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19th Century

Erie - Passaic River Bridge (Old) (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1876 replaced in 1922
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Passaic River on Erie Railroad (New York Division)
No longer exists

Erie - Rock Road South Overpass (Richland County, Ohio)
Built 1868 by the Erie Railroad, Lost 2013
Stone arch bridge over Rock Road S. on abandoned section of Conrail (former Erie RR) in Ontario
Removed

Erie Canal Seneca River Aqueduct (Cayuga County, New York)
Built 1849 ; Majority removed 1917
Lost Stone arch bridge over Seneca River on Erie Canal
Removed

Erie Lackawanna - South Street Overpass (Allegany County, New York)
Lost Bridge over South Street on EL RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Erskine Covered Bridge 38-63-15 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1845
Covered bridge over Middle Wheeling Creek on Erskine Road
Open to traffic

Erwinna Covered Bridge 38-09-04 (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871
Town lattice truss bridge over Roaring Rocks Creek on Geigel Hill Road
Open to traffic

Escalante Canyon Bridge (Delta County, Colorado)
Originally built 1890 at Delta by the Bullen Bridge Co.; relocated 1908 to cross the Gunnison at Read; damaged by flooding and relocated ca. 1938 to Escalante Canyon; replaced 1993
Lost two-span through truss bridge over the Gunnison River on CR 650
Replaced by modern bridge

Escanaba Street Railway - Escanaba River Trestle (Delta County, Michigan)
Built 1893
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Escanaba River on Escanaba Street Railway
Derelict/abandoned

ESR - Phoenix Bridge (Onondaga County, New York)
Built 1898; Removed ca. 1931
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Oswego River on Empire State Railway
Removed

Estep Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1885, probably by the Penn Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over Peters Creek on TR 844 in Jefferson Hills
Open to traffic

Etlah Bridge (Franklin County, Missouri)
Built 1894 by Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced by a new bridge in 1988
Lost through truss over Big Berger Creek on Route B at Etlah
Demolished 1988 after the construction of a new concrete bridge

Etowah River Bridge (Bartow County, Georgia)
Built somtime in the 1840's, this was the bridge that The Great Locomotive Chase passed over April 12th 1862 during the Civil War, was burned and rebuilt several times during the war, used until 1954 when the railroad was rerouted over a new bridge
Lost deck truss bridge over Etowah River on Western & Atlantic Railroad, stone piers are all that remains
Removed

Eufala Covered Bridge (Barbour County, Alabama)
Built 1839, Replaced 1925
Lost Town lattice through truss bridge over Chattahoochee River on Raod
No longer exists

Eugene Covered Bridge 14-83-05 (Vermillion County, Indiana)
Built 1873; closed to vehicle traffic 1974; rehabilitated 1983
Covered bridge over Vermillion River on CR 40W at Eugene
Open to pedestrians only

Euharlee Covered Bridge 10-08-01 (Bartow County, Georgia)
Built 1886 by Washington W. King and Jonathan H. Burke; made obsolete by new bridge in 1980
Covered bridge over Euharlee Creek on Covered Bridge Road in Euharlee
Open to pedestrians only

Euler's Ford Bridge (Jennings County, Indiana)
Built 1895
Lost through truss bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on County Road 400 West
Replaced

Euless School Bridge (Tarrant County, Texas)
Built 1889, moved 1930, retired to display at School 1975
Pratt through truss bridge
Open to pedestrians

Eureka Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Relocated to City Park, Castalia, Iowa 1995
Bowstring pony truss bridge over land, it is displayed on flat ground in Castalia
Open to pedestrians

Euritt Bridge (Decatur County, Iowa)
Built 1882 by Phoenix Iron Co. erected by Daniel and Webster; Current status unknown
Pratt through truss bridge over Grand River on River Road near Leon
Intact but appears to be closed to traffic according to Bing

Evans Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1890
Through truss bridge over Tenmile Creek on TR 733
Open to traffic

Evansville Bridge (Randolph County, Illinois)
Lost 2 span pratt through truss bridge. Built 1885, razed 1927.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kaskaskia River in Evansville
Replaced by new bridge

