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B and O Mainline Bridge at Harpers Ferry, WV

Potomac River Railroad Bridge

Two bridges across the river at Harpers Ferry are operated by the CSX Corporation. The more recent bridge is a deck plate girder bridge dating to 1930. The older Y-shaped bridge is a steel truss dating to 1893, part of the B&O Mainline. A nearby tunnel was constructed at the same time throuh the maryland heights to avoid creating a sharp curve. The B&O Railroad Potomac River crossings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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