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NSF Indian Head Footbridge

Photos 

Historical Photo

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BH Photo #515955

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony through truss bascule footbridge over Mattawoman Creek on Pedestrian Traffic
Location
Indian Head, Charles County, Maryland
Status
Removed
History
Built 1917
Builders
- Ketler-Elliot Erection Co. of Chicago, Illinois
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Warren pony through truss bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 106.5 ft.
Total length: 1,699.5 ft.
Deck width: 4.0 ft.
Also called
Indian Head Proving Ground Footbridge
NOS Indian Head Footbridge
NPP Indian Head Footbridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.58138, -77.16599   (decimal degrees)
38°34'53" N, 77°09'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/311332/4272548 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Indian Head
Inventory number
BH 61124 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 20, 2022: Updated by Nathan Holth: Fixed total length, added contractor, added other lengths, changed build date from 1917 to 1922 per ENR Article.
  • August 22, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 22, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • August 20, 2014: Updated by Luke: Mapped
  • May 31, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Footbridge", "Navigable waterway"
  • May 31, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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