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Island Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Island Avenue Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #495357

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Kennebec River on Island Avenue
Location
Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1976
Design
Riveted, 7-panel Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.76473, -69.71972   (decimal degrees)
44°45'53" N, 69°43'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/443043/4957067 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92679 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

7-panel truss (497)
Kennebec River (63)
Lattice Railing (428)
Lost (29,105)
Lost 1976 (107)
Lost during 1970s (971)
Maine (845)
Owned by city (6,112)
Pony truss (17,082)
Pratt pony truss (3,985)
Pratt truss (10,405)
Replaced by new bridge (19,787)
Riveted (2,567)
Skowhegan, Maine (10)
Somerset County, Maine (78)
Truss (35,972)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added photo, truss type, & categories "7-panel truss", "Riveted", "Lattice Railing"
  • April 11, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Paul Plassman