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Baltimore truss

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The Baltimore truss is a sub-type of the Pratt truss, but differs by the addition of half-length struts or ties in the top, bottom, or both parts of the panels. It was first used on the railroads in the 1870's

CSX - Joliet Lift Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1932 by the American Bridge Company
Through truss lift bridge over Des Plaines River on CSX
Open to rail traffic

CSX - Livingston Avenue Bridge (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1901
Through truss swing bridge over Hudson River on CSX Transportation and Amtrak
Open to traffic

CSX - Niagara Street Overpass (Erie County, New York)
Built 1901
Baltimore through truss bridge on CSX RR over Niagara Street and NY 266
Open to traffic

CSX - NY 31 Overpass (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1904
Through truss bridge over NY 31
Open to traffic

CSX - Scajaquada Creek Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1901
Baltimore through truss bridge over Scajaquada Creek on CSX RR


CSX - State Street Overpass (Monroe County, New York)
Through truss bridge over State Street in Rochester
Open to traffic

CSX - Stockport Depot Station Bridge (Columbia County, New York)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Stockport Creek on CSXTRR
Open to traffic

CSX - Susquehanna River Bridge (Harford County, Maryland)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1907-09 by Baltimore & Ohio RR as double-track bridge and opened January 6, 1910, later single-tracked
Through and deck truss bridge over Susquehanna on railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Tittabawassee River Bridge (Midland County, Michigan)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Tittabawassee River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - US 20 Overpass (Albany County, New York)
Built 1926
Baltimore through truss bridge over US 20
Open to traffic

CSX/NS Overpass (Ross County, Ohio)
Unknown
Baltimore through truss bridge over Railroad (NS)d on Railroad (CSX)
Open to traffic

Cunningham Road Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1894 by the Pittsburgh Bridge Co./Nelson & Buchanan
Through truss bridge over Marsh Creek on PA 3008
Demolished and replaced.

Dan River Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Stokes County, North Carolina)
Built 1944
Baltimore through truss bridge over Dan River on NSRR
Open to traffic

Dingman's Ferry Bridge (Pike County, Pennsylvania)
Relocated here 1900 from the Susquehanna River
Through truss bridge over Delaware River on PA 739
Open to vehicular traffic only (no pedestrians allowed)

DLWR - Tonawanda Creek Bridge (Genesee County, New York)
Built 1900
Through truss bridge over Tonawanda Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

DMU - Raccoon River Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Removed 2005
Lost Through truss bridge over Raccoon River on Railroad
Removed

DODX - Devils Elbow Bridge (Pulaski County, Missouri)
Built 1941 as part of a railroad spur to Fort Leonard Wood
Two-span through truss bridge over Big Piney River on the US Army Railroad near Devils Elbow
Open to railroad traffic

Dundaff Street Viaduct (Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1922
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Delaware & Hudson Railway on Dundaff Street
Removed but not replaced

Durand Swing Bridge (Pepin County, Wisconsin)
Built 1902; Replaced 1941
Baltimore through truss swing bridge over Chippewa River on State Route 10 Walcot Street
Replaced by a new bridge

East Avenue Bridge (Wayne County, New York)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1969
Through truss bridge over Erie Canal on East Avenue in Newark
Open to traffic

Edgett Street Bridge (Wayne County, New York)
Edgett Street bridge over Erie Canal in Newark
Baltimore through truss bridge
Open to pedestrians only

EL - Newtown Creek Bridge (Chemung County, New York)
Through truss bridge over Newtown Creek on former Erie-Lackawanna Railroad
Open to pedestrians

Elmville Road Bridge (Adams County, Ohio)
Built 1893 by the Champion Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1995
Lost through truss bridge over Ohio Brush Creek on Elmville Road (CR 13F)
No longer exists

Ernest Mines Railroad Bridge (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1903
Baltimore through truss bridge over McKee Run on Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railway
No longer exists

Falls Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1895; rehabilitated 1986
Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River in Philadelphia
Open to traffic

FGLK - Cayuga-Seneca Canal Bridge (Seneca County, New York)
Through truss bridge over Cayuga-Seneca Canal on Finger Lakes Railway
Open to traffic

