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Timber stringer

"Snitch" Bridge (Geneva County, Alabama)
Timber stringer bridge over Commerce Street on the Geneva Walking Trail (an abandoned railroad line)
Open to pedestrians only

"The General" Bridge (Lane County, Oregon)
Built & Demolished in July 23, 1926 as part of the filming of the Buster Keaton silent film "The General"
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Row River on Film Railroad
Demolished

10th Road Bridge (Marquette County, Wisconsin)
Built 1940; Refurbished 2009
Timber stringer bridge over Union Pacific Railroad (formerly Chicago & Northwestern Railway) on 10th Road in Town of Packwaukee
Open to traffic

113th Avenue Overpass (Barnes County, North Dakota)
Built 1935; Removed 2013
Lost Wooden bridge over Burlington Northern Railroad on 113th Avenue, 3 mi. west of Valley City in Hobart Township
Removed but not replaced; Supports remain

12th Street Wagon Bridge (Pontotoc County, Oklahoma)
Built ca. 1930; Lost 2016
Timber bridge over Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad on 12th St
Replaced by new bridge

13th Ave Bridge (Henry County, Illinois)
Built 1930, removed in 2011 no plans for replacement
Bridge over BNSF RR on 13th Avenue in Orion
No longer exists

13th Street Overpass (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1900
Timber stringer bridge over Railroad on 13th Street
Open to traffic

1400E BNSF Overpass (Henderson County, Illinois)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Built 1926
Bridge over BNSF (former Santa Fe) Rwy on CR 1400E (Abandoned)
Closed to all traffic

140th Street Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Timber stringer bridge over Small Stream on 140th Street
Open to traffic

14th Road C&NW Bridge (Marquette County, Wisconsin)
Built 1940
Timber stringer bridge over Union Pacific Railroad (Formerly Chicago & Northwestern Railway) on 14th Road in Town of Monroe
Open to traffic

1550th Ave Wood Bridge (Henry County, Illinois)
Built 1945
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF RR on 1550th Ave 1.5 mi N of Orion
Open to traffic

160th Street timber bridge (Kossuth County, Iowa)
Built 1986
Timber stringer bridge over Prairie Creek on 160th Street
Open to traffic

16th Road Overpass (Marquette County, Wisconsin)
Built 1950
Timber stringer bridge over Union Pacific Railroad (formerly Chicago & Northwestern Railway) on 16th Road in Town of Buffalo
Open to traffic

1st Street Overpass (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1892; rehabilitated 1954
Timber stringer bridge over Union Pacific Rr on So 1st Street
Open to traffic

285th Avenue Overpass (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Built 1946
Timber stringer bridge over Railroad on 285th Avenue
Open to traffic

288th Avenue Overpass (Clarke County, Iowa)
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF on 288th Avenue
Open to traffic

2nd Street Overpass (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1891; rehabilitated 1949
Timber stringer bridge over Union Pacific Rr on So 2nd Street
Open to traffic

2nd Street Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge (Grant County, Indiana)
Built 1940
Timber stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on 2nd Street in Upland
Open to pedestrians

3 Rivers Trail - Gotch Park Bridge (Humboldt County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1899, converted for trail use in 1991
Through truss bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on the Three Rivers Bike Trail at Gotch Park near Humboldt
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

3 Rivers Trail - IA-3 Overpass (Humboldt County, Iowa)
(Main design: Steel stringer)
Built 1956
Steel stringer bridge over IA3 on 3 Rivers Trail
Open to pedestrians only

30th Street Overpass (Sumner County, Kansas)
Built 1920
Timber stringer bridge over C. R.I.&P. R.R. on Local 32-39-9
Open to traffic

32nd Street Viaduct (Dubuque County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chicago Great Western Railway on 32nd Street
Removed

347th Street Overpass (Dallas County, Iowa)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1964
Timber stringer bridge over Railroad (IAIS) on 347th Street
Open to traffic

35th Street Overpass (Lee County, Iowa)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Whipple through truss bridge over BNSF Fort Madison Yard on 35th Street in Fort Madison, Iowa
Open to traffic

