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Plate girder

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

PSR- Sprankle Mills Trestle (Jefferson County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Big Run and Mottern Road on former Pittsburg & Shawmut Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

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

Puente Caño de San Antonio (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Built 1894; Replaced 1927
Lost Iron deck plate girder bridge over Caño de San Antonio on Road (PR 1?)
Replaced by a new bridge

Puente Largo Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
(Main design: Closed-spandrel arch)
Build 1907; 4 spans destoryed by the Great Flood of 1938; Rebabilitated 1987
Open-spandrel arch bridge over San Gabriel River on Bicycle & Pedestrian Path in Duarte
Open to Pedestrians & Bicyclists & Equestrians

PVRR - Chapel Street Overpass (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Chapel Street on Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line)
Derelict/abandoned

PVRR - East Silver Street Overpass (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over East Silver Street on Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line)
Removed; will eventually be replaced with a trail bridge

PVRR - Main Street Overpass (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1892, main span replaced post-1941 with 1907 girders, removed 2010
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Main Street on Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line)
Removed; will eventually be replaced with a trail bridge

PVRR - Orange Street Overpass (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Orange Street on Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line)
Derelict/abandoned

PVRR - Thomas Street Overpass (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Thomas Street on Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line)
Derelict/abandoned

PW - Blackstone River Bridge (Valley Falls) (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Deck plate girder bridge over Blackstone River on Providence & Worcester Railroad
Open to traffic

PW - Middletown Swing Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
(Main design: Double-intersection Warren through truss)
Replaced an earlier bridge at this location built in 1872.
Swing through truss bridge over the Connecticut River on the Connecticut Central Railroad in Middletown
Open to traffic

PW - St. Paul Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1913
Pony/through plate girder bridge over St. Paul Street on Providence & Worcester Railroad
Open to traffic

PW - Ten Mile River Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1884
Deck plate girder bridge over Tenmile River & Roger Williams Ave on Providence & Worcester Railroad
Open to traffic

PW - Woonsocket Viaduct (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1915
Deck plate girder bridge over Blackstone River, Truman Drive, Clinton Street, and Main Street on P&W Providence Main
Open to traffic

Quechee Gorge Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
(Main design: Steel arch)
Built 1911; Abandoned & converted to roadway use 1933; Rehabilitated 1989
Steel arch bridge over Ottauquechee River on US 4 in Hartford
Open to traffic

Queen Anne - Choptank River Bridge (Caroline County, Maryland)
Abandoned 1976 upon formation of Conrail
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Choptank River on Penn Central Railroad
Abandoned

Queen Anne Railroad Overpass (Queen Anne's County, Maryland)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Old Queen Anne Highway (Business Md. 404) and Norwich Creek on former Maryland & Delaware Easton Branch (ex-Pennsylvania RR)
Derelict/abandoned

Quinsippi Island Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1899 using 1867 Arches; Replaced on a new alignment 1961; Used by Narrow Gauge tourist trains until 1984, Coverted to road used after 1984; Repaired 2015-16
Plate girder swing bridge over Quincy Bay providing access to Quinsippi Island Park in Quincy
Open

R&CB - Richmond Viaduct (Richmond, Virginia)
(Main design: Concrete deck girder)
Built 1905; Removed completely 1965
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge on Richmond & Chesapeake Bay Railway
Removed

R&S - Lyons Bridge (Wayne County, New York)
(Main design: Warren through truss)
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Rochester & Syracuse Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Ragged Mountain Highway Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1940, rehabilitated 1991
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Smith River on NH 104
Open to traffic

Raging River Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1937, replaced 1998
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Raging River on Preston-Fall City Road
Replaced by new bridge

Railroad Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built Pre 1938
Deck plate girder bridge over Spy Run Creek on New York Central Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Railroad W Sutherland Cemetery Road Overpass (Lincoln County, Nebraska)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over W Sutherland Cemetery Road on Railroad


Ramp No. 1 Road Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1945
Pony/through plate girder bridge over CSX Railroad on Ramp No. 1 Road
Open to traffic

Rams Drive Winston-Salem Southbound Railway Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Built 1910
1910 Deck plate girder bridge over Rams Drive on WSSRR
Open to traffic

Ramsey Creek MO 79 Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1936
Plate girder bridge over Ramsey Creek on MO 79
Open to traffic

Rapidan Railroad Bridge (Culpeper County, Virginia)
Steel stringer bridge over Rapidan River on Railroad
Open to traffic

Raritan Valley Line Overpass (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1926
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Raritan Valley Line on Martine Ave-Cr655
Open to traffic

RBMN - Route 222 Overpass (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Route 222 on Reading. Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad
Open to traffic

RBMN - Schuylkill River Bridge (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Schuylkill River on Reading Blue Mountain & Northern Railroad & Appalachian Trail
Open to traffic

