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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

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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 (1,030)
    Girder (8,624)
    Have street view (24,058)
    Lincoln County, Maine (27)
    Maine (623)
    Maine Eastern Railroad (23)
    Movable (2,758)
    Open (37,468)
    Owned by railroad (10,484)
    Parker through truss (1,196)
    Parker truss (1,556)
    Railroad (13,849)
    Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. (120)
    Through truss (13,232)
    Truss (29,972)
    Warren through truss (1,508)
    Warren truss (5,963)
    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.