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PC - Oak Creek Bridge

Photos 

Royal Oak drawbridge

Bridge removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #284456

Map 

Description 

This drawbridge is operated by cables.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Oak Creek on Pennsylvania RR
Location
Newcomb, Talbot County, Maryland
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1924
Railroads
- Baltimore & Eastern Railroad (BE)
- Baltimore, Chesapeake & Atlantic Railway (BC&A)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Concrete through girder bascule
Also called
PRR - Oak Creek Bridge
B&E - Oak Creek Bridge
BC&A - Oak Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.75236, -76.17419   (decimal degrees)
38°45'08" N, 76°10'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/397969/4289950 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Michaels
Inventory number
BH 61109 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 17, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 29, 2015: Updated by Luke: Link to imagery
  • May 30, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

Comments 

PRR - Oak Creek Bridge
Posted June 21, 2014, by Anonymous

here a picture of and old bridge