Near Hereford, Baltimore County, Maryland. A few miles west of Interstate 83, about 35 miles north of Baltimore and 7 miles south of the Maryland/Pennsylvania state line.
Rural, in woods inside Gunpowder Falls State Park.
Middletown Road exit from I-83. Parking available in small lot on western end of bridge.
One-lane bridge, wood deck, carries traffic on Masemore Road, a narrow, winding two-lane road through the State Park.
Decorative plaque on truss over roadway reads "1898, Wrought Iron Bridge Co., Canton, O". No decorative elements other than the plaque.
None known. The bridge is located within a State Park, and near preserved, historical mill structures. Substantial development which would increase traffic needs beyond the bridge's capability is unlikely.
Built in 1898, this is a late example of the Wrought Iron Bridge Company, and it displays the a-frame portal bracing typical of late examples of this company. The bridge is noted for its skew, which was uncommon among 19th Century pin-connected highway truss bridges.
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