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VTR - Shelburne Bridge

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VTR - Shelburne Bridge

Northern approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2014

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BH Photo #308169

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over LaPlatte River on Vermont Railway
Location
Shelburne, Chittenden County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902 by American Bridge Co.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Elmira Plant)
Railroads
- Rutland Railroad (RUT)
- Vermont Railway (VTR)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.4 ft.
Total length: 107.8 ft.
Also called
Vermont Railway Bridge No. 261
Rutland Railroad Bridge No. 5
Rutland Railroad Bridge No. 261
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.38691, -73.22635   (decimal degrees)
44°23'13" N, 73°13'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/641274/4916377 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burlington
Inventory number
BH 64041 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 24, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Added builder
  • November 12, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added category "Vermont Railway"

Sources 

  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • VTrans - Bridge Inspection Photos (06/2014)
  • VTrans - Original Construction Plans
  • Ian Martin