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West Peru Bridge (Old)

Photos 

File:Toll Bridge Between Dixfield and West Peru, ME.jpg

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BH Photo #310002

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on N Main Street
Location
Oxford County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1895; Replaced 1930
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.52999, -70.46443   (decimal degrees)
44°31'48" N, 70°27'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/383640/4931782 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dixfield
Inventory number
BH 64942 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,226)
Built 1895 (238)
Built during 1890s (2,488)
Lost (18,940)
Lost 1930 (43)
Lost during 1930s (363)
Maine (593)
Oxford County, Maine (49)
Pratt through truss (4,624)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Replaced by new bridge (12,565)
Through truss (12,948)
Truss (29,548)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 21, 2014: Added by Dave King

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