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ST - St.John Street Overpass

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St John Street Bridge, Portland Maine

Photo taken by Brian Bartlett

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #271817

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Double Barrel truss bridge over St John Street on Springfield Terminal Rail System in Portland
Location
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1900
Railroads
- Guilford Rail System (GRS)
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 117.1 ft.
Total length: 117.1 ft.
Also called
MEC - Park Avenue Overpass (E)
ST - St.John Street Overpass (E)
MEC - St.John Street Overpass (E)
ST Park Avenue Overpass (E)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.65583, -70.28028   (decimal degrees)
43°39'21" N, 70°16'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/396762/4834444 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portland West
Inventory numbers
ME 0327 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19832 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 31, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Abandoned
  • December 12, 2013: Updated by Brian bartlett: Corrected overview
  • December 11, 2013: Updated by Brian bartlett: Corrected name
  • November 23, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Springfield Terminal Railway"
  • May 24, 2012: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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Comments 

Saint John Street Bridge
Posted December 31, 2013, by ben of the marsh

The bridge is closed. Rail line abadoned years ago by the looks of it. It is, however,a good sign post,as the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs Baseball team use it to advertise.

Saint John Street Bridge
Posted December 31, 2013, by Anonymous

Thanks.

Maine Central Railroad Bridge
Posted November 23, 2013, by K. A. Erickson

Fixed that for you, a double barreled Baltimore through truss.

Luke will be by shortly to add the relevant rail ownership history. *tags Luke*

Maine Central Railroad Bridge
Posted November 23, 2013, by Anonymous

That ain't a pony truss.....