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19th Century

UP - Red River Bridge (Grayson County, Texas)
Built 1890; Two spans lost to flooding 1908 & replaced; Substructure rebuilt 1916-7; Southernmost truss damaged by a derailment & replaced w/relocated DPGs mid-1950s
Through truss bridge over Red River on a railroad line, just east of U.S. 69/75 highway
Open to traffic

UP - Richards Creek Arch (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Stone arch arch bridge over Richards Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Riparia Bridge (Whitman County, Washington)
Built 1889; Removed 1969
Lost Pratt through truss swing bridge over Snake River on Union Pacific Railroad
Removed

UP - Robinson Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Wisconsin)
Built 1897, Widened 1911
Deck plate girder bridge over Robinson Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Rock Creek Arch Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1892
Stone arch bridge over Rock Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Rock River Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built in 1889, reinforced in 1926
Two track lattice through truss bridge over Rock River on UPRR (Former C&NW) 1.5 mi W of Nelson
Open to traffic

UP - Rock River Bridge (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1896
Warren deck truss bridge over Rock River on Union Pacific Railroad in Rockford
Open to traffic

UP - Rock River Bridge (Jefferson) (Jefferson County, Wisconsin)
Deck plate girder bridge over Rock River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Rockford Rail Crossing (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1896
Stone arch bridge over Future Park (Nee CB&Q) on Railroad (UP)
Open to traffic

UP - Roscoe Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Roscoe Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Ruby Tunnel (Mesa County, Colorado)
Built 1883
Tunnel under land in Rainbow Canyon on UPRR (former D&RGW)
Open

UP - Rush River Bridge (St. Croix County, Wisconsin)
Built 1894, Widened 1912
Deck plate girder bridge over Rush River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Sacramento River Bridge (Tehama County, California)
Built 1898, 1901 Approach Rehabilitation, 1929 Approach truss replacments
Pratt through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - San Fernando Tunnel (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1875
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - School Street Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Pony/through plate girder bridge over School Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Shelbyville Bridge (Shelby County, Illinois)
Built 1891; Strengthened 1916 using parts from the 1892 CEI Okaw River Bridge
Pratt deck truss bridge over Kaskaskia River on Union Pacific Railroad in Shelbyville
Open to traffic

UP - Shoshone Tunnel 1 (Garfield County, Colorado)
Built ca. 1883
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Shoshone Tunnel 2 (Garfield County, Colorado)
Built 1883
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Sinnissippi Park Arch (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Built 1889
Stone arch bridge over Local Trail on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Small Stream Arch Bridge (Emmet County, Iowa)
Built 1888
Stone arch bridge over Small Stream on Union Pacific Railroad
Open

UP - South Onion Creek Tributary Arch (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Stone Arch bridge over South Onion Creek Tributary on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - South Skunk River Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1899, Collapsed and Rebuilt Unknown Date
Deck plate girder bridge over Skunk River on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - South Street Arch (McHenry County, Illinois)
Built 1867, Widened 1897
Stone arch bridge over South Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Squaw Creek Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1898 by Lassig Bridge & Iron Works replacing a pony truss bridge, one span replaced later
Deck girder bridge twin spans over Squaw Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Stenner Creek Trestle (San Luis Obispo County, California)
Built 1894
Deck plate girder bridge over Stenner Creek/Stenner Creek Road on Union Pacific Railroad/Amtrak
Open to traffic

UP - Sunnyside Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Sunnyside Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Tiffany Stone Arch Bridge (Rock County, Wisconsin)
Built in 1869 by the C&NW; Iron pipe railing replaced a post-and-chain railing in 1935; Sometime in the 1930s a steel grid, covered with concrete, was added to reinforce the arches
Stone arch bridge over Turtle Creek on Union Pacific Railroad in Town of Turtle
Open to traffic

UP - TR-222 Overpass (Shelby County, Illinois)
Built 1896
Girder bridge over Tr 222 on Union Pacific Railroad southeast Shelbyville
Open to traffic

UP - Tunnel 0 (Placer County, California)
Abandoned tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

UP - Tunnel 1 (Placer County, California)
Built 1868
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Tunnel 13 (Placer County, California)
Built 1868
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Open

UP - Tunnel 3 (Placer County, California)
Built 1868; widened and double tracked 1921 & 1942
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Tunnel 4 (Placer County, California)
Built 1868; widened and double tracked 1921; widened 1942
Tunnel on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Tunnel No. 10 (Kern County, California)
Built in 1876 by the SP Railroad
Tunnel on UP/BNSF railroads (formerly SP/ATSF)
Open to traffic

UP - Tunnel No. 9 (Tehachapi Loop) (Kern County, California)
Built in 1876 by the SP Railroad to circumvent the extreme grade of the Tehachapi Mtns. In 1998 it was added as a Nat'l Historic Civil Enginnering Landmark
Tunnel under .73 mile loop crosses under itself on UP (former SP) Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Unnamed Creek Stone Arch (Emmet County, Iowa)
Built 1888
Stone arch culvert bridge over Unnamed Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Unnamed Stream Bridge (Jefferson County, Wisconsin)
Built 1870
Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Stream on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Unnamed Stream Bridge (McHenry County, Illinois)
Built 1885
Bridge over unnamed Stream on UPRR (Former C&NW) in Prairie Grove
Open

