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101st Street Covered Bridge (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1885; Burned July 14, 1963
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Boston & Maine Railroad on 101st Street
Destroyed by fire

12th Street Swing Bridge (1868) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1868; Replaced 1886
Lost Howe through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 12th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

16th Street Viaduct (1887) (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1887; Replaced 1900
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Union Pacific Railroad & Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad on 16th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

3rd Street Covered Bridge (Grant County, Indiana)
Built 1869
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississinewa River on 3rd Street
No longer exists

45th Street Pedestrian Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1908?; removed
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Park Avenue on Walkway
Removed but not replaced

4th Street Bridge (1903) (Los Angeles County, California)
(Main design: Howe through truss)
Built 1903; Replaced 1930
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Los Angeles River on 4th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

8th Street Covered Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Built in 1849; removed in 1926; Site and roadway are abandoned.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Flatrock River on 8th Street (Old Indianapolis Road)
No longer exists-Current bridge connects 11th Street to the Old Indianapolis Road

ACER - Elberon Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Lost Howe Pony truss bridge on Atlantic Coast Electric Railway
No longer exists

Adams Mill Covered Bridge 14-08-01 (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1872 by the Wheelock Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1990
Covered bridge over Wildcat Creek on CR 50 East
Open to traffic

Alexandria Wellington Road Bridge (Calhoun County, Alabama)
Built 1954
Howe pony truss bridge over Tallahatchee Creek on Alexandria Wellington Road
Open to traffic

Allenville Covered Bridge 25-16-02x (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built soon after the Civil War to replace an earlier structure. Destroyed by a severe thunderstorm during the morning of Nov. 2, 1945.
Lost covered bridge over Old Channel Whitewater River near Allenville
Destroyed by a severe thunderstorm

Alsea River Covered Bridge 37-21-40#2x (Lincoln County, Oregon)
Lost Howe truss covered bridge over Alsea River on E Alsea Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Aqueduct Bridge (1868) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1868 replaced 1887
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Canal and Road
Replaced by new bridge

Archer Avenue Bridge (Pre 1934) (Cook County, Illinois)
Existed in 1950s; demolished ca. 1955
Lost Bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Archer Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

ARRC - Puente Caño de San Antonio (Añejo) (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Built 1890; Replaced 1922
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Caño de San Antonio on American Railroad Co. of Puerto Rico
Replaced by a new bridge

Avalon Dam Cylinder Gate Access Footbridge (Eddy County, New Mexico)
Built 1911 by the U.S. Reclamation Service as part of Avalon Dam
Howe pony truss bridge over Avalon Lake
Open to authorized personnel

Babb's Bridge 19-03-01x (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1843; Destroyed in arson fire, 1973; Replaced by an exact replica, 1976
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Presumpscot River on Hurricane Road in South Windham
Replaced by new bridge

Ballard Road Covered Bridge (Greene County, Ohio)
Built 1883 by J.C. Brown; bypassed 1998 when Ballard Road was truncated with the construction of the US 35 bypass
Covered bridge over North Fork Caesars Creek on Ballard Road (TR 6)
Open to traffic

Ballard Swing Bridge (Old) (King County, Washington)
Built in 1910; replaced in 1916
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Lake Washington Canal on 14 Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Ballstown Covered Bridge (Ripley County, Indiana)
Built in 1880 by Thomas Hardman; replaced in 1948
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Laughery Creek on State Road 229
Replaced by a new bridge

Bangor-Brewer Covered Toll Bridge 19-10-06#2x (Penobscot County, Maine)
Built 1847 ; Middle span lost to flooding in 1902 & Replaced, completely demolished 1911
Lost covered Howe truss bridge over Penobscot River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bank Street Covered Bridge 07-05-13x (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1856; Replaced 1936
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Naugatuck River on Bank Street in Seymour.
Replaced by a new bridge

BAPI - Stillwater River Bridge (S) (Penobscot County, Maine)
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Stillwater River on Bangor & Piscataquis Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Barefoot Landing Bridge (Horry County, South Carolina)
Originally over Albemarle River south of Edenton NC; moved here in 1998 by Barefoot Resorts
Through truss swing bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Barefoot Resort Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Barnard Covered Bridge (Putnam County, Indiana)
Built in 1899 by J.A. Watkins; lost in 1957
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on County Road 800 East
Destroyed by flooding

Batson Covered Bridge (Wells County, Indiana)
Lost Bridge over Salamonie River near the current SR-3 Bridge.
No longer exists

BCRN - Cedar River Bridge (1872) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Replaced 1882
Howe through truss bridge over Cedar River on Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railroad
Partially destroyed by fire and replaced by a new bridge

BCRN - Iowa River Bridge (Old) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1870, Replaced 1894
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Iowa River on Burlington, Cedar Rapids, & northern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Bean Blossom Covered Bridge (Brown County, Indiana)
Built 1880 by Capt. Joseph Balsey for $1,200.00
Covered bridge over Bean Blossom Creek on Covered Bridge Road
Open to one-lane traffic

Beecher Street Howe Pony Bridge (Lenawee County, Michigan)
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Raisin River on Beecher Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Belknap Covered Bridge 37-20-11 (Lane County, Oregon)
Built 1966; rehabilitated 1992
Covered Howe through truss bridge over Mckenzie River on King Road West
Open to traffic

Benson Street Covered Bridge (Midland County, Michigan)
Built 1872; Destroyed by flooding 1907
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Tittabawassee River on Benson Street
Destroyed by flooding; Not replaced site is abandoned.

Bertas Road Bridge 05-12-02 (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1936; rehabilitated 1972
Covered bridge over Elk River on Bertas Road in Pine Hills
Open to traffic

Betts Bridge (Clark County, Washington)
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1949; replaced 2006
Lost wooden truss bridge over Salmon Creek on NE Salmon Creek Avenue in Salmon Creek
Replaced by a pre-cast concrete girder bridge in 2006

Bickham Covered Bridge 35-46-03 (Logan County, Ohio)
Built 1877; rehabilitated 1959
Covered bridge over South Fork Miami River on CR 38
Open to traffic

Big Slough Bridge (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Built 1978
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Big Slough on Twp 14
Replaced by a new bridge

Black Bridge (1874) 07-03-11x (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1874
Lost Bridge over West Branch, Farmington River on Black Bridge Road in New Hartford
Destroyed by flooding

Blackhawk Bridge (West Channel) (Wapello County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1898; Removed 1962 as part of project to relocate river channel
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Blackhawk Road
Demolished

Blacklick Covered Bridge 35-23-01x (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built 1888; Collapsed 1977; Replaced 1980
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Blacklick Creek on Tussing Road
Collapsed

Blackwater River Covered Bridge (Saline County, Missouri)
Built 1852 by Steve, Boomer, and Co. of St. Louis for $6,000; Removed 1915
Lost covered bridge over Blackwater River somewhere in Saline County
No longer exists

Blackwell Brook Covered Bridge 07-08-17 (Windham County, Connecticut)
Built 2010
Howe through truss bridge over Blackwell Brook on Fitzgerald Road in Brooklyn
Open to all traffic

Blair Road Covered Bridge 35-43-01x (Lake County, Ohio)
Built 1866; Replaced 1951
Lost Covered Howe through truss bridge over Grand River on Blair Road
Destroyed by arson fire

BM - Clark Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1908
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Boston & Maine RR on Clark Street
Replaced by a new pedestrian bridge

BN - Hoquiam River Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Built 1915, Girder added 1938
Abandoned through truss bridge over Hoquiam River on Abandoned Burlington Northern Railroad
Abandoned

BN - Nighthawk Railway Bridge (Okanogan County, Washington)
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Similkameen River on Washington & Great Northern Railway
Collapsed

BN - Snoqualmie Weyerhaeuser Mill Bridge (King County, Washington)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1896 in Wisconsin; Re-erected here 1916; Howe truss replaced in kind 1925; Howe truss replaced w/ DPGs 1955; Sold to Northwest Railway Museum 1975; DPGs destroyed by flooding 1990; Sold to King County for rail reuse 1994; Scrapped 2005
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Snoqualmie River on Burlington Northern Railroad (Nee Northern Pacific Railroad)
Removed by USACE

BO - Calumet River Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Replaced in 1912 with a heel trunnion bascule bridge
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Calumet River on Baltimore & Ohio RR
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Foxburg Bridge (1872) (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1872; reconstructed 1908; replaced 1912
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Allegheny River on B&O Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Muskingum River Bollman Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
(Main design: Bollman through truss)
Built 1855; strengthened by Howe truss addition; west span collapsed 1866 due to overloading
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Railroad (B&O)
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Sandusky River Bridge (1868) (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1868; replaced 1870
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Sandusky River Bridge (1870) (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1870 as uncovered Howe truss bridge; covered 1871; replaced 1883
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - West 26th Street Pier Transfer Bridges (New York County, New York)
Howe through truss bridge over Hudson River on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Bohemian Hall Covered Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
Built 1947 Removed to storage 1986 destroyed 1996
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Crabtree Creek on Richardson Gap Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Boone Creek Covered Bridge (Bourbon County, Kentucky)
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Boone Creek on Bunker Hill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Boscobel Covered Bridge (Grant County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1874; Replaced 1936
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on US 61
Replaced by a new bridge

Boswell Springs Covered Bridge (Douglas County, Oregon)
Built 1922, Demolished in the 1950's
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Elk Creek on Boswell Road
Replaced by a new bridge in the 1950's

Braceville Covered Bridge (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Mahoning River on SR 82
Replaced by a new bridge

Brainerd Bridge (Crow Wing County, Minnesota)
Built 1883; replaced 1898
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Laurel Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Brannon Covered Bridge 14-89-02 (Wayne County, Indiana)
Rood removed in 1958, removed in 1961
Lost Howe through truss bridge over West Fork of E. Fork of Whitewater River
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Covered Bridge (Coos County, Oregon)
Built 1936, Damaged by snow and removed 1969
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Middle Fork Coquille River on Road
Destroyed by storm

Bridge Creek Covered Bridge 37-35-01x (Wheeler County, Oregon)
Built 1917-18, Replaced 1952
Lost Covered Howe through truss bridge over Bridge Creek on Old Mitchell-Antelope Road
Replaced by new bridge

Bridge near St. Ansgar (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Lost Through Truss Bridge over Cedar River on
Replaced

Bridge No. 2 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Bridge over Conestoga River on Lancaster & Ephrata Division of Conestoga Traction Company
Removed but not replaced

Bridge Street Covered Bridge 29-04-16#2x / 45-05-08x (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Lost Howe truss covered bridge over Connecticut River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Drawbridge (Old) (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Frankford Creek on Bridge Street
No longer exists

Bridgeport Covered Bridge 05-29-01 (Nevada County, California)
Built 1862 by the Virginia Turnpike Co.; closed to traffic in 1973
Covered bridge over South Fork Yuba River on Pleasant Valley Road in South Yuba State Park
Rehabilitated and reopened to pedestrian traffic

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


Broad Street Bridge (Mason County, Texas)
Built 1918
Concrete pony truss bridge over Comanche Creek on Broad Street in Mason
Open to pedestrians only

Brooklyn Covered Bridge (Morgan County, Indiana)
Built 1876; Removed in 1948
Lost Howe through truss bridge over White Lick Creek on Mill Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Brookwood Drive Bridge 05-12-08 (Humboldt County, California)
Built 1967
Covered bridge over Jacoby Creek on Brookwood Drive in Arcata
Open to traffic

Brown's Mill Covered Bridge (Original Bridge) (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Original Bridge built in 1877 by Samuel Stouffer & Son; Lost in flooding in 1889; Another covered bridge was built in 1889; Razed and replaced in 1957
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Conewago Creek on Green Ridge Road
Destroyed by flooding and replaced by another covered bridge in 1889

Brownsburg Covered Bridge (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Lost Bridge over White Lick Creek on Main Street (Crawfordsville Road)
Replaced by a new bridge

Brunswick Covered Bridge 20-10-10x / 46-53-01x (Frederick County, Maryland)
Built in 1857; Burned in 1861; Replaced with a Ferry System.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Potomac River on Burkittsville Road
Destroyed by fire (Replaced by a ferry system and later bridges)

Bryant Park Covered Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
Built 1924
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Calapooya River
Replaced by a new bridge

Buffalo Forge Covered Bridge (Rockbridge County, Virginia)
Built in 1878; Covered bridge was left in place when RT 608 was slightly realigned; The covered bridge was razed by property owner in 1946.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on RT 608
Replaced by a new bridge in 1939; The covered bridge was razed in 1946.

Burfordville Covered Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Construction started 1858 by Joseph Lansman, but not completed until ca. 1867
Covered bridge over Whitewater River at Bollinger Mill Historic Site in Burfordville
Open to pedestrians only, except during special events

Busching Covered Bridge 14-69-04 (Ripley County, Indiana)
Built 1885 by Thomas A. Hardman
Howe truss covered bridge over Laughery Creek on CR 40 South
Open to one-lane traffic

Bush Covered Bridge (Benton County, Oregon)
Built 1924
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Luckiamute River on OR223
Replaced by a new bridge

Buskirk Covered Bridge 32-42-02 / 32-58-04 #2 (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1850; rebuilt 1880, rehabilitated 2005
Covered bridge over Hoosic River on CR 103
Open to traffic

Butler Street Bridge (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1856-1859; replaced 1873
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Muskingum River on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Butte City Bridge (1948) (Glenn County, California)
Built 1948; rehabilitated 1961
Howe Through truss swing bridge over Sacramento River on CA 162/Biggs-Willows Road
Open to traffic

C&M - Tuscarawas River Bridge (Tuscarawas County, Ohio)
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Tuscarawas River on Cleveland & Marietta Railway
No longer exists

C&MV - Muskingum River Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built 1859 or 1877 as an uncovered timber Howe through truss; replaced by iron Pratt trusses in the late 1880's or early 1890's; destroyed by 1913 flood
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Cincinnati & Muskingum Valley Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

C&MV - Muskingum River Bridge (Ellis) (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built ca.1870
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Muskingum River on Cincinnati & Muskingum Valley Railroad
No longer exists

C&MV - Scioto River Bridge (1882) (Pickaway County, Ohio)
Built 1882 to replace a previous covered bridge; burned July 30, 1897
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Scioto River on Cincinnati & Muskingum Valley Railroad
Destroyed by fire

Cades Mill Covered Bridge 14-23-02 (Fountain County, Indiana)
Built 1854 by Captain White
Covered bridge over Coal Creek on Cades Hollow Road
Open to pedestrians only

Cady Street Pedestrian Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Lost pedestrian bridge over Erie Canal on Cady Street.
Demolished

Caguas Tramway - Puente Río Piedras #1 (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Built ca. 1907;
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Río Piedras on Caguas Tramway
Removed

California & Oregon - Tehama Bridge (Tehama County, California)
Built 1871, "Washed out" 1881, Replaced 1898
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Sacramento River on California & Oregon Railroad
Destroyed by flood

Campbell's Covered Bridge 40-23-02 (Greenville County, South Carolina)
Built 1909, restored in 1964, and in 1990
Howe through truss bridge over Beaverdam Creek on an old alignment of Pleasantville Road
Open to pedestrians

Canada Southern - Stony Island Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1873
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Detroit River on Canada Southern Railroad
No longer exists

Cascadia Park Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
Built 1928, Reconstructed 1951, Reconstructed 1994
Timber Howe deck truss bridge over South Santiam River on Cascadia Drive
Open to traffic

Catawissa Bridge (1875) (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1875 to replace a previous covered bridge; destroyed by severe storm on September 30, 1896
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Main Street
Destroyed by severe weather

Cave Covered Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built in 1854; moved in 1877; Removed in 1940
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Flatrock River on East Vandalia Road (now abandoned at old bridge site)
Removed but not replaced, when ST RT 9 was relocated.

Cavitt Creek Covered Bridge 37-10-06 (Douglas County, Oregon)
Built 1943
Covered bridge over Little River on CR 82
Open to traffic

CBC&W - Lytle Creek Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Lytle Creek on Chicago, Bellevue, Cascade & Western Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Big Rock Creek Howe Truss (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built ?; Replaced 1882
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Big Rock Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Des Moines River Covered Bridge (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced ca. 1904-6
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Burlington & Southwestern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Galena River Bridge (W; Old) (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Built 1886
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Galena River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad & Footpath
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Rock River Covered Bridge (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1882; Replaced 1929
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Rock River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge