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19th Century

Cardinal Road bridge (Knox County, Indiana)
Built in 1895 by the Indiana Bridge Company; now bypassed
Through truss bridge over Busseron Creek on Cardinal Road (CR 1100 North)
Bypassed by a new bridge

Carlton Bridge (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1888 by Columbia Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1990
Through truss bridge over French Creek on SR 1015 (New Lebanon Road)
Currently being moved to Michigan for refurbishment and then on to its new home in New Jersey

Carlton Covered Bridge 29-03-07 (Cheshire County, New Hampshire)
Built 1869; rehabilitated 1998
Covered bridge over South Branch Ashuelot River on Carlton Road in Swanzey
Open to traffic

Carlton Street Footbridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1894; closed to pedestrians in 1976
Pony truss bridge over the railroad tracks on a pedestrian walkway between Carlton Street and Riverway Park
Closed to all traffic

Carman Covered Bridge 38-25-05x (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870 by William Sherman
Lost covered bridge over Conneaut Creek on TR 338 (Carman's Bridge Road)
Destroyed by fire after being struck by lightning Apr 19,1996

Carmi Bridge (Older) (White County, Illinois)
Built 1878; Collapsed & Replaced 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on Road
Collapsed

Carmichael Covered Bridge 38-30-21 (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1998
Covered bridge over Muddy Creek on Old Town Street
Open to traffic

Carroll County Road 314 Bridge (Carroll County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1895 by the Edge Moor Bridge Works; later relocated here
Through truss bridge over the BNSF Railway on CR 314
Open to traffic

Carroll Road Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1879; rehabilitated 1991
Through truss bridge over Carroll Branch on Carroll Road
Open to traffic

Carroll Street Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1889 by the Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works; rehabilitated 1982
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Wabash River on Smith Street in Wabash
No longer exists

Carroll Street Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1889
Retractable bridge over Gowanus Canal on Carroll Street in New York
Open to traffic

Carrollton Covered Bridge 48-01-02 (Barbour County, West Virginia)
Built 1856; rebuilt with concrete beam deck 1963; rehabilitated 2003, heavily damaged by arson August 10, 2017; reopened Sept. 14, 2017 with exposed superstructure
Burr Arch covered bridge over Buckhannon River on County Route 36
Closed

Cartersville Bridge (Cumberland County, Virginia)
Built 1884; Damaged by flood in 1972 and the two end spans and piers remain
Abandoned composite wood and iron pratt through truss bridge over James River
Abandoned

Carver Spring (4th Street) Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1885, Removed 2013
Stone arch bridge over Carver Spring on 4th Street in Carver
Replaced by a new bridge

Carver-Wismer Road Bridge in Carversville, PA (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1854
Stone arch bridge over Paunnacussing Creek on Carver-Wismer Road in Carversville, Solebury Twp, PA
Open to traffic

Carver-Wismer Road Bridge Plumstead Twp, PA (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1885
Three-span stone arch bridge over Gaddes Run on Carver-Wismer Road in Plumstead Township near Wismer, PA
Open to traffic

Cascade Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1960
Deck truss bridge over Cascade Ravine on S. Main Street in Burlington
Closed in September 2008

Cass Avenue Bridge (Bay County, Michigan)
Built 1890; Abandoned in the 1950s; Removed ?
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Saginaw River on Cass Avenue
Removed

Cassell "S" Bridge (Guernsey County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1830
Stone arch bridge over Peters Creek on National Road
Open to pedestrians

Casselman Bridge (Garrett County, Maryland)
Built 1813 by David Shriver, Jr.
Stone arch bridge over Casselman River on Old US 40, east of Grantsville
Closed To All But Pedestrians in Casselman River Bridge State Park

Casselman River Bridge (Garrett County, Maryland)
Built 1884; replaced 1996
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Casselman River on River Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Cassville Ferry (Grant County, Wisconsin)
Ferry first operated in 1833
Toll ferry over the Mississippi River between Cassville, Wisconsin, and Turkey River, Iowa
Operates daily during the summer; weekends only fall and spring; closed in winter

Castlewood Bridge (Hamlin County, South Dakota)
Built 1894
Thacher through truss bridge over Big Sioux River


