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Village Bridge, Spanning Mad River at Bridge Street, Fayston, Washington County, VT



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B&W Photos

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Item Title


Location
Spanning Mad River at Bridge Street, Fayston, VT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER VT-34
Building/structure dates: 1833 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1940 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1973 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1989 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 2001 subsequent work
Significance: Built in 1833, Village Bridge is the oldest extant covered bridge in Vermont and a rare survivor of the early craftsman tradition of wooden truss bridge construction. It is also of interest for its location in a well-preserved bridge center.

Subjects
Covered Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Graton, Milton
Burr, Theodore
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
EAST PORTAL, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
WEST PORTAL.
OBLIQUE PERSPECTIVE, LOOKING EAST.
INTERIOR FROM EAST PORTAL.
INTERIOR, LOOKING WEST, SHOWING PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY.
SOUTH SIDE OF TRUSS FROM PEDESTRIAN WALKWAY.
SLIGHT OBLIQUE PERSPECTIVE OF SOUTH ELEVATION.
ELEVATION, UPSTREAM OF BRIDGE LOOKING NORTHEAST.
VIEW FROM DOWNSTREAM.


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