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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
Intact but closed to all 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 Avenue Bridge (ca. 1885) (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on 1st Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

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 Hannibal Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1869 under the direction of Octave Chanute; damaged by tornado in 1887, replaced 1917 by the Second Hannibal Bridge
Lost through truss bridge over Missouri River on Railroad in Kansas City
No longer exists

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

Fort Winchester Bridge (Defiance County, Ohio)
Replaced 1937
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Auglaize River on 2nd 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.
Whipple 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.

GHSA - Richmond Bridge (Old) (Fort Bend County, Texas)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Brazos River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Glenn Avenue Bridge (Lake County, Ohio)
Built ca.1880's; 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

Glenwood Bridge (Floyd County, Indiana)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Silver Creek on Old Spring Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Gooseneck Bridge (Newton County, Indiana)
Built 1879
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Iroquois River on CR 300 W
Removed but not replaced

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

Grand River Bridge Lyons (Old) (Ionia County, Michigan)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Grand River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge in 1975

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)
Est. 1880's construction, original location unknown, installed 1916
Whipple-Pratt through truss swing 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 Whipple through truss bridge over St. Mary's River on Hale Avenue in Ft.Wayne
Replaced by new bridge

Halter Road Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built in 1878 by the Western Bridge Works of Ft. Wayne; replaced in 1984
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 Whipple through Truss over Deer Creek on Hamilton Street in Delphi
Replaced after partial collapse due to impact from a PSI truck.

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

Harlem Road Bridges (Erie County, New York)
Lost Through truss bridge over Scajaquada Creek on Harlem Road
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Hayden Bridge (Lane County, Oregon)
Built 1882 in Corrine, Utah; Moved here 1901; Abandoned 1987, Reopened 2019
Whipple truss bridge over McKenzie River on Abandoned Weyerhauser Logging Railway in Springfield
Bridge was planked and opened in April of 2019.

Hays Street Bridge (Bexar County, Texas)
Originally built 1881 as a railroad bridge over the Nueces River; moved to current location in 1910 as a road bridge; rehabilitated and reopened to pedestrians in 2010
Whipple through truss bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Hays Street in San Antonio
Open to pedestrians

Hendricks Ford Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Built in 1880 by the King Bridge Company
Whipple through truss bridge over Driftwood River
Closed to all traffic

Higginsport Bridge (Brown County, Ohio)
Built ca.1885
Abandoned Whipple Truss bridge over White Oak Creek on Big Run Rd.
Abandoned

Highway S - Big Rib River Bridge (Marathon County, Wisconsin)
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Rib River on Highway S
Replaced by a new bridge in 1954

Hinckley Road Bridge (Oneida County, New York)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge on Hinckley Road
No longer exists

Hocking Falls Mill Bridge (Hocking County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Hocking River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1914

Holland Mill Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built 1879
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Flatrock River on Vandalia Road
Replaced by a new bridge after possible flood damage

Honeytown Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built in 1882; Struck by pickup truck September 11, 1980, causing north span to collapse - was subsequently removed around year's end
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over East Fork White River on County Road 25 East
Destroyed by collision

Hopewell Bridge (Greenup County, Kentucky)
Built 1868; rehabilitated 1990
Whipple through truss bridge over Little Sandy River on KY 3306
Open to traffic

Hopkins Street Bridge (Older) (Defiance County, Ohio)
Damaged in the 1913 flood and replaced
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Auglaize River on Hopkins Street
Destroyed by flooding & replaced by a new bridge

Hotel Street Bridge (Oneida County, New York)
Built 1874
Lost Whipple lift through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Hotel Street
No longer exists

Howard Street Kokosing River Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Built 1874; One of two spans remained until June 2007
Lost through truss bridge over Kokosing River on Howard Street (old CR 35)
No longer exists

Hursh Road Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1879; replaced 1992
Lost through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Hursh Road at 950N-560E
Replaced by new bridge

IC - Argyle South Bridge (Old) (Lafayette County, Wisconsin)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Pecatonica River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Buffalo Creek Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1868, Relocated Here Date Unknown; Replaced 1924
Lost Linville variant Whipple through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Railroad (IC)
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - First Dubuque Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1868, Approach Trusses added 1872, Swing Span Replaced 1896, Rest of Bridge Replaced 1900
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Former Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Pecatonica River Bridge (Green County, Wisconsin)
Built originally ca. 1868, Relocated here ca. 1900; Destroyed by flooding-caused abutment failure on February 19, 1911
Lost Linville variant Whipple through truss bridge over Pecatonica River on Illinois Central Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

IC - Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Replaced 1924
Lost Linville variant Whipple through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Railroad (IC)
Replaced by a new bridge

Indiana State Museum Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
This is a replica of a Whipple truss bridge, and is not historic
Through truss bridge over Indiana Central Canal and N. Blackford Street on Walkway at the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis
Open to pedestrians

Ionia Road - Thornapple River Bridge (Eaton County, Michigan)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Thornapple River on Ionia Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1957

Iowa Central - Mississippi River Bridge (Mercer County, Illinois)
Built 1886, demolished 1910
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Iowa Central Railroad in Keithsburg
Replaced by new bridge

Jackson St. Bridge (Clermont County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple/Camelback truss bridge over Little Miami River on Jackson Street (now Loveland Ave.)
Destroyed in the 1913 flood and replaced with another bridge.

