Saturday, May 28, 2011
Contoocook Covered Railroad Bridge - Spans the Contoocook River on the former Concord and Claremont Railroad, Contoocook Village, Hopkinton
Built in 1889, this double-web Town lattice truss is the world’s oldest covered railroad bridge. Wooden bridges persisted on Boston & Maine lines well into the 20th century.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, 1980
Conservation License Plate Grant recipient, 2001
Photo courtesy of Shelly Angers