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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

Mulberry Street Bridge (Hocking County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Hocking River on Mulberry Street
Replaced by a new bridge in 1968

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 Athens Wagon Bridge (St. Clair County, Illinois)
Lost Whipple truss bridge over Kaskaskia River
No longer exists

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
Collapsed on the night of February 18, 2018

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

NH - Devon Bridge (2nd) (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1871; replaced 1884
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Housatonic River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

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

North Main Street - Mill Creek Bridge (Union County, Ohio)
Moved to Maple Street in 1929 to replace a covered bridge
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mill Creek on North Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge in 1929

North Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1856
Lost Whipple through truss bridge on North Philladelphia Railroad
No longer exists

Norway Bridge (Republic County, Kansas)
Built over the winter of 1886-1887. Please see bridge photos to read the entire story of the bridge, as I photographed, in segments, a story published in the Salina Journal on July 29th, 1979 re: detailed history & planned replacement in the Fall
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Republican River on Kansas Highway 148 ( K-148)
Replaced by a new bridge

Nulltown Bridge (Fayette County, Indiana)
Built in 1879 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; replaced in 1977
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over West Fork Whitewater River on County Road 480 South.
Replaced by new bridge

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

NYLB - Raritan River Bridge (Old) (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Built 1875; Replaced 1908
Lost Post through truss bridge over Raritan River on New York & Long Branch Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYWS&B - Clyde River Bridge (Old) (Cayuga County, New York)
Built 1883; Replaced 1908
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Clyde River/Erie Canal on New York, West Shore, & Buffalo Railway
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 Bridge (Shiawassee County, Michigan)
Built ca. 1880's by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; now open for pedestrians only.
Whipple through truss bridge over Shiawassee River on Oakwood Avenue
Open to pedestrians only

OH 37 - Raccoon Creek Bridge (Licking County, Ohio)
Collapsed in 1938; NBI shows replacement in 1963
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Raccoon Creek on OH 37
Replaced by a new bridge

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 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

OSL - American Falls Pegram Deck Truss (Power County, Idaho)
(Main design: Pegram deck truss)
Built 1883; Pegram trusses added 1894; Whipple deck truss replaced in 1902; Replaced 1911
Lost Pegram deck truss bridge over American Falls on Oregon Short Line Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

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

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

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

Possum Road Bridge (White County, Illinois)
Replaced 1978
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on CR 1175E/FAS 1818
Replaced by new bridge

PRR - Arsenal Bridge (Old) (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1862; replaced 1886
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over the Schuylkill River on Pennsylvania Railroad
No longer exists

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

PRR - Steubenville Bridge (Oldest) (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1863; Replaced 1889
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Ohio River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Puente Mata de Plátanos (Ciales, Puerto Rico)
Built 1905
Riveted Whipple/Doulbe-intersection Pratt through truss bridge over Rio Manati on PR 6685
Open to traffic

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

Rapidan Mills Bridge (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Built 1879; Removed 1910-1911
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Blue Earth River on Road
Removed

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

Red Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1884, replaced in 1975
Lost Through truss bridge over Vermilion River on Backbone Road
Replaced by new bridge

Red Cedar State Trail - Dunnville Bottoms Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
Large Span built Ca. 1880, Pratt Span Built Ca. 1885; assembled here in 1906
Through truss bridge over Chippewa River on Red Cedar State Trail
Open to pedestrians

River Bridge (Henry County, Ohio)
Built 1879; Replaced 1929
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Maumee River on Perry Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Riverside Avenue Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1871 as part of a six-span bridge over the Housatonic River; relocated here 1895; reconstructed 1989
Whipple through truss bridge over Northeast Corridor (Metro North Railroad) on Riverside Avenue
Open to traffic

Riverside Park Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890; replaced in 1907
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over West Fork White River on 30th Street
No longer exists

Robbin's Mill Bridge (Athens County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1880's
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Hocking River on Unknown road
No longer exists

Rochester Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1880; Span collapsed due to overweight truck May 4th, 1947; Replaced 1948
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Partially collapsed in 1947 and replaced on a new alignment

Salamonie Road Bridge (Huntington County, Indiana)
Built 1885 by the Smith Bridge Co.; replaced 1993
Lost Whipple truss over Wabash River on CR 200 W (Salamonie Road)
Replaced by modern bridge

Sandusky River Bridge (Wyandot County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge
No longer exists

Sears Mill Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1907; Span lost and replaced with a Bailey truss span 1946; Replaced 1948
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rock River on 11th Street
Replaced by new bridge

Second Street Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Built 1884
Lost Through truss bridge over East Fork White River on Second Street in Columbus
Replaced by new bridge

Second Street Bridge (Allegan County, Michigan)
Built 1886 by the King Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1982
Whipple through truss bridge over Kalamazoo River on Second Street in Allegan
Open to traffic

Seven Mile Creek Bridge - Older (Preble County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Seven Mile Creek on OH 725
Replaced by a new bridge in 1956

