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MEC - Kennebec River Bridge (Skowhegan-Old)

Description 

Length is an estimate.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Kennebec River on Maine Central Railroad
Location
Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1857 for the Somerset & Kennebec Railroad; replaced 1880
Railroads
- Maine Central Railroad (MEC)
- Somerset & Kennebec Railroad
Design
Covered timber deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 350.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.76489, -69.71664   (decimal degrees)
44°45'54" N, 69°42'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/443286/4957083 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96159 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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