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Lamoille Valley Rail Trail - Smith Brook Bridge

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Lamoille Valley Rail Trail - Smith Brook Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in June 2016

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BH Photo #355524

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Smith Brook on Lamoille Valley Rail Trail
Location
Lamoille County, Vermont
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Future prospects
Preserved as part of the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail
History
Abandoned 1997
Railroads
- Lamoille Valley Railroad (LVRC)
- Rail-to-trail
- St. Johnsbury & Lamoille County Railroad (StJ&LC)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 55.0 ft.
Also called
LVRR - Smith Brook Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.64204, -72.72790   (decimal degrees)
44°38'31" N, 72°43'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/680188/4945698 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72557 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2016: Added by Michael Quiet

Sources 

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

Comments 

Lamoille Valley Rail Trail - Smith Brook Bridge
Posted August 25, 2017, by Michael Quiet (mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com)

I haven't been able to find an age or builder for this one. The plate girder design makes it a bit harder to date as well since they didn't change much over the years, but I would say its likely from 1900-1920

Lamoille Valley Rail Trail - Smith Brook Bridge
Posted August 25, 2017, by Mike R (Michael [dot] p [dot] ricciardi [at] gmail [dot] com)

Anyone know what year this bridge was built?