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Sunday River Covered Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in October 2009

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Overview
Covered bridge over Sunday River on a pedestrian trail
Location
Oxford County, Maine
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1872, bypassed in 1958
Design
Covered Paddleford through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 87.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 1970
Also called
Sunday River Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.49231, -70.84341   (decimal degrees)
44°29'32" N, 70°50'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/353433/4928208 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bethel
Inventory numbers
NRHP 70000059 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 19-09-04 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 43534 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (4,675)
Built 1872 (53)
Built during 1870s (667)
Covered (1,174)
Have street view (16,334)
Maine (433)
NR-listed (2,688)
Open to pedestrians (2,761)
Oxford County, Maine (36)
Paddleford truss (24)
Through truss (10,845)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,221)
Truss (25,794)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • December 30, 2012: New photo from Bill Culp
  • October 26, 2011: Photos imported by Jason Smith
  • June 14, 2011: New photos from Will
  • October 24, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Will Truax - Bridgewright [at] gmail [dot] com
  • HAER ME-69 - Sunday River Bridge, Spanning Sunday River, Newry vicinity, Oxford, ME
  • Jacob P. Bernard
  • Bill Culp
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sunday River Covered Bridge
Posted December 15, 2009, by Harold Scudder (hlscudder [at] cablespeed [dot] com)

Visited this bridge and others in NE states in Sept, 2009. This is a very beautiful covered bridge. We spent quite some time at this location before reluctantly moving on.