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WACR - Passumpsic River Bridge #9

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WACR - Passumpsic River Bridge #9

Northern approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in May 2015

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BH Photo #324712

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Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Passumpsic River on Washington County Railroad
Location
Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1898 by Pencoyd Iron Works
Builders
- A & P Roberts Co. of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania (Contractor)
- Pencoyd Iron Works of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania (Fabricator)
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Washington County Railroad (WACR)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 103.0 ft.
Total length: 111.0 ft.
Also called
BM - Hall's Bridge
BM - Bridge No. 47
CP - Bridge No. 36.7
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.50836, -71.99389   (decimal degrees)
44°30'30" N, 71°59'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/262024/4932698 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burke Mountain
Inventory number
BH 65012 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2015: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • December 25, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin
  • VTrans - Original Construction Plans
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com