Rating:
2 votes

Devil's Backbone Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Daniel McFarland in January 2006

Enlarge

BH Photo #133170

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Beaver Creek on "Route 68/ just West of Alt Route 40/ The Old National Pike"
Location
Washington County, Maryland
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1824
Builder
- Jabez Kenny
Design
Stone arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.53495, -77.70926   (decimal degrees)
39°32'06" N, 77°42'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/267160/4379649 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Funkstown
Inventory number
BH 39790 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,180)
Arch (11,200)
Beaver Creek (Maryland) (1)
Built 1824 (10)
Built during 1820s (79)
Deck arch (10,439)
Jabez Kenny (1)
Maryland (653)
Open (36,583)
Stone arch (2,651)
Washington County, Maryland (92)

Update Log 

  • July 18, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Changed to stone arch based on date and photo
  • July 16, 2013: Updated by Jill Craig: Changed from Little Beaver Creek to Beaver Creek.
  • February 9, 2009: Added by Daniel McFarland

Sources 

  • Daniel McFarland
  • Jill Craig
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com