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19th Century

Lord's Creek Covered Bridge 45-10-01 (Orleans County, Vermont)
Built 1881
Paddleford through truss bridge over Black River on Covered Bridge Road
Closed to all traffic

Lortie Road Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1895
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Flatrock Creek on Lortie Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Los Angeles Cable Railway Viaduct (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1889; Demolished 1910
Lost Deck truss bridge over Los Angeles River & Southern Pacific Yard on Los Angeles Cable Railway
Removed but not replaced

Lost Bridge (1st) (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1866 by John Chambelain, destroyed by fire on July 28, 1903
Lost covered bridge over Great Miami River on Lawrenceburg Road
Destroyed by fire

Lost Corwin Iron Works Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Build around the same time and in the same style as the Rosemont, Raven Rock Bridge
Pratt through truss bridge
Lost

Lost Creek Bridge (Bourbon County, Kansas)
Built 1888
Through truss bridge over Lost Creek on 155th Street
Derelict/abandoned

Lost River-Stevens Rd. Bridge (Orange County, Indiana)
Built ca.1880
Lost Hammond through truss bridge over Lost River on Stevens Road
Removed but not replaced

Loup River Wagon Bridge (Platte County, Nebraska)
Built 1888; Replaced 1931
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Loup River on Rt 30
No longer exists

Loux Covered Bridge 38-09-11 (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871
Covered bridge over Cabin Run Creek on Schlentz Hill Road
Open to traffic

Lovejoy Covered Bridge 19-09-01 (Oxford County, Maine)
Built 1868; rehabilitated 1984
Covered bridge over Ellis River on Covered Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Lover's Lane Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1884; replaced 1922
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on Main Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Lovers Leap Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built in 1895 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company
Lenticular through truss bridge over Housatonic River on Abandoned section of Pumpkin Hill Road
Open to pedestrians

Lowell Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Built 1889; Replaced 1976
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Skunk River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lower Blue Creek Bridge 14-24-04x (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built 1894
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Blue Creek
Collapsed several years after being heavily damaged by fire.

Lower Elgin Road Bridge (Bastrop County, Texas)
The KCBI bid for several bridges (3 or 4--exact details TBD), including this one, was for $12,829 and was accepted by the Bastrop County Commissioners Court on May 31, 1887 (source: Bastrop County Commissioners Court meeting minutes, Vol. D. p. 270)
Pratt through-truss bridge over Wilbarger Creek on Lower Elgin Road (CR 55). This road has also been known as Coats Rd.
Was open to pedestrians until the flooding of Wilbarger Creek in May, 2015. As a result of the flood, the bridge sustained damage to the decking and was closed by Bastrop County.

Lower Humbert Covered Bridge 38-56-12 (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1891; rehabilitated 1991
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Laurel Hill Creek on T312 Covered Br Road (TR393)
Open to traffic

Lower Landsdown Road Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1885; rehabilitated 1982
Phoenix column Pratt through truss bridge over Capoolong Creek on Lower Landsdown Road
Open to traffic

Lower Pine Run Bridge (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1895
Through truss bridge over Pine Run on TR 748
Open to traffic

Lower Plymouth Rock Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Built 1877 by Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; replaced in 1986
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on Cold Water Creek Road in Fremont Township


Lower Road Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1878 by the King Bridge Company
Bowstring through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Private road
Open to private traffic

Lower Rollstone Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870 by the National Bridge & Iron Works
Parker pony truss bridge over North Nashua River on Rollstone Street
Intact but closed to all traffic

Lower Shavertown Covered Bridge 32-13-07 (Delaware County, New York)
Moved to its present location in 1954
Lattice through truss bridge over Trout Brook on Private drive
Open to traffic

Lower Trenton Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
rebuilt 1876, 1892, 1898
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Delaware River on PRR
Superstructure replaced

