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Plate girder

PE - Arroyo Seco Bridge (2nd) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1903; Rehabilitated 1916; Removed ?
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Arroyo Seco on Pacific Electric Railway
Removed

PE - Ballona Creek Bridge (Culver City) (Los Angeles County, California)
Deck plate girder bridge over Ballona Creek on Pacific Electric Railway
Abandoned

PE - Easton Wash Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Removed 1951
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Eaton Wash on Pacific Electric Railway
Removed

PE - Fletcher Drive Trestle (Los Angeles County, California)
Buitl 1904 as timber trestle, rebuilt 1928 with deck girder main span, Demolished 1959
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Fletcher Drive on Pacific Electric Railway
Removed but not replaced

PE - La Brea Avenue Overpass (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1927; Abandoned July 7, 1940, Demolished 1963
Lost Pony Plate Girder Bridge over La Brea Avenue on Pacific Electric Railway
Removed

PE - Los Angeles River Bridge (Atwater Village) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1929; Removed 1959
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Los Angeles River on Railroad
Removed

PE - Los Angeles River Bridge (Long Beach, Old) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built ?; Replaced 1956 due to flood-control plans
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Los Angeles River on Pacific Electric Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

PE - Los Angeles River Bridge (Van Nuys) (Los Angeles County, California)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Los Angeles River on Pacific Electric Railway
Removed

PE - Pico & San Vicente Viaduct (Los Angeles County, California)
(Main design: Concrete deck girder)
Built 1927; Abandoned July 7, 1940, Demolished 1964
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Pico Boulevard & San Vicente Boulevard on Railroad (PE)
Removed but not replaced

PE - Riverside Drive Viaduct (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1929; Removed 1959
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Riverside Drive on Pacific Electric Railway
Removed but not replaced

PE - Santa Ana River Bridge (Huntington Beach/Newport Beach) (Orange County, California)
Built 1920; Partially destroyed in the Flood of 1927; Abandoned & likely removed 1962
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Santa Ana River on Pacific Electric Railway
Removed

PE - Venice/La Cienega Boulevards Overpass (Los Angeles County, California)
Abandoned September 17th 1950; Removed 1963
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Venice Boulevard/South La Cienega Boulevard on Railroad
Removed

Peabody Road Bridge (Gallatin County, Illinois)
Deck plate girder trestle bridge over Saline River on Peabody Road
Open to traffic

Pecos River Railroad Trestle (Guadalupe County, New Mexico)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pecos River on Union Pacific Railroad (formerly Southern Pacific Railroad)
Open to traffic

Pedestrian Overpass (Delaware County, New York)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Ulster & Delaware Railroad on Pedestrian Pathway
Abandoned

Pee Dee River Aberdeen Carolina & Western Railway Bridge (Stanly County, North Carolina)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pee Dee River on ACWRRR
Open to traffic

Pelican Island Bridge (Galveston County, Texas)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built 1960
Bascule bridge over Pelican Island Channel on Seawolf Parkway in Galveston
Open to traffic

Pemigewasset River Plymouth & Lincoln Railroad Bridge 13.78 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Tributary of Pemigewasset River on PLLXRR/NEGSRR
Open to traffic

Penn Central Big Duck Creek Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Once part of a heavy duty branch line from Anoka(Logansport) to Cincinatti featuring many passenger trains. Not included in Conrail after PC Bankruptcy, line was abandoned on April 1, 1976.
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Big Duck Creek on Formerly Penn Central Railroad(nee Pennsylvania Railroad, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, others)
Abandoned

Penn Central Big Walnut Creek Bridge (Delaware County, Ohio)
Rail trestle over Big Walnut Creek-This was a Penn central line from Columbus to Mt.Vernon.Conrail abandoned the line in 1982.
Open to pedestrians only

Penns Creek Path - Poe Paddy Tunnel Bridge (Centre County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Penns Creek on Penns Creek Path/Mid-State Trail (former Penn Central/Pennsylvania RR)
Open to pedestrians only

Pennsylvania Railroad Kokomo Creek Bridge in Center (Howard County, Indiana)
Forgotten structure over Kokomo Creek just off CR 300 East near Center Indiana. Tracks have been gone since 1970's. Once part of Pennsylvania RR's Richmond Branch, a heavy duty passenger route between Cincinnatti and Chicago.
Deck plate girder bridge over Kokomo Creek on Abandoned Conrail(nee Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, New Castle and Richmond) in Center
Closed to all traffic

Pennsylvania Turnpike Raystown Branch Juniata River Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1939; rehabilitated 1992
Deck plate girder bridge over Raystown Branch Juniata River on I-70/I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike)
Open to traffic

Pennsylvania Turnpike Swatara Creek Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1981
Deck plate girder bridge over T-496, Swatara Creek on Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76)
Open to traffic

Pensacola Bay Bridge (Santa Rosa County, Florida)
Deck plate girder bridge over Pensacola Bay on Florida Route 98 Pensacola Beach
Replaced by a new bridge

Pequest WMA Trail - Pequest River Bridge #1 (Warren County, New Jersey)
Pony plate girder bridge over Pequest River on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Pequest WMA Trail - Pequest River Bridge #2 (Warren County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pequest River on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Pequest WMA Trail - Pequest River Bridge #3 (Warren County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pequest River on Lehigh Line
Open to pedestrians only

Pere Marquette - Manistee River High Bridge (Manistee County, Michigan)
(Main design: Deck truss)
Built 1889; Removed 1955
Lost Bridge over Manistee River on former Pere Marquette Railroad in Wellston
Lost

Perkins Street Walkway Bridge Over Lawrence Wasteway (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1917
Deck plate girder bridge over Lawrence Wasteway on Walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Peru Hill Bridge (Sweetwater County, Wyoming)
Built 1924 by the Fort Pitt Bridge Works; demolished July 2017
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on CR 37 (Peru Cutoff Road)
No longer exists

PGR - 7th Street Overpass (Rice County, Minnesota)
Built 1908
Through Plate Girder Bridge over 7th Street N on Progressive Rail
Open to traffic

PGR - Cannon River Bridge (Rice County, Minnesota)
Built 1896
Deck plate girder bridge over Cannon River on Canadian Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

PGR - MN-3 Overpass (Rice County, Minnesota)
Built 1936
Through Plate Girder Bridge over MN-3 on Progressive Rail
Open to traffic

Pickneyville Railroad Overpass #1 (Perry County, Illinois)
Built 1938
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ill 13-154 on Icg Rr in Pinckneyville
Open to railroad traffic above and vehicle traffic below

Pickneyville Railroad Overpass #2 (Perry County, Illinois)
Built 1940
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ill 13-127 on Icg Rr in Pinckneyville
Open to traffic

Pimmit Run Bridge (Fairfax County, Virginia)
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1993
Deck plate girder bridge over Pimmit Run on Gwmp
Open to traffic

Pioneer Trail - Black Hawk Creek Bridge (Grundy County, Iowa)
Built 1907
Pony girder bridge over Black Hawk Creek on Pioneer Trail (former RI Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

Pit River Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Haunched Deck plate girder bridge over Pit River on Fenders Ferry Road (CRN8G01)
Open to traffic

Planters Bridge (Gogebic County, Michigan)
Built 1923
Pony/through girder bridge over Jackson Creek on Planter Road
Open to traffic

Platt Street Bridge (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1926; rehabilitated 2012
Bascule bridge over Hillsborough River on Platt Street in Tampa
Open to traffic

Plattsmouth Railroad Bridge (Cass County, Nebraska)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1903, West Approach Rebuilt 1976
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railway at Plattsmouth
Open to traffic

PLE - West Yough Transfer Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Warren through truss with sub-panels)
Abandoned warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Youghiogheny River on Abandoned Railroad (P&LE)
Abandoned

Pleasure Pier Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, Texas)
Built 1931, replaced 1967
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Sabine Neches Canal on Pleasure Pier Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Plum Creek Bridge (Miami County, Kansas)
Built 1939
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Plum Creek on 335th Street north of Osawatomie
Open to traffic

PNRW - Catawba River Bridge (Gaston County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Catawba River on Railroad
Open to traffic

PNRW - South Alexander Street Overpass (Gaston County, North Carolina)
Built 1911
Deck plate girder bridge over South Alexander Street/East Cawabata Avenue on Railroad
Open to traffic

PNRW - South Fork Catawba River Bridge (Gaston County, North Carolina)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Warren deck truss bridge over South Fork Catawba River on Railroad
Open to traffic

PNWR - Blind Slough Bridge (Clatsop County, Oregon)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1895
Warren through truss bridge over Blind Slough on Portland and Western Railroad
Closed

PNWR - Whiteson Trestle (Yamhill County, Oregon)
Built Ca. 1890; TPG built 1938;
Pony/through plate girder bridge over South Yamhill River on Portland and Western Railroad (PNWR)
Open to traffic

PNWTC - Skagit River Bridge (Skagit County, Washington)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1912; Removed ca. 1930 after being condemned in 1928
Lost Pratt through truss drawridge over Skagit River on former Bellingham and Skagit Interurban Railway
Only two piers remain

Poe Powerhouse Bridge (Butte County, California)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Pratt deck truss bridge over N Fork Feather River on Road
Open to traffic

Poplar Grove Road Bridge (Brown County, Indiana)
Built 1920; rehabilitated 1978
Girder bridge over Middle Fork Salt Cr on Poplar Grove Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Poplar Street Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Built 1967; reconstructed 1993
Haunched Deck plate girder over the Mississippi River on I-55 / I-64 / U. S. Highway 40 in downtown St. Louis
Open to traffic

Port Allen Canal Bridge (West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1960
Bridge over Port Allen Canal on LA1
Open to traffic

Port Jervis Turntable (Orange County, New York)
Built early 1900s; Restored 1996
Deck plate girder bridge on Railroad
Don't know

Port Washington Narrows Bridge (Kitsap County, Washington)
Built 1958
Deck plate girder bridge over Port Washington Narrows on WA 303
Open to traffic

Porter Creek Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Bridge over Porter Creek on Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railroad (BNSF)
Open to traffic

Portland-Columbia Pedestrian Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1957-58, replacing an earlier covered bridge destroyed by Hurricane Diane
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Delaware River on Footpath
Open to pedestrians only

Portland-Columbia Toll Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1952
Deck plate girder bridge over Pa 611;Del River;Dl&W Rr on Pa 166
Open to traffic

POVA - Pend Oreille River bridge (Bonner County, Idaho)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Pratt through truss bridge over Pend Oreille River on POVA RR
Open to traffic

POVA - Priest River bridge (Bonner County, Idaho)
(Main design: Warren through truss with all verticals)
Built by Great Northern. To Burlington Northern in 1970 merger. To BNSF in 1996 merger. Sold to POVA in 1998.
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Priest River on POVA RR
Open to traffic

PPU - Farm Creek Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1905, Rebuilt ??
Warren through truss bridge over Farm Creek on Peoria & Pekin Union Railway in East Peoria
Open to traffic

PPU - Illinois River Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Built 1985
Vertical lift through truss bridge over Illinois River on Toledo, Peoria and Western Railroad in Peoria
Open to traffic

Prairie Spirit Rail Trail - Deer Creek Bridge (Allen County, Kansas)
Built 1947
Deck plate girder bridge over Deer Creek on Prairie Spirit Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians

PRCo - McKinley Park Viaduct (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1929;
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Bausman Street on Pittsburgh Railways
Replaced by a new bridge

PRCo - Warrington Avenue Trestle (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1928; Replaced ?
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Warrington Avenue on Pittsburgh Railways
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - 1st Street Overpass (Henry County, Indiana)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over 1st Street on Pennsylvania Railroad corridor
Abandoned

PRR - Broadway Overpass (Wood County, Ohio)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Broadway Street on Railroad


PRR - Cedar Creek Bridge (De Kalb County, Indiana)
Abandoned since 1956
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek on Pennsylvania Railroad Butler Branch
Abandoned

PRR - Kankakee River Bridge (Starke County, Indiana)
Part of the PRR's Chicago to Logansport main line, and formerly double tracked. Line abandoned about 1980 and tracks pulled shortley thereafter. C&O Railroad bridge immediately to it's East.
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Kankakee River on former Conrail (ex- Panhandle, Pennsylvania Railroad, Penn Central) in English Lake
Abandoned

PRR - Kelly Street Overpass (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Kelly Street on Pennsylvania Railroad
Open to traffic

PRR - Market Street Overpass #1 (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned pony girder bridge over Market Street on former PRR / CVRR
Abandoned

PRR - Miami & Erie Canal Bridge (Allen County, Ohio)
Built 1901
Lost Deck plate girder Rall Bascule Lift bridge over Miami & Erie Canal on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Phoenixville Bridge (Old) (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built 1884; Replaced 1915
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Schuylkill River Bridge (Royersford) (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Connected Pennsylvania Railroad's Schuylkill Dvision (now abandoned - soon to be a trail) with former Reading Railroad's (now Norfolk Southern) in service main line from Philadelphia to Reading, PA
Abandoned pony plate girder bridge over Schuylkill River on abandoned (former PRR Schuylkill Division)rail line
Abandoned

