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MEC - Baskahegan Stream Bridge

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MEC - Baskahegan Stream Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #511946

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Baskahegan Stream on Maine Central RR
Location
Danforth, Washington County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroad
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.65938, -67.86841   (decimal degrees)
45°39'34" N, 67°52'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/588157/5056826 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95065 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

5-panel truss (626)
Danforth, Maine (1)
Lost (30,600)
Maine (1,000)
Maine Central Railroad (123)
Owned by railroad (13,844)
Pratt through truss (6,304)
Pratt truss (10,655)
Railroad (16,787)
Replaced by new bridge (20,825)
Riveted (2,718)
Through truss (18,241)
Truss (37,281)
Washington County, Maine (43)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 23, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type & categories "Riveted", "5-panel truss", "Railroad"
  • November 14, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs