washington county - coburn cb
East Montpelier, VT
WGN Number: 45-12-02
Located near a gravel quarry, the Coburn Bridge's queenpost truss was tested by heavy loads for many years. The wooden deck was replaced in 1972 with a self-supporting concrete slab. Unique for its hand-worked timbers, the old truss was renovated in the winter of 1996-97.
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 - 1989Return to top Joe Nelson, P.O Box 267, Jericho, VT 05465-0267 This file posted 03/07/2014