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19th Century

Avila Truss Bridge No. 5 (San Luis Obispo County, California)
Built 1883, converted to automobile bridge around 1941, abandoned 1967, collapsed 1981
Lost Pratt bhrough truss bridge over San Luis Obispo Creek on Pacific Coast Railway/Avila Beach Drive
Collapsed. One concrete peir remains.

AVR - Allegheny River Back Channel Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1880
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River Back Channel on West Penn Railroad (abandoned)
Abandoned

B&A - Charles River Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1893; replaced 1916
Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over Charles River on Boston & Albany Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&A - Springfield Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1873
Lost lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Boston & Albany Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&A - Webster Branch Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888, rebuilt 1916 and 1936, abandoned 1958
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over French River and P&W Norwich Branch on B&A Webster Branch (abandoned)
Derelict/abandoned

B&A - Whistler Bridge #3 (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840, Bypassed/Abandoned 1912
Abandoned stone arch bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Railroad
Abandoned

B&A - Whistler Bridge #6 (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840, abandoned 1912, lost 1927
Lost Stone arch bridge over West Branch of Westfield River on Original B&A Alignmenr
Demolished

B&M - Franklin Covered Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1890; Center pier lost 1936; Collapsed 1945
Lost covered bridge over Merrimack River on Boston & Maine Railroad
Collapsed

B&M - Merrimack River Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888
Pratt deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on Boston & Maine RR
Derelict/abandoned

B&M - Merrimack River Bridge (Haverhill) (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1880 by the Phoenix Bridge Co.; replaced by present structure 1919
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Merrimack River on B&M Western Route
Replaced by a new bridge

B&MR - Sheeps Canyon Bridge (Fall River County, South Dakota)
Built 1890; Filled in 1899
Lost timber stringer bridge over Sheeps Canyon on Burlington & Missouri Railroad
Filled in

B&O - Arthur Kill Bridge (Richmond County, New York)
Built 1889; replaced 1959
Lost Through truss bridge over Arthur Kill Creek on former Baltimore & Ohio RR
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Branch of Woods Fork Creek Bridge #2 (Scott County, Indiana)
Built 1875
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Fork of Woods Fork Creek on former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Lexington
Abandoned

B&O - Cave Station Bollman Bridge (Augusta County, Virginia)
Built 1873; Replaced 1923
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over North River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Cuyahoga River Bridge # 464 (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built in 1897; replaced in 1907
Lost Post through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Baltimore & Ohio RR
Demolished and replaced

B&O - Grafton Bridge (Taylor County, West Virginia)
Built 1854
Lost Fink through truss bridge over Tygart Valley River on B&O Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Harper Ferry Bridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built in 1836, burned 2 months after the start of the Civil War
Lost Through truss bridge over Potomac River on Former B&O
Destroyed by disaster

B&O - Harpers Ferry Bollman Bridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1852; Converted to road-only use 1894; 3 spans destroyed by flood 1924; Totally destroyed by flood in March 1936
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Potomac River on B&O Railroad/US 340
Destroyed by flood

B&O - Herrs Island Bridge (Old) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884; Replaced 1921
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Kingwood Tunnel (Preston County, West Virginia)
Bored 1852; Subsequent work 1903 and 1912; Abandoned and sealed 1950
Tunnel on former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Tunnelton
Sealed Up in 1950

B&O - Monogahela River Fink Truss Bridge (Marion County, West Virginia)
Fink iron bridge built here 1852; Destroyed by the CSA 1863; Replaced by indentical structure 1865; Replaced 1887
Lost Fink through truss bridge over Monongahela River on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Muskigum River Bollman Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built 1855, Replaced 1912
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Railroad (B&O)
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Patterson Bollman Bridge (Howard County, Maryland)
Built 1869 atop washed-out ruins of Patterson Viaduct, replaced 1902-03 by line realignment
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Patapsco River on Former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Patterson Viaduct (Howard County, Maryland)
Built May-December 1829, washed out 1868 and replaced with Bollman truss until 1902-03; one arch and abutments remain
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Patapsco River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

B&O - Point Pleasant-Henderson Bridge (Mason County, West Virginia)
Built 1888; Replaced 1947
Lost Bridge over Kanawha River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Pulp Mill Bollman Truss (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1852
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Armory Canal on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Skunk Run Bridge (Athens County, Ohio)
Built 1874
Stone arch bridge over Skunk Run on Old B&O Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

