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Shoreham Railroad Bridge, Former Addison County Railroad (later, Rutland Rai, Shoreham, Addison County, VT



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Item Title


Location
Rutland Rai, Shoreham, VT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER VT-32
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N985).
Building/structure dates: 1897 initial construction
Significance: The Shoreham Railroad Bridge is a well-preserved example of a covered wood Howe truss, the first bridge type to use metal for primary structural members. It is one of eight surviving covered wood railroad bridges in the United States.

Subjects
Covered Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Rutland Railroad Company
Howe, Wiliam


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
ELEVATION LOOKING WEST
SOUTHWEST PORTAL LOOKING NORTHEAST
DETAIL, EAST PORTAL TENSION MEMBERS
INTERIOR PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF EAST PANEL
OBLIQUE PERSPECTIVE FROM SOUTHWEST BANKS LOOKING NORTHEAST
ELEVATION
VIEW FROM EAST LOOKING WEST
OBLIQUE PERSPECTIVE FROM SOUTHWEST BANKS LOOKING NORTHEAST
ELEVATION
VIEW FROM EAST LOOKING WEST


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