Rating:
3 votes

MERR - St. George River Bridge

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St. George River Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #147973

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over St. George River on Maine Eastern Railroad
Location
Knox County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Maine Eastern Railroad (MERR)
Design
4-span bridge with pony truss, through truss and bascule bridge spans
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.07715, -69.21819   (decimal degrees)
44°04'38" N, 69°13'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/482529/4880465 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Thomaston
Inventory number
BH 43525 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,032)
Built 1922 (652)
Built during 1920s (9,277)
Have street view (24,642)
Knox County, Maine (20)
Maine (638)
Maine Eastern Railroad (23)
Movable (2,798)
Navigable waterway (2,085)
Open (37,947)
Owned by railroad (10,805)
Railroad (14,152)
Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. (121)
Through truss (13,604)
Truss (30,586)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • January 29, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Maine Eastern Railroad", "Railroad"
  • December 21, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added GPS coordinates
  • October 20, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

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