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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.
(pipeline bridge)
Rumford, Maine, USA
Bridgemeister ID:2035
Principals:John A. Roebling's Sons Co.
Use:Pipeline
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:8
Notes
  • Described in a Roebling ad: "...carries 900 ft. of a 14 inch diameter stainless steel pulpline [build for Oxford Paper Co.] over a canal and uneven terrain. It has eight spans, the longest of which is 166 ft. Rigidity of the suspension system was achieved by running a pair of tie cables from one anchorage to the other, connecting all tower tops. The cost of a steel trestle to support this pulpline would have been much higher."
  • See (footbridge) - Rumford, Maine, USA. The pipelines were constructed as part of the same project.

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