Swanton Covered Railroad Bridge

Destroyed by fire
S of Swanton over Missisquoi River, Swanton, Vermont

destroyed by arson in 1987

Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 18, 1973
Reference number
73000195
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Town-Pratt dbl lattice truss
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Rail-related
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1898

Tags 

19th Century (37,832)
Bridge (2,625)
Built 1898 (678)
Built during 1890s (7,637)
Franklin County, Vermont (66)
Granite (5,090)
Private owner (54,398)
Swanton, Vermont (6)
Vermont (917)

Update Log 

  • September 19, 2014: Updated by Brian Bartlett: Updated status

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