B&O Viaducts

B&O Viaducts (HMMP7)

Location: Rowlesburg, WV 26425 Preston County
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N 39° 21.48', W 79° 41.599'

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To S on B&O Railroad is Buckeye Run Viaduct, 136' high, 350' long & 28' wide. Tray Run Viaduct, .6 mi. NW is 148' high, 445' long and 28' wide. Noted engineers Benjamin Latrobe & Albert Fink designed the viaducts. Built 1852 to carry main line, the bridges were reinforced in 1880s & 1900. A Confederate force attacked these key points on the militarily important B&O Railroad in April 1863.
HM NumberHMMP7
Year Placed1962
Placed ByRowlesburg Area Historical Society & West Virginia Archives and History
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 12:14pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 612577 N 4357319
Decimal Degrees39.35800000, -79.69331667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 21.48', W 79° 41.599'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 21' 28.80" N, 79° 41' 35.94" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 W Railroad St, Rowlesburg WV 26425, US
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