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Photo of Brown Bridge
Photo of Brown Bridge

Photo of Brown Bridge Portal
Photo of Brown Bridge Portal

Photo of Brown Bridge from River
Photo of Brown Bridge from River

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Southern
County:  Rutland
Town:  Shewsbury
Locality:  Shewsbury
Position - Lat: 
N 43 33.939
W 72 55.139
Owner:  Town
Bridge Carries:  Upper Cold River Road
Bridge Crosses:  Cold River
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Town Lattice
Year Built:  1880
Builder:  Nicholas Powers
Structure Characteristics:  Span:  112'-5"
Width: 13'-4"
Lanes:  1
Posted Load: 8 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: Unknown
World Guide No.: 45-11-09
National Register of Historic Places Date:

The Brown Covered Bridge is a 118 foot long town lattice truss. Built in 1880 by Nicholas Powers the famous couvered bridge builder, it carries Upper Cold River Road over the Cold River.

Easy to photograph from sides.

Parking available in pulloff near bridge.


No photo available

Location Map

Location map for Brown Bridge

0.4 miles south of the junction of US4 on US7, turn right and go 0.5 miles on VT7B to North Clarendon, then 0.7 miles left to East River Road. Then 0.1 miles ahead to Cold River Road, then right 1.6 miles and left 0.3 miles to the bridge.

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