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Fore River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Fore River Bridge (Old)

Photo taken by Maine Maritime Museum

View this photo at mainememory.net

BH Photo #436585

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Fore River on Main Route 77
Location
South Portland, Cumberland County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890; replaced 1916
Design
Through truss swing
Also called
Vaughn's Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.64374, -70.25697   (decimal degrees)
43°38'37" N, 70°15'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/398621/4833072 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83225 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,885)
Built 1890 (252)
Built during 1890s (2,745)
Cumberland County, Maine (77)
Lost (22,255)
Lost 1916 (49)
Lost during 1910s (431)
Maine (663)
Movable (2,845)
Replaced by new bridge (14,845)
South Portland, Maine (2)
Swing (1,358)
Through truss (14,038)
Truss (31,226)

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2018: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler