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WACR - Winooski River Bridge (Montpelier, West)

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Winooski Railroad Bridge

View from a pedestrian bridge upstream

Photo taken by Michael Quiet in May 2014

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BH Photo #283716

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Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Winooski River on Washington County Railroad
Location
Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont
Status
Open, but not currently in use
History
Built 1903; one span collapsed into river during 1992 flood and was put back on piers.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Central Vermont Railway (CV)
- Montpelier & Barre Railroad (M&B)
- New England Central Railroad (NECR)
- Washington County Railroad (WACR)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 119.4 ft.
Total length: 260.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.26049, -72.58214   (decimal degrees)
44°15'38" N, 72°34'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/693000/4903648 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Montpelier
Inventory number
BH 61003 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added build year & dimensions
  • June 23, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: Added Builder & pictures
  • May 18, 2014: Updated by Michael Quiet: Fixed bridge location

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