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19th Century

McGilvray Ferry Bridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Completed February 20, 1892, by the Clinton Bridge Co.; demolished 1954
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Black River on Old McGilvray Road
Demolished after McGilvray Road was moved to a new alignment

McGregor Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built in 1881 by The Corrugated Metal Co. - Lost 20 March 1936 to the "Great Flood"
Lost Lenticular Truss Bridge over Merrimack River on Bridge Street
Destroyed by flooding

McIntyre Bridge (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Built 1883 by the King Bridge Co.; closed to traffic in 1989; collapsed during flooding in 2010; parts restored awaiting to be reerected.
Bowstring through truss bridge formerly over North Skunk River in Milgrove Access Wildlife Area
Destroyed by flooding in 2010, salvageable and awaiting restoration by Workin' Bridges.

McKeesport-Reynoldton Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Youghiogheny River at mile 0.2 on Vehicle and Trolly
Demolished

McKeown Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1879; Replaced 1951
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lord's Ferry Road
Replaced by a new bridge

McKillip Ditch Bridge (White County, Indiana)
Unknown, but likely built on a county road and later acquired for private use.
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over McKillip Ditch on Field crossing
Abandoned with mostly intact but dilapidated deck

McLain Covered Bridge 35-45-17 (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1871
Relocated covered bridge at Firemans Park in Alexandria
Open to pedestrians only

Mclean Station Road Bridge in Marlborough Township, PA (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1890; rehabilitated 1961
Pony truss bridge over Macoby Creek on Mclean Station Road in MarlboroughTownhip, Pennsylvania
Open only to golf carts and pedestrians

McLeery Covered Bridge 35-23-25 (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built 1864, moved to private property in 1983, later moved to park in Lancaster.
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge
Open to pedestrians

McPherson's Ford Bridge (Alleghany County, Virginia)
Built 1896; Rehabilitated in 1948, bypassed and preserved 2013
Through truss bridge over Cowpasture River on Route 633 (McKinney Hollow Rd)
Open to pedestrians only

Mead Avenue Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871; additional trusses added 1912
Two-span Whipple through truss bridge over French Creek on Mead Avenue in Meadville
In storage or disassembled

Meadow Port Arch Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1870
Stone arch bridge over Meadow Port Arch on West Drive
Open to traffic

Meadow Road Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1897 by the Groton Bridge Co..; Bypassed in 1984; Two center spans removed from river and placed on banks in 2004
Pin connected Pratt through truss bridge over Androscoggin River in Shelburne
Closed to all traffic

Meadow Road Bridge (Dodge County, Wisconsin)
Built 1890; Replaced 1995
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Beaver Dam River on Meadow Road in Town of Lowell
Replaced by new bridge

Meadows Road Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1858
Stone arch bridge over Saucon Creek on TR 376 (Meadows Road)
Intact but closed to all traffic

Meadowview Drive Bridge (Relocated) (York County, Pennsylvania)
Relocated from Meadowiew Drive, Dillsburg in 2014
Pratt pony truss bridge over Fox Run Tributary on Unmarked trail
Open to pedestrians only

Mean's Ford Bridge 38-09-P1 (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
HAER says built 1860s; rehabilitated 1993. One of seven of this type in 2005 per HAER See also Meeting House Bridge in Maine
Boxed Howe Pony Truss bridge over Tohickon Creek on Stover Park Road in Ralph Stover State Park
Closed to all traffic except emergency vehicles, foot and pedal traffic

MEC - Tin Bridge (Penobscot County, Maine)
Built 1853, Collapsed 1871
Lost Covered deck truss bridge over Penobscot River on Maine Central Railroad
Collapsed due to wood rot

MEC - Washburn Brook Bridge (Essex County, Vermont)
Built ca. 1888, abandoned 1948
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Washburn Brook on Maine Central Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Mecca Covered Bridge 14-61-13 (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1873, closed to traffic 1964, rehabilitated 1993
Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR136 northeast of Mecca
Open to pedestrians only

Mechanic Street Covered Bridge 29-04-06 (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1862; Rebuilt 2006
Covered bridge over Israel River on Mechanic Street in Lancaster
Open to traffic

Mechanicsville Covered Bridge 35-04-18 (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1867; rehabilitated 2003
Covered bridge over Grand River on Windsor-Mechanicsville Road
Open to traffic

Medburyville Bridge (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1896 by the Vermont Construction Company; Rehabilitated 1901; Bypassed 1985
Abandoned double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Deerfield River
Derelict/abandoned

Medio Creek Bridge (Bee County, Texas)
Built 1897; Rehabbed 1923 and 1947; Closed 1987
Through truss bridge over Medio Creek on CR 241
Closed to traffic

Medora Covered Bridge 14-36-04 (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built 1875, closed to vehicle traffic in 1972, restored in 2011
Three-span covered bridge over East Fork White River just off IN 235, east of Medora
Open to pedestrians only

Meeker Avenue Bridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1890; Replaced 1939
Lost Through truss bridge over Newtown Creek on Meeker Avenue
Removed but not replaced; stone abutments remain

Meems Bottom Covered Bridge 46-82-01 (Shenandoah County, Virginia)
Built 1893; Damaged by Arson 1976; Restored 1979
Covered bridge over N Fork Shenandoah River on Wissler Road near Mount Jackson
Open to traffic

Mehaffey Bridge (Older) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1896; Removed 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Johnson County Road Y
Replaced by a new bridge

Melan Bridge (Lyon County, Iowa)
Built 1894 under the direction of Frederick von Emperger; relocated 1964
Reinforced concrete arch bridge within Emma Sater Park near Rock Rapids, just off IA 9
Open to pedestrians only

Melan Bridge (Shawnee County, Kansas)
Opened January 12, 1898 with 5 Main Spans, 4 more outer spans built 1903 after flooding washed out approaches, collapsed 1965 when replacement span was being built, replacement bridge opened 1967 slightly downstream
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Kansas River on Kansas Avenue
Lost, Destroyed by Partial Collapse July 2, 1965, Replaced by a new bridge 1967

Melcher Covered Bridge 14-61-26 (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1896, rehabilitated 1977 and 1995
Covered bridge over Leatherwood Creek on CR20N
Open to traffic

Melock Hill Bridge (Switzerland County, Indiana)
Built ca.1870 by the Columbia Bridge Works
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Log Lick Creek, Br. on Melock Hill Road (CR89)
Replaced by new bridge

Melrose Road Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1888; Abandoned when State Route 140 superceded this portion of Melrose Road
Abandoned lenticular pony truss bridge over Scantic River on an abandoned section of Melrose Rd
Derelict/abandoned

Memorial Avenue Bridge (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889 by the Groton Bridge Co.; center pier added 1925; replaced 1987
Lost through truss bridge over Lycoming Creek on Memorial Avenue (SR 3021) in Williamsport
Replaced by a new bridge

Memorial Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1889 by John Beattie
Stone arch bridge over Wepawaug River on CT 162 (New Haven Avenue) in Milford
Open to traffic

Memorial Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1895; Condemned 1931; Replaced 1936
Concrete arch bridge over Housatonic River on Footpath
Replaced by a new bridge

Memorial Bridge (Old) (Manistee County, Michigan)
Caught on fire 1871, replaced 1893 ,new bascule bridge built 1933
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Manistee River on US 31 Memorial
Replaced by a new bridge

Memorial Drive Bridge (Delaware County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1888 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1973.
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on Memorial Drive
Replaced by a new bridge

MERC - Severn River Swing Bridge (Old) (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Built 1887; Replaced 1913
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Severn River on Maryland Electric Railways Co.
Destroyed by collision

Mercer &Somerset RR-Millstone River (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Lost Bridge over Millstone River on Mercer&Somerset RR
Removed but not replaced

Mercer Pike Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1888; rehabilitated 1938/1944
Through truss bridge over Conneaut Outlet on PA 2003
Replaced by a new bridge

Mercer's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-38 / 38-15-19 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1880
Covered bridge over E Octoraro Creek on Creek Road
Open to traffic

Merchants Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Completed in May 1890; approaches rebuilt in 2005
Three-span through truss railroad bridge over the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Venice, Illinois on Terminal Railroad Assosiation
Open to two tracks of railroad traffic. Only one train is allowed to cross the bridge at a time, due to its age.

Meriden Covered Bridge 29-10-08 (Sullivan County, New Hampshire)
Built 1880; Restored 1963
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Bloods Brook on Colby Hill Road
Open to traffic

Meriden Rock Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1880; Replaced in 1983
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Rock Creek near Meriden
Replaced by a new bridge

Merriam Street Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Originally built 1887 by the King Iron Bridge Co. as a four-span truss bridge on Broadway Street; one span relocated here in 1987
Relocated through truss bridge over the Mississippi River (East Channel) on Merriam Street at Nicollet Island in Minneapolis
Open to traffic

Merrick Ford Bridge (Jasper County, Missouri)
Built 1891 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1996
Lost through truss bridge over Spring River on Kafir Road (CR 321)
Replaced by a new bridge

