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Mattawamkeag Covered Bridge 19-10-28x

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Mattawamkeag Covered Bridge

Photo from the Maine Department of Transportation Archives

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BH Photo #537154

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Description 

This covered bridge consisted of 3 spans, 92.25', 120.25' and 91.5'

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Long through truss bridge over Mattawamkeag River on RT 2
Location
Penobscot County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1831 by Capt. Charles Thomas; Replaced in 1928.
Builder
- U.S. Government - Capt. Charles Thomas
Design
Long through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.3 ft.
Total length: 319.3 ft.
Deck width: 16.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.51870, -68.35350   (decimal degrees)
45°31'07" N, 68°21'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/550492/5040777 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99534 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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