Lincoln Covered Bridge- West Woodstock, Vermont- 93E1632

The Lincoln Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge, just south of Route 4 in West Woodstock, Vermont. Built in 1877, it is one of the only known examples of a wooden Pratt truss bridge in the United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973

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Here a truck coming out from the back of the bridge.  I was told that there was a community leaving in the background.

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Side shot.

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View of Pratt truss in wood.  This form is seen much more widely in metal bridges built later.

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