Sheep Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889 by Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1950 and 2010
Through truss bridge over Conewago Creek on Sheepbridge Road (SR 4021)
Open to traffic

Shoals Bridge (Martin County, Indiana)
Built in 1880 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co., replaced in 1932
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over W Fk. White River on 4th Street/US 50/US 150
Replaced by new bridge

Sibley Railroad Bridge (Old) (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1887-88 as a three-span Whipple through truss, replaced 1915
Three-span through truss railroad bridge over the Missouri River at Sibley
Replaced

Sixth Street Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on Sixth Street in Logansport
Replaced by new bridge

Slade's Ferry Bridge (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
(Main design: Whipple deck truss)
Built 1875; Swing span struck 1932 by a tanker and replaced with a bascule; Replaced 1970
Lost double-decker truss bridge over Taunton River on Remington Avenue
Removed

Smithton Bridge (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1900 by the Pittsburgh Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1935 and 1964; replaced 1986
Lost cantilevered through truss bridge over Youghigheny River on PA 981 in Smithton
Replaced by new bridge

South Clinton Avenue Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1983
Through truss bridge over Amtrak NE Corridor on South Clinton Avenue in Trenton
Open to traffic

Southern - Ocmulgee River Bridge (Pulaski County, Georgia)
(Main design: Warren through truss with no verticals)
Built 1890 Lost 1993
Lost Warren through truss with no verticals bridge over Ocmulgee River on Southern Railway Company
Removed

SP - Big Trees Bridge (Old) (Santa Cruz County, California)
Built here 1905; Replaced 1908
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over San Lorenzo River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Pecos River Bridge (1st) (Val Verde County, Texas)
Built 1883; Replaced 1892
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Pecos River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge on a new alignment

Spy Run Avenue Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built in 1888 by the Massillon Bridge Company
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Spy Run Avenue
No longer exists

Stanley Mill Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Built by the county in 1884; Lost during an ice jam in 1984
Lost Whipple hrough truss bridge over Iowa river on Stanley Mill Road
Destroyed by collision

Station Road Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1881-82 by the Massillon Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1992
Through truss bridge over the Cuyahoga River on Station Road in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Open to pedestrians only

Steenbarger Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Built 1880; Partial Collapse 1950; Rehabilitated 1953; Replaced 1992
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Flatrock River on CR 800 N
Replaced by new bridge

Stone Quarry Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Built 1883; rehabilitated 2009
Through truss bridge over Embarras River on TR 135D, 3.0 mi. northeast of Charleston
Intact but closed to all traffic

Sugar River Bridge (Lewis County, New York)
Built 1888
Whipple through truss bridge over Sugar River on snowmobile trail
Open for snowmobiles.

Sunderland Bridge (old) (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Destroyed by Montague City Covered Bridge 1936
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Sugarloaf Road
Destroyed by flooding

Sylvan Island Railroad Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1868 as part of a larger bridge over the Mississippi River at Burlington; one span relocated here and shortened in 1891
1 Span Whipple through truss bridge with Phoenix columns over Mississippi River on former railroad spur in Moline.
Abandoned.

T&NO - Colorado River Bridge (Old) (Wharton County, Texas)
Built ?; Replaced 1903
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Colorado River on Texas & New Orleans Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Tioga Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1890 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Two-span through truss bridge over Tippecanoe River on Tioga Road
Open to pedestrians only

Tobias Bridge (Jefferson County, Indiana)
Built 1885; rehabilitated 2004
Whipple truss bridge over Big Creek on CR 1360 West
Open to one-lane traffic

Toll Bridge Road Bridge (Bell County, Texas)
Built ca. 1889; destroyed February 4, 2006 by drunk driver hitting bridge.
Lost through truss bridge over Lampasas River on Toll Bridge Road in Salado
Destroyed by drunk driver and replaced with modern slab of concrete.

Tom's Run Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1881 over Tom's Run on Lower Gratis Road near Farmersville, moved to Carillon Park in 1985.
Whipple through truss bridge in Dayton
Open to pedestrians

Tunnel Mill Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built 1899; Replaced 1973
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Boone River on Tunnel Mill Road
Replaced by a new bridge, only the piers and raised approaches remain

Union Street Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Highway 259 Union Street
No longer exists

UP - Blair Bridge (Old) (Washington County, Nebraska)
Built 1883; superstructure replaced 1923-24; spans relocated to cross Wind River in Wyoming
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Union Pacific Railroad
Superstructure replaced

UP - Omaha Railroad Bridge (2nd) (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1886-87 under the direction of George S. Morison; replaced 1916
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by new bridge

UP - Riparia Bridge (Whitman County, Washington)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built 1889; Removed 1969
Lost Pratt through truss swing bridge over Snake River on Union Pacific Railroad
Removed

Upper Paris Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1879; rehabilitated 1987
Whipple through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Sutton Road near Paris
Open to traffic