Category Archives: National Road

Casselman River Bridge on the National Road



Built in 1813, this was the largest stone arch in America at the time.


Casselman Bridge on the National Road

2009-10-27-Casselman-Bridge-02This bridge near Grantsville, Maryland, built in 1813, is two hundred years old this year. Automobile traffic was diverted to a new steel-truss bridge in 1933, and the bridge is now part of a tiny state park. Taken in October, 2009.