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Orford-Fairleigh Covered Bridge 29-05-94x / 45-09-40x

Photos 

Historical American Buildings Survey L. C. Durette, Photographer May 14, 1936 North West View From The Orford Shore

Photo taken by L. C. Durette for the Historic American Buildings Survey

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #281395

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Connecticut River on Bridge Street
Location
Grafton County, New Hampshire, and Orange County, Vermont
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1850; Replaced 1937 by current bridge
Builders
- Bela Fletcher of Claremont, New Hampshire
- James Tasker of Claremont, New Hampshire
Design
Town lattice through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 438.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.4 ft.
Also called
Fairlee-Orford Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.90709, -72.13939   (decimal degrees)
43°54'26" N, 72°08'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/729707/4865532 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairlee
Inventory numbers
WGCB 29-05-94X / 45-09-40X (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 60627 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 9, 2014: Added by Dave King

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Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HABS NH-29 - Covered Bridge, Spanning Connecticut River, Orford, Grafton County, NH