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19th Century

VTR - Otter Creek Bridge (Proctor) (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built 1899; rehabilitated 1932
Lattice through truss bridge over Otter Creek on Vermont Railway
Open to traffic

W&GF - Foundry Branch Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1895 for the The Washington and Great Falls Electric Railway, taken over by successor companies and Capitol Transit, which merged with WMATA; abandoned 1962 or before
Pratt deck truss bridge over Foundry Branch on The Washington and Great Falls Electric Railway
Derelict/abandoned; owned by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Waban Arches Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1875
Stone arch bridge over Waban Brook on Sudbury Aqueduct
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash - Cedar Creek Bridge (Old) (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1885; replaced by a new DPG bridge in 1930 (per Wabash RR documents)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new DPG bridge in 1930 (per Wabash RR documents)

Wabash - Cowmire Creek Arch (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built 1860
Stone culvert bridge over Cowmire Creek on Wabash Railroad
Abandoned

Wabash - First Missouri River Bridge (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Upgraded in 1884 from the original in 1871; replaced 1936 by the current Wabash Bridge
Lost bridge over the Missouri River with Trellis throught truss and Whipple through truss spans
Replaced by new bridge erected about 1/2 mile north (downstream)

Wabash - Grand River Bridge (Chariton County, Missouri)
Built 1885; Replaced by a new DPG bridge in 1913; spans of this bridge were relocated onto the Moberly-Des Moines and Moulton-Ottumwa branches.
Lost Through truss bridge over Grand River on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash - Half Acre Bridge (Old) (Christian County, Illinois)
Built 1888; Replaced 1914
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over S FK SANGAMON RIVER on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash - Meredosia Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1857 (estimated), last train crossed tracks in 1955, dismantled after a new railroad bridge in Valley City opened but one pier still survives
Lost through truss swing bridge over Illinois River on railroad
Was located just downstream from the highway bridge.

Wabash - Riverton Bridge (Old) (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Replaced by a new through-plate girder span in 1932
Through truss bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash - Valley City Bridge (Old) (Scott County, Illinois)
Original bridge at this location built 1880, original spans replaced 1920/21; replaced by a new bridge 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on former Wabash Railroad in Valley City
Replaced by new bridge just down stream from the original.

Wabash - Vandeventer Avenue Overpass (Original) (St. Louis, Missouri)
This bridge was replaced by a concrete bridge in 1928/29
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Manchester Rd./Vandeventer Ave. on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by new bridge

Wabash - Vermilion River Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1868, replaced in 1929-30
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on former Wabash Railroad in Danville
Replaced by new bridge

Wabash - West Bourke Street Overpass (Macon County, Missouri)
Built 1895; demolished account of line abandonment
Lost Steel stringer bridge over West Bourke St. on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Demolished account of line abandonment

Wabash Bridge (Marion County, Missouri)
Built 1872; Drawpsan replaced 1883; Replaced in 1993
Same Bridge. Lift span was the only thing replaced in 1993
Swing span replaced around 1993 with current lift span.

Wabash Des Moines River Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1882 for the Wabash Railroad; rehabilitated for vehicular traffic
Three-span through truss bridge over Des Moines River on 216th Place; south approach rebuilt 1943 with I-beam stringers
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1097 - Nodaway River (Nodaway County, Missouri)
Built 1898; replaced with 126' steel stringer bridge 1939; removed 1985 account of line abandonment
Lost Through truss bridge over Nodaway River on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1248A (Livingston County, Illinois)
Original 30' timber foot bridge at this location built 1879; removed at an unknown date
Lost Timber stringer foot bridge over Unknown drainage ditch
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1249E (Livingston County, Illinois)
Built 1895
Timber stringer bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1497 (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Original bridge at this location built 1892; removed 1985 upon line abandonment
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. Benton St. on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1498 (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Original bridge at this location built 1892; removed 1985 upon line abandonment
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over New York Central Ry. on Wabash Railroad
Demolished; stone abutment remains on west side

Wabash Railroad Bridge #152 - Clear Creek branch (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1876
Stone arch bridge over Branch of Clear Creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #161 (Sangamon County, Illinois)
Built 1875
Stone culvert bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open to traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #1918 (Randolph County, Missouri)
Built 1858 by the North Missouri Railroad Co.
Brick arch bridge with stone facing, over a tributary of Hoover Creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic account of line abandonment ca. 1996

