Capon Lake Whipple Truss Bridge

Capon Lake Whipple Truss Bridge (HM1QU0)

Location: Yellow Spring, WV 26865 Hampshire County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 9.533', W 78° 32.093'

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First erected in 1874 as a two span bridge on US Route 50 near Romney, one span was moved here in 1938 and re-erected on a new foundation. the 17' wide by 176' long bridge is a Whipple-Murphy Truss. The state's oldest extant metal truss, the bridge is one of only a few of its type in WV. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.
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HM NumberHM1QU0
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByWest Virginia Division of Highways, West Virginia Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, February 28th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 712994 N 4337302
Decimal Degrees39.15888333, -78.53488333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 9.533', W 78° 32.093'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 9' 31.98" N, 78° 32' 5.58" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10472 Carpers Pike, Yellow Spring WV 26865, US
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