Cataract Falls Covered Bridge 14-60-01 (Owen County, Indiana)
Built 1876
Covered bridge over Mill Creek in Leiber State Recreation Area
Bypassed 1988; Open to pedestrians

Catasauqua & Fogelsville - Swabia Creek Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Abandoned 1957; Converted to pedestrian use circa 1975
Stone-and-brick arch over Swabia Creek on a pedestrian path in Lock Ridge Furnace Park
Open to pedestrians only

Catawissa Bridge (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1898, 2 spans were rebuilt in 1906; rehab in 1937; replaced 1986
Lost through truss bridge over North Branch Susquehanna River on PA 42
Replaced by new bridge

Catoctin Furnace Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Built ca. 1872
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Little Hunting Creek on a pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians

Caton Ford Bridge (Vernon County, Missouri)
Built 1894 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1994
Lost through truss over Marmaton River on CR 301 (Caton Road) north of Nevada
Replaced by a concrete bridge

Cavanaugh Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built 1899; closed to traffic in Sept. 2005
Lost through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on County Road 550 West
Replaced by a new bridge on a new alignment and then demolished.

Cayuga Long Bridge (Cayuga County, New York)
Built 1800
Lost Bridge over Cayuga Lake on trail
Removed but not replaced

CB&Q - "U.P. Crossing" Bridge (Cloud County, Kansas)
Built 1894 by the Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago
Three-span through truss bridge over Republican River on the former Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad, northeast of Concordia
Closed to railroad traffic with rails removed

CB&Q - Big Creek Covered Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Built 1881; Replaced 1928
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - Grand River Bridge (Old) (Decatur County, Iowa)
Built 1879; Replaced 19XX
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Grand River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - I&M Canal Swing Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1895;
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over I&M Canal on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
No longer exists

CB&Q - Mississippi River Bridge (Winona) (Winona County, Minnesota)
Built in 1891; burned in a fire in 1989; later removed in 1990
Lost through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad (later BN RR)
Removed

CB&Q - New Canton Covered Bridge (Pike County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1887
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Kizer Creek on forner Chicago, Burlington & Quincy RR
Removed but not replaced

CB&Q - Quincy Bay Bridge (Oldest) (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1868; Approached replaced by DPGs 1886; Replaced 1899
Lost Bollman deck truss bridge over Quincy Bay on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - Quincy Railroad Bridge (Old) (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1899; Wagon decks removed 1930; Replaced 1961
Warren through truss swing bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy & Highway (Until 1930)
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - Quincy Railroad Bridge (Oldest) (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1866; Replaced 1898
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - Rulo Bridge (Richardson County, Nebraska)
Built 1887 under the direction of George S. Morison; replaced 1977 by new truss spans reusing the existing piers
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Superstructure replaced

CB&Q - Wisconsin River Bridge (Old) (Crawford County, Wisconsin)
Built 1886; Replaced 1908
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q/M&StL - Elm Street Railroad Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1880; Caught fire 1956; Removed 1968
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Railroad
Removed but not replaced

CBQ - Big Rock Creek Deck Truss (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1882; Replaced 1903
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Big Rock Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Black River Bridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1886, Replaced 1917
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on Railroad (CB&Q)
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Illinois River Bridge (Old) (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1890 minus movable span; Movable span installed 1913; Replaced in 1932 by a vertical lift span
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR
Demolished

CBQ - Lower Quincy Bay Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1889; Removed 1960-1
Lost Pratt deck truss swing bridge over Quincy Bay on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Removed; One pier used as foundation for the "Pier Restaurant"

CBQ - Rock River Covered Bridge (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1882; Replaced 1929
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Rock River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - South Avery Creek Bridge (Old) (Wapello County, Iowa)
Built 1885; replaced 1897
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Avery Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Cedar Bluff Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1877; Replaced 1972
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by new bridge

Cedar Chapel Covered Bridge 14-29-02 (Hamilton County, Indiana)
Built in DeKalb County in 1884 by George Woerntz & Son, relocated to Conner Prarie Pioneer Settlement and restored.
Howe through truss bridge on trail at Conner Prarie.
Open to pedestrians

Cedar Covered Bridge (1883) (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1883; Moved 1921 ; Destroyed by arson Sept. 3, 2002
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Cedar Covered Bridge Road
Arsoned

Cedar Creek CSX Transportaion Bridge (Franklin County, North Carolina)
Built 1839
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek on SCLRR
open to traffic

Cedar Creek-205th Ave. Bridge (Lake County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1895
Lost Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on 205th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Cedar Creek-King Rd. Bridge (Jefferson County, Kansas)
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on King Road (Abandoned)
Derelict/abandoned

Cedar Ford Covered Bridge 14-73-01x (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built in 1885 by the Kennedy Bros., moved to fairgrounds in 1970's, now dismantled.
Burr Arch truss bridge originally over Big Blue River
Replaced by new bridge in 1975, moved to the county fairgrounds where it remained until being dismantled. Now the parts are being used to build a new bridge in Monroe County.

Cedar Grove Bowstring (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880 by the King Iron Bridge Company; destroyed in the 1913 flood.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Whitewater River
Destroyed in the great 1913 flood

Cedar River Trail - Ely Road Overpass (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1887
Stone arch bridge on the Cedar River Trail over Ely Road in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic

Cedar Street Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876; rehabilitated ca. 1960
Through truss bridge over Back Creek on Feed Mill Road


Cedar Swamp Bridge 45-01-01x (Addison County, Vermont)
Built 1865, pier added 1969, rehabilitated 1992, 2008; Destroyed by fire 2016
Covered Town lattice through truss bridge over Otter Creek on C2001 in Salisbury
Destroyed by fire 2016

Cedarburg Covered Bridge 49-46-01 (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1876, Center Pier Added 1927, Declared Historic 1940, Bypassed 1962
Lattice through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Covered Bridge Road
Open to pedestrians

Cemetery Road Bridge (Washington County, New York)
Built 1888
Relocated Lenticular pony truss bridge over Black Creek on Cemetery Road
Replaced by a new bridge; Bridge moved to Rhule Road in Malta NY

Cemetery Road Covered Bridge 35-29-01 (Greene County, Ohio)
Built 1886 by Henry Hebble; relocated 1975
Covered bridge over Yellow Springs Creek in Glen Helen Nature Preserve
Open to pedestrians only

Cemetery Street Bridge (Clarke County, Georgia)
Built 1899
Pratt through truss bridge over Oconee River on Cemetery Street
Open to traffic

Centennial Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876, lost summer 2013
Stone arch bridge over Saucon Creek on PA 2030
Demolished

Centennial Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1876, replaced 1916.
Lost Truss bridge over Iowa River on Iowa Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

Centennial Bridge (Tehama County, California)
Built ca.1890 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company, Replaced 1938
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sacramento River on State Route 36
Lost

Center Point Covered Bridge 48-09-01 (Doddridge County, West Virginia)
Built 1888, bypassed 1940, rehabilitated 1982
Long through truss bridge over Talkington Fork of McElroy Creek on Pedestrian Trail
Open to pedestrians

Center Street Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1896 by the Youngstown Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1973
Through truss bridge over Conneaut Creek on Center Street in Conneautville
Open to traffic

Centerville Bridge (Older) (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1896; Replaced 1922 by a new bridge downstream
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Removed

Central Bridge (Campbell County, Kentucky)
Built 1891 by the King Bridge Co.; demolished using explosives in 1992
Lost through truss bridge over Ohio River on US 27
No longer exists

Central College Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built 1898, replaced in 1970
Lost Pratt through truss Bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Central College Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Central Lakes Trail - Chippewa River Stone Arch (Douglas County, Minnesota)
Built 1880
Stone arch bridge over Chippewa River on Central Lakes Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Central of Georgia Lyerly Bridge (Chattooga County, Georgia)
Built around 1888...that is when this line was opened for traffic
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Chattooga River on former Central of Georgia Railway
Abandoned

Central Pacific - Alice Street Drawbridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1873; Replaced 1898 by the Harrison Street Bridge
Howe through truss bridge over Oakland Estuary on Central Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Central Street Railroad Bridge (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Built 1898 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; replaced 1990s
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Central Street on MBTA Old Colony Mainline
Replaced by a new bridge

Central Viaduct (Older) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1888; Swing span removed and replaced 1912
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Inner Belt Expressway
Replaced by a new bridge