RCP&E - 8th Street Bridge (Meade County, South Dakota)
Built 1914
Deck plate girder bridge over 8th Street on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #15 (Stanley County, South Dakota)
(Main design: Quadrangular lattice through truss)
Built 1924
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Bad River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Beaver Creek Bridge (Custer County, South Dakota)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Beaver Creek on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Belle Fourche River Bridge (Butte County, South Dakota)
Built 1916, Approaches Replaced 2007
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Belle Fourche River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Fort Pierre Bridge (Hughes County, South Dakota)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1907, Approaches Rebuilt 1928
Through truss swing bridge over Missouri River on Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - James River Bridge (Beadle County, South Dakota)
Deck plate girder bridge over James River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Medicine Creek Bridge #1 (Hughes County, South Dakota)
Built 1914
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Medicine Creek on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Pierre Street Bridge (Hughes County, South Dakota)
Built 1907
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pierre Street on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Plum Creek Bridge (Stanley County, South Dakota)
Built 1931
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Plum Creek on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Redwood River Bridge (Lyon County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Double-intersection Warren deck truss)
Built 1902 for Chicago & North western Railroad
Deck truss bridge over Redwood River on railroad
Open to traffic

Reading - Chillisquaque Creek Bridge (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1911 as per date cast on bridge; abandoned ca. 1976 around formation of Conrail
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Chillisquaque Creek on former Reading Railroad Catawissa Branch
Abandoned

Reading - Cocalico Creek Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned deck plate bridge over Cocalico Creek on Abandoned Reading Railroad
Abandoned

Reading - North 12th Street Overpass (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over North 12th Street on Railroad
Abandoned

Reading - Pennypack Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Bridge over Pennypack Creek on Former Reading Railroad
Abandoned and rusting

Reading - Pigeon Point Ferry (New Castle County, Delaware)
(Main design: Ferry)
Built 1922; Removed from service 1976
Ferry across Delaware River on Reading Railroad
No longer in service; Transfer bridge (Delaware Side) and an industrial dock (New Jersey side.) remain as abandoned remnants

Reading - Sunbury Bridge (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1917, removed 1988-1992
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Susquehanna River on Reading Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Reading - White Deer Creek Bridge (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Collapsed in 1996 flood, rebuilt 2013
Deck plate girder bridge over White Deer Creek on Former Reading Railroad (preserved for freight service)
Open to traffic

Red Bank Road Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1916
Girder bridge with Phoenix Column bents over Chessie System on Red Bank Road
Removed but not replaced

Red Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1891; One truss span lost due to collision with a shifted flatcar load 1945; Abandoned in 1995; Converted to trail use in 2006; Raised 2016-17
Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Des Moines River on Principal Riverwalk
Open to pedestrian traffic

Red Cedar State Trail - Dunnville Bottoms Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Whipple span built 1892, other spans built 1910
Through truss bridge over Chippewa River on Red Cedar State Trail
Open to pedestrians

Red Jacket Trestle (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Built 1874; river spans replaced in 1901; south pier damaged by flooding in September, 2010; girder span relocated to the ground awaiting rehabilitation; pier collapsed during removal, replaced, looks like original and is back open.
Girder bridge over MN Hwy. 66 and Le Sueur River on Minnesota Valley Railroad (now a bike trail)
Bridge open as of 11/11/11

Red Wolf Crossing (Asotin County, Washington)
Built 1979
Deck plate girder bridge over Snake River on 128
Open

Redbank Valley Trail - Redbank Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Pennsylvania)
Deck plate girder bridge over Redbank Creek on Redbank Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Redmond Central Connector - Redmond Way Overpass (King County, Washington)
Built 1972; Converted to trail use 2016-17
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Redmond Way/WA 908 on Redmond Central Connector
Open to pedestrians only

Redmond Central Connector - Sammamish River Trestle (King County, Washington)
Built 1921; Abandoned ?; Converted to trail use 2016-17
Deck plate girder bridge over Sammamish River on Redmond Central Connector
Open to pedestrians only

Redundant Entry (Doddridge County, West Virginia)
(Main design: Warren deck truss)
Built 1907
Warren deck truss bridge over WV 18 & Middle Island Creek on North Bend Rails-Trail
Open to pedestrians

Reedy Fork Norfolk Southern Railway Bridge (Guilford County, North Carolina)
Deck plate girder bridge over Reedy Fork on NSRR
Open to traffic

Reevesville Railroad Bridge #4 (Pope County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1902; rail line discontinued 1983
Abandoned plate girder bridge over Sugar Creek on Illinois Central Rosiclare Branch
Derelict/abandoned

Reith turntable (Umatilla County, Oregon)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge
No longer exists

RI - 3rd Street Overpass (Lower Level Yard Spur) (Scott County, Iowa)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over 3rd Street on Removed Railroad (RI)
Removed, abutment reamains

RI - 47th Street Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
The Rock Island line reached Raytown just south of this location in 1904.
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over E. 47th Street on Inactive Rock Island RR
Rail line inactive

RI - 6th Avenue Overpass (Potter County, Texas)
Built 1937
Pony/through plate girder bridge over W. 6th Ave. (Old US 66) on abandoned Rock Island Railroad in Amarillo.
Closed to all traffic