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The Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge
Northfield, VT
WGN Number: 45-12-11
Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge
Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge
Photo by Joe Nelson © 1997

The Upper Cox Brook Bridge keeps its trusses dry with circulating air from eave vents and long side ports. In addition, the siding is lifted like an awning to shed rain away from the trusses, a system unique to Northfield.

Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge Vital Statistics
Town: Northfield
Location: Cox Brook Road
Crossing: Cox Brook
Date: c. 1872
Builder: Unknown
Truss Type: Queenpost
Truss Length: 51 feet 3 inches
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 03/07/2014

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