September 2009, Pemi Wilderness Suspension Bridge Update

Pemigewasset Wilderness -180 foot Suspension bridge, which spans the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River along the Wilderness Trail in Lincoln, New Hampshire USA. This footbridge is located at the Trestle 17 location along the East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, which was an logging railroad in operation from 1893-1948.
Pemigewasset Wilderness, Wilderness Trail – 180 Foot Suspension Bridge (2009)
 

September 2009, Pemi Wilderness Suspension Bridge Removal Update – Quick update on the Pemigewasset Wilderness Bridge Removal, along the Wilderness Trail. It has been decided that both bridges will be removed. Forest Service plans on having the suspension bridge dismantled before December.

You can read the decision memo here. You can read my full write-up on the removal of the bridge here. And to see the suspension bridge site click here.

Happy image making..


 

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References: Pemi Wilderness, Wilderness Trail suspension bridge removal project

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Erin Paul is a professional photographer who specializes in environmental conservation and historic preservation photography in the New Hampshire White Mountains. His work is published worldwide, and credits include; Backpacker Magazine, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, the Appalachian Mountain Club, and The Wilderness Society.

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