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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

N&W Railroad Roanoke River Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1906 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Baltimore through truss bridge over Roanoke River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

Narrowsburg Toll Bridge (Sullivan County, New York)
Built 1899 by Owego Bridge Co.; Replaced 1953
Lost Bridge over Delaware River
Replaced by a new bridge

Newry Bridge (1885) (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built 1885 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company; Replaced 1923
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on US 31
Replaced by a new bridge

NH - India Point Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1903, abandoned 1974, movable span removed early 2000s
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Seekonk River on NYNH&H Fox Point Branch (abandoned)
Partially Demolished

NHCR - Upper Ammonoosuc River Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built in 1883 by Boston Bridge Works
Through truss bridge over Upper Ammonoosuc River on New Hampshire Central Railroad
Open to traffic

North County Trailway - New Croton Reservoir Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
(Main design: Baltimore through truss)
Baltimore through truss bridge over New Croton Reservoir on North County Trailway
Open to pedestrians

North Wayneport Road Bridge (Wayne County, New York)
Built 1912; rehabilitated 1965
Through truss bridge over Erie Canal on North Wayneport Road
Open to traffic

Northport Bridge (Old) (Stevens County, Washington)
Built 1897; Coverted to road use 1921-22; Condemned & closed October 5th, 1946, Collapsed 1949
Lost Through truss bridge over Columbia River on WA 25 (Former Columbia & Red Mountain Railroad)
Collapsed

NP/GN Overpass (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1907; Removed c1971
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Great Northern Railway on Northern Pacific Railroad
Removed

NS - Cohocton River Bridge (Steuben County, New York)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Cohocton River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Dan River Railway Bridge (Halifax County, Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Dan River on NSRR
Open to traffic

NS - Dry Fork Bridge (McDowell County, West Virginia)
Built 1945
Through truss bridge over CR 9 on NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - French Broad Bridge #5 (Cocke County, Tennessee)
Built 1927
4-span Baltimore through truss bridge on Norfolk Southern Railway, one of only 2 Baltimore (Pratt) through truss railroad bridges in area--other is on CSX Railroad at Starnes Slant, VA
Open to traffic

NS - Kenova Bridge (Wayne County, West Virginia)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1913
Pennsylvania - Baltimore through truss bridges over the Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Little Conemaugh River Bridge #2 (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1906 by the Cambria Steel Company
Through truss bridge over Little Conemaugh River on Norfolk Souther main line in Johnstown
Open to traffic

NS - North Matewan Railroad Bridge (Mingo County, West Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Tug Fork on Norfolk Southern Railway
Replaced by new bridges in April 2020

NS - Port Clinton Bridge (Ottawa County, Ohio)
Built 1915
Baltimore through truss bridge over Portage River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Raisin River Bridge (Monroe County, Michigan)
Built 1910, demolished for replacement July 2015
Baltimore through truss bridge over Raisin River on Norfolk Southern RR (formerly New York Central)
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Rockwood Railroad Bridge (Monroe County, Michigan)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Huron River on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Scotio River Bridge (Waverly) (Pike County, Ohio)
Built 1910
Baltimore through truss bridge over Scioto River on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS - Sinnemahoning Creek Bridge (Cameron County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1902
Three-span through truss bridge over SR 2002 and Sinnemahoning Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - South Matewan Railroad Bridge (Mingo County, West Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Tug Fork on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Sprigg Railroad Bridge (Mingo County, West Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Tug Fork on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Steubenville Bridge (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built in 1926
Through truss bridge over Ohio River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Steubenville
Open to traffic

NS - Tug Fork Bridge - Williamson (Mingo County, West Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Tug Fork on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Twelvepole Creek Railroad Bridge (Wayne County, West Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Twelvepole Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS Overpass (Boone County, Kentucky)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Railroad (CSX) on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

NS/CSX Overpass (Erie County, New York)
Abandoned Baltimore through truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Norfolk Southern Railway
Abandoned