Fishing Creek Bridge (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1934
Through truss bridge over Fishing Creek on PA 4049
Open to traffic

Fleming Park Bridge (Old) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890; Replaced 1955
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Ohio River Back Channel on Neville Road
Replaced by a new bridge on a different alignment and scrapped

Fort Dodge High Bridge (Webster County, Iowa)
Built 1902 by the Mason City and Fort Dodge Railway, later Chicago Great Western
Deck truss bridge over Des Moines River on railroad
Open to traffic

Fort Madison Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1927
Toll double-decker through truss swing bridge over the Mississippi River on IA 2/IL 9/BNSF Railroad at Fort Madison
Open to traffic

Fourth Street Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1907; rehabilitated 1999
Through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Fourth Street in Waterford
Open to traffic

French Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896 by the Youngstown Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1973; replaced 2003
Lost through truss bridge over French Creek on PA 1025
Replaced by new bridge

Frisco Bridge (Shelby County, Tennessee)
Completed May 12, 1892, under the direction of engineer George S. Morison
Cantilevered through truss railroad bridge over the Mississippi River at Memphis
Open to railroad traffic

FRR - Upside-Down Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1902 by the King Bridge Co.
Deck truss bridge over the Erie Canal on Falls Road Railroad in Lockport
Open to traffic

Frye Bridge (Shawnee County, Kansas)
Built 1925; replaced 2004
Lost through truss bridge over Soldier Creek on Landon Road, 2.3 mi. north and 3.2 mi. west of US 75
No longer exists

Glenwood Avenue Bridge (Orleans County, New York)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1998
Through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Glenwood Avenue in Medina
Open to traffic

GMRC - Williams River Bridge No. 112 (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1902
Baltimore through truss bridge over Williams River on Green Mountain Railroad
Open to traffic

Granite Street Bridge (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1902; rehabilitated 1992; Rehabilitated 2014
Baltimore through truss bridge over Winooski River on Granite Street in Montpelier
Open to traffic

Green River Gorge Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1914; Closed & rehabilitated 1988; Rehabilitated again 2001
Baltimore Petit deck truss bridge over Green River on Green River Gorge Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Greenfield Pike Bridge (Hamilton County, Indiana)
Built 1928
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Stony Creek on Greenfield Pike (Now Avenue)
Replaced by a new bridge

GSWR - Chattahoochee River Bridge (Barbour County, Alabama)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Chattahoochee River on South Carolina Central Railroad
Open to traffic

Half Mound Bridge (Jefferson County, Kansas)
Purchased from a company in Nebraska and erected by Jefferson County in 1935. Replaced by a new bridge in 1983.
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Delaware River on Half Mound Road (FAS 1325)
Removed and replaced by new bridge on new alignment

Hampden RR - Bircham Bend Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1912, lost 1920s
Lost Baltimore deck truss bridge over Chicopee River on Hampden Railroad
Demolished

Hancock Bridge (OLD) (Washington County, Maryland)
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over PotomacRiver
No longer exists

Harding Street-White River Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1897 by Detroit Bridge & Iron Works; Replaced 1970
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over West Fork White River on Harding Street
Replaced by new bridge

Harlequin Bridge (Chelan County, Washington)
Built 1948, Removed 2000 Replaced 2001
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Stehekin River on Company Creek Road
Replaced by new bridge

Harmony Line - Grimm Bridge (Lawrence County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1908; Line closed 1931
Lost Baltimore deck truss bridge over Connoquenessing Creek on Pittsburgh, Harmony, Butler, & New Castle Railway
Removed

Harmony Line - Knox Bridge (Lawrence County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1908; Line closed 1931
Lost Baltimore deck truss bridge over Connoquenessing Creek on Pittsburgh, Harmony, Butler, & New Castle Railway
Removed but not replaced

Hasbrouck road - Neversink River (Old) (Sullivan County, New York)
Lost Baltimore through Truss bridge over Neversink River on Hasbrouck Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Highline Bridge (Wyandotte County, Kansas)
Built 1917; rehabilitated 2005
Two-level through truss bridge and network of approaches over Kansas River on the KCTRR in Kansas City
Open to traffic