Wabash Railroad Bridge #2033 (Adair County, Missouri)
Original 47' pile trestle built 1893; replaced 1936 with this bridge; removed account of line abandonment
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Demolished account of line abandonment; portions of timber bents remain

Wabash Railroad Bridge #309 (Audrain County, Missouri)
Built 1898
Girder bridge over South Fork Salt River on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #387 (Randolph County, Missouri)
Built 1888
Stone arch culvert over Unknown creek on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #557 (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1883
Bridge over Panther Creek on Wabash, later N&W, Railroad
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #671 (Boone County, Missouri)
Original bridge built 1891, renewed 1905 & 1924
Timber stringer bridge over Goodwater Creek Tributary on Wabash, later N&W, later NS, now COLT Railroad
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #69 (St. Charles County, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location built 1868; rebuilt 1898 with this bridge
Steel stringer bridge over Cole Creek (f/k/a Elm Creek) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Open to rail traffic

Wabash Railroad Bridge #746B (Chariton County, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location built 1892; renewed 1905; removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Bear Creek on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #878 (old) (Madison County, Illinois)
Replaced 1925 with a 68' through-plate girder bridge
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mooney Creek (f/k/a Kahokia Creek) on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash Railroad Robinson Branch Ditch Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Replaced in September 2005
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Robinson Branch Ditch on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Demolished

Wabash Road Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1870, removed sometime around 1990
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Eel River on Wabash Road
Replaced by new bridge

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Snake Creek Bridge (1) (Mills County, Iowa)
Built 1898, Damaged by a derailment and repaired 1924-25 ; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Bridge over Snake Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash Trace Nature Trail - Walnut Creek Bridge (Fremont County, Iowa)
Built 1890; Abandoned 1984; Converted to trail ?
Deck plate girder bridge over Walnut Creek on Wabash Trace Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wabash/ATSF Overpass (Macon County, Missouri)
Bridge constructed 1887, removed in the late 1990's when the ex-Wabash line from Moberly (MO) to Des Moines (IA) was removed
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe mainline on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Demolished account of line abandonment

Wabash/RI Overpass (Will County, Illinois)
Built 1879-1880; Replaced 1917
Pony plate girder over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabasha Street Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1955; replaced in 1995
Lost Deck truss bridge over Wabasha St / Mississippi River on Wabasha Street
Replaced by new bridge

Wabasha Street Bridge (Original) (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1858; Main truss upgraded 1869; Replaced 1889
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Wabasha Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Wachusett Aqueduct Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1896
Stone arch bridge over Assabet River & Hudson Street on Wachusett Aqueduct
Open

Waco Suspension Bridge (McLennan County, Texas)
Built 1869-70; rehabilitated 1914
Suspension bridge over the Brazos River on Bridge Street in Waco
Open to pedestrians only

WACR - Passumpsic River Bridge #9 (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1898 by Pencoyd Iron Works
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Passumpsic River on Washington County Railroad
Open to traffic

Waddell "A" Truss Bridge (Platte County, Missouri)
Built 1898 for the Quincy, Omaha and Kansas City Railroad. Abandoned in 1939, but converted into a highway bridge on MO 4 in 1953. Dismantled in 1980 to make room for Smithville Reservoir, but relocated to English Landing Park in Parkville in 1987.
Through truss bridge originally spanning Linn Branch Creek in Clinton County near Trimble, but relocated to English Landing Park in Parkville spanning Rush Creek
Open to pedestrians only

Waggoner's Mill Covered Bridge 38-50-15 (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889
Covered bridge over Bixler Run on Wagner Road (TR 579)
Open to pedestrians only

Wakely Road Bridge (Wood County, Wisconsin)
Built 1892
Stone arch bridge on Wakely Road
Open to traffic

Walcott Covered Bridge 17-12-01#2 (Bracken County, Kentucky)
Abutments exist in ruin. A hand hewn floor joist from the 1824 bridge was used in the construction of this bridge. It was bypassed and abandoned when KY1159 was relocated in 1954 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
Timber Through truss bridge over Locust Creek in Wellsburg
Open to pedestrians in small park. The current bridge is all new lumber.

