American Bridge Works

of Chicago, Illinois
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AKA American Bridge Company of Chicago

Atchison Swing Bridge (Atchison County, Kansas)
Built 1875
Lost Post through truss bridge over Missouri River on Road & Railroads
Replaced by a new bridge

BCRN - Cedar River Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Superstructure, 1872
Howe through truss bridge over Cedar River on Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CN - Boyer River Bridge (Near Denison) (Crawford County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Pratt Through truss bridge over Boyer River on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CN - Indian Creek Bridge (Creek Top) (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CNW - Clinton Bridge (East Channel) (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Built 1865
McCallum through truss bridge over Cat Tail Slough on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - Clinton Bridge (West Channel) (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1865
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Court Avenue Bridge (3rd) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1871
Lost Post through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Court Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

CTM - Bloomingdale Line Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Deck plate girder bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Chicago Terminal Railway
Open to traffic

Dixon Wagon Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1873
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Rock River on Galena Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Fort Leavenworth Bridge (Leavenworth County, Kansas)
Built 1871
Lost Post through truss bridge over Missouri River
Removed

Harvey Island Road Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1878
Four-span wrought-iron through truss bridge over the old channel of the Des Moines River on Harvey Island Road
Open to one-lane traffic on a minimum-maintenance road

IC - Langan Creek Bridge (Old) (Iroquois County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Langan Creek on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Kate Shelley High Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1901
Deck truss bridge over Des Moines River on Union Pacific Railroad west of Boone
Bypassed

MILW - Hastings Swing Bridge (Older) (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Built 1871
Lost Post through truss swing over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - La Crescent Swing Bridge (Old) (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1876
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Old Mississippi River Channel Bridge (Old) (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1876
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Old Channel Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MKT - Boonville Railroad Bridge (1st) (Cooper County, Missouri)
Built 1874
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River on the MKT Railroad at Boonville
Replaced by a new bridge

Phoenix Park Trail Bridge (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)
La Crosse Spans, 1903
Pratt through truss bridge over Chippewa River on Chippewa River State Trail (former railroad path)
Open to pedestrians

Point Bridge (1st) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1877
Lost Chain suspension bridge over Monongahela River
Replaced by a new bridge

Portland Water Works Bridge (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Truss Fabricator, 1893
Pennsylvania-petit through truss bridge over Sandy River carrying City of Portland Bull Run Water Conduits #2 and #4 will be preserved in another location to be announced soon.
Dismantled after the completion of an under river pipeline and moved to Sherwood.

Slade's Ferry Bridge (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
Built 1875
Lost double-decker truss bridge over Taunton River on Remington Avenue
Removed

StLIM&S - Baring Cross Bridge (Older) (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1873
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Omaha Railroad Bridge (1st) (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1873
Lost Post through truss bridge over Missouri River on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by new bridge