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WM - Potomac River Bridge #3

Photos 

Photo taken by Jeff Walters

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND)

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BH Photo #268686

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Abandoned B&O Railroad
Location
Morgan County, West Virginia, and Allegany County, Maryland
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1904
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Western Maryland Railway (WM)
Design
Warren deck truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 855.6 ft.
Also called
WM - Bridge B136
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.58833, -78.43117   (decimal degrees)
39°35'18" N, 78°25'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/720599/4385219 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paw Paw
Inventory number
BH 58360 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 10, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Potomac River", "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad", "Railroad"
  • October 10, 2013: Added by Michael Miller

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