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Capon Lake in Hampshire County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Whipple Truss

 
 
Historic Whipple Truss Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, December 8, 2011
1. Historic Whipple Truss Marker
Inscription. Built in 1874 on U.S. Rt. 50 near Romney and re-erected at the present site in 1938 in use until 1991. And made an historic site by the WVDOT in 1992. It is the oldest of the few Whipple Trusses left in WV.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 39° 9.533′ N, 78° 32.09′ W. Marker was in Capon Lake, West Virginia, in Hampshire County. Marker was on West Virginia Route 259 north of Capon Springs Road (County Route 16), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. In front of the bridge mentioned in the marker. Marker was in this post office area: Wardensville WV 26851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Capon Lake Whipple Truss Bridge (here, next to this marker); Capon Springs (a few steps from this marker); West Virginia / Virginia (approx. 5.2 miles away); Population Center (approx. 6.3 miles away); Wardensville (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Wardensville (approx. 6.3 miles away); Frederick County / Shenandoah County (approx. 7.9 miles away in Virginia); Lost and Found (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capon Lake.
 
Also see . . .  Images of Whipple Truss Bridges
Historic Whipple Truss Marker and Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, December 8, 2011
2. Historic Whipple Truss Marker and Bridge
. This bridge is the third image in the second row. (Submitted on December 22, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Historic Whipple Truss Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, December 8, 2011
3. Historic Whipple Truss Bridge
Historic Whipple Truss Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, December 8, 2011
4. Historic Whipple Truss Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 21, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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