Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Bridge, Antietam Creek

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B & O Bridge
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Long Bridge, Keedysville vicinity (Washington County, Maryland).jpg
B&O Bridge is located in Maryland
B&O Bridge
B&O Bridge
Nearest city Keedysville, Maryland
Coordinates 39°30′15″N 77°42′50″W / 39.50417°N 77.71389°W / 39.50417; -77.71389Coordinates: 39°30′15″N 77°42′50″W / 39.50417°N 77.71389°W / 39.50417; -77.71389
Built 1867
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

77000704

[1]
Added to NRHP November 23, 1977

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Bridge, Antietam Creek was a timber trestle bridge near Keedysville, Washington County, Maryland, United States. It carried the Washington County branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, later part of CSX Transportation, over the ravine formed by the Antietam Creek northwest of Keedysville. The wooden bridge, constructed about 1867, was approximately 400 feet (120 m) in length and was supported by a series of timber bents resting on concrete sills.[2] CSX abandoned the railroad line in the late 1970s or 1980s.[3][4]

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Bridge, Antietam Creek was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[1] The bridge was subsequently removed completely.[5]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". National Register of Historic Places: Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Bridge, Antietam Creek. Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-10-05. 
  3. ^ Brunswick History Commission, Brunwsick, MD. "A Short History of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad."[dead link] Accessed 2009-12-28.
  4. ^ AbandonedRails.com "Weverton to Roxbury." Accessed 2009-12-28.
  5. ^ "Chessie – Long Bridge". James Baughn. Retrieved April 29, 2014. "Removed completely" 

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