Himrod Junction Bridge (Yates County, New York)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Finger Lakes Railway (former PRR) on Norfolk Southern Railway (former NYC)
Open to traffic

Hinmansville Bridge (Oswego County, New York)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 2003; damaged by truck in 2019
Through truss bridge over Oswego River on CR 46
Open to traffic

Hobbs Bridge (Lincoln County, Tennessee)
Built 1891. Bridge closed to traffic. Deck and approaches removed in 1986.
Baltimore through truss bridge over Elk River on J.D. Suggs Road
Closed to all traffic

Horan Road Bridge (Orleans County, New York)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1998
Through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Horan Road in Medina
Open to traffic

Howard Street Bridge (Spokane County, Washington)
Built 1916; rehabilitated 1963
Through truss bridge over Middle Channel Spokane River on Howard Street in Spokane
Open to traffic

Huey P. Long Bridge (Jefferson Parish) (Jefferson Parish, Louisiana)
Opened to traffic December 16, 1935; widening completed June 16, 2013
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on US 90 in Jefferson
Open to traffic

I-278 Huntspoint Amtrak Overpass (Bronx County, New York)
Built 1908
Baltimore through truss bridge over Amtrak; CSXTRR on I-278 Bruckner Expy and Bruckner Blvd
Open to traffic

Indian Creek Bridge (Martin County, Indiana)
Built 1887 by Indiana Bridge Co. of Indianapolis; bypassed 1988
Abandoned Baltimore through truss bridge over Indian Creek on Former CR 1020N or #60
Abandoned

Islais Creek Bridge (Old) (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1915 ; replaced in 1945
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Islais Creek on Third Street/Kentucky Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Jones Road Bridge (Clinton County, Michigan)
Built 1912; Closed to all traffic 1984; Replaced in 1998 and dismantled
Dismantled Baltimore through truss bridge over Grand River on Jones Road in Eagle Township
Replaced by new bridge and stored for reuse

Juniata Bridge (OLD) (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Juniata River
No longer exists

KCS - Atchafalaya River Bridge (Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana)
Through truss swing bridge over Atchafalaya River on Kansas City Southern Railroad (formerly also carried LA-1)
Open to traffic

Kennedy Bridge (Mercer County, Kentucky)
Built 1924
Deck truss bridge over Herrington Lake on KY 152
Demolished in 2018

L&NE - Lehigh Gap Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1912; Abandoned 1961; Removed 1967
Lost Baltimore deck truss bridge over the Lehigh River on Lehigh & New England Railroad
Removed

Laceyville Bridge (Wyoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Church Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Lafayette Avenue Bridge (Bronx County, New York)
Built 1906; rehabilitated 2000
Through truss bridge over Amtrak on Lafayette Avenue in New York
Open to traffic

LAL - Cohocton River Bridge (Avoca North) (Steuben County, New York)
Built 1919 by American Bridge Co.
Baltimore through truss bridge over Cohocton River on Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad
Open to traffic

LAL - Cohocton River Bridge (Avoca South) (Steuben County, New York)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Cohocton River on Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad
Open to traffic

LAL - Cohocton River Bridge 287.44 (Steuben County, New York)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Cohocton River on Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad
Open to traffic

Lamoille Valley Rail Trail - Lamoille River Bridge (Johnson) (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Lamoille River on Lamoille Valley Railroad
Open to pedestrian / snowmobile traffic

Leggett Avenue Bridge (Bronx County, New York)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1906; rehabilitated 1981
Through truss bridge over Amtrak on Leggett Avenue in New York
Open to traffic

Lehigh Valley Trail - Honeoye Creek Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Through truss bridge over Honeoye Creek on Lehigh Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Lima-Metcalf Street Bridge (Allen County, Ohio)
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1989
Through truss bridge over N&W Railroad on Lima-Metcalf Street
Open to traffic

Loosveldt Bridge (Sheridan County, Nebraska)
Built 1888 Over Loup River In Columbus, Nebraska; Relocated Here In 1933
Through truss bridge over Niobrara River on 292nd Trail
Open to traffic