400 Trail - Baraboo River Bridge #2 (Juneau County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built 1899
Deck plate girder bridge over Baraboo River on The "400" State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

49th Street Bridge (Kandiyohi County, Minnesota)
Built 1966
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF RR on 49th Street NE
Open to traffic

4th Street Footbridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built 1935; Lost to flooding 1965
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Mad Creek on Footpath
Destroyed by flooding

540th Street Overpass (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Built 1946
Timber stringer bridge over Railroad on 540th Street
Open to traffic

55th Ave Bridge (Morton County, North Dakota)
Built 1949; rehabilitated 1984
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF Railroad on County Highway
Open to traffic

7th St Bridge (Henry County, Illinois)
Built 1930, deck and guard rails replaced in 2011
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF RR 7th Street just S of Orion
Open to traffic

A Avenue Overpass (Montgomery County, Iowa)
(Main design: Steel stringer)
Steel stringer bridge over BNSF Railway on A Avenue
Open to traffic

A&D - Elizabeth River Ferry Transfer Bridge (Norfolk, Virginia)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built 1895;
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Elizabeth River on Atlantic & Danville Railroad
No longer exists

Abandoned BNSF - Buffalo River Bridge (Clay County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built 1908 replacing an earlier bridge
Deck plate girder bridge over Buffalo River on BNSF Railway
Derelict/abandoned

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

Abandoned C&NW - Winnebago River Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
(Main design: Warren deck truss with all verticals)
Built 1900
Abandoned warren deck truss bridge over Winnebago River on Abandoned Chicago & Northwestern Railway
Abandoned

Abandoned CN - West Twin River Swing Bridge (Manitowoc County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1899
Abandoned through truss bridge over West Twin River on Abandoned
Abandoned

Abandoned CNW - Cottonwood River Bridge (Brown County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Quadrangular lattice through truss)
Built 1924
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Cottonwood River on Abandoned CNW Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned CNW - Fox River Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
(Main design: Quadrangular lattice through truss)
Built 1879
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over Fox River in Carpentersville on C&NW RR
Abandoned

Abandoned CP - 37th Avenue Overpass (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Built 1907
Through Girder Bridge over 37th Avenue on Abandoned Canadian Pacific Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned EE- Split Rock Creek Bridge (Minnehaha County, South Dakota)
(Main design: Quadrangular lattice through truss)
Built 1891
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over Split Rock Creek on Abandoned Ellis & Eastern Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned La Crosse River Railroad Bridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over La Crosse River on Abandoned Milwaukee Road
Open to pedestrians only

Abandoned MILW - Prairie Creek Bridge #2 (Linn County, Iowa)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Branch of Prairie Creek on Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned NS - Rockhouse Creek Bridge (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Timber stringer bridge over Rockhouse Creek on Abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to pedestrians only

Abandoned NS - Sohl Avenue Swing Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1902
Abandoned through truss bridge over Grand Calumet River on Abandoned Norfolk Southern Railway
Abandoned

Abandoned NS - Youngs Fork Muddy River Branch Bridge (McDowell County, North Carolina)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Tributary of Youngs Fork Muddy River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned NYC - Muddy Fork Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
(Main design: Steel stringer)
Steel stringer bridge over Muddy Fork on Abandoned Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned Southern Pacific Railroad Trestle over Wolf Creek (Tyler County, Texas)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Wolf Creek on Southern Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned SP - Neches River Bridge (Jasper County, Texas)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Neches River on Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned UP - Brazos River Bridge (Simonton) (Fort Bend County, Texas)
(Main design: Polygonal Warren through truss)
Camelback Through Truss bridge over Brazos River on railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned UP - Cheslea Creek Trestle (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
(Main design: Steel stringer)
Built 1924
Steel stringer bridge over Cheslea Creek on Planned Rail-Trail
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned UP - Forest Street Overpass #1 (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Steel stringer)
Built 1918
Steel stringer bridge over Forest Street on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned UP - Forest Street Overpass #2 (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Steel stringer)
Built 1918
Steel stringer bridge over Forest Street on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned UP - Fourmile Creek Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
(Main design: Steel stringer)
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Fourmile Creek on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned UP - Red Cedar River Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Quadrangular lattice through truss)
Built 1893, Approaches Rebuilt 1905
Abandoned 2-span Quadrangular Warren through truss bridge over Red Cedar River on Abandoned Union Pacific
Abandoned

Abbott Road Bridge (Miller County, Missouri)
Wooden bridge over the Rock Island Railroad on Abbott Road (CR 54-76) northwest of Eugene
Demolished and replaced.

