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The Big Eddy Covered Bridge
Waitsfield, VT
WGN Number: 45-12-14
Big Eddy Covered Bridge
Big Eddy Covered Bridge
Photo by Joe Nelson © 1997

Built primarily to withstand the Mad River at its maddest, the Big Eddy Bridge was built without frills soon after the freshet of 1830 cleared the valley of bridges. A pedestrian walkway was added later..

Big Eddy Covered Bridge Vital Statistics
Town: Waitsfield
Location: Bridge Street
Crossing: Mad River
Date: 1833
Builder: Unknown
Truss Type: Burr arch
Truss Length: 105 feet 1 inch
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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