This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges.
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|Proctor, Vermont, USA (Otter Creek - Sutherland Falls)|
- The postcard doesn't show much, but I have seen other photos that show a large wood-shingled tower at one end of the bridge. The bridge was likely completed in the late 1800's.
- I categorized this bridge as a "conveyor" bridge although it was not mechanized. Robert Ratti provided the following information: "it was a carrier of marble slurry from the Vermont Marble Co. and ended in the swamp nearby... In 1936, I lived right at the end of the swamp and climbed on that waste carrier many times."
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