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Rumford Suspension Footbridge (1895)

Photos 

Postcard

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BH Photo #499767

Facts 

Overview
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Androscoggin River on Footbridge in Rumford
Location
Rumford, Oxford County, Maine
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1895; Removed 1930 after construction of Memorial Bridge downstream.
Builder
- Rumford Falls Power Co.
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.54735, -70.54783   (decimal degrees)
44°32'50" N, 70°32'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/377050/4933833 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93331 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 4, 2022: New photos from Paul Plassman
  • May 30, 2021: Added by Chester Gehman

Sources 

  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Paul Plassman