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GMRC - Black River Bridge #2

Photos 

VT 15M 1

Photo taken by Chester Gehman April 1986

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BH Photo #440015

Map 

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Facts 

Overview
Lattice through truss bridge over Black River on Green Mountain Railroad
Location
Proctorsville, Windsor County, Vermont
Status
Open to traffic?
History
Built 1897, repaired 2011 following damage by TS Irene
Builder
- Edge Moor Bridge Works of Wilmington, Delaware
Railroads
- Green Mountain Railroad (GMRC)
- Rutland Railroad (RUT)
Design
Triple-intersection lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 136.0 ft.
Total length: 142.0 ft.
Also called
RUT - Bridge No. 130
GMRC - Bridge No. 130
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.38187, -72.63574   (decimal degrees)
43°22'55" N, 72°38'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/691512/4805937 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ludlow
Inventory number
BH 58738 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2018: New photos from Chester Gehman
  • December 25, 2014: Updated by Ian Martin: Corrected design & added link to plans
  • November 8, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Ian Martin
  • VTrans - Original Construction Plans
  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com