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HARPERS FERRY WOODEN TRESTLE

CSX D789 passes through Harpers Ferry’s Lower Town across the 1850’s wooden trestle built by the Winchester and Potomac Railroad. The train is taking 105 cars of wheat destined for Winchester, VA just after midnight on March 26, 2017. The structure was necessary to avoid the occasional high waters that rage through the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. It was shortened at it’s east end to rebuild the right of way in order to connect with the 1894 B&O bridge by using fill and a single deck bridge.

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