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Historical Items

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Item 68693

Bridge construction progresses, Strong, 1965

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: 1965 Location: Strong Media: Photo negative

Item 27897

Carlton Bridge construction, Bath, 1927

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: 1927 Location: Bath Media: Real-Photo Postcard

Item 68691

Construction alongside iron bridge, Strong, 1965

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: 1965 Location: Strong Media: Photo negative

Exhibits

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Exhibit

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Student Exhibit: The Great By-Pass

The debate over a proposed bridge and bypass in Skowhegan in 2005.

Site Pages

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Site Page

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of North New Portland

The Concrete Bridge replaced the old bridge. Bridge in the North VillageItem Contributed byNew Portland Historical Society Cement Bridge: The…

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of East New Portland

The bridge was a five-span structure, with granite block piers and abutments supporting five timber kingpost trusses.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of West New Portland

Gould Hill Bridge: The Gould Hill Bridge, also known as on of the Twin Bridges, was also constructed by the Maine State Highway Commission.