This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges.
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|Clarendon Gorge (Robert Brugmann Memorial)|
|Rutland vicinity, Vermont, USA (Mill River - Appalachian Trail)|
|Status:||In use (last checked, 2013)|
- Destroyed by flood 1973, rebuilt.
- Welles Lobb writes: "Bob Brugmann, my best friend from high school, was attempting to cross an older damaged version of the bridge on July 4, 1973 during a flood when he was swept to death in the raging waters. Bob was 17, a brilliant budding environmentalist, and was attempting a southbound thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail the time of his accident. Later, the Green Mountain Club (a hiking organization) rebuilt the bridge and dedicated it to my late friend."
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