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CSX - Connecting Line Bridge

Photos 

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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BH Photo #183116

Map 

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)

Categories 

Baltimore through truss (285)
Baltimore truss (313)
CSX Railroad (1,284)
Maryland (680)
Owned by railroad (10,242)
Railroad (13,557)
Through truss (13,162)
Truss (29,910)
Unknown status (1,579)
Washington County, Maryland (93)

Update Log 

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

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