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B&O - Wilkins-Rogers Flour Mill Bridge

Photo 

Flood Stage on B & 0 Main Line

Patapsco River at flood stage when the mill was owned by the Doughnut Corporation of America. This could be the flood of 1942, or later.

Photo taken by Mark Frazier in March 2013

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BH Photo #250070

Map 

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Patapsco River on B&O Railroad
Location
Oella, Baltimore County, Maryland, and Howard County, Maryland
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic since 1972 flooding
Future prospects
Mill being closed by early 2020; bridge should be considered in jeopardy
History
Built c1880s to replace earlier covered bridge built c1830
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O; BO)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.26568, -76.79297   (decimal degrees)
39°15'56" N, 76°47'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/345320/4347792 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ellicott City
Inventory number
BH 53218 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2019: Updated by Alexander D. Mitchell IV: Bridge may be in jeopardy of demolition from mill closure
  • December 23, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • March 7, 2013: New photo from Mark Frazier
  • August 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad" Removed category "B&O Railroad"
  • August 21, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

Sources 

  • Frank Hicks
  • Luke
  • Mark Frazier - mfrazier404 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV