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19th Century

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
Currently being raised 4 feet

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

Reed Bridge 35-80-05x (Union County, Ohio)
Built 1884, Rebuilt 1888, condemned c1934, closed 1968., collapsed in 1993
Partridge through truss bridge over Big Darby Creek
Bridge collapsed on Aug.19, 1993

Reeds Bridge Road Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1894 in Conway, MA and recently relocated to UMass Amherst to be resused as a pedestrian bridge in the future
Warren pony truss bridge
In storage

Renwick Road Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built ca.1890 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company
Through truss bridge over Du Page River on Renwick Road
Open to one-lane traffic

Republican River Pegram Truss Bridge (Cloud County, Kansas)
Built 1893 by the Edge Moor Bridge Works of Wilmington, Delaware as a railroad bridge.
Three-span through truss bridge over Republican River on 190th Road (RS 566), northeast of Concordia
Open to traffic

Reservoir Bridge Southeast (New York County, New York)
Built 1865
Cast iron girder bridge over the bridle path on a pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians

Reservoir Bridge Southwest (New York County, New York)
Built 1864
Cast iron bridge over the bridle path on a pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians

Rex Covered Bridge 38-39-04 (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1858
Burr arch-truss bridge over Jordan Creek on Jordan Road
Open to traffic

Rexford Aqueduct (Schenectady County, New York)
Built 1842; Major sections removed 1918
Stone arch bridge over Mohawk River on Erie Canal


Rexford Bridge (Original) (Schenectady County, New York)
Built 1850; Replaced 1922
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Mohawk River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Rexleigh Covered Bridge 32-58-03 (Washington County, New York)
Built 1874, major repairs in 2007
Covered bridge over Batten Kill on Rexleigh Road
Open to traffic

Reyker Cloud Bridge (Ripley County, Indiana)
Built in 1892
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Big Creek on Old CR 1050S
Abandoned

Reynolds Road (Owen County, Indiana)
Built 1890
Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Beech Creek
Replaced by a new bridge

Rezner Bowstring Bridge (Jasper County, Indiana)
Originally built in 1871 at one of two possible locations. Relocated to the Gangloff-Sayler Farm ca. 1916 and finally moved and restored in Potawatomi Park in 2012.
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Iroquois River in Rensselaer
Open to pedestrians only

RGS - Bridge 46D (Old) (San Miguel County, Colorado)
Built 1892; 64' truss replaced by trestle 1910; 84' truss replaced by trestle 1920.
Howe deck truss bridge over Tributary of Ilium Flume on Rio Grande Southern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RGS - Bridge 46E (San Miguel County, Colorado)
Built 1892; Removed 1951
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Tributary of Ilium Flume on Rio Grande Southern Railroad
Removed

RI - Cedar River Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1884, Approaches partially destroyed by ice-related flooding 1907; Removed 1940
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Railroad
Removed

RI - Colona Covered Bridge (Henry County, Illinois)
Built 1853; Destroyed by a tornado 1859
Lost Through truss bridge over Rock River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Columbus Junction Railroad Bridge (Old) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1895; Replaced 1910
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by new bridge

RI - Crow Creek Arch Bridge (Jefferson County, Iowa)
Built 1871, abandoned 1946
Stone arch bridge over Crow Creek in Fairfield
Abandoned

RI - Dry Branch Creek Bridge #2 (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built 1898
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dry Branch Creek on Private Pedestrian Path
Open to pedestrians

RI - Dry Branch Creek Bridge #3 (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built 1898
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Dry Branch Creek on Abandoned Rock Island Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

RI - East Nishnabotna River Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1880
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over East Nishnabotna River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

RI - Eldon Rail Bridge (Old) (Wapello County, Iowa)
Built 1895; Replaced 1916
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Hennepin Canal Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1895; Replaced in the late 60s/early 70s
Lost Bridge over Hennepin Canal on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced

RI - I&M Canal Swing Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Swing Bridge built in 1887 to move rail cars across I&M Canal
Pony Plate Girder Swing bridge over I&M Canal on abandoned railroad in Marseilles
Derelict/abandoned

RI - Iowa River Bridge (Old) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Replaced 1901
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Iowa River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Lost Tributary of South Fork Middle River Bridge (Guthrie County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Lost Bridge over Tributary of South Fork Middle River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Matheson Bridge (Elbert County, Colorado)
Originally built 1883 by the American Bridge Co. as an eight-span bridge at Colona, Illinois, over the Rock River. Two spans relocated here in 1920 to replace an 1899 trestle. Rails removed in 1992.
Abandoned two-span through truss bridge over Big Sandy Creek on former Rock Island RR east of Matheson
Railroad line discontinued with tracks removed

RI - Moscow Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1892, Replaced 1913
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Cedar river on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by new bridge