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The Maple Street Covered Bridge
Fairfax, VT
WGN Number: 45-06-02
Village covered bridge
Maple Street Covered Bridge
Photo by Joe Nelson © 1997

With an inside clearance of seventeen feet, the Maple Street Bridge is one of the widest in the state. After being brought back to its abutments after the 1927 flood, it was thought by some that the bridge was reinstalled with its original east end facing west, which makes it seem to lean.

Maple Street Covered Bridge Vital Statistics
Town: Fairfax
Location: Maple Street
Crossing: Mill Brook
Date: 1865
Builder: Kingsbury & Stone
Truss Type: Plank-lattice
Truss Length: 56 feet 6 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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