Juniata Bridge (Riley County, Kansas)
Built in 1889 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; replaced in 1975
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Big Blue River on Dyer Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Juniata River Bridge PRR (Mifflin County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Juniata River on PRR
No longer exists

K&M - Point Pleasant Bridge (Mason County, West Virginia)
Built 1885; Replaced 1919
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Ohio River on Kanawha & Michigan Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

K&W - Nodaway River Bridge (Page County, Iowa)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Nodaway River on Keokuk & Western Railroad
Removed but not replaced

KCS - Marais des Cygnes River Bridge (Bates County, Missouri)
Built 1902
Whipple through truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River on Kansas City Southern Railway
Open to traffic

Kellytown Road Bridge (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1883
Whipple through truss bridge over Clearfield Creek on abandoned section of Kellytown Road.
Derelict/abandoned

Kennebec Bridge (Kennebec County, Maine)
Replaced 1972
Lost Through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Bridge Street in Augusta
Replaced by a new bridge

Kentucky Route 228 Bridge (Meade County, Kentucky)
Built in 1885 by Smith Bridge Company; replaced 1988
Lost through truss bridge over Wolf Creek on Kentucky Route 228 in Wolf Creek
Bridge has been replaced.

Kentucky Route 49 Bridge (Marion County, Kentucky)
Built 1881 by the King Bridge Co.; replaced 1984
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Rolling Fork River on Kentucky Route 49
Replaced by new bridge

Keokuk Bridge (Old) (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced 1917
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad/Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Keowee Street Bridge (older) (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1884, dissasembled and stored in 1920
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Miami River on Keowee Street
No longer exists

Kilbourn Bridge (Old) (Columbia County, Wisconsin)
Built 1877, Replaced 1903
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by Tornado

King Street Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Codorus Creek on King St.
No longer exists

King Street Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Codorus Creek on King St.
No longer exists

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

KRL - Shenango River Bridge (Lawrence County, Pennsylvania)
Constructed from August 1901-02 by the BR&P, B&O and P&LE.
Whipple and Pratt through truss bridge over Shenango River on the New Castle Industrial Railroad.


L&HR - Delaware River Bridge (Old) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1899 using some second-hand parts; Replaced 1907
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Delaware River on Central Railroad of New Jersey
Replaced by a new bridge

Laramie Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1895 using spans from the old Mississippi River Bridge at Burlington, Iowa; Removed 1955
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over CB&Q RR on Laramie Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Lattice Bridge (Allegany County, New York)
Built 1887
Whipple through truss bridge over Genesee River on Lattice Bridge Road
Closed to all traffic

Laurel Hill Bridge (older) (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1860s
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Shetucket River on Water Street in Norwich
Superstructure replaced (possibly relocated to Maine)

Laurel Hill Bridge (older) (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1866, disassembled in 1890. Likely reassembled in Maine in 1895 then scrapped in 1950.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Shetucket River on Water Street in Norwich
Superstructure replaced (possibly relocated to Maine)

Laytonville - Dos Rios Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Built 1888 as a railroad bridge; adapted and relocated in 1934
Deck truss bridge over Burger Creek on Laytonville - Dos Rios Road
Open to traffic

Lehigh Bridge (Older) (Webster County, Iowa)
Replaced 1907
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on School Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Lewiston Road Bridge (1st) (Mifflin County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1874 failed after a little more than a year due to poor substructure
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Juniata River on Market Street
No longer exists

Lime Springs Bridge (Howard County, Iowa)
Built 1878
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on Former alignment of what is now Oak Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge downstream of dam.

Little Raccoon Creek Bridge (Parke County, Indiana)
Built in 1889 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; replaced in 1991
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR 21 (Pipeline Road)
Replaced by new bridge

LN - Newport & Cincinnati Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1872; Superstructure replaced 1897
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Ohio River on L&N Railroad
Superstructure replaced

Locust Street Bridge (Franklin County, Kansas)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Marais Des Cygnes River on Locust Street
Removed but not replaced

Loucks Mill Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1884 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; removed in 1948.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Codorus Creek on Loucks Mill Road
Replaced by a new bridge on a new alignment

Lowellville Bridge (Mahoning County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mahoning River on Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge

LS&MS - Iron Curtain Bridge (Older) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built in 1867
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on LS & MS RR
No longer exists

LS&MS - Swan Creek Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built in 1869
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Swan Creek on LS & MS RR
No longer exists

LV - Delaware River Bridge (S) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876; Replaced in mainlline service 1901, but remained as third track; Removed ?
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Delaware River on Lehigh Valley Railway
Removed

Main Street Bridge (ca. 1890) (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890; Replaced by a concrete arch bridge in 1927.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over St Joseph River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Old Truss Bridge) (Franklin County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Scioto River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1890, Additional trusses for the Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co. added in 1895.; Lost 1913
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wabash River on Main Street and Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co.
Heavily damaged by the 1913 flood and replaced later that year

Main Street Contoocook River Iron Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Contoocook River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Iron Bridge (1878) (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1878; Replaced 1921
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street West-Goose River (Old) (Traill County, North Dakota)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Goose River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge