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Western Md. Railway Bridges Near Dawson Md.

North Branch Potomac River Railroad Bridge

Photo of Dawson RR Bridge

Two steel bridges near Dawson, Maryland, carried the Western Maryland Railway across a neck of the North Branch Potomac. The CSX line takes a more direct route to Cumberland. Today, the one-lane bridges are in private ownership.Nearby upstream is the Black Oak boat ramp and access point on the Maryland side of the Potomac.

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CSX Transportation
500 Water St.
Jacksonville FL 32202