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MEC - Tin Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by A.K. Dole

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BH Photo #285519

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)

Categories 

19th Century (9,402)
Built 1853 (59)
Built during 1850s (624)
Collapsed (492)
Covered (3,029)
Deck truss (2,021)
Hampden, Maine (2)
Howe deck truss (72)
Howe truss (774)
Lost (31,160)
Lost 1871 (14)
Lost during 1870s (104)
Maine (1,006)
Maine Central Railroad (123)
Penobscot County, Maine (78)
Penobscot River (13)
Railroad (16,927)
Truss (37,761)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke