Monday, August 3, 2009

Historic Bridges - Reich's Ford Road

South approach

Reich's Ford Road Bridge was built in 1905 by the York Bridge Company. It spans Bush Creek in southern Frederick County. It is a gusset plate pony truss bridge. York Bridge Company built several bridges of this type in Frederick County in the early 1900's.

North approach

Upstream view

Gusset plate

1 comment:

subtorp77 said...

Looks like it's been well kept up, Lew, yes? Not so some of the ones round my area( some of which remain closed...indefinite...) Looked like a nice right day for shutter-bugging, wot? Cheers!