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Honey Run Covered Bridge 05-04-01 (Butte County, California)
Built 1886 by George Miller; destroyed by wildfire Nov. 8, 2018
Lost covered bridge over Butte Creek on Honey Run Road
Bridge lost in Camp Fire wildfire Nov. 8, 2018

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

Hustons Covered Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1824 by Jacob Bishop; destroyed by arson in 1938 and replaced
Lost Bridge over Conodoguinet Creek
Destroyed by fire in 1938 and replaced

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

IC - West Frankfort Overpass (Franklin County, Illinois)
Lost Girder bridge
Destroyed by fire

Illinois Terminal - Camp Creek Bridge (Piatt County, Illinois)
Illinois Terminal interurban railway bridge that was burned in 1979.
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Camp Creek on Illinois Terminal RR
Destroyed by fire in 1979

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

Jamison Covered Bridge (Brown County, Ohio)
Built in 1872 by F.F. Stineman. Lost to arson on October 1 1968
Lost Long through truss bridge over Straight Creek
Destroyed by fire

Jay Street Covered Bridge (Clinton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1852
Lost Town lattice truss covered bridge over West Branch Susquehanna River on Jay Street
Destroyed by fire in 1919

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; removed 1969
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

Kennebec Bridge (1818) (Kennebec County, Maine)
Built 1818 by Benjamin Brown and Ephraim Ballard Jr.; burned April 2, 1827
Lost Through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Bridge Street
Destroyed by fire

Kessner's Covered Bridge (Dubois County, Indiana)
Built 1877
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Patoka River on Kessner Bridge Road
Destroyed by fire

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)
Built ca. 1867-1869; burned ca. 1877-1878 and replaced by metal truss bridge
Lost Long through truss bridge over Scioto River on Road
Arsoned

Lakewood Avenue Bridge (Fulton County, Georgia)
Built 1919; Burned 1988 ; Replaced 2001
Lost Through truss bridge over Southern Railroad on Lakewood Avenue in Atlanta
No longer exists

Landing Lane Bridge (1st covered) (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Built in 1772 burned by George Washington's troops in 1776, not clear if it was repaired but it was substantially rebuilt or replaced in 1833
Lost Bridge over Raritan River on Landing Lane
Destroyed by fire

Landing Lane Bridge (2nd covered) (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
1833 substantial rebuild or replacement of the 1772 bridge. Destroyed by fire Feb.18, 1894
Lost Bridge over Raritan River on Landing Lane
Destroyed by fire

Leonard 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.

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

LN - 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

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 (1866) (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

Madison Street Bridge (1900) (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1900; Replaced 1910
Lost Howe through truss swing bridge over Willamette river on Madison Ave now Hawthorne street.
Partially destroyed by fire & replaced

Main Street Bridge (1887) (Danville, Virginia)
Built 1887
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Dan River on Main Street
Destroyed by fire and replaced by a new bridge in 1927

Main Street Covered Bridge (Somerset County, Maine)
Built 1829 as a covered pony truss; repaired 1832 and 1843; fully covered ca.1878;
Lost Town lattice truss covered bridge over Kennebec River on Main Street
Destroyed by fire in 1906

Market Street Bridge (1837) (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1837; burned January 26, 1854
Lost Through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Market Street
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

McKaig's Mill Covered Bridge 35-15-03 (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Through truss covered bridge over West Fork Little Beaver Creek on Lisbon-Millport Road
Destroyed by arson in June1988

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

Mellons Mill Covered Bridge (Calhoun County, Alabama)
Burned Oct 3, 1970; Replaced 1974
Lost covered through truss bridge over Choccolocco Creek on Mellon Bridge Road
Destroyed by fire

Mercer-Thumwood Covered Bridge (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1875; destroyed by arson 1985
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Wakatomika Creek on Frampton Road
Destroyed by fire

Miller Road Covered Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1860
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over Mill Site Creek on Miller Road
Destroyed by fire

Millikan Covered Bridge (Monroe County, Indiana)
Built 1871; Destroyed by Arson June 29, 1976
Lost Smith truss covered Bridge over Beanblossom Creek on Maple Grove Road.
Destroyed by arson fire

Minnesota Valley State Trail - Chaska Trestle (Carver County, Minnesota)
Last renewed 1953
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Minnesota River Overflow on Former Chaska-Shakopee Trail
Partially Destroyed by fire October 31st 1996, remains closed

Monroe Street Bridge (1889) (Spokane County, Washington)
Built 1889 Burned 1890
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Spokane River
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

Neely Road Covered Bridge (Troup County, Georgia)
Built ca. 1880
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Whitewater Creek on Neely 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

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

North Westminster Covered Bridge (Windham County, Vermont)
Bridge has been replaced by a UCEB as of 2020.
Lost Through truss covered bridge over Saxtons River on Covered Bridge Road
Destroyed by arson in 1967; replaced by UCEB.