Merrimac Bridge (Older) (Jefferson County, Iowa)
Built 1876, Replaced 1916
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Skunk River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Merrimac Ferry (Columbia County, Wisconsin)
Privately owned fee ferry from 1844 to 1923; operated by Columbia and Sauk Counties as fee ferry 1923-1933; operated by State of Wisconsin since 1933 as a free ferry
Cable ferry across Wisconsin River on Wis 113
Open to traffic 24/7 in summer; closed in winter

MERV - Hothers Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1891; Abandoned 1981
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Conococheague Creek on former Southern Pennsylvania Iron & Railroad Company
Abandoned but privately owned

MERV - Williamson Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
This iron truss replaced a trestle.
Abandoned Through truss bridge over Back Creek on former Southern Pennsylvania Iron & Railroad Company
Abandoned

Messerall Road Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1960
Bowstring through truss bridge over Pine Creek on Messerall Road
Abandoned with deck removed

Metz Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1960 Removed in 2007
Lost Pony truss bridge over Towamencin Creek on Metz Road in Towamencin Township.
Replaced by a new bridge

Mexico Road Covered Bridge 25-69-01x (Monroe County, Missouri)
Built 1858-1859
Lost 100-ft covered bridge over Elk Fork Salt River southeast of Paris
Washed away in 1967

Miami & Erie Canal Aqueduct (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Washed out in 1913 flood
Lost Aqueduct over Mad River on the Miami & Eric Canal
Destroyed by flood

Michigan Avenue Bascule Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1895; Replaced 1960
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Buffalo River on Michigan Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Michigan Central Cantilever Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1883; replaced 1925
Lost Cantilever bridge over Niagara Gorge on Michigan Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Michigan Street Bridge (Old) (St. Joseph County, Indiana)
Built 1881; Modified for Interurban use ca. 1906; Replaced 1914
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on South Bend & Southern Michigan Railway & Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Mid Fork Zumbro River Bridge (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
Built 1876 Replaced 1918
Truss bridge over Mid Fork Zumbro River on CR 18 in Oronoco
Closed

Middle Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1877 by King Bridge Co.; Demolished 1966
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Ottauquechee River on Mountain Ave.
Replaced by a new bridge

Middle Creek Bridge (Linn County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1880
Lost pony truss bridge over Middle Creek, 1.2 mi. north and 0.4 mi. east of Boicourt
Replaced by low water crossing

Middle Fork Anderson River Apricot Road (Perry County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1895; Replaced 1988
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Middle Fork Anderson River on Apricot Road, CR 37
Replaced by a new bridge

Middle Fork Anderson River Canada Road (Perry County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1893; Replaced 1988
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Middle Fork Anderson River on Canada Road, CR 164
Replaced by a new bridge

Middle Fork Clifty Creek Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890
Two-span stone arch bridge over Middle Fork Clifty Creek on CR 225 East
Open to traffic

Middle Fork Driveway Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built by the Chicago Bridge Company in 1894 at an unknown location and later relocated here.
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Middle Fork Wildcat Creek on Private driveway
Open to private traffic with large I-beams carrying the load

Middle Fork Holston River Bridge (Smyth County, Virginia)
Built 1885 by the King Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2005
Pratt through truss bridge over Middle Fork Holston River on E. Chilhowie Street
Closed to traffic pending repairs to damaged endpost caused by drunk driver.

Middle Fork River Bridge (Upshur County, West Virginia)
Built in 1893 by the Canton Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio
Through truss bridge over Middle Fork River on CR 5/26
Open to traffic

Middle Fork Sugar Creek TR 655 Bridge (Holmes County, Ohio)
Pony truss bridge over Middle Fork Sugar Creek on TR 655
Open to traffic

Middle Fork Wildcat Creek CR 200E Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1895
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Middle Fork Wildcat Creek on County Road 200 East
Replaced by a new bridge

Middle Fork Wildcat Creek CR 500E Bridge (Clinton County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1898 by the Lafayette Bridge Company
Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Middle Fork Wildcat Creek on County Road 500 East
Replaced by a new bridge

Middle Road Covered Bridge 35-04-06 (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1868; rehabilitated 1984
Covered bridge over Conneaut Creek on Middle Road in Conneaut
Open to traffic

Middleton Bridge (Warren County, New York)
Built 1896 by Groton Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1969; closed 2009
Pin connected Pratt pony truss bridge over Schroon River on CR 10
Intact but closed to all traffic

Midland Fredericktown Road Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1893 by the Penn Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2004
Through truss bridge over North Fork Little Beaver Creek on Midland Fredericktown Road (TR 1038) in Calcutta
Open to traffic