Lower Turnpike Bridge (Washington County, New York)
Built 1889 by Dean & Westbrook; Rehabilitated 2013
Pin-connected Baltimore through truss bridge over Mettawee River on Lower Turnpike Road
Open to traffic

Loys Station Covered Bridge 20-10-03 #2 (Frederick County, Maryland)
Built 1885; rehabilitated 1994
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Owens Creek on Old Frederick Road
Open to traffic

LRWN - Petit Jean River Bridge (Yell County, Arkansas)
Built 1899 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, PA
Through truss bridge over Petit Jean River on the LRWN Railroad near Danville
Railroad line currently out of service

LS&MS - Ashtabula River Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1864-65, main span collapsed on December 29, 1876
Lost Deck truss bridge over Ashtabula River on Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway in Ashtabula
Collapsed

LS&MS - Big Sister Creek Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built ca. 1865, replaced ca. 1910
Lost Deck truss bridge over Big Sister Creek on former Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad in Angola
Replaced by new bridge

LSRC - Bay City Swing Bridge (Bay County, Michigan)
Built 1892
Pratt through truss bridge over Saginaw River on Lake State Railway (formerly Detroit & Mackinac RR)
Open to traffic

Luce Line Trail Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1885 in Pearl, Illinois; Relocated to Long Lake in 1914; Relocated again 2008
Pratt through truss bridge over Wayzata Boulevard on Luce Line State Trail
Open to pedestrians

Lullwater Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1889
Cast iron deck arch bridge over Prospect Park Lake on Prospect Park Walkway
Open to pedestrians

Lupus Bridge (Moniteau County, Missouri)
Built 1894 by the Kansas City Bridge & Iron Co
Through truss bridge formerly over Splice Creek on Ridge Road (CR 4) near Lupus
Relocated to private property next to creek

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

LV - Lehigh River Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896-9
Abandoned Pratt deck truss bridge over Lehigh Rive on Lehigh Valley Railway
Abandoned

LV - Towanda Bridge (Old) (Bradford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1877, Replaced 1906
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Lehigh Valley Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

LVRC - Bridge No. 54 (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Built 1877; Abandoned 1997
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Stream on Lamoille Valley Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

LVRC - Morrill Brook Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1872; Abandoned 1997
Stone arch bridge over Morrill Brook on LVRC
Derelict/abandoned

LVT - Race Street Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1892; Replaced 1954
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lehigh River on Lehigh Valley Transit Co.
Removed

Lye Creek Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in Montgomery County in 1879- moved to Indianapolis over Central Canal
Bedstead pony truss bridge over Central Canal in Indianapolis
Open to pedestrians

Lye Creek CR 475E Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built in 1879 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; moved to indianapolis in 1999
Pony truss bridge over Lye Creek on CR 475 East,now relocated to Indianapolis.
Relocated and road vacated at bridge site.

Lye Creek CR 800N Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built 1894
Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Lye Creek on County Road 800 North
Replaced by a new bridge

Lyell Ford Bridge (Marion County, Missouri)
Built 1898 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.
Lost through truss bridge over South Fabius River on CR 117
Destroyed by flooding Sunday, June 28, 2015 after 6pm.

Lyle Covered Bridge 38-63-21 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1887; rehabilitated 1998
Queenpost through truss bridge over Brush Run Creek on TR861 Kramer Rd.
Open to traffic

Lynchburg Covered Bridge 35-14-11 / 35-36-06 (Clinton County, Ohio)
Built 1870
Long through truss bridge over East Fork Little Miami River on CR6 in Lynchburg
Open to pedestrians only

Lyndon Bridge (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Built 1894 by Keefers & Wyncoop; span added 1912; Closed in 1980; saved from demolition 1998
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Rock River on 6th Avenue (Lyndon Road)
Open to pedestrians

Lyon Creek Bowstring Bridge (Geary County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1880
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Lyon Creek, 5.0 mi. south and 1.0 mi. west of Junction City
Derelict/abandoned with deck missing

