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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

"I" Street Bridge (Yolo County, California)
(Main design: Through truss)
Built 1911
Swing bridge over Sacramento River, carries railroad tracks and "I" Street in West Sacramento
Open to traffic

Abandoned BM (Fort Hill Branch) - Connecticut River Bridge (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1912 by the American Bridge Co.; Abandoned 1983
Abandoned baltimore through truss bridge over Connecticut River on B&M Fort Hill Branch (abandoned)
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned BNSF - Salt Creek Bridge (Lancaster County, Nebraska)
Built 1913
Baltimore through truss bridge over Salt Creek on Abandoned BNSF Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

ADBF - Raisin River Bridge (Blissfield) (Lenawee County, Michigan)
Built 1907
Baltimore through truss bridge over Raisin River on Adrian & Blissfield Railroad
Open to traffic

Albion River Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Built 1944
Deck truss bridge over Albion River on CA 1
Open to traffic

Allegheny Highlands Trail - Shavers Fork Bridge (Tucker County, West Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Shavers Fork on Allegheny Highlands Trail of WV (formerly West Virginia Central and Pittsburg Railway)
Open to pedestrians only

Ambridge-Aliquippa Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1927 by the Dravo Contracting and American Bridge Company.
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Ohio River on PA 3052/11th Street in Ambridge
Open to traffic

Ammonoosuc Rail-Trail - Ammonoosuc River Bridge (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built by Boston & Maine RR; line taken over by New Hampshire & Vermont RR, bridge abandoned 1997
Skewed Baltimore through truss bridge over Ammonoosuc River on Ammonoosuc Rail-Trail (Former Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

Ammonoosuc Rail-Trail - Amonoosuc River Bridge (Littleton, Middle) (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1924 by Boston Bridge Works; Line Abandoned 1997
Baltimore through truss bridge over Ammonoosuc River on Ammonoosuc Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Amtrak - Spuyten Duyvil Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1900
Baltimore through truss bridge swing bridge over Spuyten Duyvil Creek on Amtrak Empire Corridor
Open to traffic

Amtrak - Warehouse Point Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1903
Deck girder bridge over Connecticut River on Amtrak Springfield Line
Open to traffic

Armitage Road Bridge (Seneca County, New York)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1951
Baltimore through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Armitage Road
Open to traffic

Arsenal Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1896, Rehabilitated 1983 & 1997
Baltimore through truss bridge over Mississippi River on 2 lanes of traffic and 2 rail lines in Davenport
Open to traffic

ASB Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
(Main design: Baltimore through truss)
Opened to traffic on December 28, 1911; upper roadway deck removed 1987
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railway in Kansas City
Open to railroad traffic

Ash Creek Bridge (Siskiyou County, California)
Built 1901
Baltimore through truss bridge over Klamath River on Klamath River Road
Open to traffic

ATSF - Los Angeles River Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built ?; One span destroyed during flooding 1941; Removed 1994
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Los Angeles River on Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Second District
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Calumet River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1912- 1914, Destroyed 1988 leaving but a counterweight
Lost Bridge over Calumet River on B&O Railroad
Destroyed by collision

Bairdstown Bridge (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1934-1935
Through truss bridge over Conemaugh River on PA 2002 in Blairsville
Open to traffic

Baxter Bridge (Harlan County, Kentucky)
Built 1924-1925 by the Vincennes Bridge Company, served as the U.S. 119 Bridge, old U.S. 421 junction at north end. Bypassed in 1977 with the opening of the new US 421 bridge. Closed 1993.
Abandoned Baltimore through truss bridge over Cumberland River, Clover Fork on KY 840
Abandoned

Bellefontaine Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Opened December 1893, Approaches Rebuilt 2013
Baltimore through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railway
Open to one track of railroad traffic

Benezette Bridge (Elk County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1894
Through truss bridge over Bennett Branch Sinnemahoning Creek on TR 423 in Benezette
Open to traffic

Black Bridge (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1909; Approach span rebuilt 1957; rehabilitated 1987
Baltimore through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on Pan Am Railways Lewiston Lower Branch in Brunswick
Open to rail traffic; road deck removed