Midland Tunnel No. 1 (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1887 by the Colorado Midland Railroad
First of four tunnels on CR 371 north of Buena Vista
Open to one-lane traffic

Midland Tunnel No. 2 (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1887 by the Colorado Midland Railroad
Second of four tunnels on CR 371 north of Buena Vista
Open to one-lane traffic

Midland Tunnel No. 3 (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1887 by the Colorado Midland Railroad
Third of four tunnels on CR 371 north of Buena Vista
Open to one-lane traffic

Midland Tunnel No. 4 (Chaffee County, Colorado)
Built 1887 by the Colorado Midland Railroad
Fourth of four tunnels on CR 371 north of Buena Vista
Open to one-lane traffic

Milam Bridge (Bartow County, Georgia)
Abandoned sometime in the 1970's when this section of road was closed. According to the book "History of Bartow County" published in 1933, this was built in 1887
Abandoned camelback through truss bridge over Etowah River on Milam Bridge Rd
Abandoned with deck removed

Milan Bridge (Erie County, Ohio)
Built 1882; Replaced 1933
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Huron River on Road & Lake Shore Electric Railroad
Replaced

Mile Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1862; Piles replaced 1874; Replaced 1910
Timber stringer bridge over Little Lake Butte des Morts on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Mile Creek Road Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Built ca 1875; Unknown Event Occured in 1926. Rehabilitated 1975
Cast and Wrought Iron Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Mile Creek on Mile Creek Road (TR-385)
Open to traffic

Milford Road Overpass (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1891, altered 1917; rehabilitated 1933-4
Wrought iron Howe pony truss bridge over Lehigh Valley Mainline on Milford Road in Bloomsbury
Open to traffic

Milford Stone Arch Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890; rehabilitated 1992
Five-span stone arch bridge over Clifty Creek on CR 700 West
Open to traffic

Milford Swing Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1889 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co; Rehabilitated 1975
Wire suspension bridge over Souhegan River on Pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Military Road Bridge (Jefferson County, New York)
Built 1800; rehabilitated 2003
Concrete arch bridge over Mill Creek on Military Road in Sackets Harbor
Open to traffic

Military Road Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Relocated to Buffalo Creek 1930; Moved to a park in 1985
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Military Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Military Road Bridge (Older) (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Built 1882; Camelback built by South Dakota to replace pile trestle later; Replaced 1923
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Military Street Bridge (Old) (St. Clair County, Michigan)
Built 1884; replaced 1914
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on Military Street
Demolished and replaced

Mill Brook Covered Bridge 45-14-10 (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1889; Rehabilitated 2012
Wooden arch bridge over Mill Brook on C3030 in West Windsor
Open to traffic

Mill City Trail - North Fork Santiam River Bridge (Marion County, Oregon)
Built 1888 near San Jose, CA, Relocated to Mill City 1919.
Pratt through truss bridge over North Fork Santiam River on Mill City Trail
Open to pedestrians

Mill Covered Bridge 45-08-06 (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Built 1895 by Lewis Robinson; rehabilitared 1971, 1995
Queenpost through truss bridge over North Branch of the Lamoille River on Back Road
Open to traffic

Mill Creek Bridge (Cherokee County, Iowa)
Built 1891 by the George E. King Bridge Co.; bypassed in 2006 but appears to remain
Through truss bridge over Mill Creek on Old IA 21
Bypassed by a new bridge on a different alignment and abandoned

Mill Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Indiana)
Built 1885; rehabilitated 2000
Through truss bridge over Mill Creek on CR 220 East
Open to traffic

Mill Creek Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1885 by the Smith Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over Mill Creek on TR 522 (Dotter Road)
Open to traffic

Mill Creek Bridge (Lincoln County, Missouri)
Built 1887 by the St. Louis Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1995
Lost wrought iron pony truss bridge over Mill Creek on S. Mill Creek Road
Replaced by new bridge

Mill Creek Bridge (Owen County, Indiana)
Built in 1885 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company with pony truss added ca.1910; replaced in 1989
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mill Creek on CR 1150N


Mill Creek Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1894; replaced 1982
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mill Creek on Herleman Road (TR 76)
Replaced by new bridge

Mill Creek Bridge (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1885
Stone arch bridge over Mill Creek on PA 2004 (River Street) in Wilkes-Barre
Open to traffic

Mill Creek Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1889; Abandoned mid 1970's; Failed relocation to Lowden in 1996
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over Mill Creek
Abandoned

Mill Creek Bridge CR 350 S (Pulaski County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890
Lost pony truss bridge over Mill Creek on CR 350 South
Bridge has been replaced.