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CSX - Connecting Line Bridge

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Facing north

The old C&O Canal is to the right of this rail trail which replaced the towpath.

Photo taken by Jodi Christman 10/23/10

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Description 

The railroad bridge was part of a connecting line between the Western Maryland RR and the B&O RR stop at Cherry Run, WV.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over C&O Canal on CSX Railroad
Location
Washington County, Maryland
History
1892
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.62701, -78.02224   (decimal degrees)
39°37'37" N, 78°01'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/755579/4390598 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cherry Run
Inventory number
BH 46632 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2010: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • October 23, 2010: Added by Jodi Christman

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