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Black Oak Road Bridge

Photos 

Black Oak Road Bridge

Photograph by Tim Wilson, used with permission

View this photo at scontent-atl3-1.xx.fbcdn.net

BH Photo #344118

Map 

Description 

Built for Western Maryland Railway, later adapted for road use

Facts 

Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over North Branch Potomac River on Black Oak Road
Location
Mineral County, West Virginia, and Allegany County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Rail-to-road
- Western Maryland Railway (WM)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Also called
Western Md. Ry. North Fork Potomac River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.47859, -78.94213   (decimal degrees)
39°28'43" N, 78°56'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/676995/4371909 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keyser
Inventory number
BH 54398 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 17, 2015: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Corrected former railroad, added photo
  • November 10, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Railroad", "Chesapeake & Ohio Railway", "Riveted"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV