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BO - Upper Elysville Bridge (1854)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Patapsco river on BO Railroad
Location
Elysville, Howard County, Maryland
Status
No longer exists
History
Built beginning in 1853, opened in1854
Builders
- B&O Mount Clare Shops of Baltimore, Maryland
- Wendel Bollman of Baltimore, Maryland
Railroad
- Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (BO)
Design
Bollman through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 310.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.31618, -76.82064   (decimal degrees)
39°18'58" N, 76°49'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/343046/4353444 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88385 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2021: Updated by Luke: Removed duplicate category "Wendal Bollman", Added correct builder
  • February 27, 2020: Added by Art S.

Sources 

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