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Cheshire - Connecticut River Covered Bridge 45-13-55x / 29-03-23x

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Connecticut River on Chesire Railroad
Location
Bellows Falls, Windham County, Vermont, and Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1849; Replaced 1899
Builder
- Boody, Stone & Co. of Springfield, Massachusetts
Railroads
- Cheshire Railroad
- Fitchburg Railroad
Design
Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 280.0 ft.
Also called
Cheshire Railroad Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.13566, -72.44012   (decimal degrees)
43°08'08" N, 72°26'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/708196/4779061 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bellows Falls
Inventory numbers
WGCB 45-13-55x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
WGCB 29-03-23x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 58736 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 10, 2014: Updated by Will Truax: Corrected design description
  • June 17, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added build date from Will Truax's site
  • November 8, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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