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Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Bollman Truss Bridge, Spanning Little Patuxent River, Savage, Howard County, MD

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Bollman Truss Bridge, Spanning Little Patuxent River, Savage, Howard County, MD

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Summary

Significance: The Bollman Truss Bridge at Savage is the last of its type in the United States. The Bollman Truss is usually credited with being the first type of iron truss bridge used in large numbers on an American railroad.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-25
Survey number: HAER MD-1
Building/structure dates: 1869-1887 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 72000582

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Bollman, Wendel Alan, Designer
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
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Location

Savage (Md.)39.14449, -76.83173
Google Map of 39.144487, -76.8317325
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