140-YEAR-OLD BRIDGE SWEPT AWAY (VIDEO)

VERMONT –  Hurricane Irene washed away the Bartonsvile Bridge.
The Bartonsville Bridge in Bartonsville, VT is a historic piece of architecture. It was built in 1871 and was one of the longest town lattice bridges in Vermont. We say “was” because over the weekend, flooding due to Hurricane Irene wiped it out.

Here’s a shot at what the inside used look like:

Watch the bridge collapse:
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyO18one8fU&w=480&l=385]

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