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19th Century

Wawona Covered Bridge 05-22-01 (Mariposa County, California)
Built in 1878 this bridge is located in the south part of Yosemite National Park. Just down the hill from historic Wawona Hotel.
Covered Queen-post truss bridge over South Fork of Merced River
Open to pedestrians

Wawona Tree (Mariposa County, California)
Germinated approximately 2,300 years before it fell, Tunneled through in 1881; Fell in 1969 due to a heavy load of snow on its crown
Tunnel
Destroyed by severe weather

Wayman Ditch Base Road Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built in 1896 by the Lafayette Bridge Company, Relocated 2011 to Jackson County Fairgrounds
Pony truss bridge over Ditch at Jackson County Fairgrounds
Open to pedestrians only

WB&T - Mt. Wood Tunnel (South) (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1888
Abandoned tunnel on the future Wheeling Heritage Trail in Wheeling
Abandoned and collapsed near the middle. The rest of the tunnel appears to be in good condition.

WBR - Winona Bridge (Winona County, Minnesota)
Opened August 1, 1891; abandoned 1985; swing span burned December 17, 1989, remainder demolished 1990
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Winona Bridge Railway
Demolished

WC - Red Cedar River Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
Built 1896; replaced 1905
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Red Cedar River on Wisconsin Central Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

WC - St. Croix River High Bridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Built 1884, Demolished February 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Saint Croix River on Former Wisconsin Central Railway
Removed but not replaced

WC - White River Bridge (Ashland County, Wisconsin)
Built 1873
Lost Deck truss bridge over White River on Chicago Central Railroad
No longer exists

WC - Wisconsin River Bridge (Portage County, Wisconsin)
Built 1871
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Railroad (WC)
Replaced by a new bridge

WCFN - Sans Souci Bridge (Old) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1896; Replaced 1921
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Railroad (WCF&N)
Replaced by a new bridge

Wea Creek Bridge (Shawnee County, Kansas)
Built 1870 by the Buckeye Bridge Works; relocated 1988
Relocated bowstring truss bridge on the grounds of the Kansas State Historical Society in Topeka
Open to pedestrians only

Weaver's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-02 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1878
Covered bridge over Big Conestoga River on Weaverland Road (TR 773)
Open to traffic

Webster Street Drawbridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1871; Replaced 1928
Lost Through truss bridge over Oakland Harbor on Webster Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Webster Street Drawbridge (Old) (Alameda County, California)
Built 1898 replaced 1953
Pratt through truss bridge over Oakland Harbor on Webster Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Weed Street Bridge (1st) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1891; Replaced 1899
Lost Harmon folding lift bridge over Chicago River North Branch Canal on Weed Street
No longer exists

Wehr Covered Bridge 38-39-02 (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1841
Burr arch-truss bridge over Jordan Creek on Wehr Mills Road
Open to traffic

Weirmans Mill Road Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896 by the Pittsburgh Bridge Co. & Nelson & Buchanan
Through truss bridge over Bermudian Creek on PA 1009
Demolished by PennDOT and replaced with a slab of concrete.

Weirs Channel Bridge (1833) 29-01-P01x (Belknap County, New Hampshire)
Replaced an 1804 covered bridge in order to create the clearence needed for the first ferry on the lake. The ferry "Belknap".
1833 Wooden covered bridge over Lake Winnipesaukee on Main St
Replaced by a new bridge

Weirs Channel Bridge (1883) (Belknap County, New Hampshire)
Replaced 1833 covered bridge. Approximate cost was 2000.00 dollars
1883 Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Lake Winnipesaukee on Mani St
Replaced by a new bridge

Weirs Channel Bridge (1899) (Belknap County, New Hampshire)
Built to carry the Laconia trolley cars
1899 Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lake Winnipesaukee on Main St
Replaced by a new bridge

Weisel Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1893
Pony truss bridge over Mill Creek on Pickertown Road
Open to traffic

Wellersburg & Jennings Run Railroad Trestle (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1854
Lost Deck girder trestle bridge over Maryland Route 36 and Jennings Run on The Wellersburg & Jennings Run Railroad
Demolished

Wells Street Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1884 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Whipple through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Wells Street in Fort Wayne
Open to pedestrians only

Welty's Mill Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1856
Bridge over East Branch of the Little Antietam Creek
Closed to all traffic

Wertz Covered Bridge 38-06-06 (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1867 or 1869
Covered bridge over Tulpehocken Creek on Red Bridge Road
Open to pedestrians only

West 3rd Street Bridge (Older) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1888; Destroyed by collision 1913
Lost Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on West 3rd Street
Destroyed by collision

West Auburn Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Built 1881; bypassed by a new bridge in 1996 but left standing.
Whipple through truss bridge over Little Turkey River on Bn Road near West Union
Replaced by bridge on new alignment but left standing.Can be seen from the new bridge.

West Bend Bridge (Palo Alto County, Iowa)
Built 1897
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

West Boggs Creek Bridge (Martin County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890; replaced 1995
Lost pony truss bridge over West Boggs Creek on CR 600 W
Replaced by new bridge

West Branch Black River Bowstring Bridge (Lorain County, Ohio)
Built ca.1880
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Black River (West Branch) on Possible old alignment of SR58
Abandoned

West Branch Huron River TR 109 Bridge (Huron County, Ohio)
Built 1881 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co
Pony truss bridge over West Branch Huron River on TR 109
Demolished and replaced.

West Branch Susquehanna River Bridge (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1873; rehabilitated 1978
Wooden bridge over West Branch Susquehanna River on TR 322
Open to traffic

West Canada Creek (Fifth) (Herkimer County, New York)
Built 1888
Lost Through truss bridge over West Canada Creek on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

West Columbus Street Bridge (Logan County, Ohio)
Pony truss bridge over Indiana & Ohio Railway on West Columbus Street
Intact but closed to all traffic

West Cornwall Covered Bridge 07-03-02 (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1864; rehabilitated with hidden steel supports in 1973
Covered bridge over Housatonic River on CT 128
Open to traffic

West Creek Bridge (Republic County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1910
Bedstead pony truss bridge over West Creek, 11.5 mi. south and 2.0 mi. east of Belleville
Open to traffic

West Creek Bridge (Republic County, Kansas)
Beadstead pony truss bridge over West Creek, 3.0 mi. south and 1.2 mi. east of Rydal
Derelict/abandoned

West Division Street Bridge (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1899 Closed 1993
Parker through truss bridge over Des Plaines River on West Division Street
Closed to all traffic

West Division Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in 1869 removed after moved to Blackhawk Street in 1902
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Chicago River North Branch on West Division Street
Replaced by a new bridge

West Dummerston Covered Bridge 45-13-02 #2 (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1998
Covered Town Lattice through truss bridge over West River on C2001 (East-West Road) in Dummerston
Open to traffic

West Durham Covered Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1880; Burned 1965
Lost Through truss bridge over English Creek on Road (Now Highway T17)
Destroyed by fire

West Fork Pigeon River Bridge (Haywood County, North Carolina)
Built 1891
Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork Pigeon River on NC 1112
Open to traffic

West Grand Boulevard Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1895
Concrete arch bridge over W. Grand Boulevard on CSX Transportation in Detroit
Open to traffic

West Hickory Bridge (Forest County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896 by the Groton Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Allegheny River on PA 127
Demolished and replaced.

West Hill Covered Bridge 45-06-09 (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1883
Covered Town Lattice bridge over West Hill Brook on C4025 in Montgomery
reopened to traffic September 2009

West King Street Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1828; rehabilitated 1907 (sidewalk extended to widen the bridge)
Stone arch bridge over Conococheague Creek on West King Street in Chambersburg
Open to traffic

West Knight Street Bridge (Eaton County, Michigan)
Built 1893, placed 1894, Rehabilitated 1929, 1951, 1966; Replaced 1982
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Spring Brook on West Knight Street in Eaton Rapids
Replaced by new bridge

West Main Street Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1870 by the Cowin Iron Works
Two-span iron pony truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on W. Main Street in Clinton
Open to one-way traffic

West Peru Bridge (Old) (Oxford County, Maine)
Built 1895; Replaced 1930
Lost Through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on N Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

West Sixth Street Bridge (Travis County, Texas)
Built 1887
Stone arch bridge over Shoal Creek on Loop 343 (W. 6th Street) in Austin
Open to traffic

West Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1890, relocated 1915, replaced 1993
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Boston & Albany Railroad on West Street
Replaced by a new bridge

West Union Covered Bridge 14-61-27 (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1876, bypassed in 1964
Covered bridge over Sugar Creek on CR525W north of West Union
Open to pedestrians only

West Valley Green Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884; rehabilitated 1953
Pony truss bridge over Wissahickon Creek on Valley Green Road in Whitemarsh Township
Open to traffic

