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

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

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Summary

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.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N344
Survey number: HAER ME-38
Building/structure dates: 1926 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Bosworth, William Welles
Simpson, Paul D
Rockefeller, John D
B W Candage & Son
Candage, Sam
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Incorporated
Quin, Richard H, historian
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Location

Bar Harbor44.36240, -68.26953
Google Map of 44.3624001, -68.2695324
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