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Historic RR Bridge

It was interesting to see this RR bridge. It is very close to the main road and parking is... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
William S
Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
Interesting RR covered bridge

was still in use in the 1960s. No longer used today but still a nice wooden covered RR bridge. note... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
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Aug 13, 2018
“Historic RR Bridge”
Jul 22, 2018
“Interesting RR covered bridge”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

It was interesting to see this RR bridge. It is very close to the main road and parking is available. The structure of the bridge is especially tall to allow safe passage of an engine spewing smoke and cinders. 'Safe Passage' refers to the chance...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

was still in use in the 1960s. No longer used today but still a nice wooden covered RR bridge. note the lengthwise opening to allow smoke to escape when steam trains used it.

Thank JBrownVA
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Dating from 1908, this bridge carried the St. Johnsbury & Lamoille County railway over the Lamoille River until fairly recently. The bridge has a full length cupola which allowed the smoke from the steam locomotives out of the bridge. It was scheduled for demolition in...More

1  Thank Glen C
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Like covered bridges? Fisher RR Bridge is a must stop! Enjoy railroad bridges?? Then, Fisher Bridge is for you. to make seeing this iconic structure, there is a small parking area off the main route. Recently they added an observation deck to give a better...More

1  Thank TravelinJoe47
Reviewed August 2, 2016

I never had thought that a railroad would need or want a covered bridge. Then I never realized just how tall it would have to be to keep the bridge from burning from coal or oil fired boilers. OH MY. The construction isn't fancy but...More

1  Thank MasterMaineGuide
Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

It was fun to stop and walk around the bridge. I walked over the trestles to the other side and took lots of pictures! About 10-15 min stop.

1  Thank RBD930
Reviewed April 29, 2015

Love any road trip that involves lighthouses and covered bridges. This is a must see- last one still standing. Great plaque explains it's significance and how it was saved from being demolished

1  Thank Niagara71
Reviewed October 23, 2014

This bridge was constructed in 1908 and crosses the Lamoille River. It's 103 feet long. It one of two remaining covered railroad bridges in VT.

1  Thank cheryl h
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