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19th Century

NH - Springfield Line Overpass (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built ca. 1888; last used ca. 1966; line still owned by Suzio (York Hill Quarry)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Amtrak Springfield Line on New Haven Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

NH - Steep Rock Tunnel (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1871, abandoned 1948
Tunnel on Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern Railroad bed
Open to pedestrians only

NH - Triple Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1899
Lost Warren through truss Scherzer rolling lift bascule bridge over Fort Point Channel on Railroad (Amtrak and MBTA)
Replaced by new bridge

NH - West Glenham Bridge (Old) (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1894; Replaced by current bridge
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Fishkill Creek on ND&C Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NH - Westfield River Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1899, abandoned 1921, lost 1940s
Lost Deck truss bridge over Westfield River on Central New England Railway
Removed but not replaced

NH - Woodlawn Junction Bridge (Bronx County, New York)
Built 1891
Lost Through truss bridge over Railroad on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NHCR - Upper Ammonoosuc River Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built in 1883 by Boston Bridge Works
Through truss bridge over Upper Ammonoosuc River on New Hampshire Central Railroad
Open to traffic

Niagara River Tonawanda Island Railroad Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1886
Abandoned swing through truss bridge over Little River on TIRLRR & Road
Derelict/abandoned

Nickel Plate IMC Eel River Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
This former bridge on the
Deck plate girder bridge over Eel River on "Nickel Plate Trail", formerly Norfolk Southern Railway (Nee N&W, NKP, Lake Erie & Western, others) in Denver
Open to pedestrians

Nickells Valley Road Bridge (Hickman County, Tennessee)
Bypassed by new bridge in 1962
Abandoned Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Duck River on Nickells Valley Rd
Abandoned

Nineteenth Street Bridge (Denver County, Colorado)
Built 1888 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Works; rehabilitated 1965; closed to traffic 1986; new bridge built 1992
Two-span wrought-iron through truss bridge over South Platte River on 19th Street in Denver
Open to pedestrians only

Nineveh Bridge (Adair County, Missouri)
Built 1885; replaced 1989
Lost through truss bridge over Old Channel Chariton River on CR 175 east of Connelsville
Replaced by a concrete bridge

Ninth Street Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1839
Stone arch bridge over Kanawha Canal on Ninth Street in Madison Heights
Open to traffic

Ninth Street Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1817
Lost Through truss bridge over James River on Ninth Street
Destroyed by flood in 1870 and 1877

Ninth Street Seven Arch Stone Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1868; closed 1971; damaged by flooding in March 2011 and removed
Lost stone arch bridge over Deep Run Creek on Old 9th Street in Lockport
Removed after partial collapse due to flood.

Nixon Bridge (Gallatin County, Montana)
Built 1891; Relocated here in 1923; rehabilitated 2000
Through truss bridge over Gallatin River on CR 216
Open to traffic

NJT - DB Draw (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1899; removed from service 2002
Pratt through truss bridge over Hackensack River on Erie Railroad (abandoned)
Closed to all traffic

NJT - Delair Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896 as a swing bridge, lift span added in 1960; was the first bridge from Philadelphia to New Jersey
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Delaware River on Conrail Shared Assets Operations (formerly Pennsylvania RR)
Open to traffic

NJT - North Bergen Tunnel (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1873-1877
Tunnel under Bergen Hill on Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad
Open to traffic

NJT - Passaic River Bridge (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1897; modified 1911 and 1950; abandoned 2002 after the opening of the Montclair Connection
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Passaic River, Passaic Avenue & McCarter Highway on New Jersey Transit
Abandoned

NJT - WR Draw (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1897, Abandoned 2002
Deck plate girder bridge over McCarter Highway, Passaic River, Passaic Avenue on New Jersey Transit
Abandoned

NKP - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Older) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Bridge constructed in 1882 replaced in the 1904 with a Scherzer type bascule bridge and replaced in 1944 with a vertical lift bridge
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Nickel Plate RR
No longer exists

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

NM - Missouri River Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Built 1868; damaged by derailment 1879, 1881. Substantial upgrade finish about 1884 replacing effectively the entire structure
North Missouri Railroad Fink deck truss and Trellis through truss bridge at St. Charles, MO
Upgraded 1880-1884