B&O - Susquehanna River Bridge (Harford County, Maryland)
Built 1886 for Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; Replaced in stages 1907-10; 377-foot span collapsed during ongoing span replacement project Sept. 23, 1908.
Lost Bridge over Susquehanna River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Youghiogheny River Bridge (Fort Hill Coke Works Branch) (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
1880
Lost Bridge over Youghiogheny River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Removed

B&O Penn Central Railroad Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built ca. 1885
Whipple through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on CSX Transportation (nee B&O)
Open to traffic

B&O Southern Bridge (Lawrence County, Indiana)
Built 1893; Removed 1923
Lost Bridge over White River East Fork
Only pillars remain

Babb's Bridge (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1843; Destroyed in arson fire, 1973; Replaced by an exact replica, 1976
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Presumpscot River on Hurricane Road in South Windham
Replaced by new bridge

Babylon Bend Bridge (Fulton County, Illinois)
Built 1890. One of the nine bridges submitted to NRHP in "Metal Highway Bridges of Fulton County Thematic Resources", 1980-10-29
Through truss bridge over Spoon River on Babylon Road (TR 123)
Closed to all traffic since about 2007

Back Bone Road Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1872, replaced in 1980
Lost Through truss bridge over former C&EI Railroad on Back Bone Road south of Danville
Replaced by new bridge

Back Creek McIntyre Bottom Road (Lawrence County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1985; Replaced 1990
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Back Creek on McIntyre Bottom Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Backbone Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1878; Burned July 8th, 1914
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Middle River on Road
Destroyed by fire

Bacon Bridge (Moniteau County, Missouri)
Built 1885 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio. Damaged by flooding in September 1905 and rebuilt 1906 by the Interstate Bridge Co. of Kansas City. Replaced 1987.
Lost through truss bridge over Moniteau Creek on Bacon Bridge Road
Replaced by a concrete bridge

Badger Creek Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1890; rehabilitated 1974
Pony truss bridge over Badger Creek on 130th Street
Open to traffic

Badger State Trail - Stewart Tunnel (Green County, Wisconsin)
Built in 1887 by the Illinois Central Railroad
Tunnel on Badger State Trail
Open to pedestrians

Badger State Trail - Sugar River Bridge (Dane County, Wisconsin)
Built 1887
Pratt through truss bridge over Sugar River on Badger State Trail
Open to pedestrians

Bailey Covered Bridge 38-63-08 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889; burned 1994; rebuilt 1994
Burr arch-truss bridge over Ten Mile Creek on Bailey Road (TR 686)
Open to traffic

Bairs Mill Road Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1893 by Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1954; replaced in 2012 by concrete bridge
Lost through truss bridge over Kreutz Creek on Bairs Mill Road in Wrightsville
Replaced by a new bridge

Baker River Bridge (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1830
Lost Bridge over Baker River
Demolished

Balcony Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built in 1860 as one of Central Park's original 35 bridges
Stone arch bridge on West Drive in Central Park
Open to traffic

Ball's Ford Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1891 as 4 Parker through trusses; One span replaced by a Pratt through truss ?; Replaced 1938
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Des Moines RFD 2/Avon RFD 1
Replaced by a new bridge

Ballard Road Covered Bridge 35-29-18 (Greene County, Ohio)
Built 1883 by J.C. Brown
Covered bridge over North Fork Caesars Creek on Ballard Road (TR 6)
Open to traffic

Balltown Bridge (Benton County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1880, and removed in 1993. Moved to Ezekiel Williams Memorial Park, in Cole Camp, Mo
Through truss bridge over Cole Camp Creek
Relocated and preserved

Baltimore Covered Bridge 45-14-03 (Windsor County, Vermont)
built 1870 by Granville LeLand and Dennis Allen
Lattice through truss bridge
Closed to all traffic

Bancroft Falls Bridge (Old) (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1888 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Missisquoi River on Unknown Dirt road
Destroyed by flooding

Bank Street Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built 1891; Replaced 1954
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Boone river on Bank Street
Replaced by new bridge

Bank Street Covered Bridge 07-05-13x (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1856; Replaced 1936
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Naugatuck River on Bank Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Banks Covered Bridge 38-37-02 (Lawrence County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889
Covered bridge over Neshannock Creek on TR 476, southwest of New Wilmington
Open to traffic

Banning Mill and Crossing (Minnehaha County, South Dakota)
The bridge was built three times in its lifetime: 1884, 1895, and 1899. While it was washed away the first two times, the bridge collapsed under a herd of cattle the third time. It was never rebuilt.
Lost bridge over Big Sioux River on 267th Street just south of Hwy. 42 and Iverson Bridges near East Sioux Falls
Collapsed