UP - W. Indian Creek Bridge (N) (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1890, Widened 1899
Stone Arch bridge over West Indian Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Warren Boulevard Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Warren Boulevard on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Washington Boulevard Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Washington Boulevard on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Waukegan River Bridge (Lake County, Illinois)
Built 1882
Stone arch bridge over Waukegan River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - West Branch DuPage River Bridge (Du Page County, Illinois)
Built 1863, Widened 1895 and 1905
Stone arch bridge over West Branch DuPage River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Willow River Bridge (St. Croix County, Wisconsin)
Built 1898
Deck plate girder bridge over Willow River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Wilson Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wilson Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Windy Hill Road Overpass (Macoupin County, Illinois)
Built 1891
Lattice deck truss bridge over Windy Hill Road on former C&NW Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Winnemac Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1897
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Winnemac Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Wyeville Rail Bridge (N) (Monroe County, Wisconsin)
Built Ca. 1899, Approach Replaced Ca. 1980
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. Fork Lemonweir River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Wyeville Rail Bridge (S) (Monroe County, Wisconsin)
Built Ca. 1895
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. Fork Lemonweir River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP Shanaska Creek Bridge (Le Sueur County, Minnesota)
Built 1896
Stone arch bridge over Shanaska Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP- sandy River Bridge (Old) (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1883 by the OR&N Co. Replaced by current truss bridge 1906
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Snady River
Replaced by a new bridge

UP/BNSF - 15th Avenue Overpass (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1891, BNSF side built 1921
Deck plate girder bridge over 15th Ave SE on Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

UP/CN Overpass (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1887
Pony truss bridge over Canadian National Railway on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

Upper Black Eddy-Milford Bridge (2nd) (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1862
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Delaware River on Bridge Street
Superstructure replaced

Upper Blue Creek Covered Bridge (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built 1893
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Blue Creek on Blue Creek Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Upper Bluffton Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Built 1878 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated in 2001; closed to traffic in 2009; queenpost span now private property, through truss span is gone
Through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on W. Ravine Road
Queenpost span is relocated to a nearby property to be used as a driveway; through truss span was scrapped.

Upper Bridge Sheffield 21-02-01 #1 (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1832
Lost Bridge over Housatonic River
Destroyed by fire

Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Bogastow Brook Viaduct (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1847
Stone arch bridge over Bogastow Brook on Boston & Worcester Railroad, Milford Branch
Open to pedestrians only

Upper Charles Rail-Trail - Phipps Tunnel (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1848
Tunnel under Highland Street on Upper Charles Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-11 (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1967
Through truss bridge over Cox Brook on Cox Brook Road (C2003) in Northfield Falls
Open to traffic

Upper Falls Covered Bridge 45-14-08 (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1840 by James Tasker; Rebuilt in 2008; Rehabilitated 2011
Covered bridge over Black River on Upper Falls Rd (C3020) in Weathersfield
Open to traffic

Upper Free Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1888
Lost bridge over the Illinois River at Peoria
Demolished

Upper Keeseville Bridge (Essex County, New York)
Built 1878 by Murray, Dougal & Co.; Closed 2008
Pin connected Pratt through truss bridge over AuSable River on River Street in Keeseville
Closed to all traffic

Upper Paris Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1879; rehabilitated 1987
Whipple through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Sutton Road near Paris
Open to traffic

Upper Slate Run Bridge (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1950
Through truss bridge over Pine Creek on PA 414
Open to traffic

Upper Suspension Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1878; damaged in 1936 flood; demolished for war effort 1942
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Connecticut River
Damaged beyond repair in 1936 flood

Uravan Bridge (Montrose County, Colorado)
Built 1886
Wrought-iron through truss bridge over San Miguel River near Uravan
Open to Pedestrians

Urbana Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Built 1878; Two spans lost to ice 1937 & Replaced; Replaced 1969
Lost pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on 31st Avenue Trail
No longer exists; supports still stand

URR - Monongahela River Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1893, abandoned in the 1970s, slated to become part of the Montour Trail
Abandoned through truss bridge over Monogahela River on Former Union Railroad
Abandoned

URR - Port Perry Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1898
Through truss bridge over Monongahela River on Union Railroad
Open to traffic

US 27 Bridge (Lincoln County, Kentucky)
Lost Through truss bridge over Dix River
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.

