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19th Century

PRR - Thomson Run Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1898
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Thomson Run on Pennsylvania Railroad/Monongahela Street Railway
No longer exists

PRR - Wabash River Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1861
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Pennylvania Railroad at Logansport
Lost

PRR - West Fork White River Bridge (Delaware County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1885 by the Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over West Fork White River
Abandoned

Pry's Mill Bridge (Washington County, Maryland)
Built 1858; rehabilitated 1982
Stone arch bridge over Little Antietam Creek on Keedysville Road in Sharpsburg
Open to traffic

Pryor Creek RR Bridge (Mayes County, Oklahoma)
Built in 1898 by A&P Roberts Co
Pratt through truss bridge over Pryor Creek
Open to traffic, as a loading rail, no thru trains,

Pryor Road Cedar Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Evidence suggests that this was built around 1870
Lost pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Pryor Road in Lee's Summit
replaced by a new bridge

PSN - Stony Brook Glen Bridge (Old) (Steuben County, New York)
Built 1883 by the Delaware Bridge Co., replaced in 1907
Lost Deck truss bridge over Stony Brook Glen on former Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad south of Dansville
Replaced by a new bridge

Puente Arenas (Cayey, Puerto Rico)
Built 1893; bypassed by new bridge in 2004
Eiffel through truss bridge over Río de La Plata on PR 735
Looks to be open to traffic via cars approaching and heading away from bridge on each side.

Puente Caño de San Antonio (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Built 1894; Replaced 1927
Lost Iron deck plate girder bridge over Caño de San Antonio on Road (PR 1?)
Replaced by a new bridge

Puente Cayey (Guayama, Puerto Rico)
Built 1891
Lattice pony truss bridge over Río Guamaní on PR 15
Open to traffic

Puente General Norzagaray (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Built 1855; rehabilitated 1930
Brick arch bridge over Los Frailes on PR 873
Open to traffic

Puente La Concepción (Caguas, Puerto Rico)
Built 1856
Stone arch bridge over Rio Canas on PR 798
Open to traffic

Puente Marqués de Serna (Bayamon, Puerto Rico)
Built 1869 (?)
Iron arch bridge over Río de Bayamón on PR 890
Open to pedestrians

Puente Río Piedras (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Built 1853
Concrete-encased brick barrel vault arch bridge over Piedras River on PR 8839
Open to pedestrians

Puente Silva (Hormigueros, Puerto Rico)
Built 1897; bypassed by new bridge in 1989
Pratt pony truss bridge over Rio Guanajibo on PR 114
Closed to all traffic

Puente Torréns (Hormigueros, Puerto Rico)
Built 1878 (?); bypassed by new bridge in 2003
Lattice bridge over Rio Rosario on PR 319
Replaced by new bridge

Puente Villarán (Canovanas, Puerto Rico)
Built 1892; bypassed by new bridge in 1989
Pony truss bridge over Rio Canovanas on PR 9959
Open to pedestrians (?)

Pulaski County Free Bridge (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss bridge over the Arkansas River at Little Rock
No longer exists

Pulaski Street Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1887 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Replaced 1987
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Rippowan River on Pulaski Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Pulp Mill Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built circa 1868; Bypassed 1921
Abandoned Whipple through truss bridge
Derelict/abandoned

Pulp Mill Covered Bridge 45-01-04#2 (Addison County, Vermont)
Built 1853; Piers added 1979; Rehabilitated 1991; Rehabilitated 2012
Modified Burr arch-truss covered bridge over Otter Creek
Open to traffic

Pumpkin Hollow Road Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888; replaced 1999
Bridge over Green River on Pumpkin Hollow Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Pumpkin Run Road Bridge (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1895, by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over a branch of Dunkard Creek on TR 716 (Pumpkin Run Road)
Open to traffic

Pumpkin Vine Railroad Wabash River Bridge (Fountain County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1873, most likely removed around 1880
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Chicago, Danville and Vincennes Railroad northwest of Covington
Removed

Purdon Crossing Bridge (Nevada County, California)
Built 1889, rehabilitated 2013
Pratt half through through truss bridge over South Yuba River on Purdon Road
Open to traffic

Purple People Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
First built 1872 as a Whipple through truss bridge; reconstructed 1897; railroad service discontinued 1987; closed to road traffic 2001; rehabilitated and reopened to pedestrians 2003
Five-span through truss bridge over the Ohio River formerly carrying the Louisville & Nashville Railroad) and US 27 between Cincinnati and Newport
Open to pedestrian traffic only

Putah Creek Bridge (Napa County, California)
Built 1896, covered by Lake Berryessa 1957
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Putah Creek
Lost submerged intact

Putnam Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1881; Closed 1958; Removed 1960
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Harlem River on New York & Putnam Railroad & Interborough Rapid Transit Company
Removed

Putnam Street Bridge (Older) (Washington County, Ohio)
Swing Bridge 1913 flood casualty
Lost Bridge over Muskingum River on Putnam Street
Replaced by a new bridge

PVRR - Elm Street Overpass (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1889
Abandoned through truss bridge over Elm Street/Route 10 on NYNH&H Canal Line
Derelict/abandoned

PVRR - Main Street Overpass (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1892, main span replaced post-1941 with 1907 girders, removed 2010
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Main Street on Pioneer Valley RR (former NH Canal Line)
Removed; will eventually be replaced with a trail bridge

PW - Blackstone River Bridge (Blackstone) (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1889
Deck truss bridge over Blackstone River on P&W Providence Main
Open to traffic

PW - Shetucket River Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1890 for the Providence and Worcester Railroad
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Shetucket River on Providence and Worcester Railroad
Open to traffic

PW - Ten Mile River Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1884
Deck plate girder bridge over Tenmile River & Roger Williams Ave on Providence & Worcester Railroad
Open to traffic

PWB Railroad Bridge (Harford County, Maryland)
Built 1866, replaced in stages through the 1870s by an iron truss structure on the same footings
Lost truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Quaker Bridge (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1898, bypassed approx 2006. Left in original location.
Bypassed Through truss bridge over Little Shenango River on PA 4006 (Williamson Road)
Bypassed and open only to pedestrians. Very good condition!

Quaker Bridge Road Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1894; rehabilitated 1994
Through truss bridge over Croton River on Quaker Bridge Road in Croton-on-Hudson
Open to traffic

Quarry Bridge (Marshall County, Iowa)
Built 1885
Through truss bridge over Iowa River on 3 Bridges Road
Closed to all traffic

Quarry Road Bridge, Hillotown Township, Pa (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1934
Pony truss bridge over Morris Run on Quarry Road in Hilltown Twp near Dubln, PA
Open to traffic

Queen Anne Bridge (Prince George's County, Maryland)
Abandoned Pratt pony truss bridge over Patuxent River on Queen Anne Bridge Rd in Town of Queen Anne (Hardesty)
Abandoned

Queens Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Built 1875; Replaced 1984; Stone piers still in use
Lost Through truss bridge over Raritan River on County Road 527
Replaced by a new bridge using old stone piers

Quigleys Twin Bridges #1 (east) (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Replaced 1948
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conodoquinet Creek on 641 Grn Springs Rd
Replaced by new bridge

Quigleys Twin Bridges #1 (west) 38-21-16x (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1824 by Jacob Bishop
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conodoquinet Creek on Pa 641;Sr 0641 (Newville Road)
Replaced by new bridge

Quinlan's Covered Bridge 45-04-03 (Chittenden County, Vermont)
Built 1849; Rehabilitated 2013
Covered Burr arch bridge over Lewis Creek on C3039 in Charlotte
Open to traffic

Quinsippi Island Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1899 using 1867 Arches; Replaced on a new alignment 1961; Used by Narrow Gauge tourist trains until 1984, Coverted to road used after 1984; Repaired 2015-16
Plate girder swing bridge over Quincy Bay providing access to Quinsippi Island Park in Quincy
Open

R. F. Baker Covered Bridge 35-23-33 (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built 1871; relocated 1981
Covered bridge over a pond at Fairfield Union High School
Open to pedestrians only

Raccoon River Covered Bridge (1st) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1862, Carried away in an ice jam in 1865; Replaced 1871
Lost Bridge over Raccoon River on Front Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Raccoon River Covered Bridge (2nd) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Replaced 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over Raccoon River on First Street & Streetcar
Replaced by a new bridge

Rainbow Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Built in 1868 by the King Bridge Company; abandoned in the 1960s
Bowstring through truss bridge over Mackinaw River on abandoned section of Green Street
Abandoned

