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Munson's Bridge

Photo 

Munson's Bridge

Photo from the Maine Department of Transportation Archives

BH Photo #537178

Street View 

Description 

This bridge was supported by log crib abutments.

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Pattee Brook on Dorsey Road
Location
Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1923 by the Town of Fort Fairfield; Unsure date of removal and replacement (may have been 1930)
Builder
- Town of Fort Fairfield
Design
Howe deck truss
12-panel
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 121.5 ft.
Total length: 132.8 ft.
Deck width: 18.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.76197, -67.81776   (decimal degrees)
46°45'43" N, 67°49'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/590278/5179391 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99548 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

  • Stewart Edwin Beitler - stubear0430 [at] gmail [dot] com