Kim interviews engineer Bob Durfee of DuBois & King about bridgewright Peter Paddleford and his unique truss design. Learn why even though it was never patented, the Paddleford truss dominated covered bridge construction in northern New England for many years. Today there are only 22 Paddleford covered bridges left in New England.
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Links from the conversation
DuBois & King, Inc.
The Paddleford Truss
Long Truss Patent
Links for Covered Bridges of New Hampshire
Covered Bridges of New Hampshire
Photos of the Swiftwater Bridge
Photos of the Whittier Bridge