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Union Mills Bridge

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image of bridge

note the verticals

Photo uploaded by Art S.

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BH Photo #497860

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Description 

I came upon this bridge. While it could be a replica made of wood, the verticals look like cast iron and the plaque says Bollman 1879. Is this really another bridge made by Bollman that is still in existence?!?

Facts 

Overview
Queenpost pony truss bridge over Big Pipe Creek millrace on walkway
Location
Union Mills, Carroll County, Maryland
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Listed as built in 1879 by Wendel Bollman
Builder
- Wendel Bollman of Baltimore, Maryland
Design
Queenpost pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66689, -77.01862   (decimal degrees)
39°40'01" N, 77°01'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/326850/4392734 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93094 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2021: New Street View added by Art Suckewer

Sources 

  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com