New Portland Wire Bridge

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Also known as: Col. Morses' Fool Bridge
Wire Bridge Rd., over the Carrabasssett River, New Portland, Maine

Suspension bridge over Carrabasset River on Wire Bridge Road in New Portland

Photo 

c.1866 New Portland Wire Bridge; Wire Bridge Rd. over the Carrabassett River, New Portland, Maine

Photo taken by Brian Bartlett

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Map 

Street View 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 12, 1970
Reference number
70000065
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Wire (suspension) Bridge
Area of significance
Engineering
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Road-related
Period of significance
1825-1849

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2015: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett

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