Noah's Ark Covered Bridge 25-83-01x (Platte County, Missouri)
Built 1878; bypassed by new bridge in 1957; damaged by flood in July 1965 and dismantled
Lost covered bridge over Little Platte River on Route B
Destroyed by flood

Noakes Bridge (Nodaway County, Missouri)
Built 1891-92 by the St. Joseph Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1991
Lost through truss over One Hundred and Two River on 130th Street (CR 156) southwest of Hopkins
Replaced by a concrete bridge

Nooksack River Bridge (Whatcom County, Washington)
Built 1890; Replaced 1957(?)
Lost Through truss bridge over Nooksack River on Northeast Diagonal Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Nora Springs Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1870; Replaced 1916
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on Rock Grove Street
Demolished

Norfolk Southern Rockfield Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Once carried the Wabash Cannonball Passenger trains, now part of NS busy Decatur District. Bridge had stability problems in Nov 2005 that led to shoring up with ballast and pilings drove in by a crane.
Deck truss bridge over Rock Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) near Rockfield
Open to traffic

Normanskill Farm Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built 1869; relocated here ca. 1900
Wrought and cast iron bowstring through truss bridge on a private driveway near Normans Kill Ravine in Albany
Open to Authorized Vehicles. Closed to Vehicles During Winter. Pedestrians Allowed.

North Avenue Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built 1895; rehabilitated 1978
Stone/brick arch bridge over Amtrak, CSX, Light Rail, Jones Falls, and Falls Road on North Avenue in Baltimore
Open to traffic

North Barry Avenue Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1887; rehabilitated 1943
Pony truss bridge over Metro-North New Haven Line on North Barry Avenue in Harrison
Open to traffic

North Bend Rail Trail - Brandy Gap Tunnel (Harrison County, West Virginia)
Tunnel over North Bend Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #11 (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Built 1857
Lost Tunnel for the Parkersburg Branch of the B&O Railroad. Cut is located on the North Bend Rail Trail.
Daylighted and replaced by a cut

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #15 (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Bored in 1857 and daylighted in 1963.
Daylighted Tunnel for the Parkersburg Branch of the B&O Railroad
Daylighted and replaced by a cut

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #16 (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Bored 1857 and daylighted 1963
Daylighted Tunnel for B&O Railroad
Demolished

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #17 (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Bored 1857 and bypassed in 1963
Abandoned tunnel
Derelict/abandoned after being bypassed by a cut

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #18 (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Bored 1857 and daylighted 1963.
Daylighted Tunnel for B&O Railroad
Demolished

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #22 (Wood County, West Virginia)
Bored 1857 and bypassed by a cut in 1963
Abandoned tunnel
Derelict/abandoned

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 Branch Otter Creek Bridge CR 200 W (Clay County, Indiana)
Built 1897
Lost pony truss bridge over North Branch Otter Creek on CR 200 West
No longer exists

North Branch Potomac River Bridge (Grant County, West Virginia)
Built 1896
Pratt Through Truss over North Branch Potomac River on CR 90/2 in Bayard
Demolished and replaced.

North Chester Village Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1887 Middle Branch Westfield River on Smith Road in Chester but recently (2009) relocated to UMass Amherst to be reused as a pedestrian bridge
Pratt pony truss bridge
In storage

North Coast Inland Trail - Plum Creek Stone Arch Bridge (Ashland County, Ohio)
Built 1892
Stone arch bridge over Plum Creek on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

North Fork Bridge (Bracken County, Kentucky)
Built 1883 by the Smith Bridge Company; Replaced 1983
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over North Fork of Licking River on Kentucky State Route 539
Bridge has been replaced.

North Fork CR 740E Bridge (Fountain County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1895
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over North Fork of Coal Creek on County Road 740 East
Replaced by a new bridge

North Fork Crazy Woman Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Wyoming)
Built 1880; Relocated 1964; rehabilitated 1986
Pony truss bridge over North Fork Crazy Woman Creek on CN16-265
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 Fork Little Osage River Bridge (Anderson County, Kansas)
Pony truss bridge over North Fork Little Osage River, 1.1 mi. east and 1.0 mi. south of Kincaid
Open to pedestrians only

North Halsted Street Bridge (Older) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Lost Pony truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Halsted Street
Replaced by a new bridge

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 Bridge (Strafford County, New Hampshire)
Built 1883; rehabilitated 2010
Stone arch bridge over Cocheco River on N. Main Street (NH 202A) in Rochester
Open to traffic

North Manchester Covered Bridge 14-85-02 (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1971 & 2013
Covered bridge over Eel River on Mill Street in North Manchester
Currently under renovation

North Missouri Railroad Ferry (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Ferry operation succeeded by original Wabash Railroad Bridge #59 (1871)
Lost Ferry across Missouri River on North Missouri Railroad (Wabash Railroad predecessor)
Replaced by a new bridge

North Pole Covered Bridge 35-08-23 (Brown County, Ohio)
Built 1875; rehabilitated 1965; damaged by flooding in 1997
Covered bridge over Eagle Creek on North Pole Road (CR 13)
Open to traffic

North Spring Street Bridge (Old) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1881; Trolley tracks removed 1918; Replaced 1928
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Los Angeles River on North Spring Street & Los Angeles Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

North Street Bridge (Shelby County, Ohio)
Built 1886 by the Morse Bridge Co. of Youngstown, Ohio; rehabilitated 1982; replaced 2007
Lost through truss bridge over Great Miami River on River Road (CR 40) in Sidney
Replaced by new bridge

North Street Bridge (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1890 by the Groton Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Flaugherty Creek on North Street in Meyersdale
Open to all traffic

North Village Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Mr. Parker (Inventor of the Parker Truss) was directly involved in the building of this bridge.
Parker pony truss bridge over a feeder stream that flows into Lake Chaubunagungamaug on a pedestrian walkway in Memorial Beach Park
Open to pedestrians

Northampton Street Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896; damaged and fixed 1955; rehabilitated 2002
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Delaware River on Northampton Street
Open to two-lane traffic with a 3 ton weight limit

Northern Canal Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1897; rehabilitated 2004
Girder bridge over Northern Canal on Aiken Street
Open to traffic

Northfield Falls Covered Bridge 45-12-08 (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1969
Covered Town Lattice bridge over Dog River on Cox Brook Road (C2003) in Northfield Falls
Open to traffic

Northport Bridge (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Built 1882; Only known remaining span (out of 4) of Alabama's oldest iron bridge.
Bowstring through truss bridge
Open to pedestrians only. In a closed park that's being developed.

Northport Bridge (Old) (Stevens County, Washington)
Built 1897; Coverted to road use 1921-22; Condemned & closed October 5th, 1946, Collapsed 1949
Lost Through truss bridge over Columbia River on WA 25 (Former Columbia & Red Mountain Railroad)
Collapsed

Northwest Road Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1887; relocated 2001
Lost Lenticular pony truss bridge over Little River on Northwest Road
Relocated to Millbury, MA

Northwestern Railroad Bridge (Eau Claire County, Wisconsin)
Built 1880, approach added 1898, abandoned 2007, Became a trail summer 2015
Lattice Deck Truss over Chippewa River on Former Union Pacific Railroad
Open to pedestrians only

Norwottuck Rail Trail - Connecticut River Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1887; retrofitted for pedestrian use in 1992
Lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Norottuck Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists

NP - Bozeman Tunnel (Gallatin County, Montana)
Built 1884, abandoned 1945
Abandoned tunnel under Bozeman Pass on Northern Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

NP - Brainerd Bridge (1st) (Crow Wing County, Minnesota)
Built 1871; Collapsed under weight of a train July 27th 1875; Replaced 1876
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Collapsed

NP - Brainerd Bridge (2nd) (Crow Wing County, Minnesota)
Built 1876; Replaced 1901
Lost Post deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NP - Snake River Bridge (Walla Walla County, Washington)
Built 1884
Lost Through truss bridge over Snake River on Northern Pacific
No longer exists

NP - St. Louis River Bridge (Carlton County, Minnesota)
Built 1870
Lost Bridge over St. Louis River on RR
Demolished

NP - Yellowstone River Bridge (Park County, Montana)
Pratt through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Abandoned Northern Pacific Line
Closed to all traffic

NRM - South Fork Snoqualmie River Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1891 crossing the Elkstone River in Montana; Moved here 1923-4, Rehabbed 2003-4
Pratt through truss bridge over South Fork Snoqualmie River on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - 61st Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 61st Street on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Allegheny Tunnel (Blair County, Pennsylvania)
Constructed 1851-854, Reconstructed in 1941, Adapted for COFC trains in 1994-1995
Tunnel under Allegheny Mountains on Norfolk Southern Railway (formerly PRR)
Open to traffic

