Columbia Bridge Works

of Dayton, Ohio
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Columbia Bridge Works was known in its earlier years simply as D. H. Morrison, the name of its founder.

2nd River Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1880
Lost Whipple through truss at Middletown
Lost

Abel Hill Bridge (Martin County, Indiana)
Built 1877
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lost River on CR #3
Replaced by new bridge

Alex-Bell Road - Holes Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1883
Lost Through truss bridge over Holes Creek on Alexandersville-Bellbrook Road
Collapsed; replaced by new bridge

Big Raccoon Creek-CR 1050W Bridge (Boone County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1870's
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on County Road 1050 West
Replaced by a new bridge

Blanchard River TR 207 Bridge (Hancock County, Ohio)
Through truss bridge over Blanchard River on TR 207
Removed

Blue Point Bridge (Effingham County, Illinois)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Blue Point Creek
Collapsed

Bridge Street Bridge (1st) (Miami County, Ohio)
Built 1877
Lost Bridge over Great Miami River on Bridge street
No longer exists

Bridgeport Road Bridge (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1885
Pony truss bridge over Anderson Creek on TR 206
Closed to all traffic

Buffalo Bridges (White County, Indiana)
Built 1881
Lost pair of through truss bridges over Tippecanoe River on SR16
Replaced by new bridge

Carlton Bridge (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1888
Through truss bridge over French Creek on SR 1015 (New Lebanon Road)
Currently being moved to Michigan for refurbishment and then on to its new home in New Jersey

Carson Road (Rt.269) Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Built 1879
Pony truss bridge over Little Schenck Creek on Carson Road (269)
No longer exists

Coal Bank Hill Bridge (Original) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1881
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Columbia Bridge (Franklin County, Kansas)
Built 1880
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River on what appears to be a former alignment of Labette Road.
Lost

Crescent Bridge (Belmont County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1883
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wheeling Creek on Crescent Road
No longer exists

Dayton View Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1871 &1881
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Miami River near Monument Ave. Bridge location
No longer exists

Drake's Creek Bridge (Warren County, Kentucky)
Built 1877
Lost Through truss bridge over Drake's Creek on Old Scottsville Road
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.

Elkhart Avenue Bridge (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1874
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over St Joseph River on former Elkhart Avenue.
Replaced by a new bridge

Findlay Street Hydraulic Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Hydraulic Canal on Findlay Street
No longer exists

Findlay Street-Mad River Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1889
Lost Warren through truss with alternating verticals bridge over Mad River on Findlay Street
No longer exists

Fulton Farm Bridge (Miami County, Ohio)
Through truss bridge over Lost Creek on Ebberts Rd
Intact but now on private road

Gallman Road Bridge (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1887
Through truss bridge over Raccoon Creek on a pedestrian trail in Newark
Open to pedestrians only

Garden Hill Road Bridge (Athens County, Ohio)
Built ca.1870's
Iron truss bridge over Middle Branch Shade River on Garden Hill Road (TR 77)
Closed to all traffic

Germantown Covered Bridge 35-57-01 (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1870
Covered bridge over Little Twin Creek on E. Center St.. in Germantown
Open to pedestrians only

Gordon Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Likely Fabricator, ca. 1870's
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Big Blue River on Old Marion Road (Now Morristown Rd.)
Replaced by a new bridge

Howard Street Kokosing River Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Built 1874
Lost through truss bridge over Kokosing River on Howard Street (old CR 35)
No longer exists

Hyndman Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1882
Lost wrought-iron through truss bridge over Little Wills Creek on Schellsburg Street (TR 350) in Hyndman
Replaced by new bridge

Jefferson Street Canal Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
precursor of, 1856
Lost Bridge over Canal on Jefferson Street
No longer exists

Keowee Street Bridge (older) (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1884
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Miami River on Keowee Street
No longer exists

Lackawaxen Bridge at Prompton (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1885
Pratt pony truss bridge over Lackawaxen river
Replaced by a new bridge

Lewiston Road Bridge (1st) (Mifflin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1874
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Juniata River on Market Street
No longer exists

Lock One Park Morrison Bridge (Auglaize County, Ohio)
precursor to, 1864
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Miami and Erie Canal in New Bremen
Open to pedestrians only

Lukins Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Built 1879
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lick Creek on County Road 300 West
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.

Main Street Basin Bridge (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1874
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Lackawaxen River on Main Street
No longer exists

Main Street Bridge (Older) (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1871
Lost Inverted Bowstring through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Oldest - Covered) (Montgomery County, Ohio)
precursor of, 1835
Lost Bridge over Miami River on Main Street
No longer exists

Main Street Bridge Lackawaxen River (older) (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
probable, 1874
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Lackawaxen River on Main Street
Destroyed by severe weather - ice jam

Mallaham Bridge (Putnam County, Ohio)
Built 1876
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Riley Creek on Township Road M-6
Open to traffic

Marble Hill Bridge (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
probable
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Middle Creek
No longer exists

Marseilles Iron Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1885
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River
Replaced by a new bridge

Melock Hill Bridge (Switzerland County, Indiana)
Built ca.1870
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Log Lick Creek, Br. on Melock Hill Road (CR89)
Replaced by new bridge

Meriden Rock Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Kansas)
Built 1880
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Rock Creek near Meriden
Replaced by a new bridge, but relocated and preserved

Mill Road Bridge (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)
Built ca.1875
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Creek on Mill Road (old alignment)
Replaced by a new bridge and road later realigned.

