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Porter-Parsonsfield Bridge 19-09-05 / 19-16-01

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Porter-Parsonfield Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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BH Photo #148091

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Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Ossipee River on a pedestrian trail in Porter
Location
Porter, Oxford County, Maine, and York County, Maine
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1859, bypassed in 1960, restored in 1999
Design
Covered Paddleford through truss strengthened with laminated wooded arches
Dimensions
Total length: 152.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 1970
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.79094, -70.93807   (decimal degrees)
43°47'27" N, 70°56'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/344071/4850478 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kezar Falls
Inventory numbers
NRHP 70000058 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 43536 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2018: New photos from Richard Doody
  • January 9, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • April 9, 2014: New photo from Roger Deschner
  • March 31, 2014: Updated by Will Truax: Corrected, date of construction, County the Parsonfield end is in, and the number of spans
  • March 31, 2014: Updated by Brian bartlett: Fixed typo in name
  • August 19, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • October 24, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Brian Bartlett - worumbo54 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Will Truax - Bridgewright [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Richard Doody

Comments 

Porter-Parsonfield Bridge 19-09-05 / 19-16-01
Posted March 31, 2014, by Brian Bartlett (worumbo [at] gmail [dot] com)

Plaque on bridge states 1876.