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Mattawamkeag River Bridge

Photo 

Mattawamkeag River Bridge

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Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #518898

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Mattawamkeag River on SR 170
Location
Penobscot County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Camelback through truss
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.54727, -68.18886   (decimal degrees)
45°32'50" N, 68°11'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/563319/5044068 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96607 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

5-panel truss (638)
7-panel truss (569)
Camelback truss (428)
Lost (31,077)
Maine (1,005)
Owned by township (3,550)
Penobscot County, Maine (78)
Pin-connected (5,323)
Pony truss (17,462)
Pratt pony truss (4,104)
Pratt truss (10,761)
Replaced by new bridge (21,153)
Through truss (18,519)
Truss (37,700)

Update Log 

  • May 23, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type & categories "7-panel truss", "Pin-connected", "5-panel truss"
  • February 10, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs