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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

Hayden Bridge (Lane County, Oregon)
Built 1882 in Corrine, Utah, 1901 Moved to current location, 1987 Abandoned, 2016 purchased for preservation
Rescued Whipple truss bridge over McKenzie River on Abandoned Weyerhauser Logging Railway in Springfield
Under Preservation

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

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

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

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 - Buffalo Creek Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Replaced 1924
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Laughery Creek Bridge (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1878 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co., restored 2008.
Triple Intersection Pratt through truss bridge over Laughery Creek on Old IN 56
Recently rehabilitated and open for pedestrian use

Laytonville - Dos Rios Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Built 1888
Deck truss bridge over Burger Creek on Laytonville - Dos Rios Road
Open to traffic

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

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

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

M&StL - Des Moines River Bridge (Tracy) (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Built 1907 using parts from the CBQ bridge at Plattsmouth, removed 1950
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over over Des Moines River on Railroad
Removed

Madrid Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Replaced 1910
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Maquoketa River Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Marietta Road Bridge (Fulton County, Georgia)
Built ca. 1900; Replaced 1978
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Southern Railroad Yard (Inman) on Marietta Road in Atlanta
Replaced by new bridge

Market Street Bridge (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple truss over Mahoning River on Market Street in Warren
Replaced by a new bridge

Market Street Bridge (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple truss over Mahoning River on Market Street in Warren
Replaced by a new bridge

Market Street Bridge (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple truss over Mahoning River on Market Street in Warren
Replaced by a new bridge

Markland Bridge (Switzerland County, Indiana)
Built 1882
Through truss bridge over Log Lick Creek on Dead End Road
Demolished in an apparent act of stupidity.

Martha Bridge (Cabell County, West Virginia)
Built 1882; replaced 2005
Lost through truss bridge over Guyandotte River on CR 31/6
Replaced by a new bridge

Maxville Bridge (Randolph County, Indiana)
Built 1886; replaced 1996
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over White River on CR 675 W
Replaced by new bridge

Mead Avenue Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871; additional trusses added 1912
Two-span Whipple through truss bridge over French Creek on Mead Avenue in Meadville
In storage or disassembled

MEC - Kennebec River Bridge (Augusta) (Kennebec County, Maine)
Lost Bridge over Kennebec River on Railroad
Removed but not replaced; Supports still stand

Metzen Bridge (Brown County, Minnesota)
Built 1880; Removed 1981
Whipple through truss bridge over Cottonwood River on Bridge Street
Removed

Milan Bridge (Erie County, Ohio)
Built 1882; Replaced 1933
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Huron River on Road & Lake Shore Electric Railroad
Replaced

Mill Road Bridge (Darke County, Ohio)
Built 1881 by the Massillon Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Greenville Creek on TR 385 in Gettysburg
Open to pedestrians only

Mill Road Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1888
Through truss bridge over Neshaminy Creek on Mill Road North of Jamison, PA
Currently closed to traffic

Miller Station Road Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1887 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over French Creek on PA 1016
Currently undergoing replacement- new culvert will take the old bridge's place...

Milton Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built 1881; replaced 1997
Lost through truss bridge over Whitewater River on Milton Road
Replaced by new bridge

Milton River Crossing (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Philadelphia & Reading RR
No longer exists

MILW - La Crescent Swing Bridge (Old) (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1876; Replaced 1902
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Old Mississippi River Channel Bridge (Old) (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1876; Replaced 1902
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Old Channel Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Sabula Bridge (Old) (Jackson County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1881; Replaced 1906
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Sauk City Bridge (Old) (Sauk County, Wisconsin)
Replaced 1911
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Short Line Bridge (Old) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1880; Replaced 1902
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad & Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Mohawk River Bridge (Oneida County, New York)
Whipple through truss bridge over Mohawk River


Moore's Crossing Bridge (Travis County, Texas)
Built 1884 at Congress Avenue; Two Spans Moved Here In 1922; Closed to vehicular traffic in 1981
Through truss bridge over Onion Creek on Moores Bridge Rd
Open to pedestrians

Morton Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built ca.1880 by the Western Bridge Works of Fort Wayne
Whipple through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Marion Center Road
Open to traffic

Muscatatuck River CR 710S Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890; replaced 1994
Lost through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on County Road 710 South
Replaced by new bridge

Nebraska City Railroad Bridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Built 1888 under the direction of George S. Morison
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Removed

Negley Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1882 by the Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio
Through truss bridge over North Fork Little Beaver Creek on Carmel Achor Road (TR 1026)
Open to traffic

Nevius Street Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Built 1886 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1938
Whipple through truss bridge over Raritan River on Nevius Street in Raritan
Open to pedestrians

New Corydon Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1887 by H.P. Hepburn
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wabash River on CR 750E
Replaced by new bridge

New Hope Through Truss Bridge (Brown County, Ohio)
Built 1884 by the Lomas Forge & Bridge Works
Abandoned Whipple through truss bridge over White Oak Creek on Main St. in New Hope
Abandoned

New York Street Bridge (OLD) (Kane County, Illinois)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Fox River on New York Street
Replaced by a new bridge

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

NKP - Old Ashtabula River Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1882, replaced 1902
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Ashtabula River on New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad in Ashtabula
Replaced by a new bridge