Rainbow Falls Bridge (St. Lawrence County, New York)
Built 1863
Deck arch bridge over Rainbow Falls on Adirondack Park Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Ramp Covered Bridge 38-21-11 (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1882, extensive repairs in 1967
Covered bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on TR 374 (Covered Bridge Road)
Open to traffic

Ramp Creek Covered Bridge 14-07-02 (Brown County, Indiana)
Built 1838, relocated 1932, rehabilitated 1986
Covered bridge over North Fork Salt Creek at Brown County State Park
Open to two lane traffic

Rapps Dam Road Covered Bridge 38-15-14 (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1866; rehabilitated 1978
Covered bridge over French Creek on Rapps Dam Road in East Pikeland Townhip
Open to traffic

Raquette River Bridge (St. Lawrence County, New York)
Built 1887 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Replaced at unknown date
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Raquette River
No longer exists

Raritan Valley Line Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1949
Timber stringer bridge on 1886 cast iron bents over Raritan Valley Line on River Road
Open to traffic

Raton Tunnel (Colfax County, New Mexico)
Built 1879; second tunnel built 1908; original bore closed 1953
Tunnel under Raton Pass on BNSF Railway/Amtrak
Open to traffic

Raven Rock Rosemont Road Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1878
Through truss bridge over Lockatong Creek on Raven Rock Road
Restoration complete, bridge open

Rawson Road Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1950, rehabilitated/upgraded in 2008
Pony truss bridge over Abbott Run on Rawson Road in Cumberland
Open to traffic

Ray Cox Ditch 750 West Bridge (Tipton County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1910; replaced 2000
Lost pony truss bridge over Ray Cox Ditch on CR 750 W
Replaced by new bridge

RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #10 (Stanley County, South Dakota)
Built 1886 in Winona, Minnesota; Relocated here Ca. 1928
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Bad River on Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #13 (Stanley County, South Dakota)
Built 1885 in Winona, Minnesota; Relocated here Ca. 1928
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Bad River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #14 (Stanley County, South Dakota)
Built 1885 in Winona, Relocated here Ca. 1928
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Bad River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #3 (Haakon County, South Dakota)
Built 1885 in Winona, Minnesota; Relocated here Ca. 1928
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Bad River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #4 (Haakon County, South Dakota)
Built 1886 in Winona, Minnesota; Relocated here Ca. 1928
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Bad River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #6 (Haakon County, South Dakota)
Built 1886 in Winona, Minnesota; Relocated here Ca. 1928
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Bad River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Bad River Bridge #7 (Jones County, South Dakota)
Built 1885 in Winona, Minnesota; Relocated here Ca. 1928
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Bad River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Boxelder Creek Bridge (Black Hawk) (Pennington County, South Dakota)
Built 1879 in Wisconsin, Relocated Here Ca. 1896
Quadrangular Lattice through truss bridge over boxelder Creek on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

RCP&E - Cheyenne River Bridge (Fall River County, South Dakota)
Built 1910 using Relocated 1898 Trusses
Pratt through truss bridge over Cheyenne River on Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
Open to traffic

Read Township Stone Arch (Clayton County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Stone culvert bridge over Bente Branch on Harbor Road
Open to traffic

Reading - Fishing Creek Bridge (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Bridge over Fishing Creek on abandoned Reading RR
Derelict/abandoned

Reading - Sunbury Bridge (Old) (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1885; Replaced by plate girder bridge ca. 1917.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Reading Railroad
Superstructure replaced

Reading-Halls Station Bridge (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1846 on the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad; later relocated here to carry vehicular traffic
Wrought and cast iron pony truss bridge over the former Philadelphia & Reading Railroad on a private driveway
In use for private road/drive

Reciprocity Stone Bridge (National Road/ US 40) (Muskingum County, Ohio)
built ca. 1830, rebuilt 1915
Abandoned stone arch bridge over an unnamed creek on an old alignment of theHopewell National Road/ US 40/ CR 415
Derelict/abandoned

Red Bank Creek Bridge (Tehama County, California)
Built 1894, Rehab. 1978, Replaced 2001
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Red Bank Creek on Rawson Road in Red Bluff
Replaced by new bridge

Red Bridge (Franklin County, Kentucky)
Built 1896 by the King Bridge Co.; replaced by new bridge in 1980.
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Benson Creek on old KY 1005 (Devil's Hollow Rd.)
Abandoned

Red Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Bypassed 1963
Lenticular pony truss bridge over Quinnipiac River on Quinnipiac River Gorge Trail (Former Oregon Road)
Open to pedestrians

Red Bridge (Jasper County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1890
Through truss bridge over South Skunk River on Red Bridge Street
Closed to all traffic with north approach span collapsed.

Red Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1884, replaced in 1975
Lost Through truss bridge over Vermilion River on Backbone Road
Replaced by new bridge

Red Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1891; One truss span lost due to collision with a shifted flatcar load 1945; Abandoned in 1995; Converted to trail use in 2006; Raised 2016-17
Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Des Moines River on Principal Riverwalk
Open to pedestrian traffic

Red Bridge 25-36-01x (Franklin County, Missouri)
Built 1852; destroyed by a tornado in 1920
Lost covered bridge over Bourbeuse River somewhere near Union
Destroyed by severe weather

Red Bridge 45-08-11 (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Built 1896; Reinforced 1897; Steel stringers added 1971
Kingpost through truss bridge over Sterling Brook on Cole Hill Road
Open to traffic

Red Cedar State Trail - Downsville Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
Built Ca. 1881, Relocated here 1910
Pratt through truss bridge over Red Cedar River on Red Cedar State Trail
Open to pedestrians

Red Cedar State Trail - Dunnville Bottoms Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
Whipple span built 1892, other spans built 1910
Through truss bridge over Chippewa River on Red Cedar State Trail
Open to pedestrians

Red Covered Bridge 13-06-01 (Bureau County, Illinois)
Built 1863; rehabilitated 1973
Covered bridge over Bureau Creek on Old Dad Joe Trail in Princeton
Open to traffic

Red Covered Bridge 14-61-08x (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1880, damaged by arson in October 1969, later repaired, destroyed by arson on October 13, 1976
Lost covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR 75W west of Rosedale
Destroyed by fire

Red Covered Bridge 21-14-49x (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888; Removed 1946
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Blackstone River
Removed but not replaced

Red Covered Bridge 38-28-02 (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1883; rehabilitated 1957
Burr arch-truss bridge over Licking Creek on Anderson Road
Open to traffic

Red Covered Bridge 38-50-06 (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1886
Covered bridge over Wildcat Creek
Open to pedestrians

Red Lion Road Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1845
Stone arch bridge over Poquessing Creek on Red Lion Road in Philadelphia
Open to traffic

Red Mill Bridge (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1895 by the Variety Iron Works
Through truss bridge over North Branch Blacklick Creek on TR 459
Closed to all traffic.

Red Mountain Railroad Bridge (Stevens County, Washington)
Built 1896
Abandoned howe deck truss bridge over Little Sheep Creek on Abandoned Columbia & Red Mountain Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Red Oak Covered Bridge 10-99-02 (Meriwether County, Georgia)
Built in the 1840s; rehabilitated 1980
Covered bridge over Red Oak Creek on Covered Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Red Rock Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
Built in 1890 as RR bridge, converted to car bridge 1947, Replaced 1966, Demolished 1978.
Lost Through truss bridge over Colorado River on US 66
Replaced by new I-40 bridge

Red Rock Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Built circa 1897-99, One span lost to flooding in 1944, Removed during the building of the Red Rock Dam (?).
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge with Camelback format (5 slope) upper chords over the Des Moines River on Polk Street
Removed

Red Run Covered Bridge 38-36-10 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1866
Burr arch-truss bridge over Muddy Creek on Abandoned road
Closed to all traffic

Red Wing High Bridge (Goodhue County, Minnesota)
Built 1895; Replaced 1958
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Mississippi River on US 63
Replaced by a new bridge

Redbank Valley Trail - Brookville Tunnel (Jefferson County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel on Redbank Valley Trail
Closed, may be rehabbed for trail use

Redbank Valley Trail - Climax Tunnel (Clarion County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel on Redbank Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Redstone Bridge (Brown County, Minnesota)
Built 1880, still the original structure piers stablized recently
Through truss bridge over Minnesota River on DM&E Railroad Spur
Open to traffic

Redwood City Bridge (San Mateo County, California)
Built 1854 removed 1910
Lost Bridge over Redwood Creek on Highway Traffic
No longer exists