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ST - Kennebec River Bridge

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Photo taken by Jody Roberts

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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Description 

This bridge replaced an earlier Maine Central bridge at the same location, a four span Pratt through truss. One of the spans of the former wound up on a crossing of the Sheepscot River, near Whitefield on the Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge on Maine Central Railroad
Location
Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Guilford Rail System (GRS)
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
3 span Warren through truss with all verticals
1 span deck girder
Also called
MEC - Kennebec River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.54889, -69.62696   (decimal degrees)
44°32'56" N, 69°37'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/450199/4933030 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waterville
Inventory number
BH 58932 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • June 26, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • December 11, 2013: Photo imported by Brian bartlett
  • December 5, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added photograph
  • December 5, 2013: Added by K. A. Erickson

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Comments 

ST - Kennebec River Bridge
Posted December 8, 2017, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The broken plaque on this bridge indicates a post-1910 American Bridge Company structure

ST Kennebec River Bridge
Posted December 8, 2013, by Anonymous

Is the bridge in Whitefield still up?