Moss Island Bridge (1st) (Madison County, Indiana)
Built 1869
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over White River on Moss Island Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Negley Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1882
Through truss bridge over North Fork Little Beaver Creek on Carmel Achor Road (TR 1026)
Open to traffic

New Oregon Bridge (Howard County, Iowa)
Built 1876
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Turkey River on Old New Oregon Road
Collapsed in 1933

Oakdale Dam Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1888
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Tippecanoe River on CR 725N
Demolished

Old Huntsville Road Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
likely Fabricator, ca. 1880's
Lost Through truss bridge over Fall Creek on Huntsville RoadAl
Destroyed by collision

Old Rockville Road Bridge (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1875
Whipple through truss bridge over White Lick Creek on a pedestrian trail (former Broyles Road) in Avon
Open to pedestrians

Old US 31 Tippecanoe River Bridge - Oldest (Fulton County, Indiana)
Likely Fabricator, ca. 1880
Lost Bowstring Through truss bridge on Old US-31 over Tippecanoe River
Replaced by a new bridge; Stone abutment preserved

Ottawa Bridge (Putnam County, Ohio)
Built 1880
Lost Whipple through truss bridge
No longer exists

Peevy Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1880
Through truss bridge over Perkiomen Creek on Peevy Road in Upper Hanover Twp (East Greenville)
Open to traffic

Penns Creek Bridge (Centre County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1886
Through truss bridge over Penns Creek on TR 510
Lost

Pittsburg Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1868
Lost 4 span bowstring through truss bridge over Wabash River on former County Road 310 North in Pittsburg
Replaced by a new bridge

Printer's Papermill Bridge (3rd) (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1886
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Conestoga River on Paper Mill Road
Collapsed

Rock River Bridge (Ogle County, Illinois)
A guess based on the endpost configuration
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rock River
No longer exists

Rockford Bridge (1871) (Jackson County, Indiana)
precursor to, 1871
Lost Truss bridge over East Fork White River on Reddington Street (CR 725N)
Replaced by new bridge

Rockingham Bridge (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1885
Pony truss bridge over Dark Shade Creek on TR 712
Open to traffic

Rodgers Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1889
Pratt pony truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on TR 487
Closed

Rossville Bridge (Miami County, Ohio)
Built 1889
Lost Bridge over Great Miami River on N. Co. Rd 25A
No longer exists

Sandusky River Bridge (Wyandot County, Ohio)
wild guess based on portal bracing shape and square caps similar to Peevy Rd.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge
No longer exists

Scioto St. Bridge (Scioto County, Ohio)
Built 1880?
Lost Bridge over Scioto River on Scioto Street?
No longer exists

SE 9th Street Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1891
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Des Moines River on SE 9th Street
Removed

Shawnee Bridge (Miami County, Ohio)
Built 1886
Lost Bridge over Great Miami River on East Main Street
No longer exists

Siloam Springs State Park Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1870's
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Branch McKee Creek
Open to traffic, posted for load

South Main Street Bridge (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Built 1887
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mahoning River on South Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

St. Clair Street Bridge (Preble County, Ohio)
Built 1887
Through truss bridge over a branch of Seven Mile Creek on St. Clair Street in Eaton
Open to traffic

Stillwater River Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1880?
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Stillwater River
No longer exists

Stringtown Road Bridge (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on Stringtown Road
No longer exists

Summit-Wolf Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1871*
Lost Inverted bowstring through truss bridge over Wolf Creek on Summit Street
No longer exists

Sunville Road Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1885
Through truss bridge over East Branch Sugar Creek on PA 4009 (Sunville Road)
Lost

Third Street Covered Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1838 &1871
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Great Miami River on 3rd Street
Replaced by a new bridge in 1904

Tom's Run Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1881
Whipple through truss bridge in Dayton
Open to pedestrians

Tom's Run Bridge (original location) (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1881
Whipple through truss bridge over Tom's Run on Lower Gratis Road
Removed, Restored and Preserved in Carillon Historical in Dayton, OH

Township Road 18A Bridge (Putnam County, Ohio)
Built ca.1870's
Pony truss bridge over North Powell Creek on Township Road 18A
Open to traffic

Walnut Street Bridge (2nd) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1871
Bowstring through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Walnut Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Wapello Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
1873 Timber Bowstring, 1873
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Wayne twp., Knox Co. near Fredricktown (Knox County, Ohio)
Built 1879
Lost Bridge over Kokosing River
No longer exists

Wolf Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1881&1908
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wolf Creek
No longer exists