NY5S Schoharie Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, New York)
Built 1910 by Fort Pitt Bridge works; Abandoned 1981; Converted for emergency Highway use 1987; Converted to pedestrian path 1988; Rehabilitated for permanent highway use 2015
Baltimore through truss bridge over Schoharie Creek on NY 5S
Open to highway traffic; RR line abandoned

NYC - Maiden Lane Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built 1899, Closed 1968 when Union Station closed, Removal for construction of I-787 completed by January 1970
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Hudson River, Maiden Lane on New York Central Railroad
Removed

NYC - NY 5S Overpass (Herkimer County, New York)
Built 1920
Through truss bridge over NY 5S (originally Erie Canal) on abandoned West Shore Railroad
Open to traffic

NYC/Erie Overpass (S) (Erie County, New York)
Abandoned Baltimore through truss bridge over Erie Railroad on New York Central Railroad
Abandoned

NYSW - Erie Boulevard Overpass (Onondaga County, New York)
Built 1901
Through truss bridge over NY 5 on NYS&W Railroad
Open to traffic

OH 269 Bridge (Erie County, Ohio)
Lost through truss bridge on OH 269 (Old OH-2)
Replaced, but relocated to Medina County

Old Highway 119 Bridge (Harlan County, Kentucky)
Built 1924 by the Vincennes Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1954----One of two nearby river crossings utilizing Baltimore through truss spans. Replaced 1999.
Baltimore through truss bridge over Cumberland River, Clover Fork on KY 840
Removed as the Cumberland River was re-routed such that a bridge is no longer needed.

Old River Road Bridge (Delaware County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1965.
Lost Baltimore Through truss bridge over White River on River Road just North of Daleville
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Sullivan Company Footbridge (Sullivan County, New Hampshire)
Pratt through truss bridge over Sugar River on an old pedestrian access to former Sullivan Company mills.
Open to pedestrians

Oneil Road Bridge (Cayuga County, New York)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Seneca River on Oneil l Road
Closed to all traffic

OR&N - North Fork Palouse River Bridge (Whitman County, Washington)
Abandoned baltimore through truss bridge over Palouse River on Abandoned Oregon-Washington Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Overflow Bridge (Grundy County, Missouri)
Built 1921; replaced ca. 2009
Lost three-span Baltimore through truss bridge over Thompson River Overflow on Crowder Street (Old MO 6) west of Trenton
Replaced by a new bridge

Ozark Mill Bridge (Christian County, Missouri)
Built 1922 by the Pioneer Construction Co.
Two-span through truss bridge over Finley Creek on W. McCracken Street (Old US 65) in Ozark
Open to traffic

PAT - Monongahela River Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903; raised in 1912-16 grade separation; rebuilt 1982 for light rail
14 panel Baltimore through truss bridge over Monongahela River, many city streets and I-376 on Panhandle Railroad/ Pittsburgh T Transit
Open to traffic

Pemigewasset River Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad Bridge 18.09 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Pemigewasset River on Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad/Hobo Railroad
Open to traffic

Pemigewasset River Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad Bridge 20.41 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Pemigewasset River on Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad/Hobo Railroad
Open to traffic

Pemigewasset River Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad Bridge 3.07 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1928
Baltimore Through Truss bridge over Pemigewasset River on Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad
Open to traffic

Penobscot Bridge (Penobscot County, Maine)
Built 1911, replaced in 1997
Lost Through truss bridge over Penobscot River and ST Rail yard on Route 15 in Bangor
Replaced by new bridge

Penstock Bridge (Chelan County, Washington)
Built 1907
Through truss bridge over Wenatchee River on Abandoned pipeline for railroad works
Open to pedestrians

Puyallup Avenue Overpass (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1925
Through truss bridge over railroad tracks on Puyallup Avenue in Tacoma
Open to traffic

PVRR - Water Street Railroad Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Third Level Canal Outflow on Pioneer Valley Railroad
Out of service

PW - Shetucket River Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1890 for the Providence and Worcester Railroad
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Shetucket River on Providence and Worcester Railroad in Norwich
Open to traffic

Quaker Road Bridge (Wayne County, New York)
Built 1914
Through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Quaker Road in Macedon
Intact but closed to all traffic

Rail-Trail Connecticut River Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built in 1902 by the American Bridge Company.
Baltimore through truss bridge over Connecticut River (formerly MEC and NSRC railroads)
Open to pedestrians

Railroad Street Bridge (Oneida County, New York)
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1956
Through truss bridge over Mohawk River on Railroad Street in Rome
Open to traffic

Raymond Street-White River Bridge (Old) (Marion County, Indiana)
Replaced ca. 1958
Lost Baltimore through truss Bridge over White River on Raymond Street
Replaced by a new bridge ca 1958

RI - Armourdale Bridge (Wyandotte County, Kansas)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1905; abandoned in 1980s after the construction of Kemper Arena
Abandoned Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Kansas River on Abandoned Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Closed to all traffic

RJCP - Clearfield Bridge (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1909
Baltimore through truss bridge over River Road (SR1001) and West Branch Susquehanna River on B&O Railroad
Open to traffic

RJCP - Dowler Junction Bridge (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1930
Baltimore through truss bridge over Susquehanna River West Branch on RJ Corman Railroad-Pennsylvania Line
Open to traffic

Rock Island Bridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Built 1894; closed to traffic in 1999; swing span plus all but two remaining spans demolished in May 2010; two remaining spans converted into pedestrian pier, which included the addition of truss spans on Dakota side in Nov. 2010, reopened in 2011
Abandoned through truss swing bridge over the Mississippi River at St. Paul Park
Open to pedestrians

Rockbottom Bridge (3rd) (Broome County, New York)
Built in 1904 by the Owego Bridge Company; removed in November 2001
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on South Street/Trolley line
Removed but not replaced

Rockfield Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
Built 1930
Baltimore variant through truss bridge over Mojave River on Nat Trails Hwy (old US 66)
Open to traffic

Rocky River High Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1890; Removed 1911
Lost Baltimore deck truss bridge over Rocky River on Lake Shore Electric Railway
Removed but not replaced

RSR/CSX Overpass (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1909
Baltimore through truss bridge over CSX/Amtrak on Rochester & Southern RR
Open to traffic

RSR/RSB Overpass (Monroe County, New York)
Through truss bridge over Rochester Subway (abandoned) on Rochester & Southern RR
Open to traffic

RTA - Holton Avenue Overpass (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Holton Avenue, E 90th St, Pennsylvania RR on GCRTA (formerly Shaker Heights Rapid Transit)
Open to traffic

RTA/CSX Overpass (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1915
Baltimore through truss bridge over CSX and McCurdy Avenue on GCRTA (formerly Shaker Heights Rapid Transit)
Open to traffic

Salt Creek Bridge (Seminole County, Oklahoma)
Built as a railroad bridge in 1886, rebuilt in 1947 (widened) as a road bridge.
Through truss bridge over Salt Creek on OK 9A. Originally a railroad span built in 1886, was adapted to road use and installed in 1947.
Intact but closed to all traffic

Seaman Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1900
Baltimore Through truss bridge over Mahantango Creek on Deibler Gap Road
Closed to all traffic

Second Hannibal Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1917 to replace First Hannibal Bridge; auto deck abandoned 1956
Baltimore through truss double deck swing bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railway in Kansas City
Open to railroad traffic

Sellwood Bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1925: Replaced 2016
Baltimore deck truss bridge over Willamette River on Tacoma Street in Portland
Replaced by a new bridge

Sharon Bridge (Delaware County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880's by the Indiana Bridge Company; destroyed in the 1913 flood.
Lost Baltimore Through truss bridge over Mississinewa River
Replaced by a new bridge

Short Line Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1902
Deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Open to traffic

Sixth Street Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1871-72; roadway deck removed in 1944
Baltimore deck truss bridge over Blackwater Creek on Sixth Street
Unknown status: Probably lost

Skinners Falls Bridge (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1902 by the American Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Delaware River on Skinners Falls Road (PA 1002)
Intact but closed to all traffic

