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19th Century

Rumsey Street Bridge (Seneca County, New York)
Built in the 1870s, replaced 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Senca River on Rumsey Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Runks Bridge (Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1983 and 2012
Through truss bridge over Aughwick Creek on TR 373 (Runks Road)
Open to traffic

Rupert Covered Bridge 38-19-33 (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1847; rehabilitated 2000
Covered bridge over Fishing Creek on TR 409 in Bloomsburg
Open to traffic

Rush Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1872, removed 1920 upon completion of Michigan Avenue bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on Rush Street
Removed but not replaced

Rush Street Swing Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1856 as the first all-iron bridge in Chicago, destroyed 1863
Lost swing bridge over Chicago River on Rush Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Rush's Mill Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1869 over Perkiomen Creek; relocated and rehabilitated for pedestrian traffic in 1980
Iron pony truss bridge over Plum Creek on the Union Canal Trail
Open to pedestrians

Russell Bridge (Clay County, South Dakota)
Built ca. 1890 by the King Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Clay Creek Ditch on 314th Street, 3.5 mi. north and 3.2 mi. west of Vermillion in Spirit Mound Township
Intact but closed to all traffic

Russell G. Young Bridge (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1888 at Huntington Mills, relocated in 1969
Pratt pony truss bridge over Huntington Creek on private road
Open - private

Russell Hill Road Bridge 29-06-P1 (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1860; Rebuilt 1930; Rehabilitated 1973
Wooden boxed pony truss bridge over Blood Brook on Russell Hill Road
Open to Pedestrians

RUT - Lake Champlain Swing Bridge #2 (Grand Isle County, Vermont)
Built 1899 by Edgemoor Bridge Works; Demolished 1965
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Lake Champlain (The Gut) on Rutland Railroad
Removed

RUT - Lake Champlain Swing Bridge #3 (Grand Isle County, Vermont)
Built 1899 by Edgemoor Bridge Works; Demolished 1965
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lake Champlain (Carry Bay) on Rutland Railroad
Removed

Rutland Bridge (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Built 1874; Collapsed August 1, 1913
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Collapsed

Ruxton PRR Overpass (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1888
Lost Pony truss bridge over Pennsylvania Railroad on Labelle Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Ryot Covered Bridge 38-05-17 (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1868; restored in 1995; rehabilitated 2004
Burr arch-truss bridge over Dunning Creek on T-549
Open to traffic

S Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1880; reconstructed 1919
Stone arch bridge over Tulpehocken Creek on PA 3061
Closed to all traffic

S Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1818
Stone arch bridge over a branch of Buffalo Creek on the old alignment of the National Road
Open to pedestrians

S Hill Covered Bridge 14-83-02 (Vermillion County, Indiana)
Built 1879, disassembled in 1994
Dismantled Covered bridge originally over Brouillettes Creek on Brouillettes Road
In storage at Skinner Farm Museum and will hopefully be reassembled in the near future.

S&NP - San Rafael Bay/Creek Bridge (Marin County, California)
Built in 1878
Lost Bridge over San Rafael Bay on San Francisco & Northern Pacific RR
No longer exists

SA&AP - Nueces Bay Causeway (Old) (Nueces County, Texas)
Built ca. 1896, Replaced ca. 1913
Lost Howe through truss swing bridge over Nueces Bay on San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Sachs Covered Bridge 38-01-01 (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1852 by David S. Stoner. On June 19, 1996, a flash flood knocked the bridge from one of its abutments. It was restored: over 75% of its original structure was used. It was reconstructed in 1996. The bridge was rededicated on July 21, 1997
Through truss bridge over Marsh Creek on Waterworks Road


Saco River Covered Bridge 29-02-03 (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1989
Two-span covered Paddleford through truss bridge over Saco River on East Side Road in Conway
Open to traffic

Sacramento Street Underpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1897
Steel stringer bridge over pedestrian tunnel on MBTA Fitchburg Line
Open to traffic

Sacramento-Yolo Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1858 Destroyed by flood or fire 1869
Lost Deck truss swing bridge over Sacramento River on Broad street
Destroyed by disaster

Saddle Tunnel (Oconee County, South Carolina)
Built 1853
Historic Railroad Tunnel
Inundated

Saginaw River Bridge (Saginaw County, Michigan)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1941
Swing bridge over Saginaw River on Sixth Street in Saginaw
Removed but not replaced

Sakatah Singing Hills Trail - Stone Culvert (Rice County, Minnesota)
Likely Built 1884
Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Sakatah Singing Hills Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Salado Creek US 167 Bridge (Independence County, Arkansas)
Built 1870, collapsed in 1928 flood
Lost two-span stone arch bridge over Salado Creek on US 167
No longer exists

