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15th Street Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1872; Replaced 1932
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Sylvan Slough on 2nd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Avenue Bridge (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Replaced 1923
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Rock River on 1st Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

295th Street Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Made obsolete by new bridge in 1985
Through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on 295th Street at Wilkinson Pioneer Park
Open to pedestrians only

2nd River Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Columbia Bridge Works Whipple span probably built ca. 1880, other span of unknown origin possibly added later.

Lost

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

Abington Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built 1881; replaced 1991
Lost through truss bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on Pottershop Road
Replaced by new bridge

Able Mitchell Bridge (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1892 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co., bypassed 1991
Through truss bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on Mansfield Road northeast of Bridgeton
Open to pedestrians only

Ak-Sar-Ben Bridge (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1888; widened with 3rd truss line added 1922-1924; tolls removed 1947; replaced by I-480 bridge in 1966
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Douglas Street
Replaced by new bridge

American Railroad - Puente de Cambalache (Arecibo, Puerto Rico)
Built 1893
Whipple through truss bridge over Río Grande de Arecibo on Compañía de los Ferrocarriles de Puerto Rico
Abandoned

Armitage Bridge (Lane County, Oregon)
Built 1887 at a different location, installed here in 1907;
Whipple through truss bridge over McKenzie River on Pedestrian Path in Coburg
Open to pedestrians

Ash-Consaul Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1909 reusing 5 spans from Cherry Street; Replaced 1957
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Maumee River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Cave Station Bollman Bridge (Augusta County, Virginia)
Built 1873; Replaced 1923
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over North River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Little Kanawha River Bridge (Old) (Wood County, West Virginia)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Little Kanawha River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Verona Bollman Bridge (Augusta County, Virginia)
Built 1873; Replaced 1923
Whipple deck truss bridge over Middle River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O Penn Central Railroad Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built ca. 1885
Whipple through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on CSX Transportation (nee B&O)
Open to traffic

Bay View Junction Overpass (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built 1885, replaced with through plate girder 2016
Whipple through truss bridge over Railroad (Amtrak) on Railroad (CSX)
Replaced by a new bridge

Beaverkill Bridge (Delaware County, New York)
Built 1885
Whipple through truss bridge over Beaverkill on Chiloway Road
Closed to all traffic

Bell's Mill Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1888; Replaced 1954
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Boone River on Bells Mill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Benson Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Kentucky)
Built 1881; Rehabilitated 1996
Whipple through truss bridge over Benson Creek on a pedestrian trail at the end of Taylor Ave. in Frankfort
Open to pedestrians

Bermudian Creek Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Bermudian Creek on PA 4017 (Kralltown Road)
Replaced by a new bridge

Bicycle Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1894 by the Lafayette Bridge Co., replaced in 1982
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Bicycle Bridge Road
Replaced by new bridge

Big Rock Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1879; Lost 1926
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Allegheny River on River Road and Citizens Traction Company
Destroyed by collision with ice

Big Wheeling Creek Bridge (Marshall County, West Virginia)
Built 1896
Whipple through truss bridge over Big Wheeling Creek on CR 5
Open to traffic

BM - Merrimack River Bridge (Haverhill) (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1880 by the Phoenix Bridge Co.; replaced by present structure 1919
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Merrimack River on B&M Western Route
Replaced by a new bridge

BN - Sioux City High Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Built 1888; Replaced 1982
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Burlington Northern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BNSF - Burlington Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Built 1893; Replaced 2011-2012.
Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on BNSF Railway in Burlington
Replaced by a new bridge 2011-2012

Bonanza Bridge (Caldwell County, Missouri)
Built 1883; replaced and relocated in 1994-95
Whipple through truss bridge over Shoal Creek on Bonanza Road
Relocated to a field next to the original site

Bostick Road Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1894 by the Canton Bridge Co.; closed April 2004
Whipple through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Bostick Road in Fort Wayne
Rehabilitated in place for reuse as a pedestrian bridge.

