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Power House Bridge 45-08-08

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Power House Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick securevermont.com

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Description 

The original bridge was destroyed March 8, 2000, by the weight of wet snow on the roof and was rebuilt in 2002 by Blow & Cote. A hydroelectric generation station built in 1865 still stands upstream near the bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Queenpost through truss bridge over Gihon River on School Street
Location
Johnson, Lamoille County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1870; destroyed March 8, 2000; rebuilt 2002 by Blow & Cote
Design
Queenpost truss
Dimensions
Total length: 73.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 9, 1974
Also called
School Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.63604, -72.67048   (decimal degrees)
44°38'10" N, 72°40'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/684761/4945160 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Johnson
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000231 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-08-08 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 47156 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (4,485)
Built 1870 (87)
Built during 1870s (645)
Covered (1,168)
Johnson, Vermont (2)
Lamoille County, Vermont (27)
NR-listed (2,643)
Open (31,196)
Owned by township (1,909)
Queenpost truss (176)
Through truss (10,644)
Total length 50-75 feet (7,298)
Truss (25,515)
Vermont (359)

Update Log 

  • November 29, 2010: Added by John Borthwick securevermont.com