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The Gold Brook Covered Bridge
Stowe, VT
WGN Number: 45-08-12
Gold Brook Covered Bridge
Gold Brook Covered Bridge
Photo by Joe Nelson © 1997

The builder of the Gold Brook Bridge was very much at the leading edge of technology when he used the newly patented Howe truss. Howe's design became the standard for railroad bridges until it was superseded by steel trusses.

Gold Brook Covered Bridge Vital Statistics
Town: Stowe
Location: Covered Bridge Road
Crossing: Gold Brook
Date: 1844
Builder: John W. Smith
Truss Type: Howe
Truss Length: 48 feet 5 inches
Credits: All pictures, information and descriptions are taken from Spanning Time Vermont's Covered Bridges by Joseph C. Nelson ©1997 and the World Guide to Covered Bridges - 1989
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Joe Nelson, P.O Box 267, Jericho, VT 05465-0267 This file posted 03/07/2014

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