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Watch a Historic, 140-Year-Old Bridge Get Swept Away by Vermont Floods

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

Business Insider found video of the heartbreaking collapse (CONTENT WARNING: the lady in the video uses some strong language to describe her disappointment):

Considering the extensive flooding in the state, this could be just the beginning.

One last thing…
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