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EMRY - Sprague Falls Railroad Bridge

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Description 

Owned by Woodland Rail, a subsidiary of Woodland Pulp, since a 2012 purchase from ST/Pan Am. Currently operated by New Brunswick Southern (Eastern Maine Railway in the US) via Calais.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over St. Croix River on Woodland Spur
Location
Baileyville, Washington County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Eastern Maine Railway (EMRY)
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.16694, -67.40437   (decimal degrees)
45°10'01" N, 67°24'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/625393/5002734 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodland
Inventory number
BH 70435 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2016: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

Comments 

EMRY - Sprague Falls Railroad Bridge
Posted August 22, 2016, by Connie (dale_88_fan [at] hotmail [dot] com)

There is an article about this bridge at this site. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dow_v_Black

EMRY - Sprague Falls Railroad Bridge
Posted August 22, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridges were commonly named after a nearby landowner. I can't say for certain that this is the case here, but it might be worth checking.

EMRY - Sprague Falls Railroad Bridge
Posted August 22, 2016, by Linda Hawkes (jdsnana2 [at] gmail [dot] com)

When i was little,people called this Blacks Bridge,do you know where that name came from?