But the design and history of covered bridges
still excites many people.
At the Bennington Center for the Arts, the Covered Bridge
Museum provides a short film introduction along with exhibits about aspects of construction, models of these one-lane bridges, and associated art such as paintings by the prolific Eric Sloane, an authority on early American rural architecture, who created 15,000 paintings and wrote 38 books.
I find mountain scenery and covered bridges
most appealing and beautiful when covered by snow.
board member James Tessier began looking at maps of covered bridges
and then decided to check out one of them in Vermont.
"Our covered bridges
are a huge draw," she says of the six bridges built by the famed Kennedy family of bridge builders, who called Rush County home.
Looking back on their childhoods, Barrie Bottorf and Watson recall many family vacations with courses determined by covered bridges
along the way.
I then introduced the charcoal--the remains of a covered bridge
From small covered bridges
to large-scale, modern, cable-stayed bridges, this book spans the engineering evolution of these structures.
Who will prove to be Kincaid and who will be burning their covered bridges
Driving through the bridge, which spans the river near Vida at the Leaburg Dam, I didn't know it was constructed in 1938 and restored in 1987; or that this bridge may be the most photographed covered bridge
in a state of many covered bridges
, thanks to eye-catching architectural details such as louvered windows - 10 on each side, if you're counting.
In the mid-19th century, covered bridges
proliferated in the United States.