B&O Railroad Potomac River Crossing

Also known as: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad crossing of the Potomac River between Maryland Heights, Maryland and Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
At the confluence of the Potomac & Shenandoah Rivers, Harpers Ferry, WV


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Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, West Virginia. Photograph taken from Maryland Heights, Maryland, USA. The Shenandoah River (left side of the image) flows into the Potomac River. On the left is a steel Pratt truss and plate girder bridge built in 1894. On the right is a deck plate girder bridge, built 1931. Both bridges were built by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Photo taken by MONGO

License: Public domain: Released by author

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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 14, 1978.

Also extends into Washington County, MD.

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2014: Added by Michael Miller