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Boom Birch Covered Bridge 19-10-15x

Photo 

Boom Birch Covered Bridge

Photo from the Richard E. Roy Collection

BH Photo #537165

Street View 

Description 

This covered bridge was constructed using log crib piers.

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Birch Stream on Southgate Road; RT 116
Location
Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1899
Design
Queenpost through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.0 ft.
Total length: 80.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.98850, -68.67530   (decimal degrees)
44°59'19" N, 68°40'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/525596/4981724 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99540 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com