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Iron, Aroostook County

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Inventory Number: ME/19-02-P01x
County: Aroostook County
Township: Island Falls
Town/Village: Island Falls
Bridge Name: Iron
Crosses: West Branch Mattawamkeag
Truss type: Boxed pony truss
Roadway Width:
When Lost: 1909
Cause: Replaced
Latitude: N46 00.45
Longitude: W068 16.09
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Iron Bridge, Island Falls, Aroostook County, ME Lost 1909
Richard Donovan / Trish Kane Collection
Maine DOT bridge #2403. The pony truss bridge was replaced in 1909 with a steel truss bridge which was replaced in 1932 with a concrete T-beam, and that was replaced in 2010 with a pre stressed concrete bridge.
Wentzel, Philip. List of Maine Covered Bridges
Wentzel, Philip. Information received by email, December 2012

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