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Main Street, Ellsworth, ca. 1910

Contributed by Penobscot Marine Museum

The gateway from the south to Ellsworth’s Main Street business district was this steel bridge, which was swept away in a May 1923 flood that caused $300,000 in damage to the town.

The old crossing was quickly replaced by a new concrete arched span known as the Union River Bridge.

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  • Title: Main Street, Ellsworth, ca. 1910
  • Creator: Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Co., Belfast
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Town: Ellsworth
  • County: Hancock
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass negative
  • Object Type: Image

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Penobscot Marine Museum
PO Box 498, 5 Church Street, Searsport, ME 04974
(207) 548-2529

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