Skip to Content

Brattleboro, VT Bridge Swept Away, Mar 1920

BRIDGE SWEPT AWAY, ONE MAN DROWNED

Flood Carries Iron Structure Down Stream at Brattleboro, Vt.

BRATTLEBORO, Vt., March 28.---The iron suspension bridge crossing the Connecticut River in this town was swept away by the swift current tonight.

Cornelius Flanagan, an aged resident of the town, who was crossing, went down with the bridge. The structure was about 300 feet in length.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 29 Mar 1920



article2 | by Dr. Radut