Keywords: Steel 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.
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.
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.
Gould Hill Bridge: The Gould Hill Bridge, also known as on of the Twin Bridges, was also constructed by the Maine State Highway Commission.
The Wire Bridge is a physical landmark, but the real appeal of this town is the people, past and present, that define the spirit of this rural Maine…