Salamonie River CR 100S Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Replaced 1998
Lost pony truss bridge over Salamonie River on CR 100 S
Replaced by new bridge

Salamonie River CR 300S Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Built 1893
Lost Girder bridge over Salamonie River on County Road 300 South
Replaced by a new bridge

Salamonie River CR 425E bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1885
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Salamonie River on County Road 425 East
Replaced by a new bridge

Salamonie River CR 450N Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Built 1895; replaced 1992
Lost through truss bridge over Salamonie River on County Road 450 North
Replaced by new bridge

Salamonie Road Bridge (Huntington County, Indiana)
Built 1885 by the Smith Bridge Co.; replaced 1993
Lost Whipple truss over Wabash River on CR 200 W (Salamonie Road)
Replaced by modern bridge

Salinas River Bridge (Monterey County, California)
Built 1889
Lost Through truss bridge over Salinas River on Monterey Salinas Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Salisbury Bridge (Meeker County, Minnesota)
Built 1899 by the Hewett Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over North Fork Crow River on CR 362
Closed to traffic after an accident in November 2010; fate uncertain

Salisbury Covered Bridge 32-22-01 (Herkimer County, New York)
Built circa 1850
Covered Bridge over Spruce Creek on Fairview Road in Salisbury Center.
Open to traffic

Salisbury Turnpike Bridge (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1858
Stone arch bridge over Landsman Kill on Miller Road
Open to traffic

Salmond Covered Bridge 45-14-05 (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1875 by James F. Tasker; Removed and used for storage 1959; Restored and put in current location 1986
Covered Multiple Kingspost through truss bridge over Sherman Brook on Henry Gould Road
Open to traffic

Salt Creek Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1897; rehabilitated 1935
Through truss bridge over Salt Creek on 285th Street
Intact but closed to all traffic

Salt Creek Bridge (Seminole County, Oklahoma)
Built as a railroad bridge in 1886, rebuilt in 1947 (widened) as a road bridge.
Through truss bridge over Salt Creek on OK 9A. Originally a railroad span built in 1886, was adapted to road use and installed in 1947.
Intact but closed to all traffic

Salt Creek Bridge Old SR 158 (Lawrence County, Indiana)
Built in 1876 by the Smith Bridge Company
Through truss bridge over Salt Creek on CR 10 South
Bridge removed by a complete act of stupidity and lack of commonsense.

Salt Creek-Marble Rd. Bridge (Republic County, Kansas)
Pony truss bridge over Salt Creek, 1.0 mi. north and 1.5 mi. east of Belleville
Closed to all traffic

Salt Fork Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1899; replaced 1994
Lost Through truss bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on TR 6A
Replaced by new bridge

Salt Fork S Bridge (Guernsey County, Ohio)
Built 1828
Stone arch S bridge on the original alignment of the National Road (US 40)
Per NPS, bridge is deteriorating and unstable.

Sam Eckman Covered Bridge 38-19-08 (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876
Covered bridge over Little Fishing Creek on Covered Bridge Road, north of Sereno
Open to traffic

Sample's Crossing Bridge (Fergus County, Montana)
Built 1899 by the King Bridge Co.; replaced by new bridge in 1948 but allowed to remain standing
Lost pin-connected Parker through truss bridge over Judith River on Route 81
No longer exists

San Jacinto Street Drawbridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1881; Replaced by the current concrete arch bridge in 1914
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on San Jacinto Street
Replaced

San Toy Covered Bridge 35-58-38 (Morgan County, Ohio)
Built 1875, restored 2013-14
Covered bridge over San Toy Creek on Morganville Road south of Portersville
Under heavy reconstruction/restoration June 2013; plans are to reopen to light vehicle traffic

Sanborn Covered Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1873, moved to Sanborn farm 2014
Bridge over West Branch of the Passumpsic River


Sand Creek Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built 1891; replaced 1994
Lost through truss bridge over Sand Creek on CR 620 S
Replaced by new bridge

Sand Creek CR 60E Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890; replaced 1998
Lost stone arch bridge over Sand Creek on CR 60 E at 280S-50E
Replaced by new bridge

Sand Creek-Old CR 150W Bridge (Jennings County, Indiana)
Built in 1897 by Lafayette Bridge Co. and probably abandoned when new SR3 bridge was built in 1935.
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Sand Creek most likely on former route of State Road 3
Abandoned

Sand Lick Creek Bridge #2 (Fleming County, Kentucky)
Built 1893
Lost Pony truss bridge over Sand Lick Creek on Ky-01013-0
Replaced by new bridge