BAP - Silver Bow Creek Bridge (Silver Bow County, Montana)
Built 1897
Pony truss bidge over Silver Bow Creek & Montana Western Railway Company on Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway
Open to traffic

BAR - Bunker Brook Trestle (Piscataquis County, Maine)
Built 1899 to replace a wooden trestle; abandoned 1964 and removed since
Lost Deck truss bridge over Bunker Stream on BAR Greenville Branch
Removed but not replaced

Bardwell's Ferry Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1882 by Corrugated Metal Co.; rehabilitated 1995
Pin-connected Lenticular through truss bridge over Deerfield River on Bardwell's Ferry Road in Conway
Open to traffic

Barkcamp Creek Bridge (Belmont County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1825
Stone arch bridge over Barkcamp Creek on TR 814 (Old National Road)
Open to traffic

Barkhurst Mill Covered Bridge 35-58-15 (Morgan County, Ohio)
Built 1872 NE of Chesterhill, restoration completed in July 2014.
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Wolf Creek on TR21
Open to traffic

Barnart Road-Eel River Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1888; rehabilitated 1981; replaced 1992
Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 400W
Replaced by new bridge

Barrackville Covered Bridge 48-25-02 (Marion County, West Virginia)
Built in 1853 by Eli & Lemuel Chenoweth; Bypassed 1987; ACROW pony truss installed 1991 due to deterioration; Renovated 1998
Burr arch-truss bridge over Buffalo Creek
Open to pedestrians

Barrett Mill Bridge 35-36-11x (Highland County, Ohio)
Arsoned on October 14, 1980.
Lost Long through truss bridge over Rocky Fork
Destroyed by fire

Barronvale Covered Bridge 38-56-03 (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Original bridge built 1846; replaced or extensively rebuilt 1902
Burr arch-truss bridge over Laurel Hill Creek on TR501
Open to pedestrians

Barryville-Shohola Suspension Bridge (Pike County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1854; Damaged by severe wind storm 1859; Cables snapped 1865; Repaired & rehabilitated 1866; Replaced 1941
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Deleware River on SR434
Replaced by a new bridge

Bartel Farm Bridge (Marion County, Kansas)
Pratt through truss bridge currently sitting on dry land at the Bartel Farm just east of Hillsboro
Derelict/Abandoned

Barth Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built ca.1895
Pony plate girder bridge over Pleasant Run on Barth Avenue
Replaced by a new pedestrian MOB bridge

Bartlett Covered Bridge 29-02-02 (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Built 1850; Rehabilitated with added arches c. 1920's; Bypassed 1939; Sold to private owner and converted to gift shop 1965
Paddleford through truss bridge
Open to customers only

Barton Creek Bridge (Erath County, Texas)
Built 1890 by Runyon Bridge Co., bypassed and abandoned in 1924
Abandoned bridge over Barton Creek on CR 119
Abandoned and severly deterioriated

Bartonsville Covered Bridge 45-13-11x (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1982; destroyed 2011; Replace with a new bridge 2013 Jan 26
Lost covered bridge over Williams River on C3008 (Lower Bartonsville Rd) in Rockingham
Destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Irene on Aug 28, 2011

Bartram's Covered Bridge 38-15-17 (Delaware County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1860
Covered Burr arch-truss bridge over Crum Creek on Goshen Road
Intact but closed to all traffic

Base Line Road Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890; replaced in 2004
Lost two-span stone arch bridge over Sand Creek on Base Line in Greensburg
Replaced

Basil Covered Bridge 35-23-26x (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built 1889; removed in 1967 and replaced
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Walnut Creek on Basil Road
Removed by the County for replacement.

Bastrop Bayou Bridge (Brazoria County, Texas)
Built 1893
Pratt through truss swing bridge over Bastrop Bayou
No longer exists

Bath Bridge 29-05-03 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1832; rehabilitated 1987; rehabilitated 2013-14
Covered bridge over Ammonoosuc River on West Bath Road in Bath
Open to traffic

Bath/Haverhill Covered Bridge 29-05-04 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1827; rehabilitated 1973; Bypassed 1998; rehabilitated 2004
Covered bridge over Ammonoosuc River on NH 135
Open to Pedestrians

Battell Bridge (Addison County, Vermont)
Built 1893
Stone arch bridge over Otter Creek on VT 30 in Middlebury
Open to traffic

Bauer Road Bridge (Clinton County, Michigan)
Built 1880 by the Penn Bridge Works; dismantled and moved to Calhoun County where it was restored
Relocated through truss bridge originally over Looking Glass River on Bauer Road; , now relocated to Historic Bridge Park in Calhoun County and restored as a pedestrian bridge
Relocated and open to pedestrians

Baugh Ford Bridge (Lawrence County, Missouri)
Built 1894 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; replaced 2010
Lost pony truss bridge over Spring River on CR 2130
Replaced by a new bridge

Baumgardner Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-25 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1860; rehabilitated 1987
Covered bridge over Pequea Creek on Covered Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Baxter Mill Road Bridge (Cattaraugus County, New York)
Built 1893
Through truss bridge over Ischua Creek on Baxter Mill Road
Open to traffic

Bay Bridge (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1836; One span lost to ice 1875 then replaced 1878; Lost to flood 1896
Lost wooden bridge over Androscoggin River on Bay Bridge Road
Destroyed by flood in 1896; Ruins remain

Bay Covered Bridge 35-82-05 (Vinton County, Ohio)
Built 1876; relocated 1966
Covered bridge over a pond in the Junior Fairgrounds at MacArthur
Open to pedestrians only

Bay Farm Island Bridge (Old) (Alameda County, California)
Built 1898; replaced 1953
Lost Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over San Leandro Bay on Bay Farm Island
Replaced by a new bridge

Bay View Junction Overpass (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built 1885, replaced with through plate girder 2016
Whipple through truss bridge over Railroad (Amtrak) on Railroad (CSX)
Replaced by a new bridge

Beach Lane Bridge (Old) (Suffolk County, New York)
Built 1895 ; replaced 1936
Lost Bridge across the Quantuck Canal on Beach Lane
No longer exists

Beach Road Bridge (Tompkins County, New York)
Built 1873 by the King Bridge Co. Preserved as a pedestrian bridge in 2003.
Bowstring pony truss bridge over West Branch Cayuga Inlet on Beach Road
Open to pedestrians

Beachside Avenue Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Replaced 1989
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Sasco Brook on Beachside Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

Beam Covered Bridge 35-68-09x (Preble County, Ohio)
Built 1887; Replaced 1976
Lost Covered Childs through truss bridge over Elkhorn Creek on Paint Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bean Blossom Covered Bridge (Brown County, Indiana)
Built 1880 by Capt. Joseph Balsey for $1,200.00
Covered bridge over Bean Blossom Creek on Covered Bridge Road
Open to one-lane traffic

Bear Bridge (Champaign County, Illinois)
Built Ca. 1895, replaced 1994
Lost Through truss bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on County Road 1200 N
Replaced by new bridge

Bear Creek Bridge (Richland County, Wisconsin)
Built 1886; Moved to this location on unknown date; Replaced 1990
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on St Killian Road in Town of Buena Vista
Replaced by new bridge, Status of Pratt pony truss is unknown

Bear Creek Covered Bridge 25-87-02x (Ralls County, Missouri)
Built 1853; replaced 1931
Lost covered bridge over Bear Creek on the Hannibal - New London Toll Road
No longer standing

Bear Creek CR 400W Bridge (Randolph County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1895
Lost Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on County Road 400 West
Replaced by a new bridge

Bear Creek CR 450W Bridge (Randolph County, Indiana)
Built ca.1895
Pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on County Road 450 West
Closed to all traffic with deck missing

Bear River City Bridge (Box Elder County, Utah)
Built 1889, Bypassed 1999 but not removed.
Through truss bridge over Bear River on County Road in Bear River City
Intact and closed, Bypassed by new bridge

Beardstown Toll Bridge (Cass County, Illinois)
Built 1888, replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on State Street in Beardstown
Replaced by new bridge

Beasley Fork Road Bridge (Adams County, Ohio)
Built 1888; rehabilitated 1998: closed 2011; replaced 2013
Lost through truss bridge over Ohio Brush Creek on Beasley Fork Road (CR 1P)
Bridge has been replaced.

Beatty Mills Bridge (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1875 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on TR 659
Replaced with concrete bridge in 2008, trusses in storage

Beaver Creek Bridge (Wilbarger County, Texas)
Built ca. 1890; bypassed 2009
Abandoned through truss bridge over Beaver Creek on CR 324
Abandoned

Beaver Creek Bridge (Lincoln County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1890
Bedstead pony truss bridge over Beaver Creek, 0.7 mi. south and 2.3 mi. east of Lincoln
Open to traffic

Beaver Creek Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1890; rehabilitated 1974; demolished 2013
Lost through truss bridge over Beaver Creek on V Avenue
Removed but not replaced