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Island Line Trail - Lake Champlain Bridge

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Island Line Trail - Lake Champlain Bridge

Looking north-west at the bridge

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in May 2014

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BH Photo #284473

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lake Champlain on Island Line Trail
Location
Chittenden County, Vermont
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Future prospects
Re-purposed for rail-to-trail use
History
Built 1901 for the Rutland Railroad; abandoned 1963
Railroads
- Rail-to-trail
- Rutland Railroad (RUT)
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
Rutland Railroad - Bridge No. 269
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.56509, -73.31110   (decimal degrees)
44°33'54" N, 73°18'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/634114/4936027 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Colchester Point
Inventory number
BH 61025 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added dates
  • May 21, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: Fixed typos
  • May 21, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

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