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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
Railroads
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
- 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)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2020: New photo from Patrick Gurwell
  • May 5, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • 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
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com

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.