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Home > Maryland > Big+Spring+vicinity > Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, Prather's Neck Road Culvert, Mile 108.74 of C & O Canal National Park, Big Spring, Washington County, MD



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Location
Mile 108.74 of C & O Canal National Park, Big+Spring+vicinity, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MD-72
Building/structure dates: 1840 initial construction
Significance: This structure typifies road culverts which were utilized to cross underneath the canal, towpath and berm bank to farmlands between the river and canal and/or river crossings. Culvert No. 139 (Prather's Neck) provided access to farmlands in the "neck" of land locked between the river and the canal. In form, the culvert embodies "specifications" that were used to construct culverts by the canal company. This culvert has retained its original intention of a vehicular road culvert and is utilized by the park.

Subjects
Culverts


Related Names
Lyles, David


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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