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MERR - Kennebec River Bridge (1913)

Photos 

Railroad trestle, Augusta, Maine

Photo taken by Brian Bartlett

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #262153

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Kennebec River on Maine Central Railroad in Augusta.
Location
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1913
Railroads
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
- Maine Eastern Railroad (MERR)
Design
Warren deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.31910, -69.77217   (decimal degrees)
44°19'09" N, 69°46'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/438424/4907605 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Augusta
Inventory numbers
ME 0564 (Maine bridge number)
BH 50158 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Augusta, Maine (10)
Built 1913 (902)
Built during 1910s (9,970)
Closed (2,759)
Deck girder (6,303)
Deck truss (1,925)
Girder (11,169)
Have street view (28,893)
Kennebec County, Maine (71)
Kennebec River (63)
Maine (839)
Maine Central Railroad (119)
Maine Eastern Railroad (24)
Owned by state (16,554)
Plate girder (8,724)
Railroad (16,456)
Through girder (4,189)
Truss (35,451)
Warren deck truss (667)
Warren truss (7,001)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2015: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • December 3, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Maine Eastern Railroad", "Maine Central Railroad", "Railroad", "Kennebec River"
  • December 3, 2013: Photo imported by Brian Bartlett
  • August 12, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • November 12, 2011: Added by James Baughn

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

MERR - Kennebec River Bridge (Augusta)
Posted October 29, 2020, by Sean Estey (brogamer768 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The MCRR Bridge in Augusta, Maine Taken in Oct 2019 (I can't remember the day it was)

MERR - Kennebec River Bridge (Augusta)
Posted October 29, 2020, by Sean Estey (brogamer768 [at] gmail [dot] com)

You can use my street view on the bridge for embedded

Link:

https://goo.gl/maps/xSgMr33QEAu4GEiC9

Embedded:

MERR - Kennebec River Bridge (Augusta)
Posted June 2, 2015, by Ralph Demars (ralphdemars12 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is closed.