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Kennebec & Portland Railroad, Kennebec County

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Inventory Number: ME/19-06-03x
County: Kennebec County
Township: Augusta
Town/Village: Augusta
Bridge Name: Kennebec & Portland Railroad
Crosses: Kennebec River
Truss type: Burr deck
Spans: 4
Length: c700'
Roadway Width:
Built: 1857
When Lost: 1870
Cause: Flood
Latitude: N44 19.15
Longitude: W069 46.28
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Topographic map of the area
Comments: This was a few hundred feet upstream from the Kennebec bridge.

Kennebec & Portland Railroad Bridge, Augusta, Kennebec County, ME Built 1857 Flood 1870
Richard E. Roy Collection
National Society For the Preservation of Covered Bridges. Covered Bridge Topics, Volume LIX, No. 1, Winter 2001, page 7
Conwill, Joseph D.. Images of America - Maine's Covered Bridges, 2003, page 49

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