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Chasm Brook Bridge, Spanning Chasm Brook on West Sargent Mountain Carr, Bar Harbor, Hancock County, ME
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Spanning Chasm Brook on West Sargent Mountain Carr, Bar Harbor vicinity, ME
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER ME-38
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N344).
Building/structure dates: 1926 initial construction
Significance: Copied from a bridge in New York's Central Park, Chasm Bridge bears the Sargent Mountain carriage road loop across its namesake stream on a shallow segmental arch. The bridge design was previously used for three other structures on the Rockefeller carriage road system on Mount Desert Island.
Concrete Arch Bridges
Bosworth, William Welles
Simpson, Paul D.
Rockefeller, John D.
B W Candage & Son
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Incorporated
Quin, Richard H., Historian
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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