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ST - Penobscot River Bridge (Bangor)

Photos 

railroad bridge to the left

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #132426

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Penobscot River on ST Rail System in Bangor
Location
Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Guilford Rail System (GRS)
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Main spans: Pratt through truss
Approach: Deck plate girder
Also called
Bangor Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.79888, -68.76264   (decimal degrees)
44°47'56" N, 68°45'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/518772/4960636 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bangor
Inventory number
BH 38534 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2018: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • February 23, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • January 3, 2015: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • June 26, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • January 18, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected status: Bridge is not a trail.
  • June 11, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added status
  • March 23, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Springfield Terminal Railway"
  • January 18, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Kim Harvey
  • HAER ME-52 - Penobscot Bridge, Spanning Penobscot River at Route 15, Bangor, Penobscot County, ME
  • K. A. Erickson
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Bangor Railroad Bridge
Posted January 18, 2014, by Anonymous

there's another through truss up in orono over the west fork penobscot.