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ST - US1 Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Marc N Belanger in August 2009

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BH Photo #270066

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Elm Street (US 1) on Boston & Maine Railroad in Biddeford
Location
Biddeford, York County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Guilford Rail System (GRS)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Riveted Baltimore through truss.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 139.1 ft.
Also called
BM - US1 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.49666, -70.45638   (decimal degrees)
43°29'48" N, 70°27'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/382253/4817000 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Biddeford
Inventory numbers
ME 1351 (Maine bridge number)
BH 19929 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 23, 2014: Photo imported by Brian bartlett
  • November 11, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Boston & Maine Railroad", "Springfield Terminal Railway", "Railroad", "US 1"
  • November 11, 2013: New photo from Marc N Belanger
  • April 13, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Corrected bridge info.

Sources 

  • HAER ME-51 - Meeting House Bridge, Spanning Boston & Maine Railroad 0.1 mile east of Biddleford Road, Arundel, York County, ME
  • Nathan Holth
  • Marc N Belanger - mnbelanger [at] comcast [dot] net