PRR - Thomson Run Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1898
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Thomson Run on Pennsylvania Railroad/Monongahela Street Railway
No longer exists

PRR - Turkey Creek Bridge (Tipton County, Indiana)
This particular structure built to carry trains on the Richmond Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad from Cincinnatti to Chicago(Via Anoka and Logansport). Many passenger trains traversed this bridge. Line abandoned by Penn Central in early 1970's.
Abandoned bridge over Turkey Creek on former Pennsylvania Railroad, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond
Abandoned

PRR - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Bridge over Wildcat Creek on Winamac Southern Railway(nee Conrail, Penn Central, Pennsylvania RR, Chicago Great Eastern, New Castle and Richmond, other) in Kokomo


PRR Anderson Creek Bridge (Champaign County, Ohio)
Deck plate girder bridge over Anderson Creek on house (former Conrail/PRR right of way)
Intact but closed to all traffic

PRR Industrial Spur - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Most don't know about this bridge which is bordered on it's North by Omnisource(Mervis scrap yard) and an old factory on the South side. No railroad traffic over this bridge in long time. Remote, and unseen except from creek.
Abandoned pony plate girder bridge over Wildcat Creek on Unknown for sure. Once part of a Pennsylvania Railroad industry track in Kokomo
Abandoned

PRR PSI Track - Kokomo Creek Bridge (Howard County, Indiana)
Built on a stub off of the Kokomo Belt's line into Continental Steel, this track went to the former Public Service Indiana(now DUKE) site on Defenbaugh Street. Tracks were pulled a few years ago. Sits on Highland Parks West side.
Deck plate girder bridge over Kokomo Creek on Kokomo Belt Railroad, part of Pennsylvania RR(later PC, Conrail) with trackage rights by Nickel Plate, N&W. in Kokomo
Closed to all traffic

PRRL&P - Puente Caño de San Antonio (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Caño de San Antonio on Porto Rico Railway, Light & Power Co.
Removed

PRRL&P - Puente Caño Martín Peña (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Caño Martín Peña on Porto Rico Railway, Light & Power Co.
Removed

PRRT - Androscoggin River Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
(Main design: Pratt deck truss)
Built by Boston & Maine RR; line taken over by New Hampshire & Vermont RR, bridge abandoned ca. 1996 and converted to snowmobile trail
Pratt deck truss bridge with trestle over Androscoggin River, NH16, & Railroad (SLR)
Open to pedestrians only

PRRT - BMS Railway Overpass (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1902 by Baltimore Bridge Co.; Abandoned 1996 and converted to rail trail
Plate Girder Bridge over Berlin Mills Railway on PRRT
Open to pedestrians only

PRSL - Corson's Inlet Drawbridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Corson's Inlet on former West Jersey & Seashore RR
Removed but not replaced

PRSL - Grassy Sound Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Built 1913 (railroad records say 1912); Abandoned 1974; demolition started but aborted by private property owner
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Grassy Sound on former Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines
Partially but incompletely demolished

PRSL - Grassy Sound Bridge (Old) (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Replaced 1913
Movable A-frame deck plate girder over Grassy Sound on Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines
Replaced by a new bridge

PRSL - Townsends Inlet Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Townsends Inlet on former West Jersey & Seashore RR
Removed but not replaced

PSAP - Cloquallum Creek Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Deck plate girder bridge over Cloquallum Creek on Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

PSAP - Wildcat Creek Bridge (Grays Harbor County, Washington)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wildcat Creek on Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

PSE - 155th Street Overpass (King County, Washington)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over 155th Street on Puget Sound Electric Railway
Removed

PSN - Stony Brook Glen Bridge (Steuben County, New York)
Built 1907, abandoned in 1947
Lost Deck girder bridge over Stony Brook Glen on former Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad south of Dansville
Demolished

PTRA - Brays Bayou Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Deck plate girder bridge over Brays Bayou on Port Terminal Railroad Association
Open to traffic

PTRA - Clinton Drive Overpass (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1927
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Clinton Drive on Railroad
Open to traffic

PTRA - Greens Bayou Lift Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Greens Bayou on Railroad (Port Terminal Railroad Association)
Open to traffic

PTRA - Red Bluff Road Overpass (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1948
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Red Bluff Road on Port Terminal Rr
Open to traffic

PTRA - Richey Street Overpass (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1966
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Richey Street on Railroad (PTRA)
Open to traffic

PTRA - Shaver Street Overpasses (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1960
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Shaver Street & Little Vince Bayou on Port Terminal RR
Open to traffic