Bullfrog Road Bridge

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Bullfrog Road Bridge
Bullfrog Road Bridge in Frederick County, Maryland.jpg
Bullfrog Road Bridge is located in Maryland
Bullfrog Road Bridge
Bullfrog Road Bridge is located in the US
Bullfrog Road Bridge
Nearest city Taneytown, Maryland
Coordinates 39°41′44″N 77°14′25″W / 39.69556°N 77.24028°W / 39.69556; -77.24028Coordinates: 39°41′44″N 77°14′25″W / 39.69556°N 77.24028°W / 39.69556; -77.24028
Area less than one acre
Built 1908 (1908)
Built by York Bridge Co.
Architectural style Parker truss
NRHP Reference # 78001461[1]
Added to NRHP November 21, 1978

The Bullfrog Road Bridge is a historic bridge between Emmitsburg, Frederick County and Taneytown, Carroll County in Maryland. The bridge crosses the Monocacy River on Bullfrog Road between the two counties. This bridge is a rare steel Parker through truss structure and is 183 feet in length and 16 feet-5 inches in width. It was built in 1908, by the York Bridge Company of York, Pennsylvania.[2]

The Bullfrog Road Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Cherilyn Widell (January 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Bullfrog Road Bridge" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 

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