Waldo Covered Bridge 01-61-02 (Talladega County, Alabama)
Built 1858. Bridge was used in the Civil War by Wilson's Raiders in April of 1865. Bridge remained in use until 1960.
Howe through truss bridge over Talladega Creek on an old Socopatoy Indian trail just off AL 77 behind Riddle's Mill Restaurant
Preserved but with approaches removed

Walker Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built in 1893 to replace Ecklon Bridge, replaced by the Rainbow Bridge in 1917 and moved to Siskiyou County to cross Klamath River in the 1930s, relocated back to original site in 1998 and reopened April 2000
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over American River on pedestrian trail in Folsom
Open to pedestrians

Walker Bridge (Siskiyou County, California)
Built in Folsom, CA 1893, Moved to Siskiyou Co. 1932, Replaced and Moved 1997
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Klamath River on Walker Bridge Connection Road
Replaced by new bridge, moved to new location for pedestrian usage

Walkway Over The Hudson (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1888 by the Union Bridge Co.; closed to railroad traffic May 8, 1974 due to fire; reopened to pedestrians on Oct. 3, 2009
Cantilevered deck truss bridge over the Hudson River between Poughkeepsie and Highland
Open to pedestrians

Wall Street Bridge (Cortland County, New York)
Built 1881 by Corrugated Metal Company; rehabilitated 1988
Pin-connected Lenticular pony truss bridge over West Branch Tioughnioga River on Wall Street in Homer
Open to traffic

Wall Street Pedestrian Bridge (Van Wert County, Ohio)
Built 1896
Warren pony truss bridge over Town Creek on Wall Street
Open to pedestrians

Wallace Covered Bridge 14-23-01 (Fountain County, Indiana)
Built 1871
Howe through truss bridge over Sugar Mill Creek
Open to pedestrians

Wallace Road Bridge (Lawrence County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1892
Pony truss bridge over Little Beaver Creek on Wallace Road in New Beaver
Open to traffic

Walling Ditch Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Built 1891
Lost Girder bridge over Walling Ditch on Walnut Corner Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail - Rosendale Trestle (Ulster County, New York)
Built 1895; closed to traffic in 1977; Rehabilitated and reopened to pedestrians 2013
Deck truss bridge over Rondout Creek and Main Street on Railroad
Open to pedestrians

Wallrich Bridge (Livingston County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1880; rehabilitated 1976; replaced 1979
Lost bowstring through truss bridge over North Fork Vermilion River on TR 276B
Replaced by new bridge

Wallum Lake Road Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1864
Stone arch bridge over Southern New England Trunkline Trail on Wallum Lake Road
Open to traffic

Walns Mill Road Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1885; Timber Piles Added 1948
Pony truss with Phoenix Columns over Crosswicks Creek on Walns Mill Road
Open to traffic

Walnut Fork CR 75S Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1895
Pratt pony truss bridge over Walnut Fork Creek on County Road 75 South (Abandoned)
Reportedly moved to Koscuisko County

Walnut Fork Creek Branch CR 300S Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1895
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Branch of Walnut Fork Creek on County Road 300 South
Replaced by a culvert

Walnut Fork Creek CR 1000E Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built 1898
Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Walnut Fork Creek on County Road 1000 East
Replaced by a new bridge

Walnut Fork Creek CR 300S Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890
Lost Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge over Walnut Fork Creek on County Road 300 South
Replaced by a new bridge

Walnut Fork Creek CR 550E Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Bedstead pony truss bridge over Walnut Fork Creek on County Road 550 East
Reportedly placed into storage in 1998-Current disposition unknown

Walnut Street Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1889-91
Six-span through truss bridge over the Tennessee River on Walnut Street in Chattanooga
Open to pedestrians only

Walnut Street Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890; Streetcar traffic begins 1894; Rehabilitated in 1911 by Phoenix Bridge Co.; Streetcar traffic ends 1936; Closed 1972 due to damage from Hurricane Agnes; Several spans destroyed by ice jam 1996
Through truss bridge over Susquehanna River, (east channel) in Harrisburg
Open to pedestrians

Walnut Street Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1860
Pratt through truss bridge formerly over Saucon Creek on Walnut Street in Hellertown
Open to pedestrians

Walnut Street Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1892; rehabilitated 1990
Bridge over Schuylkill River,24th Street,32nd,31st,Schuylkill Expressway, I-76 on Walnut Street
Open to traffic

Walnut Street Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1893; demolished 1988; replaced 1991
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Walnut Street
Replaced by a new bridge; old piers used in the replacement bridge

Walnut Street Bridge (1st) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1866, Replaced 1871
Lost Bridge over Des Moines River on Walnut Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Walnut Street Bridge (2nd) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1871, Replaced 1891
Bowstring through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Walnut Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Walnut Street Bridge (3rd) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1891, Replaced 1911
Lost Bridge over Des Moines River
Replaced by a new bridge

