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ST - Kennebec River Bridge (1910)


Photo taken by Jody Roberts

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)


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BH Photo #271548

Street Views 


This bridge replaced an earlier Maine Central bridge at the same location, a four span Pratt through truss. One of the spans of the former wound up on a crossing of the Sheepscot River, near Whitefield on the Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway.


Warren through truss with all verticals bridge on Maine Central Railroad
Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine
Open to traffic
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Guilford Rail System (GRS)
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
3 span Warren through truss with all verticals
1 span deck girder
Also called
MEC - Kennebec River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.54889, -69.62696   (decimal degrees)
44°32'56" N, 69°37'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/450199/4933030 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 58932 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 6, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 4, 2015: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • June 26, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • December 11, 2013: Photo imported by Brian bartlett
  • December 5, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added photograph
  • December 5, 2013: Added by K. A. Erickson

Related Bridges 



ST - Kennebec River Bridge
Posted July 1, 2021, by Joshua Moldover (jamoldover [at] oxfordjunction [dot] com)

The Maine Central valuation map from 1916 that includes this bridge shows the original bridge with 4 truss spans, so the build date would have to be after that point as well.

ST - Kennebec River Bridge
Posted December 8, 2017, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The broken plaque on this bridge indicates a post-1910 American Bridge Company structure

ST Kennebec River Bridge
Posted December 8, 2013, by Anonymous

Is the bridge in Whitefield still up?