Bailey-Orr's Island Bridge, ca. 1956

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Bailey-Orr's Island Bridge, ca. 1956

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The Cribstone Bridge was built between 1926 and 1928 between Bailey and Orr's islands

Charles Knight of Pownal had his crew cut the granite from one of his several quarries that was in North Yarmouth. He also had a quarry in Pownal, across the road from where he cut the bridge material.

The granite was set down in an original crisscross pattern.

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  • Title: Bailey-Orr's Island Bridge, ca. 1956
  • Creator: American Art Postcard Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1956
  • Subject Date: circa 1956
  • Locations:
    • Bailey Island, Harpswell, Cumberland County, ME
    • Orr's Island, Harpswell, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 13 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4014; Bailey Island
  • Collection: Postcard collection
  • Object Type: Image

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