Sanders Covered Bridge (Owen County, Kentucky)
One span collapsed by an overloaded truck in 1922. Remaining two spans lost to arson on August 23, 1948.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Eagle Creek on KY 36
Destroyed by fire

Sanderson Covered Bridge 45-11-02 #2 (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built 1838; rehabilitated 2003
Covered Town Lattice bridge over Otter Creek on Pearl Street (C2004) in Brandon
Open to traffic

Sands Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1835, bypassed 1963
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Spicket River on Hampshire Road old alignment
Derelict/abandoned

Sandusky River Bridge (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1897; rehabilitated 1986; damaged and removed 1996
Lost through truss bridge over Sandusky River on CR 33
Replaced by a new bridge

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge 25-50-01 (Jefferson County, Missouri)
Built 1872 by the House Springs, Big River Valley Macadamized and Gravel Road Co. at a cost of $2,000
Covered bridge over Sandy Creek on Lemay Ferry Road north of Hillsboro
Open to pedestrians only

Sandy Hook Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1890
Pratt through truss bridge over Pootatuck River on Dayton Street
Open to pedestrians only

Sandy Watkins Park/Old Augusta-Turtle Creek Bridge (Henderson County, Kentucky)
Built 1880 and moved to Augusta, KY in 1920s; later moved to Sandy Watkins Park
Bowstring pony truss bridge over a canal linking two ponds in Sandy Watkins Park on a pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians only

Santa Fe Street Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built Ca. 1888, Relocated Here 1912; rehabilitated 1998
Through truss bridge over the BNSF Railroad on Santa Fe Street in Sibley
Open to traffic

Santa Fe Street International Bridge (Older) (El Paso County, Texas)
Built 1882; Collapsed & replaced July 29, 1910
Lost Double-intersection Warren & kingpost pony truss bridge over Rio Grande on Santa Fe Street/Avenida Juárez
Replaced by a new bridge

Santa Fe Truss Bridge (Monroe County, Missouri)
Built 1888 as a triple-span bridge near Florida, MO by the St. Louis Bridge & Iron Co.; relocated here in 1932; replaced 1992
Lost wrought-iron through truss bridge over South Fork Salt River on CR 645 just south of Santa Fe
Replaced by a modern bridge

Sarvis Fork Covered Bridge 48-18-01 (Jackson County, West Virginia)
Built 1890; rehabilitated 2000
Burr arch-truss bridge over Left Fork of Sandy Creek on County Route 21/15
Open to traffic

Satans Kingdom Bridge (Older) (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1856; Replaced 1916
Lost Covered Burr arch truss bridge over Farmington River on US Highway 44
Replaced by a new bridge

Saugatuck Chain Ferry (Allegan County, Michigan)
1838
Ferry across Kalamazoo River on Pedestrians
Open to pedestrians only

Saugatuck River Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1884 by the Union Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1993
Swing through truss bridge over Saugatuck River on CT 136 in Westport
Open to traffic

Saulpaw Bridge (Knox County, Tennessee)
Built by GW Saulpaw 1880; Replaced by current bridge 1898
Lost wooden Howe through truss bridge over Tennessee River on Gay Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Saulsbury Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1881; Closed to vehicular traffic 1967; Partially lost in accidental fire March 26 1977; Converted to a fishing pier sometime thereafter
Pinned Pratt through truss over Cedar River on Saulsbury Bridge Recreation Area Fishing Pier
Open to pedestrians

Sault Ste. Marie International Rail Bridge (Chippewa County, Michigan)
Built 1887; Swing span added 1895; Bascule spans added 1913; Vertical lift added 1960.
Camelback through truss bridge over St Mary's River / Soo Locks on a railroad crossing connecting to Canadian rail system
Open to traffic

Sawdon Ridge Road Bridge (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built in 1891 by the Indiana Bridge Company; replaced in 1987
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Brushy Fork on Sawdon Ridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Sawyer Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1867; bypassed 1988
Stone arch bridge over North Branch River in Hillsborough
Open to pedestrians only

Sawyers Crossing Covered Bridge 29-03-05 (Cheshire County, New Hampshire)
Built 1859; rehabilitated 1996
Two-span covered bridge over Ashuelot River on Sawyers Crossing Road in Swanzey
Open to traffic

Sayre Walkbridge (Bradford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896; Removed 1987.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lehigh Valley Railway on Pedestrian Pathway
Removed

Sayres Covered Bridge 45-09-06 (Orange County, Vermont)
Built 1839
Covered through truss bridge over Ompompanoosuc River on Tucker Hill Road
Open to traffic

