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B&O - Pulp Mill Bollman Truss

Photos 

From "Proceedings of the Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania, Volume 30" Published 1914

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Map 

Description 

GPS coords are of the remains of the paper mill the spur served.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Armory Canal on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Location
Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1852
Builders
- B&O Mount Clare Shops of Baltimore, Maryland
- Wendel Bollman of Baltimore, Maryland
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
Bollman through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.32639, -77.73378   (decimal degrees)
39°19'35" N, 77°44'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/264351/4356561 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71039 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • March 16, 2016: Updated by Luke: Updated GPS
  • February 15, 2016: Added by Luke

Comments 

B&O - Pulp Mill Bollman Truss
Posted February 15, 2016, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Nice find Luke!