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Somesville Bridge

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Description 

Very beautiful, Looks like the bridge in Claude Monet's "Water Lilies". I thought it was much older, until I did some research on the bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Somes Pond Outlet on Pedestrian Path
Location
Somesville, Hancock County, Maine
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Bulit 1982
Design
Wooden Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Deck width: 112.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.36184, -68.33528   (decimal degrees)
44°21'43" N, 68°20'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/552968/4912278 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southwest Harbor
Inventory number
BH 61520 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1982 (51)
Built during 1980s (548)
Hancock County, Maine (45)
Have street view (22,583)
Maine (593)
Modern (1,715)
Open to pedestrians (3,570)
Pony truss (15,085)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Preserved (1,069)
Somesville, Maine (1)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2014: Added by Ralph Demars

Comments 

Somesville Bridge
Posted June 26, 2014, by Ralph Demars (rdemars1 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Here's the painting by Claude Monet, actually called "White Water Lilies". See the resemblance?

Somesville Bridge
Posted June 26, 2014, by Ralph Demars (rdemars1 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

BTW I know it's not the real bridge from "Water Lilies". I'm just saying it looks like it very much.