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Shoreham Bridge
VT-01-05
East Shoreham, Vt. - Addison County
Photo of Shoreham Bridge
Photo of Shoreham Bridge

Photo of Shoreham Bridge Portal
Photo of Shoreham Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Champlain Valley
County:  Addison
Town:  Shoreham
Locality:  East Shoreman
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 43 51.561
W 73 15.363
Owner:  State Division of Historic Preservation
Bridge Carries:  Abandoned Railroad
Bridge Crosses:  Lemon Fair River
Bridge Traffic:  None
Truss Type:  Howe Truss
Howe Truss Sketch
Year Built:  1897
Builder:  Rutland Railroad Company
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  108'-3"
Width: 20'-0"
Lanes: NA
Posted Load: None
Posted Vertical Clearance: 8'-0"
World Guide No.: 45-01-04
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown

Description
The East Shoreham Railroad Covered Bridge is a 108 foot long Howe truss. It carries an abandoned rail line over Lemon Fair River. This bridge was built in 1897.

Photography
Easy to photograph from all angles. No railroad traffic.

Parking
Parking in lot near bridge also used by fishermen.

Truss

Photo of Pulp Mill Bridge Truss
Burr Arch - Double Barrel Truss

Location Map

Location Map of Pulp Mill Bridge


Location
2.7 miles north of junction VT73 east on VT30, then 2.8 miles east on Shoreham-Whiting Road, and 0.7 miles on west side of road. The bridge is located in the Town of Shoreham in Addison County.


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