Old Mill Road Bridge
Old Mill Road Bridge MD HABS1.jpg
Old Mill Road Bridge is located in Maryland
Old Mill Road Bridge
Old Mill Road Bridge is located in the United States
Old Mill Road Bridge
LocationWest of Rocky Ridge on Old Mill Rd. over Owens Creek, Rocky Ridge, Maryland
Coordinates39°36′7″N 77°20′19″W / 39.60194°N 77.33861°W / 39.60194; -77.33861Coordinates: 39°36′7″N 77°20′19″W / 39.60194°N 77.33861°W / 39.60194; -77.33861
Area0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built1882 (1882)
Built byPittsburgh Bridge Co.
Architectural stylePratt truss
NRHP reference No.79001131[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 7, 1979

The Old Mill Road Bridge is a historic bridge near Rocky Ridge, Frederick County, Maryland, United States. The bridge spans Owens Creek southwest of Rocky Ridge on Old Mill Road. It is a Pratt half-hip through truss structure in a single span 69 feet (21 m) long and 16 feet (4.9 m). It was built in 1882 by the Pittsburgh Bridge Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[2]

The Old Mill Road Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Cherilyn Widell (January 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Old Mill Road Bridge" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01.

External links

Media related to Old Mill Road Bridge at Wikimedia Commons

  • Old Mill Road Bridge, Frederick County, including photo in 1977, at Maryland Historical Trust
  • Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. MD-36, "Old Mill Road Bridge, Spanning Owens Creek on Old Mill Road, Rocky Ridge, Frederick County, MD", 6 photos, 2 color transparencies, 3 data pages, 2 photo caption pages