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19th Century

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 (Delaware County, Indiana)
Built in 1889 by the Indiana Bridge Company of Muncie; replaced in 1937
Lost Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over White River (West Fork) on Walnut Street
Replaced by a new 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; Condemned 1945 after a truck carrying limestone dust fell through a span; Removed 1948
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

Water Street Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1894
Stone arch bridge over Pickerel Lake Outlet on Water Street
Open to pedestrians only

Waterford Covered Bridge 38-25-04 (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1875
Covered bridge over Leboeuf Creek on TR 463 (Niemeyer Road)
Closed to all traffic

Waterloo Bridge (Culpeper County, Virginia)
Built 1879 Pittsburgh Bridge Co. ; approaches rebuilt 1919 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Through truss bridge over Rappahannock River on Waterloo Road (Route 613)
Closed

Waterloo Bridge (Fayette County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1885 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company; Replaced 1969
Lost Whipple Truss Bridge over Whitewater River on Road 440 North
Replaced by new bridge

Waterloo Covered Bridge 29-07-04 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1840; rehabilitated 1970
Covered Lattice truss bridge over Warner River on New Market Road in Warner
Open to traffic

Waterloo Park Bridge (Grayson County, Texas)
Built in 1886 by the Kansas City Bridge & Iron Company
Pratt through truss bridge relocated to public park
On display in park, used as pathway

Waterville Bridge (Lebanon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; relocated 1985
Lenticular through truss bridge over Swatara Creek on the Appalachian Trail in Fort Indiantown Gap
Open to pedestrians only

Watkins Glen Footbridge (Schuyler County, New York)
Built ca. 1873
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Watkins Glen Gorge on a pedestrian trail at Watkins Glen State Park
Open to pedestrians

Watonwan Valley Railway Viaduct (Martin County, Minnesota)
Abandoned in the 1970s when the railroad ceased service. Part of the span was removed. The railway line served Fairmont, Truman and Madelia.
Abandoned bridge over Center Creek on Watonwan Valley Railway, later Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis, and Omaha Railway in Fairmont
Abandoned

Watson Mill Road Bridge 10-97-01 / 10-109-02 (Oglethorpe County, Georgia)
Built 1885; rehabilitated 1998
Covered lattice bridge over South Fork Broad River on Watson Mill Road
Open to traffic

Watts Bridge (Mercer County, Illinois)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1884 and 1914; replaced 1989
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Pope Creek on 16th Street
Replaced by new bridge

Watts Mill Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1878 by the Penn Bridge Co.
Continuous two-span pony truss bridge over Little Beaver Creek on Watts Mill Road
Will be removed and restored by Workin' Bridges / BACH Steel under interim ownersip contract. Beaver County will be final owner.

Waverly Street Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1891
Bowstring through truss bridge over Georges Creek on Waverly Street
Demolished and replaced.

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

Wea Creek Bridge (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wea Creek on South 18th Street
Replaced by a new bridge in 1963

Weatogue Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built ca. 1875
Lost Bridge over Farmington River on Hartford Road (CT-185)
Replaced by a new bridge

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 (1871) (Alameda County, California)
Built 1871; Replaced 1898
Lost Through truss bridge over Oakland Harbor on Webster Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Webster Street Drawbridge (1898) (Alameda County, California)
Built 1898; Removed 1926
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.