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Babb's Bridge
19-03-01
Windham, Me - Cumberland County
Photo of Babbs Bridge
Photo of Babbs Bridge

Photo of Babbs Bridge Portal
Photo of Babbs Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Portland
County:  Cumberland
Town:  Windham/Gorham townships
Locality:  Windham
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 43º 45.968'
W 70º 26.878'
Bridge Carries:  Covered Bridge Road
Bridge Crosses:  Presumpscott River
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Queenspost
Burr Arch Sketch
Year Built:  1843
Year Re-built:  1976
Builder:  Unknown
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  79 Ft.
Width: Unknown
Posted Load: Unknown
Posted Vertical Clearance: 10'-0"
World Guide No.: 19-03-01
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown



Description
The Babb's Bridge is one span Queenpost truss with a total length of 79 feet. It carries Covered Bridge Road over a the Presumpscott River. It is located south of Windham. This historic bridge was built in 1843 was reconstructed in 1976 after being destroyed by fire in 1973.

Photography
The bridge is easy to photograph, little traffic on Covered Bridge Road.

Parking
Pull alongside road before crossing bridge.

Truss / Arch

Photo of Babbs Bridge Truss

Location Map

Location map of Babbs Bridge

Location
On Covered Bridge Road, off River Road, south of Windham.




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