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Babb's Bridge

Photos 

Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #127832

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Presumpscot River on Hurricane Road in South Windham
Location
South Windham, Cumberland County, Maine
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1843; Destroyed in arson fire, 1973; Replaced by an exact replica, 1976
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 79.0 ft.
Total length: 79.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.76610, -70.44780   (decimal degrees)
43°45'58" N, 70°26'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/383468/4846913 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Windham
Inventory number
BH 38155 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 17, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Babb's Bridge Photos - Photos on Webshots
  • HABS ME-61 - Covered Bridge, Harry Cane Road spanning Presumpscot River, South Windham vicinity, Cumberland County, ME