North Bosque River Bridge (Bosque County, Texas)
Built 1884
Through truss bridge over North Bosque River on CR 3112 in Clifton
Open to traffic

North Fork Kentucky River KY 3193 Bridge (Breathitt County, Kentucky)
Built ca.1890; may have been rehabilitated in 1956
Through truss bridge over North Fork of Kentucky River on KY 3193
Open to traffic

North Hogan Road Bridge (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built in 1884 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; replaced 1997
Lost through truss bridge over North Hogan Creek on North Hogan Road
Replaced by new bridge on a new alignment and then demolished

NYC - Catskill Creek Bridge (Greene County, New York)
Built 1884
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Catskill Creek on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Maiden Lane Bridge (Old) (Albany County, New York)
Built 1872; Replaced 1899
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Hudson River on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Rondout Bridge (Ulster County, New York)
Built 1882
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Rondout Creek on NYC West Shore Line
Replaced by a new bridge

O Street Viaduct (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built in 1880s as a railroad bridge; relocated here 1904; Removed 2001
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over South Omaha Stockyards on "O" Street
Removed

O&W Bridge (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built in the 1880s; Bridge relocated to this site in 1915 by the Nashville Bridge Co.; Used as a railroad bridge until 1954.
Whipple through truss bridge over Big South Fork Cumberland River on O & W Road
Open to vehicles, horses, and pedestrians

Oakdale Dam Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1888 by the Columbia Bridge Company, demolished in 1984
Lost Through truss bridge over Tippecanoe River on CR 725N
Demolished

Oakwood Avenue (Shiawassee County, Michigan)
Whipple through truss bridge over Shiawassee River on Oakwood Avenue
Open to pedestrians only

Old Plattsmouth Railroad Bridge (Cass County, Nebraska)
Built 1880 under the direction of George S. Morison; replaced 1903
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Replaced by new bridge

Old Portsmouth Scioto River Bridge (Scioto County, Ohio)
Built ca.1885; Destroyed in the Great Flood of 1913.
Lost Whipple Truss Bridge over Scioto River at 2nd Street (Likely location)
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Portsmouth Scioto River Bridge (Scioto County, Ohio)
Built ca.1885; Destroyed in the Great Flood of 1913.
Lost Whipple Truss Bridge over Scioto River at 2nd Street (Likely location)
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Rockville Road Bridge (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1875 by the Columbia Bridge Works
Whipple through truss bridge over White Lick Creek on a pedestrian trail (former Broyles Road) in Avon
Open to pedestrians

Old Whitewater Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1880 by H.W. Sebastian & Co.; replaced by current Whitewater Bridge in 1954
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Whitewater River just west of Whitewater
Replaced by new bridge

OR&N - John Day River Bridge (Old) (Sherman County, Oregon)
Built 1887; Replaced 1907 and relocated to Coburg, Oregon
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over John Day River on Oregon Railroad & Navigation Co.
Replaced by a new bridge and relocated

Orient Bridge (Pickaway County, Ohio)
Built 1885 by the Cleveland Bridge & Iron Co.
Through truss bridge over Big Darby Creek on OH 762
Open to pedestrians only

Orignal Spring Street Bridge (Floyd County, Indiana)
Lost Through truss bridge over Silver Creek on Old Spring Street
Lost

Osage Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Built 1878 Replaced in 1939 with the truss spans being relocated to Allamakee County to serve traffic for 55 years- later destroyed during an attempt to relocate it.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cedar River on Iowa Highway 9
Replaced by a new bridge, truss spans relocated to Allamakee County in 1939, where it served traffic for another 55 years

Ottawa Bridge (Putnam County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge
No longer exists

Phoenix Park Trail Bridge (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)
Built 1903 using relocated parts, abandoned 1981, later turned into a trail
Pratt through truss bridge over Chippewa River on Chippewa River State Trail (former railroad path)
Open to pedestrians

Pine Street Bridge (Windham County, Connecticut)
Built 1880; Closed c.1985
Pin connected Whipple deck truss bridge over Willimantic River on Pine Road in Willimantic
Closed to all traffic

Pleasant Valley Road Bridge (Lake County, Ohio)
Built 1881 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1979, 2004-06
Through truss bridge over Chagrin River on Pleasant Valley Drive
Restored and open to traffic

Poffenberger Road Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Built 1878 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2006
Whipple through truss bridge over Catoctin Creek on Poffenberger Road
Open to traffic

Pollocks Mill Bridge (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1878 by the Massillon Bridge Co.; damaged by overweight truck September 28, 2014; repaired and reopened on Feb. 8, 2016
Whipple through truss bridge over Ten Mile Creek on TR 597
Open to traffic

Portage River Bridge (Sandusky County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Portage River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Elk River Bridge (Abandoned) (Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Elk River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

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

Pulp Mill Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built circa 1868; Bypassed 1921
Abandoned Whipple through truss bridge
Derelict/abandoned

Quarry Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Built 1885
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on 3 Bridges Road
Closed to all traffic

Queens Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Built 1875; Replaced 1984; Stone piers still in use
Lost Through truss bridge over Raritan River on County Road 527
Replaced by a new bridge using old stone piers

Reading - Sunbury Bridge (Old) (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1885; Replaced by plate girder bridge ca. 1917.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Reading Railroad
Superstructure replaced