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

Everetts Road Bridge (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1940
Pony truss bridge over Huntington Creek on TR 472
Open to traffic

Everhart Covered Bridge 38-22-05 #2 (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1881; relocated ca 1941
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge


Ezra's Tunnel (Tompkins County, New York)
Built 1828-32 by Ezra Cornell for the Olympic Falls Flouring Mill.
Abandoned tunnel on Waterway
Derelict/abandoned

F Avenue Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1875; Replaced in 1914 by concrete arch
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on B/F Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Fabius Creek Bridge (Davis County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1890
Through truss bridge over Fabius Creek on Fawn Avenue
Intact but closed to public traffic (road appears to be private now)

Factory Covered Bridge 38-60-04 (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1880; rehabilitated 1992
Timber Covered Bridge over White Deer Creek on White Deer T-516 Grey Hill Rd.
Open to traffic

Factory Hill Road Bridge (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1894 by the Boston Bridge Works; Abandoned 1927
Abandoned warren pony truss with all verticals bridge over Walloomsac River on Abandonded trolley line
Derelict/abandoned

Fagleysville Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1854, alterations in 1994 and 2003
Stone arch bridge over West Swamp Creek on Fagleysville Road in Upper Frederick
Open to traffic

Fairfax Covered Bridge 45-06-02 (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1865; rehabilitated 1990
Covered Town lattice through truss bridge over Mill Brook on Maple St (C3035) in Fairfax
Open to traffic

Fairfield Covered Bridge 14-24-01x (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built in 1866 by J.L.Kennedy; destroyed by an arsonist in 1973
Lost covered bridge over East fork Whitewater River
Destroyed in an arson fire

Fairground Street Bridge (Warren County, Mississippi)
One span was approach span on 1868 Dubuque RR Bridge; erected here in 1895; one panel removed; 2nd span relocated from unknown location; both spans built by the Keystone Bridge Company; closed to traffic 1993
Abandoned Pratt through truss over Illinois Central Railroad on Fairground St; one span was approach span Dubuque RR Bridge (1868 bridge) shortened by 1 panel (approx. 12 ft). 2nd span was also a RR bridge of unknown origin - shortened by 13.5 ft.
Abandoned

Fairmount Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1841; replaced 1875
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Schuylkill River on Spring Garden Street
Removed but not replaced

Fall Creek Bowstring (Madison County, Indiana)
Unknown
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Fall Creek on Pendleton Avenue (Old SR 9)
Replaced by new bridge

Fall Creek Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Completed October 8, 1855, by Joseph C. Elliott. Made obsolete by new bridge in 1949.
Stone arch bridge over Fall Creek just north of 223rd Lane (Payson Lane)
Open to pedestrians only

Fall Creek Service Road Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Built 1884 by the Massillon Bridge Company; now being stored for trail use by the city of Pendleton.
Wrought iron Pratt through truss stored intact on dry ground for future trail use.
Closed to all traffic, moved to grass area for reuse.

Fall Fork Branch Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890
Stone arch bridge over a branch of Fall Fork Clifty Creek on CR 700 West
Open to traffic

Fall Fork CR 480S Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built 1885; rehabilitated 2000
Stone arch bridge over a branch of Fall Fork Clifty Creek on CR 480 South
Open to traffic

Fallasburg Covered Bridge 22-41-02 (Kent County, Michigan)
Built 1871; rehabilitated 1994
Covered bridge over Flat River on Covered Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Falling Rock Camp Iron Bridge (Licking County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1872; relocated 1927 and 1931
Iron pony truss bridge over Rocky Fork at Falling Rock Boy Scout Camp
Has been moved and restored in the camp.

