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McCoy's Ferry C&O Canal Arch Bridge

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Photo taken by Greg Hall

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Description 

Bridge over road on abandoned Western Maryland Railroad. Built approx 1850-1880.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over McCoy's Ferry Road
Location
Washington County, Maryland
Future prospects
Could be fixed up for a rail-to-trial or even an auxiliary road.
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.60892, -77.97025   (decimal degrees)
39°36'32" N, 77°58'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/244998/4388568 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hedgesville
Elevation
395 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 49285 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2011: Updated by Greg Hall: corrected name, owner
  • August 5, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Updated status, its abaonded
  • August 4, 2011: New photos from Luke Harden
  • August 4, 2011: Updated by Greg Hall: resolved one more typo

Sources 

  • Greg Hall - cyclebay [at] aol [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net