New Hampshire's Famous Covered Bridges of New Hampshire Event, there sure are a lot of mighty fine Covered Brides though out the State of New Hampshire to go touring to see.
The Wright's Railroad Covered Bridge
You sure can attend an event being presented by the Newport Historical Society which is a comprehensive program on the Famous Covered Bridges of New Hampshire to night Monday the 9th of May 2011. Glenn A. Knoblock will be presenting information on the design of bridges and technology, plus the designers and builders and the associated folklore that also goes along with the bridges. There are approximately 400 Covered Bridges have been documented though out the State of New Hampshire alone.
New Hampshire's Famous Covered Bridges of New Hampshire Event, it sure is generally known that at one time, the Town of Newport, New Hampshire had 19 highway and railroad Covered Bridges within its Township. Of the three remaining Town of Newport remaining Covered Bridges, the Pier and the Wright's railroad Covered Bridges which are famous as two of the only eight railroad Covered Bridges which are still remaining worldwide.
The program will be starting at 7:00 P.M. this evening. The program event is being held at the Richards Free Library, which is located at 58 North Main Street in downtown Newport, New Hampshire.
The Wright's Railroad Covered Bridge is two miles South of New Hampshire 103 and one an half mile West of the Chandler Station which is located on the Concord and Claremont Railroad line in Newport spanning the Sugar River. The style of this here Bridge is a double Town-Pratt lattice truss with laminated arches, it was constructed in 1906.
New Hampshire's Famous Covered Bridges of New Hampshire Event, the Wright's Railroad Bridge is 123 feet and 9 inches long, with a clearance span of 121 feed and 9 inches. It has a overall width of 20 feet and 6 inches, with a railway width of 14 feet and 9 inches and a maximum vertical clearance of 21 feet and 3 inches. That there section of rail line was abandoned. The New Hampshire Department of Resources and Economic Development maintains of the Wright's Railroad Covered Bridge.
Have a good one
Dale in New Hampshire
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Links to my series about some of the Historic Homes, in Charlestown, New Hampshire
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Historic Homes Charlestown New Hampshire-Part 2
Historic Homes Charlestown New Hampshire-Part 3
Historic Homes Charlestown New Hampshire-Part 4
Historic Homes Charlestown New Hampshire-Part 5
Historic Homes Charlestown New Hampshire-Part 6
Historic Homes Charlestown New Hampshire-Part 7