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October 15, 2017

Contoocook Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Contoocook Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Contoocook Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire


When Built: 1889

Builders: David Hazelton for the Boston & Maine Railroad

Description: This is the oldest surviving railroad covered bridge.

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

 

Contoocook Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Contoocook Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

 

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September 22, 2017

Keniston Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Keniston Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Keniston Covered Bridge, New Hampshire


When Built: 1882

Builders: Albert Hamilton

Description: This bridge is unusual in that it has almost no sideboards and the town trusses are well shown.

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

 

Keniston Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Keniston Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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August 23, 2017

Pier Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Pier Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Pier Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

When Built: 1896

Builders: Boston and Maine Railroad

Description: This is an impressive bridge, very heavily built with a large double town truss system so that it could bear the weight of heavy trains.

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

Pier Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Pier Railroad Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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August 12, 2017

Meriden Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Meriden Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Meriden Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

When Built: 1880

Builders: James Tasker

Description: This bridge has suffered through calamities, Hurricane Carol damaged it in 1954 and it was probably then that a steel pier was added. It also experienced heavy snows in 1977 which  caused the roof to collapse.

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

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July 12, 2017

Dingleton Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Dingleton Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Dingleton Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

When Built: 1882

Builders: James Tasker

Description: An unpainted bridge in a quiet river valley, the top half of the sides is open revealing the trusses.

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

 

Dingleton Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Dingleton Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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July 6, 2017

West Swanzey Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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West Swanzey Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

West Swanzey Covered Bridge, New Hampshire


When Built: 1832

Builders: Zadoc Taft

Description: The bridge is characterized by a wide overhanging roof on the sides and includes a pedestrian walkway.

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

 

West Swanzey Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

West Swanzey Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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June 30, 2017

Slate Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Slate Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Slate Covered Bridge, New Hampshire


When Built: 2001 (Original 1862)

Builders: Unknown

Description: The present bridge replaced an 1862 bridge which was destroyed in a fire in 1993.

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

 

Slate Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Slate Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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June 16, 2017

Bump Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

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Bump Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

Bump Covered Bridge, New Hampshire

When Built: 1972

Builders: Arnold Graton

Description: The Bump Bridge was built by Arnold Graton in 1972 after he examined the previous bridge on this spot and found it could not be rehabilitated due to the deteriorated nature of its timbers.

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

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