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GAP - Salisbury Viaduct

Photos 

Photo taken by Paul Feighner

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #267375

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Casselman River and US 219 on Great Allegheny Passage
Location
Somerset County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1912, Abandoned 1975. Converted for pedestrian use 1998
Builder
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
- Chessie System
- Rail-to-trail
- Western Maryland Railway (WM)
Design
Massive steel trestle
Dimensions
Total length: 1,900.0 ft.
Also called
GAP - US 219 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83409, -79.04554   (decimal degrees)
39°50'03" N, 79°02'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/667241/4411170 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Meyersdale
Inventory number
BH 45632 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 23, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • January 27, 2014: New photos from Jim Allen
  • December 16, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added Info
  • September 29, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Edited entry
  • July 12, 2010: Added by James Baughn

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