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Black Oak Road Bridge #2

Map 

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 #2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.48745, -78.92650   (decimal degrees)
39°29'15" N, 78°55'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/678316/4372924 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Keyser
Inventory number
BH 54399 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 17, 2015: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Corrected railroad predecessor on basis of report from local rail historian
  • November 10, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Riveted", "Chesapeake & Ohio Railway", "Railroad"

Sources 

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