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ST - Kennebec River Bridge (Fairfield)

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Photo taken by Jody Roberts

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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Description 

Length is an estimate.

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Kennebec River/Island Avenue/US201 on Springfield Terminal
Location
Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916-17, TPG over US-201 built 1948
Railroads
- Guilford Rail System (GRS)
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
- Pan Am Railways (PAR)
- Springfield Terminal Railway (ST)
Design
Warren deck truss with all verticals with lengthy plate girder approaches
Dimensions
Total length: 1,975.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.59059, -69.59109   (decimal degrees)
44°35'26" N, 69°35'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/453082/4937641 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairfield
Inventory number
BH 58953 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added estimated length
  • January 13, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "8-panel truss", "Curved", "Riveted"
  • January 13, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 13, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 4, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 6, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 8, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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