Mt. Orne covered bridge is located on Mt. Orne Rd near NH Rt. 135
and extends over the
Connecticut River from Lancaster, NH to
Lunenburg VT. GPS coordinates: N44.460143, W71.65282.
Mt. Orne Covered Bridge was constructed in 1911 and is listed in the
World Guide of Covered bridges, number 29-04-08, and is New
Hampshire covered bridge #30.
Some history about the Mt. Orne covered bridge: The original bridge
at this site was built in the late 1800's but was destroyed by a log
jam in 1908. In 1969 a salt truck broke through the bridge and
landed on the ice below. The salt from the truck spilled onto the
ice and threatened to melt the ice that held the salt truck from