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MEC - Tin Bridge

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Photo taken by A.K. Dole

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Covered deck truss bridge over Penobscot River on Maine Central Railroad
Location
Hampden, Penobscot County, Maine
Status
Collapsed due to wood rot
History
Built 1853, Collapsed 1871
Railroad
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
Design
Covered Howe deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.78102, -68.78198   (decimal degrees)
44°46'52" N, 68°46'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/517248/4958647 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bangor
Inventory numbers
WGCB 19-10-30x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 61386 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke