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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

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