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Lower Village Covered Bridge 19-04-08x

Photo 

Lower Village Covered Bridge

Photo from the Richard E. Roy Collection

BH Photo #537082

Street View 

Description 

This was a double barrel bridge lost in 1869 flooding. It was replaced by a pony truss in 1876.

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Sandy River on Bridge Street RT 149
Location
Franklin County, Maine
Status
Destroyed by flooding and replaced in 1869
History
Built in 1855; Lost in 1869 Flooding
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.82430, -70.33920   (decimal degrees)
44°49'27" N, 70°20'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/394128/4964304 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99493 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,624)
Built 1855 (61)
Built during 1850s (668)
Covered (3,338)
Destroyed by flood (855)
Franklin County, Maine (69)
Have street view (30,393)
Lost (31,784)
Lost 1869 (10)
Lost during 1860s (85)
Maine (1,011)
Sandy River (28)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

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