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RUT - Lake Champlain Swing Bridge #1

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RUT - Lake Champlain Swing Bridge #1

looking south towards the old abutment. From the looks of it the northern abutment was where the bridge pivoted from

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in July 2014

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BH Photo #286870

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost lattice through truss bridge over Lake Champlain on Rutland Railroad
Location
Grand Isle County, Vermont
Status
Removed
History
Built 1906 by the American Bridge Co.; Demolished 1965
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Charles F. Stowell
Railroad
- Rutland Railroad (RUT)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Also called
Rutland Railroad Bridge No. 270
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.59157, -73.31271   (decimal degrees)
44°35'30" N, 73°18'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/633925/4938964 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Colchester Point
Inventory number
BH 61028 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 27, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 13, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Corrected design and added builder & build year
  • July 2, 2014: New photo from Michael Quiet
  • May 21, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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