Danforth Bridge during 1923 flood

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Danforth Bridge during 1923 flood

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The bridge over the Bashegan River in 1923 was carried off its piers. Because there was so much wood in the flooring, the bridge floated down the river for a mile before it stopped on the other side of the river. After the flood was over the community took the bridge apart and restored it to its present day setting.

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About This Item

  • Title: Danforth Bridge during 1923 flood
  • Creation Date: 1923
  • Subject Date: 1923
  • Town: Danforth
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Collection: Flood
  • Object Type: Image

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East Grand School
31 Houlton Road, Danforth, ME 04424
(207) 448-2260
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