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Papermill Village Bridge
VT-02-03
North Bennington, Vt. - Bennington County
Photo of Papermill Village Bridge
Photo of Papermill Village Bridge

Photo of Papermill Village Bridge Portal
Photo of Papermill Village Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Southern
County:  Bennington
Town:  Bennington
Locality:  North Bennington
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 42 54.738
W 73 15.271
Owner:  Town
Bridge Carries:  Murphy Road
Bridge Crosses:  Waloomsac River
Bridge Traffic:  Vehicular
Truss Type:  Town Lattice
Sketch of Town Lattice Truss
Year Built:  1889
Builder:  Charles F. Sears
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  125'-6"
Width: 14'-3"
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: 8 Tons
Posted Vertical Clearance: Unknown
World Guide No.: 45-02-03
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown

Description
The Paper Mill Covered bridge is a 125 foot town lattice truss. It crosses the Waloomsac River in West Bennington Vermont. This bridge is a short distance from newly rebuilt Silk Bridge and the Henry Bridge. This bridge carries Murphy Road and was built in 1889.

Photography
Photographs from road easy, Photos from stream difficult when leaves are on trees.

Parking
Parking in pulloffs on north side of bridge.

Truss

Photo of Papermill Village Bridge Truss
Town Lattice Trusss

Location Map




Location
Take US7 north 1.2 miles from junction with VT9 in Bennington, then northwest on VT7A 0.8 miles, continue northwest on VT67A west 1.4 miles, south on Murphy Road. 250 to the bridge. The bridge is located in North Bennington in Bennington County.


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