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Skowhegan Covered Bridge (South Channel)

Photo 

Skowhegan Covered Bridge (South Channel)

Photo from the Todd Clark Collection

BH Photo #536941

Description 

The first pair of bridges on Island Avenue were built in 1809.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Kennebec River on Island Avenue
Location
Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1869; replaced 1904
Design
Town lattice through truss with arches
Dimensions
Total length: 230.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.76318, -69.71811   (decimal degrees)
44°45'47" N, 69°43'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/443168/4956893 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96157 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 19, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler
  • February 1, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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