Northumberland PA Susquehanna West Branch Covered Bridge (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1824; destroyed by fire in 1923
Lost covered bridge over West Branch Susquehanna River
Destroyed by fire in 1923

NWP - Hacienda Wooden Pratt Truss (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1890; Burned 1914
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Russian River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
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

Old Pass Manchac Bridge (1926) (St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1926; closed to traffic 1957; destroyed by fire 1969
Lost Bridge over Pass Manchac on Old US 51
Destroyed by fire

Old Snake River bridge (Walla Walla County, Washington)
Completed on May 5 1921 Burned on September 9th 1949
Lost Bridge over Snake RIver on US 12


Old US 85 Bridge (Weston County, Wyoming)
Built 1924
Wooden bridge over an unnamed draw on CR 1A (Old US 85)
Destroyed by fire

Old US 85 Bridge (Weston County, Wyoming)
Built 1924
Wooden bridge over an unnamed draw on CR 1A (Old US 85)
Destroyed by fire

Old US 90 Sabine Swamp Trestle (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Built in 1927; destroyed by fire in 1973
Lost timber stringer bridge over Sabine River Swamp on Old US 90
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

Pasco - Burbank Bridge (Franklin County, Washington)
Built1919 -'21, State ownership (tolls removed) 1927, destroyed by fire 1949, replaced 1952
Lost Bridge over Snake River on Inland Empire Highway / US410
Destroyed by fire

Patterson Toll Bridge (Somerset County, Maine)
Built 1839-1840 by Ephraim Spaulding; burned July 8, 1926
Lost Long through truss bridge over Kennebec River on 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

Pipe Stem Covered Bridge (Ripley County, Indiana)
Built in 1889 by Philip Ensminger and destroyed by fire on October 29, 1970.
Lost Howe through truss bridge on CR-400E over Ripley Creek
Destroyed by fire

Pitser Covered Bridge 35-45-16x (Licking County, Ohio)
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over Rocky Fork on TR 361
Destroyed by fire and replaced by a stringer bridge

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

Point Pleasant Delaware River Bridge (Covered) (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built in 1855, partly rebuilt)in 1862 following a freshet which damaged the bridge. Burned in March 29, 1892.
Lost Bridge over Delaware River on Byram Rd.
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

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

Prospect-Brownsboro Road Covered Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built in 1865; destroyed by fire in 1931
Lost Through truss bridge over Harrods Creek on Prospect-Brownsboro 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

Renton Covered Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1911
Lost Through truss bridge over Northern Pacific, Union Pacific, and Great Northern Railroads on 129th Street
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; Replaced with a new trestle at a later date.

Riddle Hill Covered Bridge (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built in 1883; lost to possible arson fire in 1977
Lost Burr Arch truss bridge over Spring Creek on County Road 5.5 W
Destroyed by arson

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

RIS - Pope Creek Bridge (Mercer County, Illinois)
Built 1910; burned 1929
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Pope Creek on Rock Island Southern RR
Burned 1934

River Road Bridge 45-10-03 (Orleans County, Vermont)
Built 1910
Lost covered bridge over Missisquoi River on C3012 in Troy
Destroyed by fire on Feb 6, 2021

Riverview Park Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1914; Burned 1990
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Lagoon on Corning Avenue
Destroyed by fire

Rockport Suspension Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Built 1877, abandoned 1900, shore end destroyed by fire 1925
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Pacific Ocean on Logging railroad
Abandoned 1900, shore end destroyed by fire 1925

Rozzell's Ferry Bridge (1849) (Mecklenburg County, North Carolina)
Built in 1849 by David M. Renno; destroyed by fire in 1865.
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Catawba River on Charlotte & Lincolnton Plank Road
Destroyed by fire

Rubio Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Built 1904; Removed in 2002
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Skunk River on Ash Avenue
Destroyed by fire

Ruddles Mill Covered Bridge 17-09-02x (Bourbon County, Kentucky)
Arsoned on August 11, 1964, two days after restoration funding was approved.
Lost Long through truss bridge over Stoner Creek
Destroyed by fire

Sanders Covered Bridge (Owen County, Kentucky)
One span collapsed by an overloaded truck in 1922. Remaining two spans lost to arson on August 23, 1948.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Eagle Creek on KY 36
Destroyed by fire

Second Lock Covered Bridge 38-36-08X no. 3 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1857
Lost through covered truss bridge over Conestoga River on Second Lock Road
Destroyed by fire in 1968

SF&NV - Steamboat Slough Swing Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1905 by the San Francisco and Napa Valley RR (later Southern Pacific), abandoned 1933, destroyed by fire in mid 1950s
Lost Through truss bridge over Steamboat Slough on San Francisco and Napa Railroad/Southern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by fire

Shaw's Covered Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1862
Lost Bridge over East Branch of Brandywine Creek
Destroyed by fire (arsoned in 1953, and replaced)

Shepherdstown Covered Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Built 1850 to replace Blackford Ferry, burned by Confederate troops in 1861
Lost Through truss bridge over Potomac River on old road
Destroyed by fire in the Civil War in 1861

Sherburne Covered Bridge 17-35-01x / 17-06-01x (Fleming County, Kentucky)
Originally a privately owned toll bridge. Lost to arson on April 6, 1981.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Licking River in Sherburne
Destroyed by fire

Shue Creek Bridge (Beadle County, South Dakota)
Built 1932, burned 2011
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Shue Creek on 201st Street
Destroyed by arson fire

Smith Covered Bridge 29-05-10 #1 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1880
Lost Long through truss bridge over Baker River
Destroyed by fire

Smith-Eastman 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.

South Windsor Covered Bridge 35-04-26x (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
The South Windsor or Plank Road Covered Bridge carried Old Plank Road across the Grand River in Windsor Township, Ashtabula County Ohio, 1870-1970.
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Grand River on Twp Rd. 526 Old Plank Road
Destroyed by fire

Southside - High Bridge (1854) (Cumberland County, Virginia)
Built 1854; Ruined during Civil War; Replaced 1869
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Appomattox River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Sowhatchee Creek Covered Bridge (Early County, Georgia)
Buit 1883; Burned 1971
Lost Through truss bridge over Sowhatchee Creek on Still Road
Destroyed by arson

SP - Yuma Swing Bridge (1884) (Yuma County, Arizona)
Built 1884; Burned 1885
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Colorado River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by fire