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WM - Sideling Hill Creek Bridge

Photo 

Bridge No. 1276, Sideling Hill Creek Crossing, looking north from C&O Canal aqueduct

Western Maryland Railway, Cumberland Extension, Pearre to North Branch, from WM milepost 125 to 160, Pearre, Washington County, MD

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View this photo at lcweb2.loc.gov

BH Photo #321914

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Sideling Hill Creek on Western Maryland West Subdivision
Location
Hancock, Washington County, Maryland, and Allegany County, Maryland
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1904
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Western Maryland Railway (WM)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 145.0 ft.
Also called
WM - Bridge 1276
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.63982, -78.33421   (decimal degrees)
39°38'23" N, 78°20'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/728757/4391178 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 66949 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2015: Added by Ian Martin

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