AERC - South Santiam River Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1910
Pratt through truss bridge over South Santiam River on Albany and Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

AFRR - CA88 Overpass (Amador County, California)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Built 1958
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Amc Rr on State Route 88
Open to traffic

Aguas Calientes Bridge (Taos County, New Mexico)
wooden bridge over Rio Grande River
Timber stringer bridge over Rio Grande River on Aguas Calientes Road
Open to traffic

Ahnapee State Trail - Kewaunee River Swing Bridge (Kewaunee County, Wisconsin)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built 1909
Deck plate girder bridge over Kewaunee River on Ahnapee State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Airport Way Bridge (King County, Washington)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1981
Deck plate girder bridge over Argo Railroad Yard on Airport Way S
Open to traffic

Akron Bridge (Plymouth County, Iowa)
(Main design: Camelback through truss)
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Alabama Avenue Overpass (Winston County, Alabama)
Built 1930
Wooden bridge over Southern Railroad on Alabama Avenue in Haleyville
Closed

Albany Road Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1950
Wooden bridge over BNSF Railway on Albany Road
Open to traffic

Albright Bridge (Tarrant County, Texas)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built ca 1890, replaced by new bridge 100 meters south in 1936
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork Trinity River on County Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Alder Creek Bridge (Lewis County, Washington)
Built 1937
Timber stringer bridge over Alder Creek on WA 508
Open to traffic

All Forks Creek Wood Bridge (Putnam County, Illinois)
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1991
Timber stringer bridge over All Forks Creek on Hennepin Street
Open to traffic

Allender Road Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built 1945 by Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; Replaced 1998
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Csx Railroad on Allender Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Alvin Railroad Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Locust Street and creek on former Illinois Central Railroad in Alvin
Removed

AM - Clear Creek Bridge #4 (Crawford County, Arkansas)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Deck plate girder bridge over Clear Creek on Arkansas-Missouri Railroad
Open to traffic

AM - Hurricane Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Arkansas)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built 1956
Deck plate girder bridge over Hurricane Creek on Arkansas-Missouri Railroad
Open to traffic

Amoruso Covered Bridge 05-03-A (Amador County, California)
Built 1999
Covered timber stringer bridge over North Fork Dry Creek on Amoruso Way
Open to restricted traffic

Amoskeag Falls Bridge 29-06-20x (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
(Main design: Through truss)
Built 1854
Burr long Through truss bridge over Merrimack River
Collapsed

Andover Road Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1927; rehabilitated 1980; replaced 2006
Wooden bridge over MBTA/BMRR on Andover Road in Billerica
Replaced by a new bridge

Annisquam Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
First private bridge was built in 1848 became city owned when rebuilt in 1861,altered in 1877,1908,1920 rebuilt in 1946-47 and 1988
Timber stringer bridge over Lobster Cove Annisquam, Massachusetts on Pedestrian traffic Washington St to Annisquam Village
Design now limits to pedestrian traffic only

Anoka Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Built 1930, demolished in 2013
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Winamac Southern Railway on CR250 South in Anoka
Demolished

AOK - Iron Horse Bridge (Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma)
(Main design: Warren through truss with all verticals)
Closed due to washout 1984, reopened for traffic Aug. 2013
Warren through truss bridge over North Canadian River on Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad
Open to traffic

AOK - Wister Trestle (Le Flore County, Oklahoma)
Timber stringer bridge on Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad
Open to traffic

Applegate Bridge (Jackson County, Oregon)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Built 1934
Parker through truss bridge over Applegate River on OR 238
Open to traffic