Loup River Wagon Bridge (Platte County, Nebraska)
Built 1888; Replaced 1931
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Loup River on Rt 30
No longer exists

Lower Turnpike Bridge (Washington County, New York)
Built 1889 by Dean & Westbrook; Rehabilitated 2013
Pin-connected Baltimore through truss bridge over Mettawee River on Lower Turnpike Road
Open to traffic

LV/Erie Railroad Bridge 407 (Genesee County, New York)
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Erie-Lackawanna Railroad (former Erie RR) & farm road on Lehigh Valley Railroad
Removed but not replaced

LV/NKP/Erie Bridge LL449B (Erie County, New York)
Abandoned baltimore through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern (NKP Main Line) and Erie B&SW Division on LV Lehigh & Lake Erie Branch and Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned, spans over NS removed

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

Lycoming Creek Bridge (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1994
Through truss bridge over Lycoming Creek on PA 14
Open to traffic

Lycoming Creek Bridge (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930; rehabilitated ca. 1990
Through truss bridge over Lycoming Creek on PA 14
Removed and replaced

Madison Ave. White River Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over White River on Madison Ave. in Anderson
Replaced by new bridge

Madison-Milton Bridge (Jefferson County, Indiana)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1928-29; rehabilitated 1997, imploded August 2013
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Ohio River on US 421 between Madison, IN, and Milton, KY
All main spans demolished.

Mahantango Creek Bridge (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1993
Through truss bridge over Mahantango Creek on PA 104
Open to traffic

Main Steet Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1895; Lost to flooding in 1913.
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Main Street
Destroyed by severe weather

Main Street Contocook River Bridge (Older) (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Lost Baltimore Through truss bridge over Contocook River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Manette Bridge (Kitsap County, Washington)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1949; demolished 2011
Lost through truss bridge over Port Washington Narrows on WA 303 in Bremerton
Lost to history

MBTA - North Station Charles River Bridges (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1931, two bridges removed at a later date
Baltimore through truss bridge over Charles River on MBTA North Station Leads
Open to traffic

MBTA - Shore Line Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1898
Through truss bridge over Amtrak Northeast Corridor on MBTA Fairmount Line
Open to traffic

Memorial Drive Bridge (Delaware County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1888 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1973.
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on Memorial Drive
Replaced by a new bridge

Metra/IAIS Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1917
Baltimore through truss bridge over Iowa Interstate Railroad (former Rock Island) on Metra Southwest Line (former Norfolk & Western) in New Lenox
Open to traffic

MHWA - Mohawk River Bridge (Oneida County, New York)
Warren through truss bridge over Mohawk river on Mohawk Adirondack and Northern Railroad
Open to traffic

Mill Creek Bridge (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1929; rehabilitated 1985
Through truss bridge over Mill Creek and RRs on US 11 in Dupont
Open to traffic

Mill Creek Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1917, Collapsed some betwixt 1920-1930 (According to IDOT)
Lost Baltimore deck truss bridge over Mill Creek on Road
Collapsed

MILW/CNW Overpass (De Kalb County, Illinois)
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Chicago & North Western Railway on Chicago, Milwaukee, & Gary Railroad
Removed

Minersville Bridge (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1985
Through truss bridge over Conemaugh River on PA 3039 (4th Ave) connecting Cambria City to Minersville and Cambria Iron's Lower Works
Open to traffic

MMID - Monocacy River Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Built for WM Rwy
Baltimore through truss bridge over Monocacy River on MMID (former WM)
Open to traffic

MNCW - Croton River Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1908-1915; piers & abutments rerehabilitated 1993; westernmost spans replaced 2013
Baltimore through truss and through-plate girder bridge over Croton River on Metro-North Commuter Railroad
Open to traffic

Mullica River Bridge (Old) (Atlantic County, New Jersey)
(Main design: Through truss)
Replaced 1954
Lost Through truss bridge over Mullica River on New Jersey Route 9
No longer exists

Muncy Susquehanna River Bridge (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Susquehanna River
Replaced by a new bridge, three spans moved to Dingman's Ferry, NJ over the Delaware