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French Bridge (1928)

Photos 

French Bridge (Temporary)

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Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #512017

Map 

Description 

A temporary bridge to replace covered bridge destroyed by flood in November 1927.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Kingpost pony truss bridge over West River on SR 30
Location
Windham County, Vermont
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1928
Design
Kingpost pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.08367, -72.75463   (decimal degrees)
43°05'01" N, 72°45'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/682771/4772552 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95075 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1928 (1,206)
Built during 1920s (10,138)
Kingpost truss (175)
Lost (27,288)
Owned by county (21,375)
Pony truss (16,790)
Replaced by new bridge (18,522)
Temporary (23)
Truss (34,631)
Vermont (660)
Windham County, Vermont (86)

Update Log 

  • November 15, 2021: New photos from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs