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19th Century

Little Sandy River EL&BS Railroad Bridge 3 (Carter County, Kentucky)
Built 1873 by the EL&BS Railroad; converted to use as a vehiclular bridge following railroad abandonment
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sandy River on alignment of former Elizabethtown, Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad (now Old Fultz Road)
Open to traffic

Little Sugar Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1895
Pony truss bridge over Little Sugar Creek on TR 517
Open to traffic

Little Sugar Creek CR 175E Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built 1893
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sugar Creek on County Road 175 East
Removed but not replaced

Little Vermilion River Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built in 1889 by P.E. Lane; replaced 1996
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Vermilion River on TR 443
Replaced by new bridge

Little Wabash River Bridge (Edwards County, Illinois)
Built 1893
Through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on TR 229, 6.5 mi. west of Grayville
Open to traffic

Little Walnut Creek Bowstring Bridge (Crawford County, Kansas)
Bowstring Pony Truss Bridge over Little Walnut Creek
Abandoned with portion of deck missing

Little Yellow Creek Drive Way Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1890;
Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Yellow Creek on Drive Way
Open to traffic

LittleTunnel (Claiborne County, Tennessee)
Built in 1888 as railroad tunnel, connecting Cumberland Gap Tunnel to L & N Railroad line going into Virginia, converted to a walking tunnel
Former Louisville & Nashville railroad tunnel under Poor Valley Ridge at Cumberland Gap
Open to pedestrians

Livermore Falls Bridge (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1885 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Closed To Traffic 1959
Pin Connected Lenticular deck truss bridge over Pemigewasset River on Abandoned Road
Abandoned

Livermore Falls Bridge (Old) (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Built 1897, replaced in 1959
Lost Through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on Bridge Street in Livermore Falls
Replaced by a new bridge

Livermore Falls Bridge (Older) (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Built 1872, Destroyed 1896
Lost Through truss bridge overAndroscoggin River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Livingston Manor Covered Bridge 32-53-03 (Sullivan County, New York)
Built 1860; rehabilitated 1986
Wooden covered bridge over Willowemoc Creek on Covered Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Llano River Bridge (Old) (Llano County, Texas)
Built 1892; Lost to flooding 1935; Replaced 1936.
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Llano River on Mason-Fredericksburg Highway
Destroyed by flooding

Lloydsville Stone Arch Bridge (Belmont County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1825
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Wheeling Creek on CR 40B (Lloydsville Street/Old National Road)
Open to traffic

Lock One Park Morrison Bridge (Auglaize County, Ohio)
Built 1864; relocated 1894 and again in 1984
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Miami and Erie Canal in New Bremen
Open to pedestrians only

Lockington Covered Bridge 35-75-01x (Shelby County, Ohio)
Built 1848; Closed 1985; Burned 1989
Lost Long through truss bridge over Great Miami River on CR-132
Destroyed by fire

Lockport Road Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1890; Replaced 1925
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over DuPage River on Lockport Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Locust Creek Covered Bridge 25-58-01 (Linn County, Missouri)
Built 1868 by Bishop and Eaton
Covered bridge over the old channel of Locust Creek between Laclede and Meadville off US 36
Open to pedestrians only

Locust Creek Covered Bridge 48-38-01 (Pocahontas County, West Virginia)
Built 1870, Rehabilitated 1904, 1968, Bypassed 1990
Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Locust Creek on CR 31 pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians

Logan Mills Covered Bridge 38-18-01 (Clinton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1874
Covered bridge over Fishing Creek on Logan Mills Road
Open to traffic

London Bridge (Mohave County, Arizona)
Originally built 1824-1831 in London, England, by John Rennie; dismantled and relocated to Arizona in 1968-71
Relocated stone and concrete arch bridge on McCulloch Blvd. in Lake Havasu City
Open to traffic

London Mills Bridge (Knox County, Illinois)
Built 1883; replaced 1985. One of the nine bridges submitted to NRHP in "Metal Highway Bridges of Fulton County Thematic Resources", 1980-10-29
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Spoon River on CH 39 in London Mills
Replaced by a new bridge

Long Cane Creek Covered Bridge 40-33-01x (McCormick County, South Carolina)
Built in 1892; destroyed by arson fire in 1979.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Long Cane Creek
Destroyed by fire

Long Point Bridge (Old) (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1895; Replaced 1941
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Longley Covered Bridge 45-06-08 (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1863; Rehabilitated 1992; Bypassed 2013
Covered Town Lattice through truss bridge over Trout River on Longley Bridge Rd (C3004)
Intact but closed to all traffic

Longman Road Bridge (Preble County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1875
Iron Howe pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Longman Road (TR 255)
Replaced by a new bridge

Longswamp Township State Street Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1862
Stone arch bridge over Little Lehigh Creek on PA 1010
Open to traffic

Longwood Avenue Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1896
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Muddy River, Emerald Necklace Greenway, and MBTA Green Line on Longwood Avenue
Open to traffic

Longwood Covered Bridge 14-21-01 (Fayette County, Indiana)
Built in 1884 over Williams Creek and moved to Roberts Park in 1984.
Burr arch truss bridge over depression in Roberts Park
Open to pedestrians

Lonnis Hill Road Bridge (Jefferson County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890; replaced 1997
Lost through truss bridge over Indian-Kentuck Creek on Lonnis Hill Road (CR 675 E)
Replaced by new bridge

Loosveldt Bridge (Sheridan County, Nebraska)
Built 1888 Over Loup River In Columbus, Nebraska; Relocated Here In 1933
Through truss bridge over Niobrara River on a county road
Open to traffic

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