SKOL - Neosho River Bridge (Oswego) (Cherokee County, Kansas)
Built 1905, West Approach Rebuilt 1962
Baltimore through truss bridge over Neosho River on South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad
Open to traffic

Small Engine Rail Bridge (Clay County, Illinois)
Wooden Baltimore deck truss bridge over Creek on Railroad
Open to traffic

Somerset Village Railroad Bridge (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
Closed 1932, formally abandoned 1937
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Taunton River on Dighton & Somerset Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Soo - Hurley Rail Crossing (Iron County, Wisconsin)
Built 1896
Baltimore through truss bridge over Abandoned Chicago & North Western Railway on Abandoned Soo Line Railroad
Open to pedestrians

SP - Dumbarton Bridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1910, last used for freight 1982; acquired by San Mateo County Transit District 1994
Abandoned baltimore through truss bridge over San Francisco Bay on Caltrain
Abandoned

SP - Newark Slough Drawbridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1910
Baltimore through truss bridge over Newark Slough on Caltrain; this is the east end of SP Dumbarton Bridge
Closed to all traffic

SP - Snodgrass Slough Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1912: Removed 1971
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Snodgrass Slough on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed

SP/PE - West Basin Bascule Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1912; Removed 1955
Lost Warren baltimore through truss bascule bridge over West Basin/Turning Basin on Pacific Electric Railway/Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed

Sprague Street Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1899; rehabilitated 1988; replaced 2008
Lost through truss bridge over MBTA on Sprague Street in Boston
Replaced by a new bridge

ST - Backwater Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Backwater of North Branch Chicopee River on Railroad
Open to traffic

ST - Broadway Street Overpass (Strafford County, New Hampshire)
Built 1901
Through truss bridge over Broadway Street on Pan Am Railways in Dover
Open to traffic

ST - Dead River Bridge (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Dead River on ST Rail System
Open to traffic

ST - Hoosic River Bridge #1 (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Hoosic River on ST/Pan Am Freight Main Line
Open to traffic

ST - Hoosic River Bridge #3 (Bennington County, Vermont)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Hoosic River on ST/Pan Am Freight Main Line
Open to traffic

ST - Merrimack River Bridge (Hooksett) (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Merrimack River on Pan Am Railways
Open to traffic

ST - Merrimack River Bridge (Manchester) (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Merrimack River on Pan Am Railways
Open to traffic

ST - North Branch Chicopee River Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicopee River on Railroad
Open to traffic

ST - Oxbow Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1929 by the Phoenix Bridge Co.
Baltimore through truss bridge over Manhan River on Pan Am Railways Connecticut River Line
Open to traffic

ST - St.John Street Overpass (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1900
Double Barrel truss bridge over St John Street on Springfield Terminal Rail System in Portland
Abandoned

ST - US1 Overpass (York County, Maine)
Built 1929
Through truss bridge over Elm Street (US 1) on Boston & Maine Railroad in Biddeford
Open to traffic

St. Charles Air Line Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in 1919, original length was 260 ft. -- later shortened to 220 ft. in 1930
Railroad Baltimore trough truss bascule bridge over the Chicago River near downtown Chicago
Open to traffic

Stones Levee Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1908 by the Interstate Building Co.; rehabilitated 1964
Through truss bridge over B&O Railroad on Stones Levee in Cleveland
Closed to all traffic

Strout Road Bridge (Warren County, Ohio)
Built by the Toledo Bridge Company in 1892, the Strout Road Bridge was lost due to neglect in 1985.
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Little Miami River on County Road 38
Replaced by new bridge

Sugar River Trail - Sugar River Bridge #3 (Sullivan County, New Hampshire)
Through truss bridge over Sugar River on Sugar River Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Sulphur Avenue Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built ca. 1925; made obsolete by new bridge in 1970
Baltimore through truss bridge over River Des Peres on Sulphur Avenue between I-44 and Manchester
Closed to all traffic

Susquehanna River Bridge (Chenango County, New York)
Replaced 1953
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on NY 206
Replaced by new bridge

T&OC/NYC Overpass (Lucas County, Ohio)
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over NYC Railroad on NYC Railroad
Removed