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Historical Items

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Item 59556

Suspension bridge, Strong, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1910 Location: Strong Media: Postcard

Item 68679

Workers repair damage to suspension bridge, Strong, 1915

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: 1915 Location: Strong Media: Photo negative

Item 68678

Light cargo truck on suspension bridge, Strong, ca. 1914

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1914 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

Exhibit

The Swinging Bridge: Walking Across the Androscoggin

Built in 1892 to entice workers at the Cabot Manufacturing Corporation in Brunswick to move to newly built housing in Topsham, the Androscoggin Pedestrian "Swinging" Bridge or Le Petit Pont quickly became important to many people traveling between the two communities.

Exhibit

High Water

Melting snow, ice, warmer temperatures, and rain sometimes bring floods to Maine's many rivers and streams. Floods are most frequent in the spring, but can occur at any season.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge Suspension bridge, Strong, ca. 1910 Item 59556 infoStrong Historical Society Crossing the bridge over the Sandy River took you into…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Bridge

Bridge L. Roy Lewis drives across the suspension bridge, Strong, ca. 1912 Item 68676 infoStrong Historical Society Lester Royal Lewis…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of West New Portland

It was decided to build a wire bridge in 1840 and citizens voted to raise the sum of $2000. The bridge was to be built under the direction of Col.