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In preparation of replacing it, a new south abutment is laid of concrete under the old bridge, allowing it to still be used. The sheathing has been removed from the north tower, exposing its structure.
A one-lane floating bridge was built across the Sandy River about a mile downstream to detour traffic during construction when the old bridge was removed.
About This Item
- Title: Preparing to replace suspension bridge, Strong, ca. 1921
- Creator: Lewis, Lester Royal
- Creation Date: circa 1921
- Subject Date: circa 1921
- Town: Strong
- County: Franklin
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 8.6 cm x 14.3 cm
- Local Code: ED.01.103.686
- Collection: L. R. Lewis Collection
- Object Type: Image
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