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Abandoned

Lovers Lane Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Abandoned pony truss bridge
Derelict/abandoned

Lower Iron Bridge (Dale County, Alabama)
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Choctawhatchee River on an abandoned section of Co Rd 421
Abandoned

Lower Two Mile Run Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Lower Twomile Run on Former road alignment
Derelict/abandoned

LRWN - Rock Creek Bridge (Yell County, Arkansas)
Very unusual style of plate-girder bridge
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Rock Creek on Little Rock & Western in Waveland
Abandoned

LRWN - Smallwood Creek Bridge (Yell County, Arkansas)
Built 1941
Deck plate girder bridge over Smallwood Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

Lupus Bridge (Moniteau County, Missouri)
Built 1894 by the Kansas City Bridge & Iron Co
Through truss bridge formerly over Splice Creek on Ridge Road (CR 4) near Lupus
Relocated to private property next to creek

LV - Cayuga Inlet Bridge (Tompkins County, New York)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Cayuga Inlet on Lehigh Valley Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

LV - Delaware River Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1901
Abandoned pratt deck truss bridge over Delaware River on Railroad
Abandoned

LV - Indian Run Bridge (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Indian Run on former Lehigh Valley Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

LV - Lehigh River Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896-9
Abandoned Pratt deck truss bridge over Lehigh Rive on Lehigh Valley Railway
Abandoned

LV - Middle Branch Tioughnioga Creek Bridge (Madison County, New York)
Deck truss bridge over Middle Branch Tioughnioga Creek on former Elmira, Corning & Northern Railroad
Abandoned, but intact

LV - NY98 Overpass (Genesee County, New York)
Built 1965
Abandoned girder bridge over NY 98 on Lehigh Valley Railway
Abandoned

LV - Trumansburg Creek Bridge (Tompkins County, New York)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Trumansburg CReek on Lehigh Valley Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

LVRC - Bridge No. 54 (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Built 1877; Abandoned 1997
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Stream on Lamoille Valley Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

LVRC - Hardwick Lamoille River Bridge (East) (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1959 for the St. J & LC railroad; Abandoned 1997
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Lamoille River on Former St. J & LC railroad
Derelict/abandoned

LVRC - Lamoille River Bridge (Greensboro Bend) (Orleans County, Vermont)
Built 1968; Abandoned 1997
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Lamoille River on Lamoille Valley Railroad
Derelict/abandoned. Deck modified for snowmobile access

LVRC - Lamoille River Bridge (Wolcott East) (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Built 1917 by American Bridge Co; Abandoned 1997
Abandoned baltimore through truss bridge on St. Johnsbury and Lamoille County Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

LVRC - Missisquoi River Bridge (Sheldon Junction) (Franklin County, Vermont)
Abandoned 1997
Abandoned warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Missisquoi River on Abandoned Lamoille Valley Railroad (Former StJ&LC Railroad)
Derelict/abandoned

LVRC - Morrill Brook Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1872; Abandoned 1997
Stone arch bridge over Morrill Brook on LVRC
Derelict/abandoned

LVRC - Shawsville Bridge (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built for the St.J & LC Railroad; Abandoned 1997
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Unnamed creek on Lamoille Valley Rail Trail
Derelict/abandoned.Experiences some use for snowmobiles in the winter months

Lyon Creek Bowstring Bridge (Geary County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1880
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Lyon Creek, 5.0 mi. south and 1.0 mi. west of Junction City
Derelict/abandoned with deck missing

Lyon Creek Bridge (Dickinson County, Kansas)
Built Ca. 1900, according to the Kansas State Historical Society
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Lyon Creek on 1600 Avenue
Derelict/abandoned

Lyons Ferry (Franklin County, Washington)
Built 1859
Abandoned bridge over Snake River
Derelict/abandoned

Lytle Fork Bridge (Scott County, Kentucky)
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Lytle Fork
Abandoned

M&StL - Black Hawk Chute Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1909; Abandoned 1971
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Black Hawk Chute on Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Abandoned

M&StL - Keithsburg Lift Bridge (Mercer County, Illinois)
Built 1909; Abandoned 1971; Partially lost to fire in 1981
Vertical lift bridge that carried the M&StL across the Mississippi River at Keithsburg
Abandoned

M&STL - Pope Creek Bridge (Mercer County, Illinois)
Built 1901
Abandoned Modified Warren through truss bridge over Pope Creek on Abandoned C&NW Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Ma & Pa - Muddy Creek Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1900
Abandoned through truss bridge over Muddy Creek on Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Ma & Pa - Orson Run Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Orson Run on Ma & Pa Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Macoupin Creek Bridge (Macoupin County, Illinois)
Pony truss bridge over Macoupin Creek on Lake Catatoga Road south of Macoupin
Closed

Maddox Mill Bridge (Whitfield County, Georgia)
Built sometime around 1915, abandoned in the 1930's or 40's when Chatsworth Highway was moved to it's present alignment
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over Coahulla Creek on old alignment of Chatsworth Highway / SR 52
Abandoned on private property

Maginnis Irrigation Aqueduct (Kimball County, Nebraska)
Built 1912
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Low land
Derelict/abandoned

Mahned Bridge (Perry County, Mississippi)
Built 1903 by the Chicago Bridge & Iron Co.
Two-span through truss bridge over Leaf River on Mahned Road
Derelict

Mahorner's Bridge (Noxubee County, Mississippi)
Built 1884, bypassed after 1970s
Abandoned pony truss swing bridge over Noxubee River on Abandoned alignment of Mahorner Rd
Bypassed and abandoned with approach pony trusses removed

Main Street Wills Creek Bridge (Guernsey County, Ohio)
Built 1959
Two-span pony truss bridge over Wills Creek on Main Street (now closed) in Kimbolton
Abandoned

Majestic Collieries Bridge (Mingo County, West Virginia)
This served the infamous Majestic Colleries Company, which operated from 1914-1958, and the tipple there once had the distinction of being featured on the cover of Life magazine.
Abandoned truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Old Norfolk & Western Line
Abandoned

Mallard Creek Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Built 1955
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Mallard Creek on Wyers Road
Abandoned

Manard Bayou Bridge (Muskogee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1914, bypassed 2010
Pony truss bridge over Manard Bayou on Five Mile Rd. (N4410 Rd.)
Bypassed and abandoned in 2010.

Manayunk Canal Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned Pratt Pony Truss Pedestrian Bridge over Manayunk Canal
Abandoned, possibly demolished--see comments

Manitowoc Railroad Overpass (Manitowoc County, Wisconsin)
Built 1896
Lattice through truss bridge over Abandoned Canadian National Railway on Abandoned Canadian National Railway
Abandoned

Mantachie Creek/Bankhead Rd SW Bridge (Itawamba County, Mississippi)
Abandoned warren pony truss bridge over Mantachie Creek on an abandoned section of Bankhead Rd (Old MS 178/US 78)
Derelict/abandoned

Maple Hollow Bridge (Randolph County, Illinois)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Maple Hollow on Bluff Road
Abandoned with only one span remaining

Margerum Road Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Buzzard Roost Creek on Margerum Rd
Abandoned

Marks Branch Bridge (Mercer County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1895
Through truss bridge over Marks Branch on Bedrock Rd
Derelict/abandoned

Marsh Concrete Rainbow Arch Bridge (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Built 1911 by James Marsh
Marsh arch bridge over an old channel of the Little Cottonwood River on an old alignment of Apple Road
Abandoned. Electric fence around bridge.

Mascoma River B&M Railroad Bridge 140.83 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Mascoma River on Abandoned B&M Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Mascoma River B&M Railroad overpass (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1945; Abandoned c. 1960's
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Abandoned B&M Railroad on Abandoned road
Derelict/abandoned

Mascoma Street Claremont Concord Railroad Bridge (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Slab bridge over Mascoma on CCRR
Closed

Mattabesset River Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1880s or 1890s
Abandoned lenticular pony truss bridge over Mattabesset River on Unknown Road
Derelict/abandoned

MBTA - Merrimack River Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1893
Warren deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on Railroad (MBTA)
Abandoned

MC&C - McAvan Bridge (Washington County, Ohio)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Stream
Abandoned, half collapsed

MC&C - Stone Arch (Washington County, Ohio)
Abandoned in the mid-1920s.
Abandoned stone arch bridge on Railroad
Abandoned

MC&C - Stone Arch (Culter) (Washington County, Ohio)
Stone arch bridge over Stream (Big Run?) on Road?
Abandoned

MC&C - Stone Arch (Near Vincent) (Washington County, Ohio)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Stream
Abandoned

McCarthy Creek Bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1920
Abandoned concrete stringer bridge over McCarthy Creek on Abandoned U.S. 30 Alignment
Abandoned

McCoy's Ferry C&O Canal Arch Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Stone arch bridge over McCoy's Ferry Road


McCune Creek Bridge (Solano County, California)
Built 1911; rehabilitated 1951, abandoned unknown year with road re-alignement
Abandoned Concrete box bridge over McCune Creek on old Winters Road
Close to traffic

McGowan Bridge (Clay County, Missouri)
Carried interurban rail from 1913 to 1933
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Rush Creek on abandoned interurban RR
Preserved as part of the Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary

McKee Creek Bridge (Pike County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1920; rehabilitated 1930
Pony truss bridge over McKee Creek on TR 47, 1.25 mi. east of Perry
Bypassed but left in place

McKillip Ditch Bridge (White County, Indiana)
Unknown, but likely built on a county road and later acquired for private use.
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over McKillip Ditch on Field crossing
Abandoned with mostly intact but dilapidated deck

Meatpacking Bridge (Denver County, Colorado)
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over South Platte River, Spur railroad on Industrial meat packing chute
Abandoned

MEC - Androscoggin River Reservoir Bridge (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Built 1901
Abandoned bridge
Derelict/abandoned

MEC - Carrabassett River Bridge (Somerset County, Maine)
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Carrabassett River on Maine Central Railroad
Abandoned

MEC - East St. Johnsbury Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Abandoned 1983
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Moose River on Abandoned Maine & Central Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

MEC - Moose River Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1928 by Bethlehem Steel Co.; Abandoned 1983
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Moose River on Abandoned Maine & Central Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

MEC - Passumpsic River Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1928 by the American Bridge Co.; Abandoned 1983
Warren through truss bridge over Passumpsic River on former Maine Central Railroad in St. Johnsbury
Derelict/abandoned

MEC - Washburn Brook Bridge (Essex County, Vermont)
Built ca. 1888, abandoned 1948
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Washburn Brook on Maine Central Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Medburyville Bridge (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1896 by the Vermont Construction Company; Rehabilitated 1901; Bypassed 1985
Abandoned double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Deerfield River
Derelict/abandoned

Medicine Creek CR 282 Bridge (Mercer County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1910
Pony truss bridge over Medicine Creek on CR 282
Derelict/abandoned

Meldahl Dam Bridge (Clermont County, Ohio)
Bridge originally carried traffic to a school and 2 houses. Land was purchased by Corps of Engineers and bridge was abandoned in the late 1950's.
Abandoned queenpost pony truss bridge over Bear Creek
Abandoned

Melrose Road Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1888; Abandoned when State Route 140 superceded this portion of Melrose Road
Abandoned lenticular pony truss bridge over Scantic River on an abandoned section of Melrose Rd
Derelict/abandoned

Merrill Railroad Bridge (Lincoln County, Wisconsin)
Built 1914 using a relocated 1895 Truss
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Abandoned Milwaukee Road
Abandoned

Mesquite Creek Bridge (Navarro County, Texas)
Built 1942
Pony truss bridge over Mesquite Creek on Powell Pike
Abandoned, and partially collapsed

Mexican Canyon Trestle (Otero County, New Mexico)
Built 1899; abandoned 1948
Large wooden trestle on the former Alamogordo & Sacramento Mountain Railroad near Cloudcroft
Derelict, but scheduled for rehabilitation in 2007-08

Meyers Ditch Bridge (White County, Indiana)
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Meyers Ditch
Abandoned

Meyers Road Bridge (Christian County, Illinois)
Through truss bridge over Sangamon River on TR 192, 5 mi. north of Mt Auburn
Derelict/abandoned

Michigan Central - Niagara River Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1925
Steel arch bridge over the Niagara River on the Canadian Pacific Railway (previously Michigan Central Railroad)
Abandoned

Midand Valley - Old OK 9 Loop Overpass (Haskell County, Oklahoma)
Built circa 1903, Bypassed 1970 by bridge on new alignment
Concrete stringer bridge over Old OK 9 Loop on Midland Valley Railroad
Abandoned

Middle Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Kansas)
Built 1908
Pratt pony truss bridge over Middle Creek, 2.9 mi. north and 2.5 mi. east of Princeton
Long abandoned with deck removed

Middle Fork Branch Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Bypassed in 1916
Abandoned Pony truss bridge over branch of Middle Fork Vermilion River on TR 42A south of Armstrong
Abandoned, with deck missing

Middle Fork Wildcat Creek Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Abandoned Warren pony truss bridge over Middle Fork Wildcat Creek off of CR 700S
Abandoned

Middle Tunnel (Oconee County, South Carolina)
Built 1953
Abandoned tunnel
Derelict/abandoned - Majority of tunnel was filled in in the early 1900s

Middle Tyger River Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Middle Tyger River on Old Reidville Rd/Hollifield Lane
Derelict/abandoned

Midland Valley - Birch Creek Bridge (Osage County, Oklahoma)
Built 1905
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Birch Creek on Osage Railroad (abandoned) or Midland Valley Railroad (abandoned) near Barnsdall. This bridge is accessed from IRR FAS5757 where the old railroad grade runs along next to the road.
Abandoned

Midland Valley - Poteau River Bridge (Le Flore County, Oklahoma)
Built 1903
Abandoned bridge. Originally carried Midland Valley Railroad, later county road over Poteau River, now abandoned. Wood deck remains on 1/2 of the bridge, then a gate and no deck beyond. Very large trestle approach (unphotographed) on East side.
Abandoned

Midland Valley - Red Eagle Branch Bridge (Osage County, Oklahoma)
Built 1928
Abandoned concrete slab bridge over Red Eagle Branch on former Midland Valley Railroad
Abandoned

Midland Valley - South Fork Dirty Creek Bridge (Muskogee County, Oklahoma)
Probably built circa 1903-1906
Abandoned concrete deck girder bridge over South Fork Dirty Creek on Midland Valley Railroad (abandoned)
Abandoned, rails removed.

Midland Valley Canadian River Bridge (Muskogee County, Oklahoma)
Built 1907 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co. Steelton PA
Abandoned parker through truss bridge over Canadian River on Abandoned Midland Valley Railroad
Abandoned

Milam Bridge (Bartow County, Georgia)
Abandoned sometime in the 1970's when this section of road was closed. According to the book "History of Bartow County" published in 1933, this was built in 1887
Abandoned camelback through truss bridge over Etowah River on Milam Bridge Rd
Abandoned with deck removed

Mile Corner Road Bridge (Cooper County, Missouri)
Replaced by new bridge in 1989
Abandoned through truss bridge over Petite Saline Creek on Mile Corner Road
Replaced by new bridge, but allowed to remain standing

Mill Creek Bridge (Cherokee County, Iowa)
Built 1891 by the George E. King Bridge Co.; bypassed in 2006 but appears to remain
Through truss bridge over Mill Creek on Old IA 21
Bypassed by a new bridge on a different alignment and abandoned

Mill Creek Bridge (Bourbon County, Kansas)
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Mill Creek in Fort Scott
Abandoned with most of deck removed, but has intact walkway (cross at own risk)

Mill Creek Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1889 Abandoned mid 1970's
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over Mill Creek
Abandoned

Mill Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Illinois)
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Mill Creek on Jacobini Road (Forest Road 377)
Wrecked following a flash flood

Mill Creek Old IN 56 Bridge (Washington County, Indiana)
Abandoned arch bridge over Mill Creek on former alignment of IN 56
Abandoned

Mill Street Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1908 by American Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Mill Street (Old PA 88) in Fredericktown-Millsboro
Derelict/abandoned

Mill Street Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1915, rehabilitated in 1921, closed to truck traffic in 1948, bypassed in 1950, closed to car and pedestrian traffic in 1960, approach spans demolished in 1965-66
Abandoned concrete arch bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on Bridge Street in Danville
Abandoned

Miller Road Bridge (Clinton County, New York)
Steel Stringer built 1940; Concrete slab built 1950; Closed c.1990
Steel stringer bridge over North Branch Great Chazy River on Abandonded Road
Road has been abandoned. Looks like its used for pedestrian crossings however

Miller's Hollow Creek Frisco Trestle (Cass County, Missouri)
Abandoned stringer bridge over Miller's Hollow Creek on Former Frisco RR
Derelict/abandoned

MILW - Amphitheatre Tunnel (Chouteau County, Montana)
Built 1913
Abandoned tunnel on former Milwaukee Road Railway
Derelict/abandoned and partially collapsed