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Bailey Island Bridge, Bailey Island, Cumberland County, ME



B&W Photos

HB633926
General Overall View With Bridge In Background

HB633927
General Elevation View

HB633928
General 3/4 View

HB633929
General 3/4 View Wits Bedrock Foundations Visible In Foreground

HB633930
General Overall View With Bridge Deck Visible

HB633931
General 3/4 View

HB633932
Detail 3/4 View

HB633933
Detail View Showing Stone Crib Work And Deck

HB633934
General View Of Boat Passageway At Low Tide

HB633935
Detail View Of Boat Passageway

HB633936
Detail View Of Stone Crib Work Showing Alignment Of Bridge

HB633937
Oblique Detail View Of Stone Crib Work

HB633938
Detail View Of Stone Crib Work Showing Guardrail

HB633939
Detail View Of Stone Crib Work Showing The Textural Character Of The Stones

HB633940
Detail View Of Stone Crib Work

HB633941
Detail View Of Stone Crib Work Looking Along Axis Of Bridge


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Location
Bailey Island, ME

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER ME-5
Building/structure dates: 1928 initial construction
Significance: This is an unusual stone bridge built in the early 20th century to provide passage over a tidal inlet. The form of stone cribwork was chosen so that water could pass through the structure in response to tidal action. Its overall length is 1120 feet.

Subjects
Stone Bridges
Transportation
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Edwards, Llewellyn N.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL OVERALL VIEW WITH BRIDGE IN BACKGROUND
2. GENERAL ELEVATION VIEW
3. GENERAL 3/4 VIEW
4. GENERAL 3/4 VIEW WITS BEDROCK FOUNDATIONS VISIBLE IN FOREGROUND
5. GENERAL OVERALL VIEW WITH BRIDGE DECK VISIBLE
6. GENERAL 3/4 VIEW
7. DETAIL 3/4 VIEW
8. DETAIL VIEW SHOWING STONE CRIB WORK AND DECK
9. GENERAL VIEW OF BOAT PASSAGEWAY AT LOW TIDE
10. DETAIL VIEW OF BOAT PASSAGEWAY
11. DETAIL VIEW OF STONE CRIB WORK SHOWING ALIGNMENT OF BRIDGE
12. OBLIQUE DETAIL VIEW OF STONE CRIB WORK
13. DETAIL VIEW OF STONE CRIB WORK SHOWING GUARDRAIL
14. DETAIL VIEW OF STONE CRIB WORK SHOWING THE TEXTURAL CHARACTER OF THE STONES
15. DETAIL VIEW OF STONE CRIB WORK
16. DETAIL VIEW OF STONE CRIB WORK LOOKING ALONG AXIS OF BRIDGE


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