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Cumberland Valley RR Bunker Hill Bridge

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Cumberland Valley RR Bunker Hill Bridge

A southbound Winchester and Western train special from Hagerstown to Winchester crosses Mill Creek in Bunker Hill, WV on an original Cumberland Valley Railroad stone arch bridge that dates to the railroads construction in 1889.

Jon Wright,The Wright Photography Of Things, used with permission, all rights reserved

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BH Photo #375995

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Overview
Stone arch bridge over Mill Creek on Wincheater & Western RR (former PRR/Cumberland Valley RR)
Location
Bunker Hill, Berkeley County, West Virginia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1889
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Cumberland Valley Railroad (CVRR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Winchester & Western Railroad (WW)
Design
Stone arch
Also called
PC - Bunker Hill Bridge
Conrail - Bunker Hill Bridge
WW - Bunker Hill Bridge
PRR - Bunker Hill Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.33449, -78.05497   (decimal degrees)
39°20'04" N, 78°03'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/753832/4358033 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 75199 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2017: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV