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North Branch, Franklin County

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Inventory Number: VT/45-06-48x
County: Franklin County
Township: Richford
Town/Village: Richford
Bridge Name: North Branch
Crosses: North Branch Missisquoi River
Truss type:
Spans: 1
Length: c50'
Roadway Width:
When Lost: Jul 1897
Cause: Flood
Latitude: N45 00.03
Longitude: W072 40.77
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Topographic map of the area
Directions: At the western side of Richford village.

Richford, Franklin County, VT
Jean Purdy Collection
Per The St. Albans Daily Messenger, July 14, 1897, "The covered bridge over the north branch of the Missisquoi river in this village was swept away by the high water at noon. It was a single span wooden bridge about 50 feet long."
The St. Albans Daily Messenger, July 14, 1897.
NSPCB Archives, Richard Sanders Allen Collection, Paper Files, Vermont Lists & Maps, Folder 1

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