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Middle Bridge

Photo 

Middle Bridge

Photo from the Maine Department of Transportation Archives

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BH Photo #537129

Street View 

Description 

For information on the replacement bridge on this site, Eastern River Bridge, please see Bridgehunter #19870.

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Eastern River on RT 197
Location
Lincoln County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1920; Replaced in 1936.
Design
Uncovered Queenpost through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 38.5 ft.
Deck width: 19.5 ft.
Also called
Eastern River Bridge (Replacement Bridge)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.08390, -69.74810   (decimal degrees)
44°05'02" N, 69°44'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/440106/4881463 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99518 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1920 (1,058)
Built during 1920s (10,409)
Have street view (30,157)
Lincoln County, Maine (38)
Lost (31,192)
Lost 1936 (145)
Lost during 1930s (1,192)
Maine (1,006)
Queenpost truss (394)
Replaced by new bridge (21,235)
Through truss (18,593)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,668)
Truss (37,785)

Update Log 

  • July 21, 2022: New photo from Stewart Edwin Beitler

Sources 

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