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Broad Run Trunk

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  • July 04, 2014

This solid, but unusual, structure has been called the mystery aqueduct. Two wooden culverts placed side by side, which functioned as an aqueduct, the Broad Run trunk shows how the canal company altered its plans to fit local circumstances, or to cut construction costs.

Milepost 31.9

Broad Run Trunk
Photo Credit: C&O Canal National Historical Park