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The Rutland Railroad Covered Bridge
Shoreham, VT
WGN Number: 45-01-05
Rutland Railroad Covered Bridge
Rutland Railroad Covered Bridge
Photo by Joe Nelson © 1997

The Rutland Railroad Bridge once connected Leicester Junction with the Delaware and Hudson Railroad at Ticonderoga, New York. A momument to structural engineering, the old railroad bridge is now a popular place for fisherman.

Our thanks to the Town of Shoreham for allowing the posting of the Vermont Covered Bridge Society Welcome patch. For more information about the Shoreham area visit their website at

Rutland Railroad Covered Bridge Vital Statistics
Town: Shoreham
Location: East Shoreham Road
Crossing: Lemon Fair River
Date: 1897
Builder: Rutland Railroad
Truss Type: Howe
Truss Length: 109 feet
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 09/09/2014

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