Falls Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1895; rehabilitated 1986
Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River in Philadelphia
Open to traffic

Falls Island Bridge (St. Lawrence County, New York)
Built 1870 by the King Bridge Co.; Rehabilitated for pedestrian use 2007
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Grasse River on the Grasse River Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians

Falls of Schuylkill Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1808; collapsed 1816
Lost Chain suspension bridge over Schuylkill River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

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
Open to traffic

Fancher Bridge (Clark County, Illinois)
Originally built in Shelby county, IL over Richland creek near Fancher, moved in 1983 to Clark county, IL
Pony truss bridge in the Cumberland Road rest stop, near Marshall
Open to pedestrians

Fannettsburg Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1793-1824; rehabilitated 1910
Stone arch bridge over West Branch Conococheague Creek on PA 4004 (Fannettsburg Road)
Open to traffic

Far West Drive Bridge (Caldwell County, Missouri)
Built 1894 by John Dildine & Co.; replaced 1996
Lost through truss bridge over Shoal Creek on Far West Drive
Replaced by new bridge

Farley Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1889 by Dean & Westbrook
Pin connected Pratt through truss bridge over Millers River on Farley Road in Erving
Open to traffic

Farm Creek Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Built 1894
Stone arch bridge over Farm Creek on Candlewood Drive
Open to traffic

Farm Lane Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
This bridge was destined for a trail in York, Pennsylvania but they chose not to use it. It was listed for sale in the PennDOT "Bridges for Sale" Program. It has been engineered for 20 ton & widened to allow for 1-lane vehicular and pedestrians.
Pratt pony truss bridge over West Clay Creek
The bridge has been restored and coated, and is awaiting installation in the Fall 2016.

Farm School Road Bridge in Bedminster Township (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876 by the King Bridge Co.
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Tohickon Creek on Farm School Road just off Rt. 611 in Bedminster Township, PA
Open to traffic

Farmington Bridge (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Built 1882, Replaced 1948
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on IA 2
Replaced by a new bridge

Farmington Canal Heritage Trail - Lock 12 Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built ca. 1846
Stone arch bridge over Farmington Canal on Farmington Canal Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Fassett Street Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built 1896; Razed 1957 after high winds unmoored a freighter, which slammed into the bridge.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on Fassett Street
Partially destroyed by collision and razed

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

Faux Road Bridge (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1895
Pony truss bridge over Wapwallopen Creek on TR 392 in Mountain Top
Open to traffic

Fayette Station Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Built 1889; closed to traffic in 1977; reconstructed 1997
Through truss bridge over New River on CR 82
Open to one-way traffic

FDDM - Lehigh Bridge (Webster County, Iowa)
Built 1880
Lost Pratt through russ bridge over Des Moines River on Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern Railway
No longer exists

Featherbed Lane Bridge (Loudoun County, Virginia)
Built in 1889 by the Variety Iron Works; relocated here in 1932
Through truss bridge over Catoctin Creek on Featherbed Lane (Rt673)
Open to traffic

FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Palatka, Old) (Putnam County, Florida)
Built 1888; Collapsed 1903
Thacher through truss bridge over St Johns River on Florida East Coast RR
No longer exists

Federal Street Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1892; reused on another bridge 1927; scrapped 1994
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Federal Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Feederdam Bridge (Clay County, Indiana)
Built 1894
Closed through truss bridge over Eel River on Towpath Road
Closed to all traffic

Felfoot Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Built 1854; rehabilitated 1996
Stone arch bridge over Little Antietam Creek on Dogstreet Road in Keedysville
Open to traffic

Fellerman Ford Bridge (Ripley County, Indiana)
Built 1885
Stone arch bridge over Little Otter Creek on CR 650 North
Open to traffic

Felten's Mill Covered Bridge 38-05-03 (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1892 by W.S. Mullins;bypassed ?
Burr arch-truss bridge over Brush Creek on Formerly East Mattie Rd. SR 2029
Open to pedestrians only

Felton Covered Bridge 05-44-02 (Santa Cruz County, California)
Built 1893, retired from use 1937, Restored 1987.
Bridge over San Lorenzo River on Pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians

Fen Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1891, river culvert extended westward 1940s
Stone arch bridge over Muddy River on Avenue Louis Pasteur
Open to traffic

Ferree Covered Bridge 14-70-06x (Rush County, Indiana)
Arsoned on February 13, 1989
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Branch of Little Flatrock River
Destroyed by fire

