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Weston Covered Bridge

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Weston Covered Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #497976

Description 

Spans of 134' and 78'.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Paddleford truss bridge over Saco River on River Street
Location
Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1843
Builders
- Peter Paddleford
- Phillip Paddleford
Design
Paddleford truss covered bridge w/arch (main span)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 134.0 ft.
Total length: 244.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.01694, -70.98996   (decimal degrees)
44°01'01" N, 70°59'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/340501/4875679 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93119 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 6, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added dimensions & categories "Saco River", "Wooden deck", "Wooden"
  • May 7, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed to Paddleford truss and edited other info.
  • May 7, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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