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Keeping Cornish-Windsor Bridge Covered

  • Supervisor Chris Moen works on the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge on Sept. 16, 2013. His crew is adding mortar to the center pier to reinforce the existing stonework. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage)

    Supervisor Chris Moen works on the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge on Sept. 16, 2013. His crew is adding mortar to the center pier to reinforce the existing stonework. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Shawn Washburn, right, hands a bucket of mortar down to Jeff Huntington during maintenance work on the Cornish-Windsor covered bridge on Sept. 16, 2013. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage)

    Shawn Washburn, right, hands a bucket of mortar down to Jeff Huntington during maintenance work on the Cornish-Windsor covered bridge on Sept. 16, 2013. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage) Purchase photo reprints »

  • A New Hampshire bridge maintenance crew performs repair work to the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge on Sept. 16, 2013. The six-person crew, one of nine in New Hampshire, is responsible for upkeep and repair work on 234 bridges. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage)

    A New Hampshire bridge maintenance crew performs repair work to the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge on Sept. 16, 2013. The six-person crew, one of nine in New Hampshire, is responsible for upkeep and repair work on 234 bridges. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage) Purchase photo reprints »

  • Supervisor Chris Moen works on the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge on Sept. 16, 2013. His crew is adding mortar to the center pier to reinforce the existing stonework. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage)
  • Shawn Washburn, right, hands a bucket of mortar down to Jeff Huntington during maintenance work on the Cornish-Windsor covered bridge on Sept. 16, 2013. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage)
  • A New Hampshire bridge maintenance crew performs repair work to the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge on Sept. 16, 2013. The six-person crew, one of nine in New Hampshire, is responsible for upkeep and repair work on 234 bridges. (Valley News - Elijah Nouvelage)

Chris Moen, top, is a supervisor on a six-member bridge maintenance crew that is adding mortar to the center pier of the Cornish-Windsor Covered Bridge. Moen’s crew, including Shawn Washburn, above left, is one of nine in New Hampshire responsible for upkeep of 234 bridges. One lane of the bridge remains open to vehicle traffic. Valley News — Elijah Nouvelage