Nature Notes

December 9, 2010

Spade Farm Covered Bridge, Vermont

Filed under: Covered Bridge,Vermont — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am
Spade Farm Covered Bridge, Vermont

Spade Farm Covered Bridge, Vermont

When Built: 1850

Builders: Justin Miller

Description: Also known as Old Hollow Covered Bridge, it was moved from its original site in 1958. There are interesting old bills and advertisements on the inside walls. While a sign on it indicates it was built in 1824, research indicates it was more likely in the 1850s.

Spade Farm Covered Bridge, Vermont Spade Farm Covered Bridge, Vermont
Spade Farm Covered Bridge, Vermont Spade Farm Covered Bridge, Vermont


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12 Comments »

  1. Really like these old covered bridges. So much character.

    Comment by Keith — December 9, 2010 @ 7:20 am

  2. Like Keith I really like them too, even if we don’t have them in Europe!

    Comment by Chris — December 9, 2010 @ 12:44 pm

  3. Beautiful detail,color and composition!

    Comment by Hilke Breder — December 9, 2010 @ 2:12 pm

  4. Thanks, Keith

    Comment by Harold — December 9, 2010 @ 4:07 pm

  5. Thank you Chris!

    Comment by Harold — December 9, 2010 @ 4:08 pm

  6. Thanks very much Hilke!

    Comment by Harold — December 9, 2010 @ 4:09 pm

  7. LOVE that first photo! The moody clouds, the cool textures, the color contrast…

    Comment by Nicole MacP — December 9, 2010 @ 10:09 pm

  8. Another beautiful old covered bridge with dramatic sky !

    Jean-Michel

    Comment by Jma — December 10, 2010 @ 3:29 pm

  9. I guess that bridge has a few stories to tell.

    Comment by Frank — December 13, 2010 @ 10:54 am

  10. Thanks Nicole, it was a very stormy day.

    Comment by Harold — December 22, 2010 @ 10:16 pm

  11. Thanks Frank

    i think they had a lot more functions than just transportation. Its great that some have survived.

    Comment by Harold — December 22, 2010 @ 10:30 pm

  12. i really enjoy seeing the bridges. i would like to have any information on the bridges in your area and maps to where they are. i have seen 80 bridges in pa and 20 in ohio and i would like to see the rest of them. please keep sharing them with every one.

    Comment by kim block — December 27, 2014 @ 9:10 pm

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