Lyon's Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1876; rehabilitated 1931
Stone arch bridge over Charles River on Greendale Ave/Lyons Street
Open to traffic

Lyons & Fulton Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1892; Two spans destroyed by storm in 1904, Lost 1956
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Road
Replaced by new bridge

M&StL - Cottonwood River Bridge (Brown County, Minnesota)
Built 1899, Removed in the 1970s
Pratt deck truss bridge over Cottonwood River on Former C&NW Railway
Removed

M&StL - Eddyville Rail Bridge (Old) (Monroe County, Iowa)
Built 1884; Replaced 1926
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River & Muchakinock Creek on Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

M&StL - L Avenue Overpass (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Arch Bridge over L Avenue on Abandoned Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Open to traffic

MacArthur Avenue Trail - Minnehaha Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Built ca. 1895
Abandoned deck truss bridge over MacArthur Avenue Trail on MacArthur Avenue Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Maclay's East Twin Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1827 by Silas Harry
Stone arch bridge over a branch of Conodoguinet Creek on McClays Mill Road (PA 4018)
Open to traffic

Maclay's West Twin Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1827 by Silas Harry
Stone arch bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on PA 4018
Open to traffic

Macombs Dam Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1895; rehabilitated 2003
Swing bridge over Harlem River on E. 155th Street in New York
Open to traffic

Madison Ave. White River Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Lost through truss bridge over White River on Madison Ave. in Anderson
Replaced by new bridge

Madison Covered Bridge 33-79-02x (Rockingham County, North Carolina)
Built 1837; Rebuilt 5 times; Bypassed and Replaced; Stone remnants remain
Lost Covered Through truss bridge over Dan River on Old road
Replaced by a new bridge

Madison Railroad - Crooked Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Indiana)
Built in 1841, one of the oldest bridges in the state of Indiana.
Stone arch bridge over Crooked Creek on Heritage Trail/Madison Railroad
Open to traffic

Madison Railroad - Pike Street Overpass (Jennings County, Indiana)
Built 1837; Oldest known bridge of any type in the state of Indiana
Stone arch bridge over Pike Street on Madison Railroad
Open to traffic

Madison Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1891 to replace earlier swing bridge, replaced 1922
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River (south branch) on Madison Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Madisonville Bridge (Ralls County, Missouri)
Built 1893 by St. Louis Bridge & Iron Co.; relocated to a nearby field in 2005
Through truss bridge formerly over Spencer Creek on Madisonville Road just beyond the end of Route C, but now located in a field just north of its old location
Relocated to a nearby field after being purchases by a local couple. Replaced by new bridge

Maeystown Bridge (Monroe County, Illinois)
Built 1881; rehabilitated 1938
Stone arch bridge over Maeystown Creek on Mill Street at Maeystown
Open to one-lane traffic

Mahoning Creek Viaduct (Montour County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1840
Stone culvert bridge over Mahoning Creek on Highway & Railroad


Mahorner's Bridge (Noxubee County, Mississippi)
Built 1884, bypassed after 1970s
Abandoned pony truss swing bridge over Noxubee River on Abandoned alignment of Mahorner Rd
Bypassed and abandoned with approach pony trusses removed

Main Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1860
Lost Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Route 2 Main Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Steet Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1887; Lost to flooding in 1913.
Lost Through truss bridge over Great Muami River on Main Street
Destroyed by severe weather

Main Street - Whitehead Highway Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1832
Stone arch bridge over CT 598 (Whitehead Highway) on Main Street in Hartford
Open to traffic

Main Street Bowstring Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1872; Replaced 1922
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Fox River on Main Street
Removed

Main Street Bridge (Napa County, California)
Built 1860; rehabilitated 1985
Stone arch bridge over Napa Creek on Main Street in Napa
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1888 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1922
Lenticular pony truss bridge over Rippowam River on Main Street in Stamford
Open to pedestrians

