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Morse Covered Bridge

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Morse Covered Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Kenduskeag Stream
Location
Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Relocated twice; lost to arson in 1983
Design
Through truss
Also called
Bridge of Sighs
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.80759, -68.77827   (decimal degrees)
44°48'27" N, 68°46'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/517534/4961600 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bangor
Inventory number
BH 66234 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,382)
Bangor, Maine (13)
Built 1882 (141)
Built during 1880s (1,950)
Covered (1,600)
Lost (24,050)
Lost 1983 (102)
Lost during 1980s (1,334)
Maine (689)
Penobscot County, Maine (57)
Replaced by new bridge (16,053)
Through truss (14,827)
Truss (32,401)

Update Log 

  • September 28, 2020: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Added dates and history
  • February 23, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs