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101st Street Covered Bridge (Rensselaer County, New York)
Burned July 14, 1963
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Boston & Maine Railroad on 101st Street
Destroyed by fire

160th Street Bridge (Page County, Iowa)
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1984; destroyed by fire June 18, 2008
Lost wooden bridge over an unnamed branch of East Nishnabotna River on 160th Street
Destroyed by fire

3 Mile Bridge (Addison County, Vermont)
Built 1836; Arches added c.1860; Closed & Burned 1952
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Otter Creek on 3 Mile Bridge Road
Destroyed by fire

Ada Covered Bridge (Original) (Kent County, Michigan)
Lost Brown through truss bridge over Thornapple River
Arsoned in 1979

Backbone Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1878; Burned July 8th, 1914
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Middle River on Road
Destroyed by fire

Bagby Bridge (Older) (Mariposa County, California)
Burned ca. 1922
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Merced River
Destroyed by fire

Barrett Mill Bridge 35-36-11x (Highland County, Ohio)
Arsoned on October 14, 1980.
Lost Long through truss bridge over Rocky Fork
Destroyed by fire

Basil Covered Bridge 35-23-26x (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built 1889; removed in 1967 and replaced
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Walnut Creek on Basil Road
Removed by the County for replacement.

Belle Isle Bridge (Old) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Destroyed by fire and replaced
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Detroit River on East Grand Boulevard
Destroyed by fire

Blaine Road Covered Bridge 35-04-02x (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1862; Destroyed by fire 1962
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Ashtabula River on Blaine Road (Green Hill Road)
Destroyed by fire

BM - Goffstown Covered Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1901, Burned 1976
Lost Through truss bridge over Piscataquog River on Boston & Maine Railroad
Destroyed by fire

BM - Hillsborough Covered Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1903; Pier washed out 1938; Abandoned 1979; Destroyed 1985.
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Contoocook River on Boston & Maine RR
Destroyed by arsonists in 1985

BM - Souhegan River Covered Deck Truss (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1851; Burned 1907; Replaced 1908
Lost Deck truss bridge over Souhegan River on Boston & Maine railroad
Destroyed by fire

Bridgeport Railroad Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Built ca 1851; Arson planned, but never attemped due to being well-guarded November 8th, 1861; Partially blown up by Confederate General Danville Leadbetter; Remaining spans burned by Union General Ormsby M. Mitchell
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Tennessee River on Nashville & Chattanooga Railway


Brookwood Covered Bridge (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Built ca. 1850; destroyed by fire 1961
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Hurricane Creek on Co Rd 59
Destroyed by fire

Bunker Hill Covered Bridge #2 (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1963
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Gunpowder Falls on Bunker Hill Road
Destroyed by fire on August 8, 1971

Buzzard Roost Covered Bridge 01-17-01x (Colbert County, Alabama)
Built ca 1860; destroyed by fire July 15, 1972
Lost Through truss bridge over Buzzard Roost Creek on Co Rd 15
Destroyed by fire

Callender Road Covered Bridge 35-04-24x (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1870; Burned by owners December 1966
Lost Covered Town lattice truss bridge over Rock Creek (Now Lake Roaming Rock) on Callender Road
Destroyed by fire

Canajoharie-Palatine Bridge(1) 32-39-03x (Montgomery County, New York)
Built 1826; Burned 1901
Lost covered through truss bridge over Mohawk River
Destroyed by fire

Carman Covered Bridge 38-25-05x (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870 by William Sherman
Lost covered bridge over Conneaut Creek on TR 338 (Carman's Bridge Road)
Destroyed by fire after being struck by lightning Apr 19,1996

Cedar Covered Bridge (1883) (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1883; Moved 1921 ; Destroyed by arson Sept. 3, 2002
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Cedar Covered Bridge Road
Arsoned

Cedar Covered Bridge (2004) (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 2004
Reconstructed covered bridge over Cedar Creek on Cedar Bridge Road
Destroyed by fire on April 15, 2017

Cedar Swamp Bridge 45-01-01x (Addison County, Vermont)
Built 1865, pier added 1969, rehabilitated 1992, 2008; Destroyed by fire 2016
Covered Town lattice through truss bridge over Otter Creek on C2001 in Salisbury
Destroyed by fire 2016

Chapman's Bridge 40-39-01x / 40-37-02x (Pickens County, South Carolina)
Built 1917 on Route 288 near Jocasee, relocated to Keowee-Toxaway State Nature Area 1969, Struck by lightning & burned June 4th, 1974
Modified Howe through truss bridge over Clearwater Creek (Orignally built across the Keowee River) on Route 133 (Originally Route 288)
Destroyed by fire sparked by lightning.

Chaska Trestle (Carver County, Minnesota)
Majority Constructed 1900
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Minnesota River Overflow on Former Chaska-Shakopee Trail
Partially Destroyed by fire October 31st 1996, remains closed

Clarendon Bridge 33-26-01#2x (Cumberland County, North Carolina)
This was the second of three major bridges built in North Carolina by Town. This was the first offical use of the Town lattice truss as it was developed at this time and pat. during this year.
Lost Town lattice through truss bridge over Cape Fear River on Person St
Destroyed by fire

Claysville Covered Bridge (Harrison County, Kentucky)
Built by Jacob Bower in 1874; Burned in a brush fire in 1953
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Licking River on US 62
Destroyed by fire

Clifty Covered Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
was originally on south Gladstone Ave and crossed Clifty Creek
Lost Howe through truss bridge on Carl Miske Drive
Destroyed by fire

Coal Creek Covered Bridge 14-61-30x (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1869, rebuilt 1898, rehabilitated 1977, destroyed by arson on June 28, 1992
Lost covered bridge over Coal Creek on CR1240N in Lodi
Destroyed by arson

Colossus Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1812; destroyed by fire 1838
Lost Covered through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Spring Garden Street
Destroyed by fire

Conesville Covered Bridge 35-16-06x (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Built 1875, Closed & abandoned 1955, Demolished via controlled burn 1958
Lost Smith Truss Covered Bridge over Muskingum River on Road
Destroyed in a controlled fire.

Conkeytown Covered Bridge 13-92-01x (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1867, destroyed by arson in 1956
Lost Covered Bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on 1530N Road
Destroyed by fire

Cove Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Arkansas)
Built 1937; damaged by fire 1999; replaced 2000
Lost stringer bridge with stone piers over Cove Creek on Cove Creek Crossing
Destroyed by fire

CV - West Hartford Bridge (Older) (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built for the Central Vermont Railway; Destroyed by derailment/fire 1887
Lost Town Lattice deck truss bridge over White River on Central Vermont Railway
Destroyed by derailment/fire

CVR - Susquehanna River Covered Bridge (Oldest) (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1839; destroyed by fire 1844
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Cumberland Valley Railroad
Destroyed by fire

Dellville Covered Bridge 38-50-16 (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889
Covered bridge over Shermans Creek on Dellville Road (PA 2002)
Destroyed by fire

Delta Covered Bridge (Keokuk County, Iowa)
Built 1867; Rebuilt 1982, Destroyed by arson in 2003
Lost Covered Burr Arch Bridge over South Skunk River
Destroyed by arson in 2003

DM&E - Rock Creek Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built ?; Burned 2017
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Rock Creek/Schricker Slough on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Destroyed by fire

Dora Covered Bridge 14-85-03x (Wabash County, Indiana)
In 1967 construction of the Salamonie Reservoir necessitated removal. Large pontoons were fastened to each end of the bridge and it was floated to a new home near Dora Pike Road crossing Foster Pond.
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Salamonie River
Destroyed by fire

Dunlapsville Bridge 14-81-02x (Union County, Indiana)
Built 1870 by Archibald Kennedy. Burned 1971 while planning was underway to move the bridge as Brookville Dam was nearing completion and would flood the bridge.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on Roseburg Rd
Destroyed by fire and site flooded by Brookville Lake

E. & T. Fairbanks & Company Two-Story Covered Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built c. 1876; Destroyed by fire 1972
Lost Two-Story Covered Town lattice truss with arches bridge over Sleepers River on Factory crossing
Destroyed by Fire

Ellicott City Covered Bridge (Howard County, Maryland)
Built 1868; Burned 1914
Lost Through truss bridge over Patapsco River on Main Street
Destroyed by fire

ET&G - Hiwassee River Bridge (Bradley County, Tennessee)
Burned by Unionists November 8th, 1861
Lost Through truss bridge over Hiwassee River on Hiwassee River Railroad
Arsoned by Unionists November 8th, 1861

ET&G - Loudon Bridge (Loudon County, Tennessee)
Built ca 1850; Arson planned, but never attemped due to being well-guarded November 8th, 1861; Burned by retreating Confederates September 1st, 1863
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Tennessee River on East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad
Arsoned by retreating Confederates September 1st, 1863

Fairfield Covered Bridge 14-24-01x (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built in 1866 by J.L.Kennedy; destroyed by an arsonist in 1973
Lost covered bridge over East fork Whitewater River
Destroyed in an arson fire

Ferree Covered Bridge 14-70-06x (Rush County, Indiana)
Arsoned on February 13, 1989
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Branch of Little Flatrock River
Destroyed by fire

Flat Creek Covered Bridge 25-80-01x (Pettis County, Missouri)
Built 1880 by Nicholas Hall and M. L. Carter; destroyed by fire on May 29, 1966
Lost covered bridge over Flat Creek on Ingram Avenue near Sedalia
No longer exists, but scale-model replica built in Sedalia's Centennial Park

Fox Covered Bridge (Coos County, Oregon)
Built 1883, Burned 1954
Lost Smith through truss bridge over North Fork Coquille River on Bridge-Gravelford Road
Destroyed by fire

Gervais Street Bridge (1st) (Lexington County, South Carolina)
Built 1827; Burnt Febuary 14th, 1865 by Confederate soldiers; Replaced 1870
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Congaree River on Gervais Street
Arsoned by Confederate troops 1865; Replaced by new bridge 1870

Godwin-King Covered Bridge 01-63-02x (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Built 1834; Burned by Union Army April 5, 1865
Lost Through truss bridge over Black Warrior River on Greensboro Avenue
Destroyed by fire

Gosport Covered Bridge 14-53-14x (Owen County, Indiana)
Built 1870, west span replaced in 1885, closed to traffic on December 14, 1949, destroyed by fire on October 28, 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over East Fork White River on N. Moon Road at Gosport
Destroyed by fire

Grimes Covered Bridge 38-30-22x (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1888; Destroyed by fire 1992
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over Ruff Creek on Green Valley Road
Destroyed by fire

Gudgeonville Covered Bridge 38-25-03x (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1868 by William Sherman; destroyed by arson on November 8, 2008
Covered bridge over Elk Creek on Gudgeonville Road (TR 400)
Destroyed by arson

Guinards Bridge (Natrona County, Wyoming)
Built 1859; Fort abandoned 1867 burnt by Indians not long after; Replica built 1980's
Timber stringer bridge over Platte River
Lost ca. 1867; Replica Made at Fort Caspar

Hamilton Covered Bridge 13-34-01x (Hancock County, Illinois)
Built 1881 as a temporary span on the Keokuk-Hamilton Bridge; relocated ca. 1883; destroyed by fire 1969
Lost Howe covered bridge over Railroad Creek on Main Street at Hamilton
Destroyed by fire

Hartford Covered Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1818; Destroyed by fire 1895
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Connecticut River on US-84 & Consolidated Railway
Destroyed by fire

Hogan's Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1865; Demolished 1957
Lost Burr arch-truss covered bridge over Indian Creek on New London Road
Replaced after being destroyed in an arson fire.

Houlton Covered Bridge 14-17-04x (De Kalb County, Indiana)
Built in 1884; destroyed by fire in 1963
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Fish Creek on County Road 4A
Destroyed by fire

I-85 Piedmont Avenue Overpass (Fulton County, Georgia)
Destroyed by fire March 30, 2017
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Piedmont Avenue and Peachtree Creek on I-85
Destroyed by fire, NB lanes collapsed

IC - Iowa River Covered Deck Truss (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1868; Burned 1894
Lost Deck truss bridge over Iowa River on Illinois Central Railroad
Destroyed by fire

International Bridge (Webb County, Texas)
Destroyed by Fire in 1920
Lost Through truss bridge over Rio Grande River on Foot Traffic
Destroyed by fire

Jaynes Covered Bridge 35-21-05x (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1850
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Alum Creek on Bale Kenyan Road
Destroyed by arson fire in 1955

Jefferson Avenue Bascule Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1905
Lost Bridge over Cuyahoga River on Jefferson Avenue
Destroyed by fire

Jeffries Ford Covered Bridge 14-61-03x (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1915, destroyed by arson on April 2, 2002
Lost covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR S150E
Destroyed by arson

Joels Bridge (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Built 1846; Bypassed 1950; Burned 1975
Lost Covered Paddleford through truss bridge over Saco River
Lost to arson. Substructure remains present.

Kilgore Mill Bridge 10-07-04x (Walton County, Georgia)
Built 1874, burned by arsonists April 23, 1993
Covered Town lattice truss bridge over Appalachee River on Briscoe Mill Rd. (Carl Davis Rd.)
Lost, burned by arsonists April 23, 1993

Kilgore's Ford Bridge 35-71-26x (Ross County, Ohio)
Lost Long through truss bridge over Scioto River on Road
Arsoned

Lincoln Covered Bridge 01-61-03x (Talladega County, Alabama)
Built 1903 by Johnny Morris before the Civil War; Destroyed by fire July 28, 1963
Lost Kingpost truss bridge over Choccolocco Creek
Destroyed by fire

Lockington Covered Bridge 35-75-01x (Shelby County, Ohio)
Built 1848; Closed 1985; Burned 1989
Lost Long through truss bridge over Great Miami River on CR-132
Destroyed by fire

Long Cane Creek Covered Bridge 40-33-01x (McCormick County, South Carolina)
Built in 1892; destroyed by arson fire in 1979.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Long Cane Creek
Destroyed by fire

Lost Bridge (1st) (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1866 by John Chambelain, destroyed by fire on July 28, 1903
Lost covered bridge over Great Miami River on Lawrenceburg Road
Destroyed by fire

McBride Covered Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built in 1871 by Benton Jones; destroyed by arson in 1983 and replaced.
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over North River on McBride Bridge Road (now McBride Road)
Destroyed by fire

Meadows Mill Covered Bridge 01-41-03x (Lee County, Alabama)
Built 1903 replacing older bridge destroyed by flood 1902; Restored shortly before destroyed by arson October 4, 1973
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Halawakee Creek on Covered Bridge Road
Destroyed by fire

MEC - Passumpsic River Covered Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1908; Intentionally Burned 1927
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Passumpsic River on Maine Central Railroad
Destroyed by fire

Nectar Covered Bridge 01-05-04x (Blount County, Alabama)
Built 1932; Destroyed by arson 1993
Lost covered bridge over Locust Fork River on Covered Bridge Road
Destroyed by fire

New River Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Bridge (Pulaski County, Virginia)
Built ca1855, burned by Union Forces 1864
Lost Through truss bridge over New River on V&TRR
Destroyed by fire

Newfound Creek Trestle (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Built 1904; Burned on May 23, 2006
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Newfound Creek on formerly L&N Railroad
Destroyed by fire

Newkirk Viaduct 38-51-04x (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1847; destroyed by fire 1863
Lost Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Road & railroad
Destroyed by fire & replaced

NKP - Prairie Ditch bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
This wooden bridge carried the former IMC division of NKP Railroad from Peru to Michigan City and was the start of a large grade in Northern Miami County. Arsonist burned the bridge in the 1990's and it was quickly abandoned. Charred pieces remain.
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Prairie Ditch on Nickel Plate Trail(former Lake Erie and Western, Nickel Plate Road, Norfolk & Western, Norfolk Southern Railway, Central Railroad of Indy, Indiana Hi-Rail Railroads) in Peru
Destroyed by fire

North Weare Branch Railroad Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1849
Lost Covered deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on
Destroyed by fire

Oakachoy Covered Bridge 01-19-01x (Coosa County, Alabama)
Built 1916; Burnt down by vandals June 2, 2001
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Oakachoy Creek on Newman Road
Destroyed by fire

Old Big Black River Railroad Bridge (Warren County, Mississippi)
Lost Bridge on Railroad
Burned by Confederate troops to prevent Union forces from crossing

Old Bridgeton Covered Bridge 14-61-04x (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1868, rehabilitated in 1940, bypassed in 1967, closed to traffic in 1968, arsoned on April 29, 2005, replica bridge built in September 2006
Lost covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR780S in Bridgeton
Destroyed by fire

Old Lattice Bridge 29-05-06x (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1878; Burned 1971
Lost Town lattice truss w/supplemental arches bridge over Pemigewasset River on Staple Rock Park Rd
Destroyed by fire

Oysters Mill Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1881 by Samuel Myers. It replaced an iron structure built by Mosely Iron Bridge Co. that was built in 1869.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Connodoguinet Creek on Former LR21015, SR1015
Destroyed by fire

Paper Mill Road Covered Bridge 10-33-01x (Cobb County, Georgia)
Built ca. 1870; Destroyed by arson March 29, 1964
Lost Covered Town lattice truss bridge over Sope Creek on Paper Mill Road
Destroyed by fire

Pearl Creek Bridge (Beadle County, South Dakota)
Built 1930
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Pearl Creek on 410 Avenue
Destroyed by fire

Pearl Creek Bridge (Beadle County, South Dakota)
Built 1930
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Pearl Creek on 410 Avenue
Destroyed by fire

PEPCO - Deep Creek Trestle (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Burned in the 1930s
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Deep Creek & North Fork Deep Creek on Portland Electric Power Company
Destroyed by fire

Pikeville Covered Bridge (Pike County, Indiana)
Built in 1887 by William T. Washer, destroyed by arson on July 4, 1972.
Lost Covered Bridge over Patoka River on State Road 257
Destroyed by arson fire

Pipestem Covered Bridge 14-69-03x (Ripley County, Indiana)
Built in 1889 by Philip Ensminger and destroyed by fire in 1972.
Lost Howe through truss bridge
Destroyed by fire

PNWR - Rock Creek Trestle (Washington County, Oregon)
Built 1930
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Rock Creek on Portland and Western Railroad
Destroyed by fire

Ponderosa Way Bridge #2 (Calaveras County, California)
Built 1935; Deck destroyed by fire 2015
Deck truss bridge over North Fork Calaveras River on Ponderosa Way
Closed. Deck was destroyed by Butte Fire in 2015. Truss remains intact.

Ponn Humpback Covered Bridge 35-82-06x (Vinton County, Ohio)
Built 1874 by Martin McGrath & Lyman Wells; rehabilitated 1932
Covered bridge over Raccoon Creek on Wilkesville Road (TR 4)
Bridge deliberately burned June 6, 2013, declared total loss

Portage Bridge (Old) (Wyoming County, New York)
Built 1852, destroyed by fire on May 6, 1875
Lost Wooden bridge over Genesee River on former Erie Railroad north of Portageville
Destroyed by fire

Prather Bridge (Oconee County, South Carolina)
Built 1920; Burned April 9th 1978
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Tugaloo River on Cleveland Pike Road
Destroyed by fire

Red Covered Bridge 14-61-08x (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1880, damaged by arson in October 1969, later repaired, destroyed by arson on October 13, 1976
Lost covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR 75W west of Rosedale
Destroyed by fire

Red Covered Bridge 38-30-27x (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1900; Destroyed by arson 1990
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Whiteley Creek on Greene Lakes Road
Destroyed by fire

RI - West Fork Trinity River Bridge (Wise County, Texas)
Property deeded & sold 1898
Lost Timber stringer bridge over West Fork Trinity River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by fire

Riegel Covered Bridge 38-19-35 (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870; Destroyed by arson May 30, 1979
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Roaring Creek on PA Route 312
Destroyed by fire 1979