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Inventory Number: VT/45-13-08x
County: Windham County
Township: Rockingham
Town/Village:
Bridge Name: Jones or West
Crosses: Saxtons River
Truss type: King
Spans: 1
Length: 89'
Roadway Width:
Built: 1870
Builder: A.S. Granger
When Lost: 1964
Cause: Razed
Latitude: N43 08.48
Longitude: W072 32.37
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Topographic map of the area
Directions: Between Saxtons River and Cambridgeport.

Jones or West Bridge, Rockingham, Windham County, VT Built 1870 Lost 1964
Richard E. Roy Collection


Jones or West Bridge, Rockingham, Windham County, VT Built 1870 Lost 1964
Richard E. Roy Collection


Jones or West Bridge, Rockingham, Windham County, VT Built 1870 Razed 1964
Todd Clark Collection


Jones or West Bridge, Rockingham, Windham County, VT Built 1870 Razed 1964
Todd Clark Collection

Comments:
The road runs a quarter-mile off VT121 and over the bridge to two houses. The bridge was built by A.S. Granger, son of Sanford Granger. The roof collapsed in 1963 and the bridge was torn down the following year.
Sources:
Allen, Richard S. & Morse Victor. Windham County's Famous Covered Bridges, 1960, pages 25-26
National Society For the Preservation of Covered Bridges. Covered Bridge Topics, Volume XXXIX, No. 03 (Summer 1981), page 14.
Conwill, Joseph D.. Images of America - Vermont Covered Bridges, 2004, page 57

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