Bowers Hill Bridge (Marshall County, West Virginia)
Built 1892 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Fish Creek on CR 7/4 (Fish Creek Road)
Open to traffic

Bridge L-158, Goldens Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
This bridge was originally part of a three span bridge and located approximately one mile south of Kingston NY. Moved to its current location c.1907
Whipple through truss bridge over Croton River
Closed to all traffic

Bridge Street Bridge (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1879
Abandoned Whipple through truss bridge over Fishkill Creek on Bridge Street
Abandoned

Bridge Street Bridge (Old) (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Lost Through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Briscoe Bridge (Warrick County, Indiana)
Built 1893
Through truss bridge over Little Pigeon Creek on Old River Road
Restoration completed and open to traffic

Buffalo Bridges (White County, Indiana)
Pair of wrought iron through truss bridge built by the Columbia Bridge Works,
Lost pair of Whipple through truss bridges over Tippecanoe River on SR16
Replaced by new bridge

Burnett Bridge (Wichita County, Texas)
Whipple through truss bridge over Wichita River on road
Intact but closed to all traffic

Burtonville Road Bridge (Old) (Montgomery County, New York)
Lost Bowstring/Through truss bridge over Schoharie Creek on Burtonville Road.
Replaced by a new bridge

BVT - Boise River Bridge (Canyon County, Idaho)
Built 1907; Removed ca. 1928
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Boise River on Boise Valley Railroad
Removed

C&A - Louisiana Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1873; 2nd pier collapsed destroying two spand November 6th, 1876; Replaced 1897
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago & Alton Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park Bridge #6 - Charlotte Highway Bridge (Calhoun County, Michigan)
Built 1886 over the Grand River in Ionia County, MI and carried the Charlotte Highway. It was rehabilitated and relocated to the H.B.P. in 2005-06
Whipple through truss bridge over Bridge Park Drive on a pedestrian path in the Historic Bridge Park
Open to pedestrians

Canajoharie-Palatine Bridge(1) 32-39-03x (Montgomery County, New York)
(Main design: Other through truss)
Built 1826; Burned 1901
Lost covered through truss bridge over Mohawk River
Destroyed by fire

Canalside Rail-Trail - Connecticut River Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1880, Warrens added 1936
Whipple through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Canalside Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Capital Crescent Trail - Canal Road Overpass (Washington, District of Columbia)
Originally built for the Baltimore & Ohio RR at Ridley Creek, Ridley Park, Pa. (southwest of Philadelphia); dismantled and rebuilt by the B&O at this location 1909, converted to trail use in 1992
Whipple through truss and Pratt through truss bridge over Canal & Arizona Avenue on Capital Crescent Trail (formerly B&O Railroad)
Open to pedestrians

Capon Lake Bridge (Hampshire County, West Virginia)
Originally built 1874 near Romney; relocated here in 1938
Whipple through truss bridge over Cacapon River, just off WV 259
Open to pedestrians only

Cathance River Bridge (Older) (Sagadahoc County, Maine)
Originally Erected in 1866, moved to ME and re-erected in 1895
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cathance River on Black Hill Road (ME 24)
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - Grand River Bridge (Old) (Decatur County, Iowa)
Built 1879; Replaced 19XX
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Grand River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - Quincy Railroad Bridge (Oldest) (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1866; Replaced 1898
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - Rulo Bridge (Richardson County, Nebraska)
Built 1887 under the direction of George S. Morison; replaced 1977 by new truss spans reusing the existing piers
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Superstructure replaced

CBQ - First Burlington Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built 1868; Replaced 1893
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Cedar Street Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876; rehabilitated ca. 1960
Through truss bridge over Back Creek on Feed Mill Road


Chain Bridge (Seventh) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1874 for U.S. Arny Corps of Engineers by Phoenix Bridge Co.; repaired 1910, 1927, and 1936, demolished 1937
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Potomac River on Chain Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Charlotte Highway Bridge (Ionia County, Michigan)
Built 1886 by Buckeye Bridge Works; replaced 2001 and relocated to Historic Bridge Park in Calhoun County
Whipple Truss bridge originally over Grand River on Charlotte Highway, now relocated to Historic Bridge Park in Calhoun County and restored as a pedestrian bridge
Relocated

Chenango River Bridge (Chenango County, New York)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Chenango River
Demolished

Chouteau Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1887; converted into vehicular use in 1951; demolished in 2001
Lost three-span Whipple truss bridge over the Missouri River in Kansas City
Replaced by new bridge in 2001

