Friday, June 26, 2009

United States - Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge

Stamp Issue : 2006-05-27 

Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge is a covered bridge that spans the Connecticut River between Cornish, New Hampshire and Windsor, Vermont. It was the longest covered bridge still standing in the United States until the Smolen-Gulf Bridge opened in Ohio in 2008.
The bridge is approximately 137 meters long and 7.3 meters wide. It has a Town lattice type truss. The bridge was originally built in 1866, and rebuilt in 1988. It was designated a National Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in 1970.