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Item 79592

Title: The first swing bridge in South Bristol, ca. 1910

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society

Date: circa 1910

Location: South Bristol

Media: color-tinted photograph

Item 12351

Title: WPA work on Swinging Bridge, Brunswick, 1936

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: 1936

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph, print

Item 80137

Title: The bridge over the "Gut" in South Bristol, 1996

Contributed by: South Bristol Historical Society

Date: 1996

Location: South Bristol

Media: color photograph

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Exhibit

Brunswick-Topsham pedestrian bridge, ca. 1920

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.