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MEC - Kennebec River Bridge

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MEC - Kennebec River Bridge

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BH Photo #515006

Description 

Length is an estimate.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Kennebec River on Maine Central RR
Location
Somerset County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built sometime around 1872-1875; replaced around 1921
Railroad
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
Design
Town lattice deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 575.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.71649, -69.79959   (decimal degrees)
44°42'59" N, 69°47'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/436669/4951767 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95880 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added truss type, length, and build & lost dates
  • January 13, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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