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The Fisher Covered Bridge
Wolcott, VT
WGN Number: 45-08-16
Fisher Covered Bridge
Fisher Covered Bridge
Photo by Joe Nelson © 1997

The Fisher Bridge is the last covered railroad bridge in use in Vermont. The large timber dimensions and doubled lattice of the Town-Pratt truss make it very sturdy - in fact, a bridge restorer called it probably the strongest wooden bridge in the state.

Fisher Covered Bridge Vital Statistics
Town: Wolcott
Location: Route 15
Crossing: Lamoille River
Date: 1908
Builder: Pratt Construction
Truss Type: Town-Pratt lattice
Truss Length: 103 feet
Credits: All pictures, information and descriptions are taken from Spanning Time Vermont's Covered Bridges by Joseph C. Nelson ©1997 and the World Guide to Covered Bridges - 1989
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Joe Nelson, P.O Box 267, Jericho, VT 05465-0267 This file posted 10/15/2014

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