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Old Main Street Bridge

Photo 

Guilford ME Circa 1909

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BH Photo #376540

Map 

Description 

In 1954 the Iron Bridge that crosses Main Street between the Scales Building and the Guilford Woolen Mill, was dynamited and dropped into the Piscataquis River where it was dismantled. (mainememory.net)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Piscataquis River on Main Street
Location
Guilford, Piscataquis County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Lost 1954
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.16830, -69.38585   (decimal degrees)
45°10'06" N, 69°23'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/469678/5001719 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Guilford
Inventory number
BH 64244 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Guilford, Maine (1)
Lost (18,944)
Lost 1954 (45)
Lost during 1950s (392)
Maine (593)
Piscataquis County, Maine (43)
Replaced by new bridge (12,569)
Through truss (12,951)
Truss (29,556)

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 25, 2014: Added by Dave King

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