Thomas Viaduct

One grand old bridge, it’s about 179 years old. in 1972 the Potapsco river flooded with over 20′ of water druing Hurricane Agnes, and still in use. This a response to one of the weekly challenges – Bridges

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Camera model : NIKON D50
Date/Time : 2007:03:18 08:45:34
Resolution : 800 x 532
Flash used : No
Focal length : 18.0mm (35mm equivalent: 27mm)
Exposure time: 0.0056 s (1/180)
Aperture : f/6.7

The Thomas Viaduct built for the Baltimore and Ohio railroad between July 4, 1833, and July 4, 1835 is still standing today, after 179 years. It continues to carry the mainline of the CSX between Baltimore and all points south. It was the first multi-span curved stone arch bridge in the US. Not visible in this photo, it consists of 8 arches and is about 600′ from end to end.

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I'm an avid bicyclist, that also enjoys Kayaking, Nature Photography, Cross Country Skiing and Geocaching. There's nothing more boring than sitting indoors in "good" weather.
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