Main Street Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1885
Stone arch bridge over Carver Spring on CR 40 (Main Street) in Carver
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1865; rehabilitated 1972
Stone arch bridge over Genesee River on Main Street in Rochester
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Yates County, New York)
Built 1880; rehabilitated 1994
Stone arch bridge over Keuka Lake Outlet on Main Street in Penn Yan
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1854
Stone arch bridge over Stony Creek on Main Street at corner of W. Main St & Water Street in Norristown, PA
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1858; rehabilitated 1968
Two-span stone arch bridge over Blackstone River on Main Street in Pawtucket
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1892 by the Paige, Carey & Co.
Stone arch bridge over Wheeling Creek on Main Street (CR 18) in Wheeling
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Lake County, Ohio)
Built in 1897 by the King Bridge Company of Cleveland, Ohio.
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Grand River on Main Street
Lost

Main Street Bridge (Warren County, Indiana)
Built 1886, replaced in 1924
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Main Street at Attica
Replaced by a new bridge with spans being relocated to various locations in Fountain County.

Main Street Bridge (Clay County, Iowa)
Built 1889, span added 1901, Replaced 1915
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on Main Street (Now Renamed)
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1890, Additional trusses for the Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co. added in 1895.; Lost 1913
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash River on Main Street and Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Co.
Destroyed by flooding

Main Street Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built ca. 1897; Replaced 1971
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over 18 Mile Creek on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built ca 1871; Removed ca 1902
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Farm Creek on Main Street
Removed

Main Street Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1889; Replaced ?
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cattaraugus Creek on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Huron County, Ohio)
Built 1878; Replaced 1909
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Vermilion River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built ca.1880 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company, Replaced 1957
Lost Bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built ca 1892, lost to an ice jam 1909
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Main Street
Destroyed by collision

Main Street Bridge (Older) (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Build 1892, Replaced 1917
Pratt through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on 1st Street/Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Older) (Franklin County, Kansas)
Built 1885; Destroyed 1926
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River on Main Street
Destroyed by flooding

Main Street Bridge (Westerville) (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built 1894, replaced in 1969
Lost Bridge over Alum Creek on West Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Califon Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1887; altered 1985; rehabilitated 1987
Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on County Route 512
Open to traffic

Main Street Swing Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1877, Replaced ca. 1897
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over 18 Mile Creek on Main Street
No longer exists

Main Street Triple Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Built 1897; Replaced ca. 1908
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Willow Creek on Main Street and Mason City & Clear Lake Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Mallaham Bridge (Putnam County, Ohio)
Built 1876 by the D.H. Morrison
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Riley Creek on Township Road M-6
Open to traffic

Malvern Mill Bridge (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1890
Pratt pony truss bridge over Rock Creek on Pedestrian Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Mamaroneck River Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1895
Stone arch bridge over Mamaroneck River on US 1 in Mamaroneck
Open to traffic

Manasses Guth Covered Bridge 38-39-03 (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1858
Covered Burr arch bridge over Jordan Creek on Lapp Road
Open to traffic

Manayunk Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1845 1/2 Mile East of Flat Rock Tunnel. In service until 1901.
Howe pony truss bridge over Nothing (Exhibit) on Nothing (Exhibit)
One truss line on display as museum exhibit.

Manchester Fish Hatchery Bridge (Delaware County, Iowa)
Built 1896; Replaced ca. 1975
Lost Pony truss bridge over Spring Creek on 205th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Manchester Street Bridge (Sauk County, Wisconsin)
Built 1884 by Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works; Relocated 1987
Camelback through truss bridge over Baraboo River on Manchester Street in Baraboo
Relocated to a City Park

Manchester Street Bridge (Relocated) (Sauk County, Wisconsin)
Built 1884 by Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works; Replaced ca. 1987; Relocated to current setting ca. 1987
Camelback through truss bridge over Baraboo River on Riverwalk Pedestrian/Bike/Recreational Trail in Baraboo
Open to pedestrians