Vermont Covered Bridges

The first known American covered bridge was completed in Philadelphia in 1805, but the idea did not reach Vermont until the 1820s. By then, designers had developed several different truss types for construction, and the later 19th ...

Vermont Covered Bridges

When we think of covered bridges, we think of Vermont. Today, the state still boasts a hundred covered bridges, and records tell of hundreds more such historical structures no longer in existence. Vermont Covered Bridges offers views of the most interesting and beautiful of these bygone covered bridges, as well as old photographs of existing structures. The images are drawn from the archives of the National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges (NSPCB), including the incomparable Richard Sanders Allen Collection and the work of noted photographers Henry A. Gibson, Raymond Brainerd, and others. Royalties from the sales of this book will benefit the NSPCB.

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Vermont Covered Bridges
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Joseph D. Conwill
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07-08 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

When we think of covered bridges, we think of Vermont. Today, the state still boasts a hundred covered bridges, and records tell of hundreds more such historical structures no longer in existence. Vermont Covered Bridges offers views of the most interesting and beautiful of these bygone covered bridges, as well
New England's Covered Bridges
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Benjamin D. Evans, June R. Evans
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-14 - Publisher: UPNE

A complete guide to more than 200 covered bridges in the six New England states.
Covered Bridges
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Joseph D Conwill
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Covered Bridges are historic pieces of American and Canadian rural history, gracing the countryside from Oregon to Tennessee and from California to New Brunswick and across Canada. In this lavishly illustrated volume Joseph D. Conwill recounts the rich, romantic history of covered bridges as they developed from early timber bridges,
Vermont Icons
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Matthew P. Mayo, Jennifer Smith-Mayo
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-03 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The state of Vermont is illustrated through gorgeous photographs and evocative essays, showcasing 50 iconic places, events, inventions, foods, and objects from the Green Mountain State.
America's Covered Bridges
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Terry E. Miller, Ronald G. Knapp
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-25 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

As many as 15,000 covered bridges were built in North America over the past 200 years. Fewer than 1,000 remain. In America's Covered Bridges, authors Terry E. Miller and Ronald G. Knapp tell the fascinating story of these bridges, how they were built, the technological breakthroughs required to construct them