Theodore Burr

of Torrington, Connecticut
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Burr Bridge (Schenectady County, New York)
Built 1809
Lost Covered Burr arch-cable suspension bridge over Mohawk River on Washington Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Camelback Covered Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Inventor of the Burr arch and cousin of Aaron Burr., 1812-1817
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Susquahana River on Market Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Esperance Covered Bridge (Schoharie County, New York)
Built 1812
Lost Through truss covered bridge over Schoharie Creek on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Lower Trenton Bridge (1806) (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Aaron's cousin, 1806
Lost Tied Arch Covered Bridge over Delaware River
Replaced by a new bridge

McCalls Ferry Covered Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1815
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Long Abandoned Roadway
Destroyed by flooding not replaced

Northumberland-Sunbury East Channel Bridge (1818) (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1818
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over East Branch Susquehanna River (East Channel) on PA-147
Destroyed by severe weather

Northumberland-Sunbury West Channel Bridge (1813) (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1813
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over East Branch Susquehanna River (West Channel) on King Street
Destroyed by flooding

Union Bridge (1804) (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1804
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Hudson River on Broad Street
Destroyed by fire