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Long Bridge

Potomac River Railroad Bridge

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This is one of the oldest surviving structures across the Potomac at Washington. The present bridge was built in 1901. A series of steel plate girders and a central truss structure mark the bridge. It carries railroad traffic between Virginia and Washington and is part of the northeast corridor for Amtrak passenger service.

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National Railway Historical Society
P.O. Box 230
Savage MD 20763