Ararat River Yadkin Valley Railroad Bridge (Surry County, North Carolina)
(Main design: Warren through truss with all verticals)
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Ararat River on YVRR
Open to traffic

Arch Cape Creek Bridge (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Built 1937
Timber stringer bridge over Arch Cape Creek on US 101
Open to traffic

ARZC - Colorado River Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
(Main design: Pennsylvania through truss)
Built 1907
Pennsylvania Through truss bridge over Colorado River on Arizona and California Railroad (ARZC)
Open to rail traffic only

Ashton-Tetonia Trail - Conant Creek Trestle (Fremont County, Idaho)
(Main design: Pegram deck truss)
Built 1894 at American Falls; dismantled 1911; relocated here 1914
Three-span Pegram deck truss bridge over Conant Creek
Open to pedestrians only as part of Ashton-Tetonia Trail

ASV - Smoky Hill River Bridge (Dickinson County, Kansas)
(Main design: Quadrangular lattice through truss)
Built 1887, Rehabilitated 2014
Lattice through truss bridge over Smoky Hill River on Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad in Enterprise
Open to traffic

AT&N - Tombigbee River Bridge (Pickens County, Alabama)
(Main design: Warren through truss with all verticals)
Collapsed 1973
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Tombigbee River on Alabama, Tennessee & Northern RR
Collapsed

ATSF - Bottleneck Wash Trestle (Yavapai County, Arizona)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Bottleneck Wash on Former AT&SF Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

ATSF - Branch of Clear Creek Bridge (Marion County, Kansas)
Wooden bridge over a drainage ditch on ATSF RR in Marion
Abandoned

ATSF - Canadian River Bridge (Old) (Hemphill County, Texas)
(Main design: Parker through truss)
Built 1886; Replaced ?
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Canadian River on Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

ATSF - East Clarendon Drive Overpass (Dallas County, Texas)
(Main design: Steel stringer)
Lost Bridge over East Clarendon Drive on Santa Fe RR
Removed

ATSF - Granite Creek Bridge (Yavapai County, Arizona)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Abandoned 1961, Reused as part of a restaurant 1980s-1990s, Partially burned 2005
Abandoned through truss bridge over North Granite Street & Granite Creek on ATSF Railroad
Open to pedestrians only

ATSF - Granite Creek/Wash Trestle (Yavapai County, Arizona)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Granite Wash on Former AT&SF Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

ATSF - Pease River Bridge (Wilbarger County, Texas)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Pease River on Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

ATSF - Spindletop Bayou Trestle (Chambers County, Texas)
The railroad stopped running from Bolivar Pass to High Island in 1942, but continued to operate between Winnie and High Island into the 1960s and abandoned in 1995
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Spindletop Bayou on AT & SF Railroad
Removed but not replaced

AUAR - CR 330 Overpass (Burnet County, Texas)
Built 1910
Timber stringer bridge over CR 330 on Austin Area Terminal Railroad
Open to traffic

AUAR - CR 340 Overpass (E) (Burnet County, Texas)
Built 1955
Timber stringer bridge over CR 340 on Austin Area Terminal Railroad
Open to traffic

AUAR - CR 340 Overpass (W) (Burnet County, Texas)
Built 1955
Timber stringer bridge over CR 340 on Austin Area Terminal Railroad
Open to traffic

Austins Point Half Viaduct (Clatsop County, Oregon)
Built 1933
Timber stringer bridge over Austins Point on US 101
Open to traffic

Auwaiakeakua Bridge (Hawaii County, Hawaii)
Built 1940
Lost wooden bridge over Auwaiakekua Gulch on Mamalahoa Road
No longer exists

Avon RFD 1 Overpass (Polk County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pony/through plate girder)
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad on Avon RFD 1
Replaced by a new bridge

AZCR - Clarkdale Trestle (Yavapai County, Arizona)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Bitter Creek Wash on former Arizona Central RR (nee-AT&SF)
Derelict/abandoned

AZER - North Broad Street Overpass (Gila County, Arizona)
(Main design: Deck plate girder)
Built 1910; Additions 1923
Deck plate girder bridge over North Broad Street on Arizona Eastern Railway Co.
Open to traffic