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Upper Bridge

Photo 

Upper Bridge

Photo from the Maine Department of Transportation Archives

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BH Photo #537122

Street View 

Description 

Quite an unusual looking bridge.

Some of this information from lostbridges.org

Facts 

Overview
Lost Queenpost deck truss bridge over Eastern River on RT 27; Gardiner Road
Location
Lincoln County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Unknown date of construction; Replaced in 1931 with a steel through truss 100' long.
Design
Uncovered Queenpost deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.10890, -69.72660   (decimal degrees)
44°06'32" N, 69°43'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/441852/4884224 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 99516 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Deck truss (2,021)
Have street view (30,157)
Lincoln County, Maine (38)
Lost (31,192)
Lost 1931 (135)
Lost during 1930s (1,192)
Maine (1,006)
Queenpost deck truss (7)
Replaced by new bridge (21,235)
Truss (37,785)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

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