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Shepherdstown Covered Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Potomac River on old road
Location
Shepherdstown, Washington County, Maryland, and Jefferson County, West Virginia
Status
Destroyed by fire in the Civil War in 1861
History
Built 1850 to replace Blackford Ferry, burned by Confederate troops in 1861
Builder
- Virginia and Maryland Bridge Co.
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 600.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.43550, -77.80101   (decimal degrees)
39°26'08" N, 77°48'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/258930/4368851 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shepherdstown
Inventory number
BH 70944 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2016: Added by Zachary S

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