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West Peru Bridge (1895)

Photos 

File:Toll Bridge Between Dixfield and West Peru, ME

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BH Photo #310002

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on North Main Street in Dixfield.
Location
West Peru, Oxford County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1895; Replaced 1930
Design
(4)8-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Also called
Dixfield Toll Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.52999, -70.46443   (decimal degrees)
44°31'48" N, 70°27'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/383640/4931782 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dixfield
Inventory number
BH 64942 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "8-panel truss", "Androscoggin River", "A-frame portal", "Pin-connected", "One-lane traffic", "Toll"
  • December 26, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added info
  • December 26, 2021: New photo from Art Suckewer
  • August 22, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 30, 2021: New photo from Chester Gehman
  • July 2, 2018: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 3, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 21, 2014: Added by Dave King

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