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MEC - Saco River Bridge (Older)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Phoenix Column Whipple through truss bridge over Saco River on Maine Central Railroad
Location
Hiram, Oxford County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca.1870
Railroads
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
- Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad (P&O)
Design
Pin-connected, 13-panel Phoenix Column Whipple through truss with 2 wooden pony truss approach spans
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.87032, -70.80369   (decimal degrees)
43°52'13" N, 70°48'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/355074/4859051 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96422 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 6, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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