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CPRR - Bear River Bridge (Box Elder County, Utah)
Built 1882; Replaced & dismantled 1896; Rebuilt in Oregon 1901.
Whipple through truss bridge over Bear River on Central Pacific Railroad relocated to Springfield, Oregon.
Replaced by a new bridge

CR 5-Big Wheeling Creek Bridge (Marshall County, West Virginia)
Built 1882 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company
Whipple through truss bridge over Big Wheeling Creek on County Road 5
Replaced by a new bridge on new alignment, but allowed to remain in place

CSX - 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

CSX - Highland Falls Bridge (Orange County, New York)
Built 1883
Whipple through truss bridge over Hudson River Shoreline on CSX River Subdivision
Open to traffic

CSX - Highlandtown PRR Overpass (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built ca. 1885
Whipple through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on CSX Transportation (nee B&O)
Open to traffic

Cutsinger Ford Bridge (Johnson County, Indiana)
Built 1884; deck collapsed twice in 1965; closed and replaced in 1975
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Big Blue River on County Road 800 East
Replaced by a new bridge

Dayton View Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Covered bridge built in 1854 expanded with three CBW bowstring spans in 1871, Covered spans replaced with Whipples in 1885. Removed 1908
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Miami River near Monument Ave. Bridge location
No longer exists

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

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 Whipple through truss bridge over Spring Creek on E1200N Road
Replaced by new bridge

Derry Overhead Bridge (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1893; Replaced 1965
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad on PA 217
Replaced by a new bridge

Duck Creek Bridge (Lawrence County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Duck Creek
No longer exists

Dunkinsville Bridge (Adams County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Lick Fork Ohio Brush Creek on Vaughn Ridge Road (TR 1)
Replaced by a new bridge

East Branch Bridge - Beaver Kill (Delaware County, New York)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Beaver Kill on Middle Street
No longer exists

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

East Durham Bridge (Greene County, New York)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Catskill Creek on CR 67A in East Durham.
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

Elephant Bridge (Mahoning County, Ohio)
Built ca 1892; Replaced 1915
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Lake Shore & Erie Railroad/New York Central Railroad/Mahoning Valley Railway/Mahoning River on East Federal Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Elk Rapids Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built ?; Approach replaced 1910; Substructure rebuilt 1912; Replaced 1963
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Ellis Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Originally built as a four-span Whipple deck truss; one Whipple span later raised and turned into a through truss to provide clearance for boats; other three Whipple deck trusses wrecked in 1913 flood and replaced by Warren through truss spans
Whipple and Warren through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Trail
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

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

English Bridge (Defiance County, Ohio)
Built to replace an inverted bowstring covered bridge; replaced 1974?
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Auglaize River on Harding Road
Replaced by a new bridge

ERIE - Chemung River Bridge (Chemung County, New York)
Replaced 1933
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Chemung River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Falls Bridge (Marathon County, Wisconsin)
Removed Whipple through truss bridge over Wisconsin River (Now in Montana)
Moved to Lake Elwell in Montana. See link: http://bridgehunter.com/mt/toole/abandoned-truss/

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

Fetterman Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1880 by the Penn Bridge Co. as a toll bridge for the Beaver Falls Bridge Co.; replaced 1961
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Beaver River on Fourth Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Finchford Bridge (Ca 1880) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1880
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over West Fork Cedar River on Finchford Road
Replaced by a new bridge

First Avenue Bridge (1882) (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)
Built 1882; Replaced with a Parker truss bridge in 1936.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on 1st Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

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


Five Span Bridge (Paulding County, Ohio)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Four spans built 1912-1913 by Oregonia Bridge Co.; demolished 1983; replaced 1984 by steel stringer bridge
Lost Pratt/Whipple through truss bridge over Auglaize River on OH-637
Replaced by a new bridge

Five Span Bridge (Old) (Paulding County, Ohio)
Built 1875-76 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; damaged by flood 1883; replaced 1912
Lost truss bridge over Auglaize River on OH-637
Replaced by a new bridge

Flint River Bridge (Genesee County, Michigan)
Built late 1870s - early 1880s based on design elements; replaced 1926
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Flint River on W Vienna Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Fort Winchester Bridge (1881) (Defiance County, Ohio)
Replaced 1937
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Auglaize River on 2nd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Fowlerville Road Bridge (Livingston County, New York)
Built 1884 or prior by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Genesee River on Fowlerville Road
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

Garver Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1885 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Whipple through truss bridge over Deer Creek on CR 100 East
Derelict/abandoned

Genesee River Bridge (1880s) (Allegany County, New York)
Lost Through truss bridge over Genesee River on W State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

George Street Bridge (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1887 by Lomas Forge & Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1974, 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

Government Bridge (1872) (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1872, Replaced 1895
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad and Road
Replaced by a new bridge because of an icy flood storm

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

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; bypassed 2020 by bridge on new alignment; scheduled for rehabilitation 2022
Whipple through truss bridge over Great Miami River on CR 21
Closed

Greenbush Bridge (Albany County, New York)
(Main design: Through truss)
Built 1882; opened January 24, 1882; replaced 1933; demolished 1935 or later
Lost Through truss bridge over Hudson River on US20/US9
Replaced by a new bridge

Greenup Bridge (Cumberland County, Illinois)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Embarras River
No longer exists

Grimms Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1884 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1960 and 1997
Whipple 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)
Built 1889, original location unknown, installed here 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

GT - South Paris Bridge (Old) (Oxford County, Maine)
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Little Androscoggin River on Grand Trunk Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

GTW - International Railroad Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1870-1873; completed October 1873; opened November 3, 1873; replaced 1901
Lost Whipple through truss swing bridge over Niagara River on Grand Trunk Railway
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.

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

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; 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 1884; closed 1977
Abandoned Whipple Truss bridge over White Oak Creek on Old A&P Road.
Abandoned

High Street Bridge (Orange County, New York)
Lost Through truss bridge over Erie RR on High Street in Chester
Replaced by a new bridge

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 (Pre 1913) (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

IAC - 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

IC - Argyle South Bridge (Lafayette County, Wisconsin)
Built 1868 at LaSalle, Illinois; Moved here 1897; Line abandoned 1942
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Pecatonica River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - 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

IC - Central City Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1868 at LaSalle, Illinois; Moved here 1897; Replaced 1924
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Railroad (IC)
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Coggon Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1868, Relocated Here Date Unknown; Replaced 1924
Lost 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 1868 at LaSalle, Illinois; Moved here 1897; Damaged 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

Ilion Bridge (Herkimer County, New York)
Built 1879 by Remington Bridge Works
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mohawk River on Central Avenue
No longer exists

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 (Pre 1956) (Eaton County, Michigan)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Thornapple River on Ionia Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1957

ISC - Silver Creek Bridge (Clark County, Indiana)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Silver Creek on New Albany & Louisville Electric Railway
Removed

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.

Jones Levee Road Bridge (1864) (Ross County, Ohio)
Built 1864; one covered span replaced by Whipple truss before 1907; replaced 1937
Lost Through truss bridge over Paint Creek on Jones Levee Road
Replaced by a new 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