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Otter Stream Bridges – Milford ME

Date added: July 14, 2021

2 bridges along the Otter Chain Ponds, the first was a 66 foot steel and concrete stringer bridge and the 2nd was a 210 foot Warren through truss bridge. Both were replaced in 2013. A 1936 State Highway Commission report… read more

West Buxton Bridge – Hollis/Buxton ME

Date added: July 11, 2021

The West Buxton bridge is a 607 foot Metal Continuous Rivet-Connected Polygonal Warren Through Truss with fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam) that carries the West Buxton Road (Moderation Street) over the Saco River. This was one of 26… read more

Ticonic Bridge – Waterville/Winslow ME

Date added: June 26, 2021

The Ticonic bridge is a 575 Foot concrete and steel I beam structure that carries route 201 over the Kennebec River and connects Waterville and Winslow. The bridge was one of 26 bridges that were badly damaged or destroyed by… read more

Lord Bridge – Frankfort ME

Date added: June 26, 2021

The Lord Bridge is a 92 foot steel and concrete stringer bridge that carries the Loggin Rd. over Marsh Stream. It was one of 26 bridges badly damaged or destroyed by a 500 year flood in March 1936. A state… read more

Rolling Brook Dam Bridge – Gardiner ME

Date added: June 23, 2021

Lower Rolling Dam bridge is a 29 foot concrete T-beam over the Rolling Dam Stream. It was one of 26 bridges that were badly damaged or destroyed by a 500 year flood in March 1936. A 1936 Annual Report by… read more

Middle Bridge – Dresden ME

Date added: June 14, 2021

The Middle Bridge is 296 foot Warren (Riveted) Through Truss bridge that carries Route 197 (Patterson Road) over the Eastern River in Dresden Maine. The Middle Bridge was completed in 1936 to replace a previous bridge after the Flood of… read more

Sebasticook Bridge – Clinton ME

Date added: June 5, 2021

The Sebasticook Bridge is a 194 foot Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals over the Sebasticook River on Pleasant Street in Clinton Maine. It was one of 26 bridges in March 1936 severely damaged or destroyed by a 500… read more

Village Bridge – Detroit ME

Date added: June 5, 2021

The Village Bridge is 94 foot Warren pony truss bridge over East Branch Sebasticook River on ME 69/ME 220 in Detroit Maine. It was one of 26 bridges that were badly damaged or destroyed by a 500 year flood in… read more

Foster Field Camp Co. 130 SP2 – Millinocket ME

Date added: May 23, 2021

CCC 130th Company Baxter State Park: Foster Field (Millinocket Maine) (June 1934 – October 1934) Excerpt from Schlenker, In The Public Interest: On June 1, 1934, the 130th Co. moved from Alfred to Baxter State Park and Mt. Katahdin. Field… read more

Fort Knox Improvements – Prospect ME

Date added: May 2, 2021

Fort Knox is a massive granite fort built to protect the Penobscot river in the aftermath of the failure of the US to protect river towns and the valuable lumber trade from British depredations during the Revolution, the War of… read more

Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery – Orland ME

Date added: February 24, 2021

Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery was established in 1889 to raise and stock juvenile Atlantic salmon for Maine waters. Craig Brook currently supports two Atlantic salmon programs. [FWS.Gov] According to a 1937 CCC Yearbook, the Ellsworth-Bar Harbor Co 193, Camp… read more

North Bridgton Village Street – Bridgton ME

Date added: January 23, 2021

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) surfaced and replaced the sidewalks on Highland Road in Bridgton ME. According to a 1933 town report, on “Dec. 15 Fifty men to be employed on local CWA projects by next Saturday is the goal… read more

Highland Road Improvements – Bridgton ME

Date added: January 21, 2021

The Civil Works Administration (CWA) surfaced and replaced the sidewalks on Highland Road in Bridgton ME. According to a 1933 town report, on “Dec. 15 Fifty men to be employed on local CWA projects by next Saturday is the goal… read more

Beddington CCC Camp Co 1127 P64 – Aurora ME

Date added: January 20, 2021

The current Deer Lake Campground in Township34 ME is the location for the Beddington CCC Camp. Excerpt from “Official Annual, 1937, Civilian Conservation Corps”: “On May 1935, a cadre of men from Bar Harbor moved into the woods, thirteen miles… read more

Kerwin Brook CCC Camp – Wesley ME

Date added: January 16, 2021

The Civilian Conservation Corps built the Kerwin Brook CCC Camp in the unincorporated area T36 MD BPP, in the vicinity of Wesley ME. 160th Company Kerwin Brook Camp (Wesley, Maine) October 1939 – June 1942 Excerpt from “In The Public Interest… read more