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WACR - Barre-Montpelier Winooski River Bridge

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WACR - Barre-Montpelier Winooski River bridge

southern approach

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in June 2014

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BH Photo #285931

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Facts 

Overview
Baltimore through truss over Winooski River on Washington County Railroad
Location
Washington County, Vermont
Status
Open, but not currently in use
History
Built 1932
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Central Vermont Railway (CV)
- Montpelier & Barre Railroad (M&B)
- New England Central Railroad (NECR)
- Washington County Railroad (WACR)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 112.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.24034, -72.54875   (decimal degrees)
44°14'25" N, 72°32'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/695733/4901489 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Barre West
Inventory number
BH 61424 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added build year, & geometry
  • June 18, 2014: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Abandoned"
  • June 17, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added categories "Washington County Railroad", "Riveted"

Sources 

  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ian Martin
  • VTrans - Inventory plans