Black Oak Road Bridge (Mineral County, West Virginia)
Baltimore through truss bridge over North Branch Potomac River on Black Oak Road
Open to traffic

Black River Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1929 by Boston Bridge Works, rehabilitated 2009
Through truss bridge over Black River on C3066 in Springfield
Open to traffic

Blackpoint Bridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1917; Replaced 1958
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Petaluma Creek on CA 37
Replaced by a new bridge

BM - Bearcamp River Bridge (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Abandoned 1972
Baltimore through truss bridge over Bearcamp River on B&M Conway Branch
Open to pedestrians only

BN - Buckley Viaduct (King County, Washington)
Built 1887; Moved in a line relocation 1949; Abandoned & removed ca. 1982
Lost Baltimore deck truss bridge over White River on Burlington Northern Railroad
Removed

BNSF - Brush Creek Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Built 1908
Baltimore through truss bridge over Brush Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Coram Bridge (Flathead County, Montana)
Built ca. 1900
Two-span Baltimore deck truss bridge over Flathead River on the BNSF Railroad
Demolished and replaced.

BNSF - Crow Agency Bridge (Big Horn County, Montana)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Little Bighorn River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - I&M Canal Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1935
Baltimore through truss bridge over I&M Canal on BNSF Railway in Joliet
Open

BNSF - Kansas River Bridge (Topeka) (Shawnee County, Kansas)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1909, 2 Spans Replaced 1952, Lengthened 1968
Through truss bridge over Kansas River on the BNSF Railway in Topeka
Open to traffic

BNSF - Little Bighorn Battlefield Bridge (Big Horn County, Montana)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Little Bighorn River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Little Bighorn River Bridge (Benteen) (Big Horn County, Montana)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Little Bighorn River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Little Bighorn River Bridge (Lodge Grass) (Big Horn County, Montana)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Little Bighorn River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Nicollet Island Bridge (Main Channel) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1926 replacing a 1893 era girder bridge. Petit truss span added 1963 to comply to river navigation rules
Petit Through Truss and Deck Plate Girder bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Platte River Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Built 1920; Truss added 1951
Baltimore through truss bridge over Platte River on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Shoshone River Bridge (Big Horn County, Wyoming)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Shoshone River on BNSF
Open to traffic

BNSF - South Omaha Yard Overpass (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1907
Baltimore through truss bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Sugar Creek Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1924
Baltimore through truss bridge over Devil's Creek/Sugar Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Tarkio River Bridge (Holt County, Missouri)
Built 1909
Baltimore Through truss bridge over Tarkio River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Tombigee River Bridge (Monroe County, Mississippi)
Original swing truss bridge built 1887; Swing truss and center pier removed in 1969 and Baltimore through truss span installed
Baltimore through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on BNSF Railway
Closed to all traffic

BNSF - US30/UP Overpass (Laramie County, Wyoming)
Built 1911
Through truss bridge over US 30 & Union Pacific Railroad on BNSF Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Valley Park Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built 1923
Three-span through truss bridge over Meramec River on the BNSF Railway at Valley Park
Open to railroad traffic

BPRR - Allegheny River Bridge (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1899
Baltimore deck truss bridge over Allegheny River on Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad
Open to traffic

BPRR - Allegheny River Bridge (Carrollton) (Cattaraugus County, New York)
Through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Railroad
Open to traffic

BPRR/WNYP Overpass (Cattaraugus County, New York)
Through truss bridge over Railroad on Railroad
Open to traffic

Bridge Street Bridge (Seneca County, New York)
Built 1915; rehabilitated 1997
Through truss bridge over Seneca River on Bridge Street in Seneca Falls
Open to traffic

Broadway Bridge (Franklin County, Kentucky)
Built 1910
Through truss bridge over Kentucky River on KY 3506 in Frankfort
Fenced off with No Trespassing Signs

Broadway Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1960
Baltimore through truss bridge over Harlem River on Broadway US 9
Open to traffic

Brown Street Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1898-99 by Keystone Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1980; replaced 1991
Lost through truss bridge over Oil Creek on Brown Street
Replaced by new bridge