Christiana Borough Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1893-1895; modifications in 1907 to accommodate trolley lines; catenary attachments for electric lines and traffic and pedestrian protection screens added in 1937 when railroad electrified;1952 repairs made to structural steel; Replaced 1985
Lost Whipple Through truss bridge over Amtrak on Bridge Street (Sr 2025)
Replaced by new bridge

Clarks Creek Bridge (Geary County, Kansas)
Built 1878 by the King Iron Bridge Co. Abandoned after 1951.
Abandoned Whipple through truss bridge over Clarks Creek on Humboldt Creek Road (Abandoned Section - now Private)
Derelict/abandoned

Clearfield Creek Bridge (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1883
Through truss bridge over Clearfield Creek on TR 566 WAS TR 565
Closed to all traffic

CNW - Red Cedar River Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
Replaced By a New Bridge Upstream 1912
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Red Cedar River on Former Chicago & North Western
Replaced by a new bridge

Coal Bank Hill Bridge (Original) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1881, Replaced 1919
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

County Road 100 East Deer Creek Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1885 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Deer Creek on CR 100 East
Closed to all traffic

CPRR - Bear River Bridge (Box Elder County, Utah)
Built 1882; Replaced & relocated 1886
Whipple through truss bridge over Bear River on Central Pacific Railroad relocated to Springfield, Oregon.
Replaced by a new bridge

Dean Road Bridge (Lorain County, Ohio)
Built 1898 by the Massillon Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1992
Through truss bridge over Vermilion River on Dean Road
Open to traffic

Delaware River Brige (Delaware County, New York)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Delaware River on Bridge Street
No longer exists

DeLong Bridge (Fulton County, Indiana)
Built in 1888 by the Wrought Iron bridge Company, replaced in 1984.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Tippecanoe River on Old SR17
Replaced by new bridge

Delray Bridge (Iroquois County, Illinois)
Built 1883 in Concord Township, relocated to this location in 1931, replaced in 2002
Lost Through truss bridge over Spring Creek on E1200N Road
Replaced by new bridge

Derry Overhead Bridge (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1893; Replaced 1964
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad on PA 217
Replaced by a new bridge

EIRR - Snake River Bridge (Cassia County, Idaho)
Built Ca. 1890
Whipple through truss bridge over Snake River on Eastern Idaho Railroad (EIRR)
Open to traffic

Ellingson Bridge (Allamakee County, Iowa)
Imported to this location from Mitchell County in 1939 replacing a wooden bridge; destroyed during the relocation process in 1994; later replaced.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on Ellingson Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Emlenton Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1883 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; replaced 1987
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Allegheny River on PA 38 (Emlenton Street)
Replaced by new bridge

Eveland Bridge (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Built 1876-77 by McKay & Nelson; one span replaced in 1903
Abandoned three-span Whipple through truss bridge over the Des Moines River on Fulton Avenue
Abandoned with deck missing

Falls Bridge (Marathon County, Wisconsin)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wisconsin River
No longer exists

Fallston Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884 by the Penn Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2005
Two-span Whipple through truss bridge over Beaver River on Front Street in Fallston
Open to traffic

Faust Street Bridge (Comal County, Texas)
Built 1887 by the King Bridge Co.; made obsolete by new bridge in 1932; rehabilitated 1998
Through truss bridge over Guadalupe River on Faust Street in New Braunfels
Open to pedestrians only

Feederdam Bridge (Clay County, Indiana)
Built 1894
Closed through truss bridge over Eel River on Towpath Road
Closed to all traffic

First Bismarck Railroad Bridge (Burleigh County, North Dakota)
Built in 1882 under the direction of George Morison; superstructure replaced 1905
Lost through and deck truss bridge over the Missouri River carrying the Northern Pacific Railway in Bismarck
Orginal Whipple truss spans replaced with through Warren truss spans, reusing the original piers

First Cairo Railroad Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1889 under engineer George S. Morison; replaced 1949-52
Lost through and deck truss bridge over the Ohio River carrying the Illinois Central Railroad in Cairo
Replaced by the current bridge, reusing many of the piers in the process

