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GT - South Paris Bridge (Old)

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GT - South Paris Bridge (Old)

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #517420

Description 

Indications are that this bridge was built around 1872 as according to LostBridges.org the previous timber truss bridge was lost around that time.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Little Androscoggin River on Grand Trunk Railroad
Location
South Paris, Oxford County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroad
- Grand Trunk Railroad (GT)
Design
Pin-connected, 11-panel Whipple deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.21225, -70.51572   (decimal degrees)
44°12'44" N, 70°30'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/378912/4896564 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96434 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 6, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman
  • Geoff Hubbs