US 42 - Little Miami River Bridge (Greene County, Ohio)
Damaged and repaired in 1952; replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Miami River on US 42
Replaced by a new bridge

US1 Indian River Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1876, rehabilitated 1956
Concrete culvert bridge over Indian River on US1
Open to traffic

US11 Sandy Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, New York)
Built 1856; rehabilitated 1990
Stone arch bridge over Sandy Creek on US 11 in Adams
Open to traffic

US136 Stony Creek Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1896, rehabilitated 1981
Stone arch bridge over Stony Creek on US 136 (Main Street) in Danville
Open to traffic

US18 Turkey River Bridge (Older) (Fayette County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1881; Replaced 1943
Lost 3-Hinged Braced Arch through truss bridge over Turkey River on US 18
Replaced by a new bridge

US20 Boone River Bridge (Old) (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built 1878-9; Struck 1949; Replaced 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Boone River on US 20 (East 2nd Street)
Destroyed by collision

US50 Cheat River Covered Bridge 48-39-01x (Preston County, West Virginia)
Built in 1835 by Josiah Kidwell, bypassed by a new bridge in 1932, destroyed by fire in 1964.
Lost Bridge over Cheat River on U.S. Route 50
Destroyed by fire in 1964

US67 Hennepin Canal Swing Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1896; Replaced 1948
Lost Bridge over Hennepin Canal on US 67
Replaced by a new bridge upstream

USMRR - Potomac River Bridge (Old) (Prince George's County, Maryland)
Built 1864
Lost Bridge over Potomac River
Replaced by a new bridge

UTC - Gas City Extension (Grant County, Indiana)
Built so interurban cars of IUT could make the short jaunt to Gas City from the Marion to Anderson mainline.
Bridge over Mississinewa River on Formerly Union Traction of Indiana interurban
Removed

Utica Mills Covered Bridge 20-10-01 (Frederick County, Maryland)
Built 1890; rehabilitated 1997
Burr Arch through truss bridge over Fishing Creek on Utica Road
Open to traffic

Utica Swing Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Three spans destroyed by tornado on June 27, 1906. Bridge rebuilt and swing span added.
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on Illinois Rt 178
Replaced by a new bridge

VA123 Iron Bridge (Prince William County, Virginia)
Built 1878; Destroyed 1972
Lost Through truss bridge over Occoquan River on VA123
Destroyed by flooding

Valentine Covered Bridge 35-65-15 #2 (Pickaway County, Ohio)
Moved 1908; moved 1971; relocated and moved there 1978; destroyed 2004; rebuilt 2007
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over pond


Valles Mines Tunnel (St. Francois County, Missouri)
Built in 1886 by the St. Joe Lead Compnay as a small gauge railroad. Later standardized when the Missouri and Illinois Railroad took over in 1914.
Tunnel on Mississippi River and Bonne Terre Railway (later Missouri & Illinois then Mo Pac)
Abandoned

Valley Creek Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1882; rehabilitated ca. 1950
Pony truss bridge over Valley Creek on Mill Road (TR 540) in Chesterbrook (Tredyffrin Twp)
Open to traffic

Valley Crossroad Bridge (McKean County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1888
Through truss bridge over Potato Creek on TR 385 (Farmers Valley Road)
Open to traffic

Valley Green Road Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1832; rehabilitated 1915
Stone arch bridge over Wissahickon Creek on Valley Green Road in Philadelphia
Open to traffic

Valley Pike Covered Bridge 17-81-02 (Mason County, Kentucky)
The Valley Pike bridge is the only privately owned historic covered bridge in the state of Kentucky. In 1972 it was rebuilt by Stock Bower.
Kingpost through truss bridge over Lee's Creek in Fernleaf
Replaced by a new bridge

Valley Railroad - Folly Mills Creek Viaduct (Augusta County, Virginia)
Built 1874 by the Valley Railroad Company
Stone arch bridge over Folly Mills Creek on Valley Railroad Company
Derelict/Abandoned

Valley Road Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870; relocated here in 1885
Wrought iron pony truss bridge over Valley Road on the Stewartstown Railroad
Intact, but out of service since 2004

Valley Run Bridge (Licking County, Ohio)
Built circa 1820 along National Road
Stone arch bridge over Valley Run on Main St
Open to traffic

Valley Street Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1889
Lost Lenticular pony truss bridge over Housatonic River on Valley Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Valley View Road Bridge (Harrison County, Indiana)
Built 1899; bypassed and converted to pedestrian bridge in 2012; relocated for trail use in 2018.
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Indian Creek on Valley View Road
Moved to a new location near Corydon over Indian Creek on the Indian Creek Trail System.

Vallonia Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built 1887
Whipple through truss bridge over East Fork White River on old section of CR 375 West
Bypassed, but open to pedestrians

Van Alstyne Bridge (Grayson County, Texas)
Built 1886
Pratt through truss bridge over small stream on trail
Restored and relocated to park

Van Buren Avenue Bridge (Stephenson County, Illinois)
Built 1885 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Pecatonica River on N. Van Buren Avenue in Freeport
Open to pedestrians only

Van Buren Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1895 to replace a swing bridge dating to 1872; replaced by current bridge in 1956
Lost Pony truss bridge over Chicago River on Van Buren Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Van Buren Street Footbridge (Missoula County, Montana)
Built 1892 on Higgins Ave, moved to Van Buren Street in 1908, converted to pedestrian use in 1975, and rehabilitated in 2004.
Bridge over Clark Fork River on Van Buren Street (Old Van Buren Street Pedestrian Walkway)
Open to pedestrians