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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
1883 Swinging
Skowhegan, Maine, USA (Kennebec River)
Bridgemeister ID:1575
Status:Collapsed, 1888
Main cables:Wire (steel)
  • KJ20030410: "[The] span collapsed in 1888: it turned out the steel cables were not all steel, they had a core of hemp, according to the history 'Skowhegan on the Kennebec'."
  • Replaced by 1888 Swinging - Skowhegan, Maine, USA.

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