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K&P - Kennebec River Bridge (1855)

Photos 

Ticonic Falls Railroad Covered Bridge

Photo from the Richard E. Roy Collection

BH Photo #537142

Description 

Likely destroyed in the same flood that wrecked the nearby Taconic wagon bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Kennebec & Portland Railroad in Waterville.
Location
Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1855; destroyed by flood 1869
Railroad
- Kennebec & Portland Railroad (K&P)
Design
Covered through truss
Also called
Ticonic Falls Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.54866, -69.62698   (decimal degrees)
44°32'55" N, 69°37'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/450198/4933005 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96230 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler
  • February 2, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman
  • Lost Bridges.org - Images + info
  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com