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NECR - East Alburgh Trestle

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Swanton-Alburgh VT Trestle

Railroad trestle spanning Lake Champlain between Swanton and Alburgh, Vermont

Photo by Mfwills

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #310604

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Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Missisquoi Bay on New England Central Railroad
Location
East Alburgh, Franklin County, Vermont, and Grand Isle County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912; swing span automated 2010-11
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Central Vermont Railway (CV)
- New England Central Railroad (NECR)
Design
Timber trestle with a 102' long steel through girder swing span
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 3,800.0 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.97084, -73.22107   (decimal degrees)
44°58'15" N, 73°13'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/640278/4981250 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 65094 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 27, 2014: Added by Ian Martin

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