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Hammond Covered Bridge 45-11-05

Photos 

Hammond Bridge

Photo taken by John Borthwick securevermont.com

BH Photo #188814

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The bridge was washed downstream by 1927 flooding and found intact. It was floated on barrels and put back in place. The bridge s owned bt the State of Vermont Division for Historic Preservation

Facts 

Overview
Covered Town Lattice through truss bridge over Otter Creek on the old alignment of Kendall Hill Road
Location
Pittsford, Rutland County, Vermont
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1842 by Asa Nourse; Washed away & restored 1927; bypassed 1960
Builder
- Asa Nourse
Design
Town lattice truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 138.0 ft.
Total length: 139.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 21, 1974
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.72062, -73.05349   (decimal degrees)
43°43'14" N, 73°03'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/656791/4842684 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Proctor
Inventory numbers
NRHP 74000256 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 45-11-05 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 47145 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2018: New photo from Richard Doody
  • July 7, 2015: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • July 24, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • July 24, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: corrected location and noted that this was on an old alignment of Kendall Hill Rd.
  • July 15, 2014: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • November 28, 2010: Added by John Borthwick securevermont.com

Sources 

  • John Borthwick
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Richard Doody

Comments 

Hammond Covered Bridge 45-11-05
Posted July 7, 2015, by David McCardell (mccardelldavid [at] gmail [dot] com)

Michael: Wonderful photos of the Hammond Bridge. I really miss Vermont. See my new photos from Maryland, Balto. County today...