Walpole Tunnel (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1848 by original Norfolk County Railroad
Stone arch tunnel carrying MBTA Franklin Branch on under Main Street (MA 1A) in Walpole. Administered as a bridge by the State.
Open to railway traffic below, and to vehicle and pedestrian traffic above

Walter's Mill Covered Bridge 38-56-05 (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1859
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Haupts Run Creek on Private walking trail


Walton Bridge (Essex County, New York)
Built 1890 by the Berlin Bridge Co.; Relocated here 1924; Closed 1990, Destroyed by flood 2011
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over East Ausable River on Doctor Ray Road
Destroyed by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene

Wanich Covered Bridge 38-19-18 (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884 by George Russel Jr.
Covered bridge over Little Fishing Creek on Covered Bridge Drive
Open to traffic

Wapello Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1873, Westernmost span replaced 1884; Easternmost span replaced and additional span added 1885; Middle 3 spans replaced 1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Wappinger Creek Bridge (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1852, widened 1884
Stone arch bridge over Wappinger Creek on NY 9D in Wappingers Falls
Open to traffic

Wapsie-Great Western Line Trail - Wapsipinicon River Tributary Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Built in 1887; relocated to this spot in 1993 and has served the bike trail ever since
Pratt through truss bridge over Unnamed Wapsipinicon River Tributary on Wapsi Great Western Bike Trail
Open to traffic

Warburton Avenue Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1892; rehabilitated 1950
Concrete arch bridge over Rowleys Brook on Warburton Avenue in Hastings-on-Hudson
Open to traffic

Ware River Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1938
Stone arch bridge over Ware River on MA 9 (East Street) in Ware
Open to traffic

Ware-Hardwick Covered Bridge 21-14-01 / 21-08-04 (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1887; rehabilitated 1987
Covered bridge over Ware River on Bridge Street in Hardwick
Open to traffic

Warnke Covered Bridge 35-68-14 (Preble County, Ohio)
Built 1895, being restored 2008
Covered bridge over Swamp Creek on Swamp Creek Road (TR 403)
Open to traffic

Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15 (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1870 by Walter Bagley; rehabilitated 2000
Covered bridge over Mad River on TR 3/FAS 188 in Warren
Open to traffic

Warrington Road Bridge (Warren County, New Jersey)
Built 1886; replaced 1990
Pony truss bridge over Paulins Kill on CR 605
Open to traffic

Washington Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1891
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Washington Ave / Bnsf Rr on Csah 152
Replaced by new bridge, but original truss system is incorporated into it.

Washington Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1888; rehabilitated 1992
Two-span steel arch bridge over Harlem River on 181st Street in New York
Open to traffic

Washington Bridge (Older) (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1808
Lost Pony truss bridge over Housatonic on Rt1
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington Lane Bridge Abington Township, PA (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1887; rehabilitated 1888, 1931
Stone arch bridge over Frog Hollow Creek on Washington Lane in Abington Township
Open to traffic

Washington Mill Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built 1878 by the Massillon Bridge Co.
Bowstring truss bridge over Lytle Creek on Creek Branch Lane, east of Bernard
Open to traffic on a dead-end road

Washington Street Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1935; replaced 2004
Pony truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Washington Street in Brimfield
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington Street Bridge (Jasper County, Indiana)
Unknown
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iroquois River on Washington Street
Replaced by new bridge

Washington Street Bridge (Old) (Shiawassee County, Michigan)
Built 1894; Replaced 1972
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Shiawassee River on Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington Street Bridge (Old) (New Castle County, Delaware)
Built 1893; Replaced 1921
Lost Baltimore deck truss bridge over Brandywine Creek on Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Washingtonville Bridge (Montour County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1887; Replaced 1987
Lost Pony truss bridge over Chillisquaque Creek on Bush Road (Legislative Route 47036)
Replaced by a new bridge

Wasson's Ford Bridge (Pulaski County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890
Two-span through truss bridge over Tippecanoe River on Road 75 East, south of Winamac
Closed to all traffic with most of deck gone

Water Hill Covered Bridge 35-21-02x (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1874, removed in 1952 due to construction of Delaware Reservoir
Smith through truss covered bridge over Whetstone Creek on Water Hill Road
Removed but not replaced

Water Street Bridge (Kennebec County, Maine)
Built 1854
Stone arch bridge over Bond Brook on Water Street in Augusta
Open to traffic

Water Street Bridge (Cortland County, New York)
Built 1881 by Corrugated Metal Company
Pin-connected Lenticular pony truss bridge over West Branch Tioughnioga River on Water Street (Pedestrian Walkway)
Open to pedestrians