Western & Atlantic Tunnel (Whitfield County, Georgia)
Excavation started in 1848, first train of cars passed through 1850, The Great Locomotive Chase passed through April 12th 1862 during the Civil War, abandoned 1928 when new tunnel was built just to the north, refurbished 1990's, reopened 2000
Tunnel under Chetoogeta Mountain on abandoned alignment of the Western & Atlantic, later Nashville Chattanooga & St. Louis Railroad in Tunnel Hill
Open to pedestrians per museum schedule

Western Canal Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1833; rehabilitated 1923
Stone arch bridge over Western Canal on Broadway in Lowell
Open to traffic

Western Gateway Trail - 1st Avenue Overpass (Gogebic County, Michigan)
Built 1896
Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over 1st Avenue on Western Gateway Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Western Gateway Trail - Montreal River Bridge (Iron County, Wisconsin)
Built 1898
Deck plate girder bridge over Montreal River on Western Gateway Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Western Gateway Trail - Siemens Rail Crossing (Gogebic County, Michigan)
Built 1896
Baltimore through truss bridge over Gogebic County Trail #2 on Western Gateway Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Westerville Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built 1888 by the Columbus Bridge Co. Relocated around 2002 to Current Location
Pratt through truss bridge over Alum Creek on Westerville Bikeway
Open to pedestrians

Westford Bridge 45-04-05 (Chittenden County, Vermont)
Built 1837; Rehabilitated 1975; Removed 1987; Rehabilitated and Restored 2001
Burr arch-truss bridge over Brown's River on off road pedestrian & bike crossing
Open to pedestrians

Westminster Junction Tunnel #1 (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1888
Stone arch bridge over BNSF Railway on Westminster Jct. North Wye Track
Open to traffic

Westminster Junction Tunnel #2 (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1888
Concrete Tunnel over BNSF Railway on Westminster Jct. North Wye Track
Open to traffic

Westminster Junction Tunnel #3 (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1885
Tunnel carrying BNSF Railway under Westminster Jct East Wye Track
Open to traffic

Westminster Junction Tunnel #4 (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1889
Tunnel carrying BNSF Railway under Westminster Jct East Wye Track
Open to traffic

Weston Road Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888; replaced 1997
Lost pony truss bridge over CSX/MBTA Railroad on Weston Road
Replaced by new bridge

Westover Bridge (Old) (Monongalia County, West Virginia)
Built 1854
Lost Suspension bridge over Monongahela River on Rt 19
Replaced by a new bridge

Westphalia Bridge (Osage County, Missouri)
Main span built 1893 by the Kansas City Bridge Co.; pony trusses added 1902 by the Interstate Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Maries River on CR 611 near Westphalia
Open to one-lane traffic

Westport Covered Bridge 14-16-01 (Decatur County, Indiana)
Built 1880 by A.M.Kennedy & Sons, bypassed in early 1970's, recently restored and reopened to traffic.
Burr Arch truss covered bridge over Sand Creek on Layton Road
Open to light traffic on a secondary road

Wetumpka Bridge (Elmore County, Alabama)
Built 1887 replacing covered bridge; Replaced 1932 by current concrete bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over Coosa River on W Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Wharton Bridge (Wharton County, Texas)
Built 1893; Replaced 1930
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Colorado River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Wheatland Ferry (Marion County, Oregon)
Established 1850's, Current ferry built in 2001
Ferry across Willamette River on Wheatland Rd/Matheny Rd
Open to traffic

Wheeling Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1891; Replaced 1955; Demolished 1962
Lost Through truss bridge over Ohio River on US-40
Replaced by a new bridge

Wheeling Covered Bridge 14-26-03 (Gibson County, Indiana)
Built 1877 by William T. Washer
Covered bridge over Patoka River on Moores Bridge Road
Bypassed 1976; Open to pedestrians

Wheeling Heritage Trail - Hempfield Tunnel (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1857, Rebuilt 1904-5; Abandoned 1980s
Tunnel on Wheeling Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wheeling Heritage Trail - Hempfield Viaduct (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1857; Abandoned 1980s
Stone arch bridge over Big Wheeling Creek on Wheeling Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wheeling Suspension Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1849; collapsed May 17, 1854; temporary bridge reopened July 26, 1854; permanent bridge reopened July 1860; improvements made 1871-72, 1886, 1922, 1930, 1956 and other years
Suspension bridge over Ohio River on WV 251 in Wheeling
Open to traffic

Whetstone Creek TR 126 (Orchard Dr.) Bridge (Morrow County, Ohio)
Built 1874 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1995
Lost Pony truss bridge over Whetstone Creek on TR 126 (Orchard Dr.) in Mount Gilead
Replaced by modern pony truss

