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Chasm Brook Bridge, Spanning Chasm Brook on West Sargent Mountain Carr, Bar Harbor, Hancock County, ME



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Location
Spanning Chasm Brook on West Sargent Mountain Carr, Bar Harbor vicinity, ME

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
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.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Bosworth, William Welles
Simpson, Paul D.
Rockefeller, John D.
B W Candage & Son
Candage, Sam
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Incorporated
Quin, Richard H., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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