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N&W - Shepherdstown Bridge

Photo 

N&W Shepherdstown Bridge

looking east with MD 34 bridge in foreground

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #495415

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Potomac River on N&W RR
Location
Shepherdstown, Washington County, Maryland, and Jefferson County, West Virginia
Status
Replaced in 1904
Design
Unique cantilevered Pratt deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.43365, -77.79809   (decimal degrees)
39°26'01" N, 77°47'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/259175/4368637 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shepherdstown
Inventory number
BH 70945 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • April 12, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 10, 2016: Added by Zachary S

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