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This is a list of all 5 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Kennebec River. Please note that different rivers with the same name will be grouped together. For example, selecting 'Bear Creek' shows bridges across several different Bear Creeks. Also, similarly named rivers are grouped separately. For example, 'River Dee' (UK) bridges are grouped separately from 'Dee River' (Australia) bridges. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of crossings.
1883 Swinging
Skowhegan, Maine, USA (Kennebec River)
Bridgemeister ID:1575
References:KJ20030410
Use:Footbridge
Status:Collapsed, 1888
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Notes
  • KJ20030410: "[The] span collapsed in 1888: it turned out the steel cables were not all steel, they had a core of hemp, according to the history 'Skowhegan on the Kennebec'."
  • Replaced by 1888 Swinging - Skowhegan, Maine, USA.
1888 Swinging
Skowhegan, Maine, USA (Kennebec River)
Bridgemeister ID:1576
References:KJ20030410
Use:Footbridge
Status:Destroyed, 1901
Main cables:Wire
Notes
1902 Swinging
Skowhegan, Maine, USA (Kennebec River)
Bridgemeister ID:1577
References:KJ20030410
Use:Footbridge
Status:Demolished, 1936
Main cables:Wire
Notes
1903 Ticonic (Tupenny, Two Cent)
Waterville, Maine, USA (Kennebec River)
Bridgemeister ID:110
Structurae ID:0004782
O'Donnell ID:79
Coordinates:N 44.55073 W 69.62728
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:AAJ, HBE, PTS2
Principals:Edwin D. Graves
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2009)
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Main span:400f
Deck width:6f
Photo by David Denenberg
1936 Swinging
Skowhegan, Maine, USA (Kennebec River)
Bridgemeister ID:363
O'Donnell ID:80
Coordinates:N 44.76244 W 69.72064
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
References:KJ20030410
Principals:Gerald Marble
Use:Footbridge
Status:In use (last checked, 2006)
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:1
Main span:220f
Notes
  • Connects Skowhegan Island to Alder Street across the south channel of the Kennebec River.
  • Repaired, 1995. Rehabilitation planned for July-August, 2006.
  • Replaced 1902 Swinging - Skowhegan, Maine, USA.
Photo by Robbin E. Lanpher

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