Contributed by South Bristol Historical Society
The superstructure of a bridge dominates the center of this image of South Bristol village, looking north toward the mainland from Rutherford Island. The bridge, a "bob-tailed" through-girder steel draw bridge, was built in 1921 to replace a deteriorated wooden bridge built in 1903, which in its turn replaced an 1891 bridge. The buildings on either side of the bridge housed locally-owned businesses including a grocery store, dry goods store, and a drug store.
About This Item
- Title: Steel draw bridge over the "Gut," South Bristol, ca. 1926
- Creation Date: circa 1926
- Subject Date: circa 1926
- Local Name: The Gut
- Town: South Bristol
- County: Lincoln
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 8.2 cm x 12.3 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Bridges--Maine--South Bristol
- Buildings--Maine--South Bristol
- Roads--Maine--South Bristol
- People--Maine--South Bristol
For more information about this item, contact:South Bristol Historical Society
P. O. Box 229, South Bristol, ME 04568
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