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BM - White River Bridge (1936)


WACR White River Bridge pano1

Looking SE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2015


BH Photo #329351

Street View 


Pony/through plate girder bridge over White River on BM/WACR
White River Junction, Windsor County, Vermont
Open to traffic
Built 1936; Emergency pier replacement 2011
- Boston & Maine Railroad (BM)
- Washington County Railroad (WACR)
Pony plate girder
Length of largest span: 123.5 ft.
Total length: 387.0 ft.
Also called
WACR - White River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.64945, -72.31665   (decimal degrees)
43°38'58" N, 72°18'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/716401/4836438 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 58743 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2017: Updated by Michael Quiet: Removed categories "Montpelier & Barre Railroad", "New England Central Railroad", "Central Vermont Railway"
  • June 14, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 12, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: Removed category "Vermont Railway". Bridge is not part of this rail system
  • November 8, 2013: Added by Luke Harden


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  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com


WACR - White River Bridge
Posted January 19, 2017, by Michael Quiet (mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com)

I concur, and also removed the "Central Vermont" category as well, as the Central Vermont/NECR trackage enters White River junction south of this river and never operated over this bridge. The Montpelier and Barre trackage is what is now the Washington County 'Granite Division' and also never operated here.

WACR - White River Bridge
Posted January 19, 2017, by Steve LaBonte (mv_jct [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was not a part of the Montpelier and Barre or the New England Central RR.

Between the when the B&M left the line and the Washington County too over the line was operated by the Canadian Pacific railway.