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Bollman Truss Bridge


1851

"Winchester" span of Harpers Ferry bridge was constructed to carry Winchester & Potomac Railroad

Other events that happened on or around 1851

1868

The new Harpers Ferry bridge was completed

Other events that happened on or around 1868

1894

New bridges were constructed in Harpers Ferry and some of the remaining Bollman trusses were converted to highway use

Other events that happened on or around 1894

Mar 19, 1936

Potomac River at Harpers Ferry crested at a record 36.50 feet, 15 feet above flood level, destroying last Bollman spans

Other events that happened on or around March 19, 1936


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