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Identifier:

  • 0024.0001 (Source: oldfilm.org)

Date produced: 1948

Filmmaker(s):

Walter Mitton

Length:

400 ft

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Colour

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

Northeast Historic Film list of titled amateur works

Description:

"Brickett Bridge, Andover Maine was built in 1871 of native spruce lumber. It served its purpose well until 1948 when it was replaced with steel and concrete." oldfilm.org

Resources:

Part of the Everett Foster Collection, further information available at Northeast Historic Film

Locations:

  • Andover, Maine (Filming)

Relevant Locations

Club Affiliation:

Amateur Cinema League

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Repository:

Everett Foster Collection, Northeast Historic Film

Viewing Notes:

"Overhead shot of Brickett Bridge (a huge covered bridge). The bridge crews move in in their mobile homes and get set up. Views of waterfalls and pans of hillside. Crew begins tearing up old bridge. New girders being moved in. Medium shot of crew. Sides of old bridge dropping in water. A surveyor works. Medium shot of dog. Concrete truck unloads. New girders installed and straightened. Rods being welded onto girders, Iron floors are hoisted in, and a Loader loads truck. A stone wall is installed near river bank. Cows and cars being let across new bridge. Great footage of an artisan making an exact model of the old Brickett Bridge. Color footage of waterfall, streams, and a car with Brickett Bridge model in a case on top. Color Amateur Cinema League logo of spinning globe with The End." oldfilm.org