Centre Avenue Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1992
Pony truss bridge over Metro-North New Haven Line on Centre Avenue in New Rochelle
Open to traffic

Centre Covered Bridge 45-03-05 (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1867; Relocated 1960; Emergency rehabilitation work 2013
Covered Paddleford through truss bridge over East Branch of the Passumpsic River on pedestrian path
Open for snowmobiles / Pedestrian use

Century Lane Bridge Bensalem Twp, PA (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1853; rehabilitated 1950 CA & 2004 (accoding to builders plate)
Stone and concrete arch bridge over Poquessing Creek on Century Lane in Philadelphia
Open to traffic

Cermak Road Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in 1871 Replaced in 1905
Lost Howe through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Cermak Road Bridge
Replaced by a new bridge

Ceylon Covered Bridge 14-01-02 (Adams County, Indiana)
Built 1879 by Smith Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1963; closed to traffic 1974
Covered bridge over an old channel of Wabash River on CR 950S at Limberlost County Park
Open to pedestrians only

CG - Oconee River Bridge (Laurens County, Georgia)
Built 1890
Deck plate girder bridge over Oconee River on Central of Georgia Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CGW - Bridge #F167 (Marshall County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1883
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Snipe Creek on Abandoned Chicago & North Western Railway
Derelict/abandoned

CGW - Bridge #F255 (Polk County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1884
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Muchikinock Creek on Chichaqua Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

CGW - Bridge #F262 (Polk County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1884
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Fourmile Creek on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad (Future Trail)
Intact but closed to all traffic

CGW - Bridge #F281 (Polk County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1887
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Badger Creek on Great Western Trail
Open to pedestrians only

CGW - Cedar River Bridge (N, Old) (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1880; Collapsed 1914 during replacement
Lost Thacher through truss bridge over Cedar River on Chicago Great Western Railway in Waverly
Collapsed

CGW - Des Moines River Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1887, closed to railroad traffic in 2001; purchased by the city in 2002 for future trail usage, demolished in 2013
Lost abandoned Pratt Truss Bridge over Des Moines River
Last of the four spans demolished on 11 September 2013.

CGW - Egan Stone Arch (Ogle County, Illinois)
Built Ca. 1887
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Farm Field on Abandoned Chicago & Northwestern Railway
Abandoned

CGW - St. Paul Swing Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1885; Replaced 1913
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago Great Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CGW - Winston Tunnel (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Built for the Minnesota and Northwestern Railroad in 1888, was the longest rail tunnel in Illinois
Abandoned tunnel on former Chicago-Great Western Railway
Abandoned

CGW - Zumbro River Bridge (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
Built 1883; Replaced 1908
Pratt through truss bridge over Zumbro River on Chicago Great Western Railway
Destroyed by flooding & replaced by a new bridge

CH&D - Scioto River Bridge (Old) (Ross County, Ohio)
Built 1877, Replaced ?
Howe through truss bridge over Scioto River on Cincinnati, Hamilton, & Dayton Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CH&D - Spring Grove Cemetery Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1883
Stone arch bridge over Cemetery Entrance on Abandoned Cincinnati-Hamilton-Dayton Railroad
Abandoned

Chain Bridge (Old) (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1810; replaced 1909
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Merrimack River on Main Street/Trolley
Replaced by a new bridge

Chain Bridge (Seventh) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1874 for U.S. Arny Corps of Engineers by Phoenix Bridge Co.; repaired 1910, 1927, and 1936, demolished 1937
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Potomac River on Chain Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Chain Lakes Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1884 by Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio
Two-span through truss bridge over Cedar River on Pedestrian trail over the Cedar River, 4 miles west of Hiawatha, IA in Palo
Open to pedestrians

Chain of Rocks Bridge (Lincoln County, Missouri)
Built 1893 by the St. Louis Bridge & Iron Co.
Lost through truss bridge over the Cuivre River at Chain of Rocks
No longer exists

Chamberlin Mill Covered Bridge 45-03-04 (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1881; rehabilitated 1980
Covered Queenspost truss bridge over South Wheelock Branch on West Street in Lyndon
Open to traffic

Chambers Ford Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1890 & 1903; rehabilitated 1938
Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on 380th Street
Closed to all traffic with portions of the deck damaged