Union Bridge Co.

of Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania
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Production locations included Buffalo, New York & Athens, Pennsylvania

35th Street Overpass (Lee County, Iowa)
Whipple through truss bridge over BNSF Fort Madison Yard on 35th Street in Fort Madison, Iowa
Open to traffic

B&O - Montezuma Bridge (Parke County, Indiana)
Truss span, ca.1890's
Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Montezuma
Abandoned, but intact

Badger State Trail - Sugar River Bridge (Dane County, Wisconsin)
Built 1887
Pratt through truss bridge over Sugar River on Badger State Trail
Open to pedestrians

CB&Q - Quincy Railroad Bridge (Old) (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Warren through truss swing bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy & Highway (Until 1930)
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - Winona Bridge (Winona County, Minnesota)
Built 1891
Lost through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (later BN RR)
Removed

CB&Q/M&StL - Elm Street Railroad Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1880
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Railroad
Removed but not replaced

CBQ - Galena River Bridge (E) (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Galena River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Removed

CIRwy - White River Bridge (Hamilton County, Indiana)
Built 1893
Through truss bridge over White River on former Conrail Railroad in Noblesville
Abandoned, but intact

Clairemont Avenue Railroad Bridge (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)
Built 1911
4 Span Through Pratt Truss Bridge on Chippewa River State Trail
Open to pedestrians

CN - South Fork Catfish Creek Bridge (Older) (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built 1887
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Fork Catfish Creek on Former IC Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CNYK - Lackawaxen River Bridge (Pike County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1894
Pratt deck truss bridge over Lackawaxen River on Norfolk Southern (formerly Erie Railway)
Open to traffic

Coraopolis Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Truss Fabricator, 1893
Lost through truss bridge over Ohio River Back Channel on Grand Avenue/Ferree Street
Replaced by a new bridge

CSRX - Frankenstein Trestle (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Built 1892
Deck plate girder bridge over Frankestein Cliff (Named for American Artist Godfrey N. Frankenstein) on Conway Scenic Railway
Open to traffic

CV - Susquehanna River Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1886
Lost Deck truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Cumberland Valley Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

First Cairo Railroad Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1889
Lost through and deck truss bridge over the Ohio River carrying the Illinois Central Railroad in Cairo
Replaced by the current bridge, reusing many of the piers in the process

First Frisco Arkansas River Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1885
Lost Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Frisco Railroad in Fort Smith
Replaced by new bridge

Fort Madison Bridge (Old) (Lee County, Iowa)
Superstructure, 1888
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad and Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Frisco Bridge (Shelby County, Tennessee)
Built 1892
Cantilevered through truss railroad bridge over the Mississippi River at Memphis
Open to railroad traffic

IC - Big Muddy River Bridge (Jackson County, Illinois)
Built 1886
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Muddy River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Big Sioux River Bridge (Minnehaha County, South Dakota)
Built 1887
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Former Illinois Central Railroad
Removed but not replaced

IC - Little Sioux River Bridge #1 (Cherokee County, Iowa)
Built 1886
Abandoned Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Little Sioux River on Abandoned Illinois Central Railroad
Abandoned

IC - Little Sioux River Bridge #2 (Cherokee County, Iowa)
Built 1887
Abandoned Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Little Sioux River on Abandoned Illinois Central Railroad
Abandoned

IC - Little Sioux River Bridge #3 (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Built 1887
Abandoned Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Little Sioux River on Abandoned Illinois Central Railroad
Abandoned

IC - Little Sioux River Bridge #4 (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Built 1886
Abandoned Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Little Sioux River on Abandoned Illinois Central Railroad
Most Removed but not replaced

IC - Maquoketa River Bridge (Delaware County, Iowa)
Built 1886
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Rock River Bridge (Old) (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1888
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rock River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Jane Addams Trail - Pecatonica River Bridge (Stephenson County, Illinois)
Built 1887
Pratt through truss bridge over Pecatonica River on Jane Addams Trail
Open to pedestrians only

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

Keating Summit Bridge (Potter County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1891
Pony truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on TR 516 (Bush Hill Road)
Open to traffic

Laughery Creek Viaduct (Ripley County, Indiana)
Built 1899-1901
Deck plate girder bridge over Laughery Creek on CSX Transportation (former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad)
Open to traffic

Leavenworth Terminal Bridge (Leavenworth County, Kansas)
Built 1893
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River on Chicago & North Western Railway at Leavenworth
Removed

LV - Lehigh River Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896
Abandoned Pratt deck truss bridge over Lehigh Rive on Lehigh Valley Railway
Abandoned

Mark Twain Bridge (Marion County, Missouri)
Substructure, 1936
Lost through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 36 at Hannibal
Replaced by a new bridge to carry I-72

Merchants Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Contractor, 1890
Three-span through truss railroad bridge over the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Venice, Illinois on Terminal Railroad Assosiation
Open to two tracks of railroad traffic. Only one train is allowed to cross the bridge at a time, due to its age.

MoPac - Arkansas River Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1891
Lost Pegram truss swing bridge over Arkansas River for Railroad and at one time Wagon traffic in Ft. Smith. It was removed due to the Kerr-McClellan Arkansas river navigation project.
Lost

Nebraska City Railroad Bridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
Superstructure, 1888
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Removed

Northampton Street Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Fabricator, 1896
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Delaware River on Northampton Street
Open to two-lane traffic with a 3 ton weight limit

NYC - Harlem River Swing Bridge (New York County, New York)
Main Span, 1896
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Harlem River on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Maiden Lane Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built 1899
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Hudson River, Maiden Lane on New York Central Railroad
Removed

POTB - Wilson River Bridge (Tillamook County, Oregon)
Built 1884
Pratt through truss bridge over Wilson River on Port of Tillamook Bay Railroad
Open to traffic

Provo River Parkway - Provo River Bridge (Utah County, Utah)
Built 1884
Pratt through truss bridge over Provo River on Provo River Parkway
Open to pedestrians only

Rock Rapids Municipal Utilities Bridge (Lyon County, Iowa)
Built 1888
Pratt through truss bridge over Rock River on Rock Rapids Municipal Utilities access road
Open to Rock Rapids Municipal Utilities traffic

Saugatuck River Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1884
Swing through truss bridge over Saugatuck River on CT 136 in Westport
Open to traffic

South Kingshighway Blvd. UPRR Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1898
Deck plate girder bridge over S. Kingshighway Boulevard on the Union Pacific Railroad in St. Louis City, Mo.
Open to one track of railroad traffic

Tanners Creek Bridge (Norfolk, Virginia)
Draw bridge over Tanners Creek on Hampton Boulevard & Norfolk & Atlantic Terminal Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

TS - Stanislaus River Bridge (Del Rio, Old) (Stanislaus County, California)
Fabricator, 1889
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Stanislaus River on Tidewater Southern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Union Trail - Little Sioux River Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Built 1881
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on the Union Bridge Trail
Open to pedestrians

UP - Idaho Falls Bridge (Old) (Bonneville County, Idaho)
Built 1879
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Snake River on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Walkway Over The Hudson (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1888
Cantilevered deck truss bridge over the Hudson River between Poughkeepsie and Highland
Open to pedestrians

WBR - Winona Bridge (Winona County, Minnesota)
Built 1891
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Winona Bridge Railway
Demolished

WC - St. Croix River High Bridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Built 1884
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Saint Croix River on Former Wisconsin Central Railway
Removed but not replaced

Young's High Bridge (Anderson County, Kentucky)
Superstructure, 1889
Cantilevered deck truss bridge over Kentucky River on former Southern Railway
Closed to all traffic