NS - Askew Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1857
Stone arch bridge over 6th Street on Philadelphia & Reading Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Biddles Island Bridge (S) (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1882; Replaced 1998
Lost through truss bridge over Wabash River fork on Norfolk Southern Railway (Norfolk and Western, Wabash Railroads) in Logansport
Replaced

NS - Black Rock Tunnel (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1838-39, Enlarged 1915, 1994
Tunnel under Black Rock Road on Norfolk Southern Railroad (Former Reading RR)
Open to traffic

NS - Boot Road Overpass (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1887
Stone arch bridge over Boot Road on Amtrak in East Calan Twp, PA
Open to traffic

NS - Bostian Bridge (Iredell County, North Carolina)
On Aug. 27, 1891 passenger train Number 9 going from Salisbury to Asheville derailed and fell 60 feet off of Bostian Bridge. The wreck killed 30 people and injured many more.
Stone arch bridge over Third Creek on Norfolk Southern RR, 2 miles w. of Statesville, NC along Buffalo Shoals Rd.
Open to traffic

NS - Bristol Road Overpass (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1890
Stone arch bridge over Bristol Road on Norfolk Southern Railway in Lower Southampton Twp, PA
Open to traffic

NS - Buck Road Overpass (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1890
Stone arch bridge over Buck Road on Norfolk Southern Railway (Former PRR Trenton Cut-Off)
Open to traffic

NS - Consolidated Road Overpass (Preble County, Ohio)
Built in 1880 by unknown Railroad; currently used by Conrail
Stone arch bridge over Consolidated Road on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Flat Rock Tunnel (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Construction started 1838, completed 1840 by the Reading Railroad, widened 1859-60. Height increased early 21st century
Bridge on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Fourmile Creek Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Original 112' bridge built 1891; rebuilt 1904 with this bridge
Timber stringer bridge over Fourmile Creek on Wabash Railroad
Open to rail traffic

NS - Grimm Road Overpass (Woodford County, Illinois)
Built 1888
Stone arch bridge over CR 1550 E (Grimm Rd) on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Hannibal Tunnel (Marion County, Missouri)
Built 1871
Tunnel on the Norfolk Southern Railroad just west of the Hannibal Railroad Bridge in Hannibal
Open to railroad traffic

NS - Heaton Road Overpass (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890
Stone arch bridge over Heaton Road on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Lake Pontchartrain Trestle (St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana)
Originally built 1884. several upgrades have been made since
Bascule bridge over Lake Pontchartrain on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Southern Railway)
Open to traffic

NS - Landis Ridge Tunnel (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1853-1857; Alterations 1911
Tunnel under Landis Ridge on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Lehigh River Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1897; Two trusses (One deck, one through) lost to flooding 1902; Pinned Pratt through truss Built Late 1902: Rveted Warren Deck Truss Built 1903
Through truss bridge over Lehigh Rive & 3rd Street on Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Little Conemaugh River Bridge #3 (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built by the PRR
Stone arch bridge over Old Route 53 (Tunnel Street) and Little Conemaugh River on Norfolk Southern RR
Open to traffic

NS - Lower Shellpot Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Built 1888
Pratt through truss bridge over Christina River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Moline Creek Bridge (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Bridge constructed 1896
Concrete deck girder bridge over Moline Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Natural Tunnel (Scott County, Virginia)
Railroad built through the naturally-formed tunnel in 1893.
Tunnel under Natural Tunnel on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Newtown Pike Overpass (S) (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890
Stone arch bridge over Newtown Pike on Norfolk Southern Railway (Former PRR Trenton Cut Off)
Open to traffic

NS - Paris Bridge (Monroe County, Missouri)
Originally built by the Missouri-Kansas-Texas ("Katy") Railroad in 1894, who owned the line from Hannibal westward through Moberly
Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Salt River on the Norfolk Southern Railroad in Paris
Open to railroad traffic

NS - Pioneer Road Overpass (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890
Stone arch bridge over Pioneer Road on Norfolks Southern RR (formerly Pennsuylvani RR Trenton Cut Off) in Lower Moreland Twp, PA
Open to traffic

NS - Portage Street Overpass (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1895
Stone arch bridge over PA 53 (Portage St.) on NS
Open to traffic