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Vine Street Pedestrian Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #154672

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Parker Patent pony truss bridge over New England Central Railroad on Vine Street sidewalk
Location
Northfield, Washington County, Vermont
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1870 as a railroad bridge; Relocated/Converted to highway bridge c.1900; bypassed &reconstructed as a pedestrian bridge 1989
Builders
- Boston Bridge Works of Boston, Massachusetts
- Charles H. Parker (Design)
Railroad
- Rail-to-road
Design
Parker Patent pony truss
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Northfield Parker Truss Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.15184, -72.65668   (decimal degrees)
44°09'07" N, 72°39'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/687395/4891408 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northfield
Inventory number
BH 44059 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2016: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • February 18, 2015: New photos from Michael Quiet
  • April 13, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • February 8, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER VT-13 - Northfield Parker Truss Bridge, Over tracks of Central Vermont Railroad, Northfield, Washington County, VT
  • Nathan Holth
  • Michael Quiet - mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com