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LVRC - Missisquoi River Bridge (Sheldon Junction)

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STJ & LC RR Sheldon Junction Bridge

View from downstream

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in February 2014

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BH Photo #286264

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Missisquoi River on Abandoned Lamoille Valley Railroad (Former StJ&LC Railroad)
Location
Sheldon, Franklin County, Vermont
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Future prospects
Scheduled to be converted to rail to trail use
History
Abandoned 1997
Railroads
- Boston & Maine Railroad (B&M; BM)
- Lamoille Valley Railroad (LVRC)
- Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad (P&O)
- St. Johnsbury & Lamoille County Railroad (StJ&LC)
Design
3 span Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 123.0 ft.
Total length: 369.0 ft.
Also called
LVRC - Bridge No. 93
StJ&LC - Bridge No. 93
StJ&LC - Sheldon Junction Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.89573, -72.94220   (decimal degrees)
44°53'45" N, 72°56'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/662479/4973427 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sheldon Springs
Inventory number
BH 61494 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 6, 2017: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • June 30, 2014: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • June 24, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added category "Riveted"

Sources 

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

Comments 

LVRC - Missisquoi River Bridge (Sheldon Junction)
Posted October 29, 2017, by Anonymous

Here's a photo I took earlier this month: