luke

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Bridge
Posted September 16, 2017, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge no longer operates, but the original drawbridge is now shown as display while it was relocated to St. Michael's in 1998. And why did I get two comments?

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Bridge
Posted September 16, 2017, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge no longer operates, but the original drawbridge is now shown as display while it was relocated to St. Michael's in 1998.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Bridge
Posted September 16, 2017, by Nathan Delaplaine (ndelaplaine [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge no longer operates, but the original drawbridge is now shown as display while it was relocated to St. Michael's in 1998.

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Bridge
Posted October 24, 2015, by Luke

Interesting find, Doug.