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McDermott Covered Bridge 29-10-06


McDermott Covered Bridge

Oddly the bench and the sign inside the bridge give different information. The bench says the bridge was built in 1869 and restored in 2008. The sign inside says it was built in 1864 and restored from 2002 to 2007, but rededicated in 2008. Now I'm...

Photo taken October 2009 by Flickr user jcbwalsh

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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Street View 


Covered bridge over Cold River on Bypassed Historic in Langdon
Sullivan County, New Hampshire
Closed to all traffic
Built 1869
Covered Through truss
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.1 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 17, 1973
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.16944, -72.34528   (decimal degrees)
43°10'10" N, 72°20'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/715791/4783053 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory numbers
NRHP 73000177 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 29-10-06 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 25031 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2007)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.0 (out of 100)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2016: New photos from John Loxton
  • November 4, 2015: New photos from Mike Garland
  • April 9, 2014: Photos imported by Dave King
  • September 11, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.


  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • John Loxton