Waddell Vertical Lift

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AGR - Black Warrior River Lift Bridge (Marengo County, Alabama)
Built ca. 1927
Vertical lift bridge over Black Warrior River on Alabama & Gulf Coast Railway
Open to traffic

Allen Street Bridge (Cowlitz County, Washington)
Built 1923; rehabilitated 1970, Replaced 2000
Lost through truss bridge over Cowlitz River on Allen Street in Kelso
Replaced by a new bridge in 2000

Amtrak - Dock Bridge (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1935
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Passaic River on Amtrak (formerly Pennsylvania RR)
Open to traffic

ASB Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
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

BNSF - Canal Street Lift Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1915
Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch of Chicago River on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Snowden Bridge (Richland County, Montana)
Built 1914; retrofitted to also allow vehicular toll traffic in 1925
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over the Missouri River on the BNSF Railroad
Open to railroad traffic

CNJ - Newark Bay Lift Bridge (Union County, New Jersey)
Built 1926; site of Newark Bay Bridge Accident in 1948; damaged in ship collision 1966; railroad abandoned 1976; lift spans demolished 1980, approach spans demolished 1988
Lost vertical lift bridge over Newark Bay on the Central Railroad of New Jersey
Removed

CWI - Calumet River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1967-1968 to replace earlier Strauss-type bridge; currently disused, stored in raised position
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on abandoned Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad
Closed to all traffic

De Valls Bluff Bridge (Prairie County, Arkansas)
Built 1924; new approaches added 1931; repaired in 1972 and 1988; replaced 2002
Lost vertical-lift through truss bridge over White River on US 70 at De Valls Bluff
Replaced by a new bridge

FB&CT Trail - Fairview Lift Bridge (McKenzie County, North Dakota)
Built 1913 for Great Northern RR; was only lifted once, upon completion in 1913; carried both rail and vehicular traffic between 1926 & 1956; rail traffic ceased in 1986; listed on National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
Parker through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Trail
Open to pedestrians

FEC - West Palm Beach Canal Bridge (Palm Beach County, Florida)
Built 1924 towers and machinery were removed
Deck plate girder bridge over West Palm Beach Canal on Florida East Coast RR
Open to traffic but the towers mahinery removed

Fort Smith-Van Buren Free Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1912; Refurbished 1956; Replaced 1969
Lost through truss vertical-lift bridge over Arkansas River on Midland Boulevard (US 71) in Fort Smith
Replaced by new bridge as part of the Kerr-McClellan Arkansas River navigation project.

Halsted Street Lift Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1894
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Halsted Street
Replaced by a new bridge

I-5 - Interstate Bridge (Northbound) (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1917, Main span modification 1958
Vertical lift bridge over the Columbia River on northbound I-5 between Vancouver and Portland in Portland
Open to traffic

I-5 - Interstate Bridge (Southbound) (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1958
Parker through truss bridge over Columbia River on Southbound I-5
Open to traffic

Index Bridge (Little River County, Arkansas)
Lost Through truss bridge over Red River on US 71 built 1919
Replaced by new bridge 1980

IR - Illinois River Bridge (Ottawa) (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1898; Lift span added ca. 1932
Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad in Ottawa


LOAM - Black River Bridge (Catahoula Parish, Louisiana)
Operations ceased 1985 and likely scrapped at or around that time.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on Louisiana & Arkansas RR
No longer exists

LOAM - Little River Bridge (Archie) (Catahoula Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1914
Lost Through truss bridge over Little River on Louisiana & Arkansas RR
No longer exists

M&StL - Mississippi River Bridge (Mercer County, Illinois)
Built 1909; Abandoned 1971; Partially lost to fire in 1981
Vertical lift bridge that carried the M&StL across the Mississippi River at Keithsburg
Abandoned

Main Street Bridge (Duval County, Florida)
Built 1941 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co.
Vertical lift bridge over St. Johns River on US 1 (Main Street) in Jacksonville
Open to four-lane traffic

Memorial Bridge (Old) (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Built 1923, rehabilitated 1982, closed to vehicle traffic in 2011
Vertical lift bridge over Piscataqua River on US 1 in Portsmouth
Demolished.

ML&T - Big Choctaw Bayou Bridge (Tensas Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Big Choctaw Bayou on ML&T RR
Demolished

NS - Calumet River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1912-1913; originally consisted of two identical bridges side-by-side but one was demolished
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly PFW&C RR)
Open to traffic

Southard Street Viaduct Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1922
Lost Concrete stringer bridge over Delaware & Raritan Canal on Southard Street Viaduct
Replaced by a new bridge

Sunflower River Bridge (Sharkey County, Mississippi)
Built 1925
Lost Through truss bridge over Sunflower River on Route Highway 61
No longer exists

UP - Baring Cross Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1929, Lift span added 1971
Vertical-lift railroad bridge over the Arkansas River in Little Rock on the Union Pacific Railroad
Open to two tracks of railroad traffic

US79 Arkansas River Bridge (Jefferson County, Arkansas)
Built 1915; Rehabilitated 1954; Replaced 1972
Lost Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on US 79
Replaced by new bridge