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MERR - Sheepscot River Bridge

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Maine Eastern RR bridge, Sheepscot River, Wiscasset Maine

Photo taken by Taoab

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #263188

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Sheepscot River on Maine Eastern Railroad
Location
Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Maine Eastern Railroad (MERR)
Design
Parker through truss(?)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.01377, -69.64001   (decimal degrees)
44°00'50" N, 69°38'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/448700/4873601 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wiscasset
Inventory number
BH 57639 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,027)
Girder (8,170)
Have street view (22,572)
Lincoln County, Maine (27)
Maine (593)
Maine Eastern Railroad (23)
Movable (2,712)
Open (36,892)
Owned by railroad (9,957)
Parker through truss (1,171)
Parker truss (1,527)
Railroad (13,230)
Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. (119)
Through truss (12,948)
Truss (29,548)
Warren through truss (1,461)
Warren truss (5,825)
Wiscasset, Maine (1)

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 28, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • November 27, 2013: Photo imported by Brian bartlett
  • August 18, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added info
  • August 16, 2013: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

MERR Sheepscot River Bridge
Posted January 11, 2014, by Anonymous

Just so you'd know....

There is a pratt through truss bridge over the medomak river on the MERR.