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RUT - Malletts Bay Swing Bridge

Map 

Description 

Bridge reported to be hand-cranked swing span with central pivot gear. Removed after acquisition of Rutland RR by State of Vermont in 1963. Causeway is part of a popular bicycle trail, but span is replaced today by a seasonal ferry service.

Photos and info:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/abandonedrails/permalink/258...

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Lake Champlain on Rutland Railroad
Location
Chittenden, Chittenden County, Vermont
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1901
Design
Movable swing through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.59145, -73.31234   (decimal degrees)
44°35'29" N, 73°18'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/633955/4938952 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 85659 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2019: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Comments 

RUT - Malletts Bay Swing Bridge
Posted June 23, 2019, by Luke