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Portland Street Bridge (old)

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Portland Street Bridge (old)

1908 view of the new Pratt truss bridge, alongside the still-being-built covered bridge.

Postcard, from the collection of Michael Quiet

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BH Photo #394959

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Passumspic River on Portland Street (U.S. Route 2)
Location
St. Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont
Status
Demolished
History
Built c. 1908 by American Bridge Co; Partially bypassed 1943; Replaced 1963
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Fabricator)
- United Construction Co. of Albany, New York
Design
Riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 155.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.41992, -72.01295   (decimal degrees)
44°25'12" N, 72°00'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/737790/4922853 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Johnsbury
Inventory number
BH 73929 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2017: New photo from Michael Quiet
  • January 1, 2017: Added by Michael Quiet

Sources 

  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com