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Baltimore & Northern - Mount Washington Viaduct

Photos 

Photo taken from The Street Railway Journal; April 1898

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BH Photo #500411

Map 

Description 

Two 68 foot long pony plate girders supported by steel towers over Northern Central tracks, the rest of bridge is made of deck plate girder spans varying in length between 34ft and 40ft long.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over North Central Railroad, Streets & Stream on Baltimore & Northern Railroad
Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1895
Builders
- J.G. White Co. (Contractor)
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (Sub-contractor)
Railroads
- Baltimore & Northern Railway
- Interurban
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 68.0 ft.
Total length: 1,400.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.36253, -76.65957   (decimal degrees)
39°21'45" N, 76°39'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/357026/4358321 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93459 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 19, 2021: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com