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MERR - River Road Overpass

Photo 

1903 River Road RR overpass; Richmond Maine

Photo taken by Brian Bartlett

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #271233

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over ME 24 (River Road) on Maine Eastern Railroad
Location
Richmond, Sagadahoc County, Maine
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1903; Removed 2016
Railroads
- Maine Coast Railroad (MC)
- Maine Eastern Railroad (MERR)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Also called
MC - River Road Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.09232, -69.79158   (decimal degrees)
44°05'32" N, 69°47'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/436634/4882431 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richmond
Inventory numbers
ME 5394 (Maine bridge number)
BH 50679 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 18, 2017: Updated by David Backlin: Updated Lost
  • November 27, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Changed owenrship to "state" as SMO = "State (of) Maine Owned"
  • November 27, 2013: Photo imported by Brian bartlett
  • December 22, 2011: Added by James Baughn

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MERR - River Road Overpass
Posted October 18, 2017, by Anonymous

Bridge was removed sometime in 2016. Since the rail line is no longer active, it will not be replaced.