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First Steel Bridge

Photo 

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on River Street in Rumford
Location
Rumford, Oxford County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Appears to be an early pinned Warren through truss
Also called
River Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.54711, -70.54660   (decimal degrees)
44°32'50" N, 70°32'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/377147/4933804 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rumford
Inventory number
BH 59231 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,652)
Built during 1880s (2,015)
Lost (25,204)
Maine (717)
Oxford County, Maine (54)
Replaced by new bridge (16,954)
Rumford, Maine (6)
Through truss (15,261)
Truss (33,100)
Warren through truss (1,622)
Warren truss (6,610)

Update Log 

  • January 17, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added possible builder and truss type.
  • January 16, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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