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Aroostock River Bridge (Pre 1952)

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Aroostock River Bridge (Old)

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #495560

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Aroostock River on road
Location
Caribou, Aroostook County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Demolished 1952
Design
Three-span Camelback through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.85807, -68.00103   (decimal degrees)
46°51'29" N, 68°00'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/576147/5189875 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92750 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Aroostook County, Maine (40)
Camelback truss (397)
Caribou, Maine (3)
Lost (26,837)
Lost 1952 (56)
Lost during 1950s (774)
Maine (763)
Owned by city (5,837)
Replaced by new bridge (18,209)
Through truss (15,949)
Truss (34,227)

Update Log 

  • November 16, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type
  • April 16, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Paul Plassman