Buffalo Creek Retreat Bridge (Medina County, Ohio)
Built 1927; Replaced and stored 1993; Relocated and installed here ca. 2004.
Through truss bridge over Hubbard Creek on Pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians only

Callicoon Bridge (Sullivan County, New York)
Built 1899; Replaced 1962
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Deleware River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Caltrain - San Francisquito Creek Bridge (Santa Clara County, California)
Built 1902
Through truss bridge over San Francisquito Creek on Caltrain
Open to traffic

Cascade Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1960
Deck truss bridge over Cascade Ravine on S. Main Street in Burlington
Closed in September 2008

Central Michigan - Saginaw River Swing Bridge (Saginaw County, Michigan)
Built 1914
Baltimore through truss bridge over Saginaw River on Central Michigan RR
Intact but closed to all traffic

Chenault Bridge (Boyle County, Kentucky)
Built 1924; rehabilitated 1961
Through truss bridge over Dix River/Herrington Lake on KY 3042
Closed

CN - Cedar River Bridge (Mower County, Minnesota)
Built 1901, trestle built 1960
Baltimore through truss bridge over Cedar River on Canadian National Railroad
Open to traffic

Colclesser Bridge (Sheridan County, Nebraska)
Built 1888 originally over Loup River south of Columbus, NE, relocated to present location in 1933.
Baltimore through truss bridge over Niobrara River on County Highway
Open to traffic

College Street Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1904, closed to traffic on August 20, 1947, demolished in 1958
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on College Street in Danville
Demolished

Conrail - Clarion Trestle (Clarion County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1908 by King Bridge Co.
Baltimore deck truss bridge over Clarion River on Conrail
Intact but closed to all traffic

CP&E - Chagrin River Bridge (Lake County, Ohio)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built 1896; Timber approach trestle replaced by steel 1910; Removed 1926
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Chagrin River & Glenn Avenue on Cleveland, Painesville & Eastern Railroad
Removed

Cross Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 2014
Through truss bridge over MBTA/BMRR on Cross Street in Somerville
Open to traffic

CSRX - Fourth Iron Bridge (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Built 1906
Baltimore through truss bridge over Sawyer River on Conway Scenic Railroad
Open to traffic

CSRX - Swift River Bridge (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Swift River on Conway Scenic Railroad
Open to traffic

CSRX - Willey Brook Bridge (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Deck truss bridge over Willey Brook on Conway Scenic Railway
Open to traffic

CSX - Beaver Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1910, replaced an earlier bridge built in 1890
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Ohio River
Open to railroad traffic

CSX - Big Pool Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Through truss bridge over Potomac River on CSX Railroad


CSX - Broadway/Colonie Street Overpass (Albany County, New York)
Baltimore Through Truss bridge over Broadway/Colonie Street in Albany
Open to traffic

CSX - Clinch River Bridge (Scott County, Virginia)
Part of the Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio Railroad; of the 80 bridges built on the line, the only Baltimore (Pratt) through truss bridge on the entire 277-mile line
Baltimore through truss bridge over Clinch River at Starnes Slant, VA
Open to traffic

CSX - Connecting Line Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
1892
Through truss bridge over C&O Canal on CSX Railroad


CSX - Erie Boulevard Overpass (Schenectady County, New York)
Built 1905
Baltimore through truss bridge over Erie Boulevard on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

CSX - Erie Canal Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1918
Baltimore through truss bridge over the Barge Canal (Erie Canal) between Tonawanda and North Tonawanda
Open to traffic

CSX - Erie Canal Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Erie Canal on NYC RR Falls Branch
Closed to all traffic

CSX - Erie Canal Bridge (Pittsford) (Monroe County, New York)
Built for New York Central RR (West Shore Branch), later CSX Railroad
Pratt through truss bridge over Erie Canal on CSX Railroad (formerly NYC RR West Shore Branch)
Open to traffic

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 - Niagara Street Overpass (Erie County, New York)
Built 1901
Truss bridge 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 - 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 - 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

Dan River Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Halifax County, Virginia)
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

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

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

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

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

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

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