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Wilson Mill Bridge, Spanning Deer Creek at MD Route 161, Darlington, Harford County, MD



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Deer Creek at MD Route 161, Darlington vicinity, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MD-106
Significance: This bridge is part of the Darlington Road, a major north/south artery, dating from the colonial period, that links the northern, agrarian, section of Harford County with the southern, commercial and industrial sector. It is one of only six remaining metal truss bridges in Harford County, and one of 26 bridges of the same general structural type throughout the state road network.

Subjects
Steel Truss Bridges
Vehicular Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF PONY TRUSS SPAN AND PARKER TRUSS SPAN, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
2. VIEW OF PONY TRUSS SPAN AND PARKER TRUSS SPAN, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
3. VIEW LOOKING EAST AT JUNCTION OF PONY TRUSS AND PARKER FROM BESIDE WILSON MILL BUILDING
4. WEST ELEVATION OF PONY TRUSS, LOOKING EAST
5. VIEW OF PARKER TRUSS OVER DEER CREEK AND WILSON MILL BUILDING (ON THE LEFT), LOOKING EAST
6. WEST ELEVATION OF THE PARKER TRUSS OVER DEER CREEK, LOOKING EAST
7. INTERNAL VIEW OF THE BRIDGE FROM THE SOUTH PORTAL OF THE PARKER TRUSS, LOOKING NORTH
8. VIEW OF BRIDGE SUBSTRUCTURE SHOWING FLOOR BEAMS, STRINGERS, BOTTOM LATERAL BRACING, LOOKING NORTHEAST
9. DETAIL SHOWING VERTICAL AND DIAGONAL WEB MEMBERS OF A TRUSS RIVETED TOGETHER AT THE TOPCHORD OF THE EAST ELEVATION, LOOKING EAST
10. VIEW OF PIER AND JUNCTION OF PONY TRUSS (ON THE LEFT) AND PARKER TRUSS (ON THE RIGHT), LOOKING EAST
11. VIEW OF JUNCTION OF PONY TRUSS (ON THE LEFT) AND PARKER TRUSS (ON THE RIGHT) SHOWING ENDPOSTS PINNED AND ANCHORED TO PIER, LOOKING EAST
12. DETAIL OF SOUTH PORTAL STRUTS AND BRACING IN PARKER TRUSS, LOOKING SOUTH
13. VIEW OF EAST ELEVATION AND TOP LATERAL BRACING OF THE PARKER TRUSS, LOOKING NORTH
14. DETAIL OF EAST ELEVATION OF PARKER TRUSS SHOWING VERTICAL BEAMS, AND DIAGONAL AND HORIZONTAL BRACING, LOOKING EAST


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