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Auburn Riverwalk Bridge

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Pedestrian bridge over the Androscoggin River, Auburn Maine

Photo taken by Brian Bartlett

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #264434

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Androscoggin River in Lewiston and Auburn on Auburn Riverwalk (former Railroad)
Location
Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1909
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Grand Trunk Railroad (GT)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.09279, -70.22372   (decimal degrees)
44°05'34" N, 70°13'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/402042/4882906 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lewiston
Inventory number
BH 57744 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2016: Updated by Andy Peters: adds Lewiston as additional location of bridge
  • January 5, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • June 27, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • April 12, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder and build date from forum comment
  • August 24, 2013: Added by Dave King

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Auburn Riverwalk Bridge
Posted April 18, 2014, by bendboy

Close by, there is a wooden girder. Not sure if it's all wood, but we should add it.

Auburn Riverwalk Bridge
Posted April 12, 2014, by Save The Maine Trusses

I visited the bridge today. The plaque says, "Built by Pennsylvania Steel Company, somthingtown, PA, 1909"

P.S. Brian, Can you get a photo of the plaque please? Thanx.