Keywords: Bridge Spans
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.
Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.
After being part of the town of Bristol for nearly 150 years, residents of South Bristol determined that their interests would be better served by becoming a separate town and they broke away from the large community of Bristol.
… Society Cement Bridge: The Cement Bridge is scheduled to be replaced with a new single span steel girder bridge to be completed in 2010.
This two span slab concrete span is the eastern bridge of the pair. DOT records do not indicate what type of bridge was replaced by the present…