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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.
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

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 through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Hale Avenue at 75S-160W
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 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

Hayden Bridge (Lane County, Oregon)
Built 1882 in Corrine, Utah; Moved here 1901; Abandoned 1987, Sold 2015, Opened 2019
Whipple truss bridge over McKenzie River on Abandoned Weyerhauser Logging Railway in Springfield
Bridge was planked and railed by Workin' Bridges 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

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

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

Hurshtown Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1883 by the Massillon Bridge Company; rehabilitated 1999
Whipple through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on Van Zile Road
NOW OPEN! Closed after a January 22 accident caused minor damage. Repaired - based on 7/2018 video which no longer seems to work.

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

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

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

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

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

Laytonville - Dos Rios Bridge (Mendocino County, California)
Built 1888
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

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

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

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

Main Street Bridge (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 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) (Allen County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880's
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

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

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
Replaced

Millport Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built in 1883 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on IN 135
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

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)
Built 1908 using a relocated truss, Truss Replaced 1943
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

Mitchell's Mills 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

Mohawk River Bridge (Oneida County, New York)
Whipple through truss bridge over Mohawk River
Replaced by a new bridge

Monroe Street Bridge (Greene County, Ohio)
Built for the PRR in 1865, Moved to Xenia in 1897. Closed to traffic circa 1965-1967; Removed in 1984
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad on Monroe Street
Removed but not replaced