Covered Bridges in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.
Below is a list of covered bridges in The Lakes Region of New Hampshire.
Durgin Covered Bridge
Durgin Bridge Rd
North Sandwich, New Hampshire 03259
Durgin Covered Bridge is located on Durgin Bridge Rd near Fellow Hill Rd in North Sandwich NH and crosses Swift River (Aka Cold River).
Durgin Bridge was constructed in 1869 and is listed in the World Guide of Covered Bridges (WGCB), number 29-02-07, and New Hampshire covered bridge #45
Durgin Bridge replaces 3 other bridges that were at this site, all of which were washed away by floods.
Durgin Covered Bridge is named after James Durgin who ran a grist mill in town. The Durgin Bridge was claimed to be a part of the underground railroad.
Squam Covered Bridge
Ashland, New Hampshire 03217
Squam Covered Bridge is located on River St in Ashland, NH and crosses Squam River at the South end of Little Squam Lake in Ashland NH.
Squam Covered Bridge was built in 1990 and formally dedicated on July 1, 1990. Squam Bridge is listed in the World Guide of Covered Bridges (WGCB), number 29-05-112, and is new Hampshire covered bridge #65.
Sulphite Covered Bridge
Franklin, New Hampshire 03235
Sulphite Covered Bridge is located in Franklin NH on the Boston and Maine Railroad Line, close to Monroe St in Franklin, NH.
Sulphite Covered Bridge was built in 1896 and is listed in the World Guide of Covered bridges (WGCB), number 29-07-09, and is New Hampshire covered bridge #62.
Sulphite Covered Bridge got it’s name from the cargo that was transported on the railroad line. Trains carried sulfur in large amounts over the bridge for the paper and pulp mills. Sulphite Covered Bridge is also called “Upside Down Covered Bridge” because the railroad crosses over the top of the covered bridge.
Sulphite Covered Bridge (Aka Upside Down Covered Bridge) was set on fire on October 27, 1980 but the bridge still stands and is no longer used.
Sulphite Bridge is the only deck covered railroad bridge left in the United States..