Fetters Mill Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1883; rehabilitated 1977
Through truss bridge over Pennypack Creek on Fetters Mill Road in Bryn Athyn
Intact but closed to all traffic

Fidler Bridge (Iroquois County, Illinois)
Built 1896; replaced 1995
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Iroquois River on CR1700E
Replaced by new bridge

Field Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1895
Pinned half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Small Stream on Field
Open to private traffic

Fifth Avenue and High Street Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1895 by the Fifth Avenue and High Street Bridge Company. Replaced in 1937 by the Jerome Street Bridge.
Lost Through truss bridge over Youghiohegeny River for Motor Vehicles and Trolly
No longer exists

Fifth Street Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built 1893;
Lost Through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Fifth Street
Demolished

Fink Through Truss Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1858
Lost wrought iron through truss over South Branch Raritan River on CR 2 (Hamden Rd) in Hamden
Destroyed by vehicle collision in 1978

Finley's Bridge (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1826; dismantled in 1933
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Lehigh River on Road
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 Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1856, Replaced 1866.
Lost howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River
Lost

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 Carver Railroad Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1871 for the M&STL
Lost through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Former Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

First Cincinnati Southern Railroad Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1869-1877; superstructure replaced by current bridge in 1922
Lost through truss swing bridge over Ohio River on the Cincinnati Southern Railroad at Cincinnati
Superstructure replaced

First Doniphan Bridge (Ripley County, Missouri)
Built 1898 by the St. Louis Bridge & Iron Co. for $7870; replaced 1928 by a new truss bridge
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Current River at Doniphan
No longer exists

First Frisco Arkansas River Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built in 1886 by Union Bridge Company the bridge was reconstructed in 1913-14 with heavier trusses.
Lost Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Frisco Railroad in Fort Smith
Replaced by new bridge

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


First Jefferson City Bridge (Cole County, Missouri)
Opened Oct. 15, 1896; demolished 1955
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River at Jefferson City
Replaced by the current US 54 bridge, but vestiges of south approach remain at end of Bolivar Street

First Latah Bridge (Spokane County, Washington)
Built 1890 by "private subscription"
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Latah Creek on road
Replaced by a new bridge

First Steel Bridge (Oxford County, Maine)
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on River Street
Replaced by a new bridge

First Street Bridge (Defiance County, Ohio)
Built 1871
Lost Post through truss bridge over Wabash & Erie Canal on First Street
Removed but not replaced

First Vincennes Highway Bridge 13-51-03x / 14-42-01x (Lawrence County, Illinois)
Replaced by the Lincoln Memorial Bridge
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wabash River on Main Street
Replaced by new bridge

Fish Creek Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Built 1894, moved and restored 2002
Pinned Pratt truss-leg bedstead bridge, formerly over a branch of Fish Creek on a local road
Open to pedestrians only

Fish Creek Bridge (Mahoning County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1880
Pony truss bridge over Fish Creek on TR 15
Closed to all traffic

Fisher Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1894; moved here 1916; rehabilitated 1941
Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over MBTA Worcester Line on Fisher Street
Open to pedestrians only

Fisher's Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1854
Lost Through truss bridge over Manatawny Creek on Blacksmith Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Fishers' Point Stone Arch Bridge (Hancock County, Illinois)
Built ca 1850
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Mississippi River on Arch Bridge Scenic Path
Open to pedestrians

Fishing Creek Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1875; rehabilitated 1923/1985CA (on east end, widened with reinforced concrete arch, paneled concrete parapet and pylons topped by globe luminaires)
Deck arch bridge over Fishing Creek on Sr 3009
Open to traffic

Fitch's Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1898; Closed to traffic 1965; Demolished 2013
Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Nashua River on Fitch Bridge Road
Demolished and replaced with an ugly pedestrian MOB (Mail Order Bridge).

Fitzhugh Street Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1899
Pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Fitzhugh Street
No longer exists

Five Arch Bridge (Livingston County, New York)
Built in 1857 by Genesee Valley R.R. (Erie / Erie-Lackawanna R.R.) over the Conesus Lake Outlet.
Stone arch bridge over Conesus Lake Outlet
Closed to all traffic