Scarlets Mill Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1881
Relocated Foreman pony truss bridge on the Horseshoe Trail


Schenley Drive Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1994
Steel arch bridge over CSX Railroad and Boundary Street on Schenley Drive in Pittsburgh
Open to traffic

Schlicher Covered Bridge 38-39-06 (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1882; rehabilitated 1995, closed 2009, replaced with replica incorporating some old material 2014
Covered bridge over Jordan Creek on Game Preserve Road (PA 4007)


Schneider's Ford Bridge (Cole County, Missouri)
Built 1897-98 by the Youngstown Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1979; replaced 1988
Lost through truss over Moreau River on Bald Hill Road, southeast of Jefferson City
Replaced by a concrete bridge

Schoharie Creek Aqueduct (Montgomery County, New York)
Built 1839-1841, put into service 1845; six arches demolished 1915; three more have collapsed since
Stone arch bridge over Schoharie Creek on the Erie Canal towpath at Fort Hunter
Derelict/abandoned

School Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1850
Stone arch bridge over Stony Brook on School Street in Chelmsford
Open to traffic

School Street Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1870 by the Cowin Iron Works; rehabilitated 1993
Pony truss bridge over Spruce Run River on School Street in Glen Gardner
Open to traffic

Schramm Creek Bridge (Bayfield County, Wisconsin)
Built 1892
Stone arch bridge over Schramm Creek on Moonshine Alley Road
Open to traffic

Schreibers Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1828; rehabilitated ca. 1920
Stone arch bridge over Little Lehigh Creek on Lehigh Parkway East in Allentown
Open to traffic

Schreyer Covered Bridge 35-23-27 (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built 1891, moved in 1987 to Schreyer farm on Basil Road.
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge
Open to pedestrians

Schuylkill Permanent Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built from 1801; "Remodled" 1850
Lost Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Market Street
Replaced

Schuylkill Road Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1804
Stone arch bridge over Pigeon Creek on Schuylkill Road
Open to traffic

Schwaben Creek Bridge (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1897; rehabilitated 1973
Pratt Pony Truss bridge over Schwaben Creek on T-454 (Line Road)
Open to traffic

Schwendeman Covered Bridge 35-84-20 (Noble County, Ohio)
Built 1894 moved 1967, relocated 1994
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge on Dry land
Intact but closed to all traffic

Schwenk Mill Road Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1883 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over East Branch Perkiomen Creek on Schwenk Mill Road in Hilltown Township
Open to traffic

Scipio Covered Bridge 14-40-01 (Jennings County, Indiana)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1984
Covered bridge over Sand Creek on CR 575W
Closed for rehabilitation. A new bridge has been built but the old one will be renovated and reopened to light traffic.

Scofield Covered Bridge 35-08-21x (Brown County, Ohio)
Built 1874, Replaced 1990, timbers were placed into storage.
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Beetle Creek on Martin Hill Road in Huntington
Replaced by new bridge

Scofield Road Overpass (Dodge County, Wisconsin)
Built Prior to 1891, Moved to this location and reinforced in 1891; Rebuilt 1910 for highway use; Removed circa 1996, Reused in 2006 at Astico County Park
Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Union Pacific Railroad (Formerly Chicago & Northwestern) on Scofield Road near Lebanon
Relocated

Scotia Bridge (Schenectady County, New York)
Built 1874; Destroyed 1922
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Mohawk River on Washington Avenu
Destroyed by collision with ice

Scott Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1895; rehabilitated ca. 1955
Pony truss bridge over Millers Run on Galati Road (TR 608) in Cecil
Demolished for no reason.

Scott Covered Bridge 38-30-28 (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1885
Queenpost through truss bridge over Ten Mile Creek on Covered Bridge Rd TR424
Open to traffic

Scott Covered Bridge 45-13-13 (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1870; Closed to traffic 1955; Rehabilitated 2016
Covered Lattice through truss bridge over West River on Back Side Road


Scott Highway Bridge (Lenawee County, Michigan)
Built 1897; Closed 1989; Replaced 1998
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black Creek on Scott Hwy near Blissfield
Replaced by new bridge

Scottown Covered Bridge 35-44-05 (Lawrence County, Ohio)
Built 1877 by William Thompson; rehabilitated 1991
Covered bridge over Indian Guyan Creek on Pleasant Ridge Road (CR 67)
Closed

Scripture's Bridge (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built in 1883 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company; Replaced in 1933
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Sand Creek on County Road 1000 South
Replaced by a new bridge

Scrubgrass Creek Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1887 by the Smith Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1940; closed to traffic 2003; replaced 2009
Through truss bridge over Scrubgrass Creek on PA 3005
Replaced by a new bridge