Old railroad covered bridge site across Missisquoi River, Swanton Vermont

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Jim Millard on January 27, 2008

Photo by Jim Millard. Copyright © 2007 America's Historic Lakes, South Hero, VT USA. These bridge abutments are all that is left of one of the longest covered railroad bridges in the United States. Used by the St. Johnsbury and Lake Champlain Railroad for decades, the landmark was burned by vandals in the 1980's.

Jim Millard on October 6, 2009

This year, 2009, the State of Vermont reinstalled another bridge, moved from Milton, Vermont, at this location. The new, "old" bridge is used strictly for pedestrian traffic.

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  • Uploaded on January 22, 2008
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    by Jim Millard

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