Nature Notes

January 3, 2012

Columbia Covered Bridge, Vermont and New Hampshire

Filed under: Covered Bridge,New Hampshire,Vermont — Tags: , , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am

 

Columbia Covered Bridge

Columbia Covered Bridge

 

When Built: 1912

Builders: Charles Babbitt

Description: This is one of three covered bridges which span the Connecticut River between New Hampshire and Vermont. It replaced a covered bridge which was destroyed by fire in 1911.

 

Columbia Covered Bridge

Columbia Covered Bridge


This is part of a series on New Hampshire’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

This is part of a series on Vermont’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

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2 Comments »

  1. Why people cover bridges?

    Comment by Charter — January 11, 2012 @ 5:25 am

  2. It protects the wooden trusses (which were the expensive part of the bridge) from the weather.

    Comment by Harold — January 11, 2012 @ 8:06 am

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