Footbridge, Brunswick-Topsham, ca. 1895

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Footbridge, Brunswick-Topsham, ca. 1895

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Description

The pedestrian suspension bridge on the Androscoggin River between Brunswick and Topsham, often called the Swing Bridge or Swinging Bridge.

The A.J. Roebling Sons Co. of New Jersey built the bridge in 1892.

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About This Item

  • Title: Footbridge, Brunswick-Topsham, ca. 1895
  • Creator: Barnes, George W.
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Local Name: Topsham Heights
  • Town: Brunswick, Topsham
  • County: Cumberland, Sagadahoc
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 21 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 390, Box 4/26
  • Collection: Barnes family glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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