Whetstone Creek TR 127 (Loren Rd.) Bridge (Morrow County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1879; closed to traffic in 2005
Bowstring through truss bridge over Whetstone Creek on TR 127 (Loren Rd.) in Mt. Gilead
Closed to all traffic

Whetstone Creek TR 136 (Newcomer Rd.) Bridge (Morrow County, Ohio)
Built 1874 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2000
Pony truss bridge over Whetstone Creek on TR 136 (Newcomer Rd.)
Open to traffic

Whippany River Bridge (Morris County, New Jersey)
Built 1891; rehabilitated 1922
Stone arch bridge over Whippany River on US 202 in Morristown
Open to traffic

Whirlpool Rapids Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1897
Double-decker steel arch bridge over the Niagara River at Niagara Falls, New York
Open to rail traffic on upper deck and two-lane highway traffic on lower deck

Whiskey Creek Bridge (Iroquois County, Illinois)
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1933, removed 2014
Pony truss bridge over Whiskey Creek on CR43
bypassed and removed

Whiskey Creek Bridge (Iroquois County, Illinois)
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1937
Pony truss bridge over Whiskey Creek on CR1650E, 1 mi. northeast of Claytonville
Open to traffic

Whisnand Ford Bridge (Monroe County, Indiana)
Built in 1890 over Griffey Creek; moved in 1930 to this location
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Stephens Creek
Abandoned

White Bridge (Lyon County, Iowa)
Built 1893, may have been relocated here in 1925; repaired after accident in 1986
Through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on 220th Street near Canton
Closed to all traffic

White Bridge (Mahoning County, Ohio)
Built 1877
Bowstring through truss bridge over Yellow Creek on Riverside Drive
Open for pedestrian use

White Bridge Road Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1999, Lost 2013
Truss bridge over Capoolong Creek on White Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

White Creek 250N Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built in 1889 by the Indiana Bridge Company
Lost Bedstead through truss bridge over White Creek on County Road 250 North
Replaced by new bridge

White Lick Creek Bridge (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1886 by the Morse Bridge Company
Relocated through truss bridge originally over White Lick Creek on CR 800 S
Moved to a park in Plainfield

White Mills Bridge (Hardin County, Kentucky)
Built in 1899 by the Champion Bridge Company of Wilmington, OH; rehabilitated 1937
Pratt through truss bridge over Nolin River on Old KY 84
Renovated and reopened to traffic

White Oak Creek CR 21 Bridge (Brown County, Ohio)
Built ca.1890. Likely relocated here in 1949.
Through truss bridge over White Oak Creek on County Road 21
Demolished

White River CR 200S Bridge (Randolph County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1885 by the Buckeye bridge Works
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over White River on County Road 200 South
Replaced by new bridge

White Rock Forge Covered Bridge 38-36-18 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1847
Covered bridge over W. Octoraro Creek on White Rock Road (TR 337)
Open to traffic

White Water Creek Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built 1872 as part of a seven-span bridge over a Mississippi River slough at Dubuque; relocated here ca. 1890; and again back to Dubuque to serve as a recreational area at a local park in 2007
Through truss bridge over White Water Creek on Whitewater Drive
Replaced by a new bridge; Truss bridge relocated to a park in Dubuque

White's Covered Bridge 22-34-01x (Ionia County, Michigan)
Built 1867-1869; Subsequent work 1936, 1967, 1991;
Covered bridge over Flat River on White's Bridge Road
Destroyed by fire July 7, 2013

White's Creek Covered Bridge 48-50-01x (Wayne County, West Virginia)
Built 1877; Replaced by modern bridge in 1957
Lost Howe truss covered bridge over Whites Creek on Big Sandy Road
Lost

White's Ferry Bridge (Montgomery County, Maryland)
Built May-June 1876 to replace earlier bridge dating to 1866
Abandoned iron truss bridge over C&O Canal
Abandoned

White's Ford Bridge (Orange County, Indiana)
Through truss bridge over Patoka River on CR 175 East
Bridge has been repaired and is open to traffic

Whites Ridge Road Bridge (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1877 by the Massillon Bridge Co.
Abandoned through truss bridge over South Fork Tenmile Creek on TR 515 (Whites Ridge Road)
Derelict/abandoned

Whitewater River Bridge (Walworth County, Wisconsin)
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1950
Concrete arch bridge over Whitewater River on North Street in Whitewater
Open to traffic