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Bridge Street-Kennebec River Bridge (1905)

Photos 

Kennebec Circa 1910

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BH Photo #381170

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Bridge Street
Location
Bingham, Somerset County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1905 by the American Bridge Co.; replaced 1986
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Pin-connected, 14-panel Pennsylvania through truss, 300'
Pin-connected, 8-panel Parker through truss, 177'
Also called
Bingham-Concord Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.05221, -69.88568   (decimal degrees)
45°03'08" N, 69°53'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/430257/4989131 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bingham
Inventory number
BH 75883 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2023: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 25, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Lattice Railing", "Stone piers"
  • January 30, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added approximate build and lost dates
  • January 2, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 14, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 15, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • March 3, 2017: Added by Dana and Kay Klein

Comments 

Bridge Street-Kennebec River Bridge (Old)
Posted January 30, 2022, by Paul Plassman

The first post here mentions somebody who came to Bingham in 1906 to help build the Bridge Street Bridge...so can assume a construction date sometime in that vicinity.

https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=1016052214...