First Glasgow Railroad Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built 1878-79 by Gen. William Sooy Smith; superstructure replaced in 1900
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Chicago & Alton Railroad
Superstructure replaced

First High Bridge (Jessamine County, Kentucky)
Built 1876-77, new superstructure built in 1910-11, original substructure demolished in 1913
Lost Deck truss bridge over Kentucky River on Cincinnati Southern Railway at High Bridge


Folsom Street Bridge (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Folsom Street & The Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co.
Replaced by a new bridge

Fort Defiance Bridge (Defiance County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Maumee River on Clinton Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Gallatin Bridge (Daviess County, Missouri)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Grand River near Gallatin
No longer exists

Gallman Road Bridge (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1887 by the Columbia Bridge Works over St. Mary's River in Mercer County; relocated in 2002
Through truss bridge over Raccoon Creek on a pedestrian trail in Newark
Open to pedestrians only

George Street Bridge (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1887 by Lomas Forge & Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1989 and 2011.
Through truss bridge over Hogan Creek on George Street in Aurora
Open to two-lane traffic

Germany Bridge (Fulton County, Indiana)
Built in 1879 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; collapsed into the river in October of 1979.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Tippecanoe River on County Road 375 West
Collapsed in October 1979 and replaced by a new bridge.

Glenn Avenue Bridge (Lake County, Ohio)
Built 1890; Replaced 1921; Removed in the 1950s
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Chagrin River on Glenn Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Glenville Truss Bridge (Gilmer County, West Virginia)
Built 1885; bypassed by new bridge in 1963
Whipple through truss bridge over Little Kanawha River on Conrad Court
Closed to all traffic

Grand River Bridge (Grundy County, Missouri)
Lost through truss bridge over Grand River somewhere near Trenton
No longer exists

Grand River Bridge (Daviess County, Missouri)
Built 1883 by the Kansas City Bridge & Iron Co.; closed to traffic in the 1990s. Road originally called number 5 and ran between Pattonsburg and Santa Rosa Missouri. Highway 69, built in 1932 paralleled this road and bridge just 1 mile east
Whipple through truss bridge over Grand River on 137th Street
Abandoned with deck partially missing

Graysville Bridge (Marshall County, West Virginia)
Built 1882 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Fish Creek on CR 27
Closed to all traffic

Great Chazy River Bridge (Clinton County, New York)
Built 1888 by the King Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1960; Bypassed 1983
Pin connected Whipple through truss bridge over Great Chazy River on CR 34 in Mooers
Open to pedestrians only

Great Miami River CR 21 Bridge (Logan County, Ohio)
Built 1882 by the Massillon Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1997
Whipple through truss bridge over Great Miami River on CR 21
Open to traffic

Grimms Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1884 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1960 and 1997
Through truss bridge over Little Beaver Creek on Grimms Bridge Road (TR 1042) in Calcutta
Open to traffic

GRNW - Clearwater River Bridge (Lewis County, Idaho)
Whipple through truss bridge over Clearwater River on Great Northwest Railroad
Open to traffic

GT - Androscoggin River Bridge (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Built ?; Replaced 1909
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on Grand Trunk Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Hale Avenue Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1882; replaced 1993
Lost through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Hale Avenue at 75S-160W
Replaced by new bridge

Halter Road Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1878
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over St Joseph River on Halter Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Hamilton Street Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1891, damaged in 1995, replaced in 1996
Lost Through Truss over Deer Creek on Hamilton Street in Delphi
Replaced by new bridge

Hardin City Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1879; relocated 1989 to a location one mile from its original location
Relocated through truss bridge northwest of Steamboat Rock
Relocated to a wildlife refuge just off the street. Bridge is derelict but may be relocated to a park or bike trail in the future

Hardin City Bridge (Original Location) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1879; Replaced 1989 and relocated to a field
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Iowa River on 170th Street
Replaced by a new bridge and relocated

Harrison Springs Road Bridge (Harrison County, Indiana)
Built ca.1884 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company, removed after abutment failure.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Blue River on Harrison Springs Road (CR #35)
Removed

Haw Creek Whipple Railroad Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880's, replaced in 2006
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Haw Creek on former Pennsylvania Railroad in Columbus
Replaced by new bridge