Built 1851

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ATN - Laney Tunnel (Etowah County, Alabama)
Built 1851, reinforced 2010
Tunnel on Alabama & Tennessee River Railway
Open to traffic

BM - Souhegan River Covered Deck Truss (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1851; Burned 1907; Replaced 1908
Lost Deck truss bridge over Souhegan River on Boston & Maine railroad
Destroyed by fire

Bridgeport Railroad Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Built ca 1851; Arson planned, but never attemped due to being well-guarded November 8th, 1861; Partially blown up by Confederate General Danville Leadbetter; Remaining spans burned by Union General Ormsby M. Mitchell
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Tennessee River on Nashville & Chattanooga Railway


Coburn Covered Bridge 45-12-02 (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1851 by Larned Coburn; rehabilitated 1973
Covered bridge over Winooski River on Coburn Road (C3030)
Open to traffic

CSX - Bloomington Viaduct (Garrett County, Maryland)
Built 1851 the original Stone bridge was encased in the current concrete arch in 1916.
Stone arch bridge over North Branch Potomac River on CSX Railroad (Formally B&O Railroad)
Open to traffic

CSX - Boiling Fork Stone Arch Bridge (Franklin County, Tennessee)
Built 1851 as wooden trestle, replaced with stone arch bridge around turn of century
Spectacular stone arch bridge over Boiling Fork Creek on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

DT&I - Royersville Tunnel (Lawrence County, Ohio)
Built 1851, Abanedoned 1982 after a rockfall
Abandoned tunnel on Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Railroad & Cincinnati, Hamilton, & Dayton Railroad
Abandoned

Elkader Truesdell Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Built 1851; Replaced 1889
Lost Truesdell Truss bridge over Turkey River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Erie Lackawanna - South Street Overpass (Allegany County, New York)
Lost Bridge over South Street on EL RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Granite Street Bridge (1851-1896) (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Lost Covered deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on Granite St
Replaced by a new bridge

Hollingshead Covered Bridge 38-19-34 (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1851; rehabilitated 1999
Covered bridge over Catawissa Creek on Old Reading Road, east of Catawissa
Open to traffic

IC - 1st Street Overpass (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1851
Stone arch bridge over 1st Street on the abandoned Illinois Central Railroad in Dixon
Railroad line abandoned, but open to vehicular traffic below

IC - 2nd Street Overpass (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1851
Stone arch bridge over 2nd Street on the abandoned Illinois Central Railroad in Dixon
Railroad line abandoned, but open to vehicular traffic below

IC - 3rd Street Overpass (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1851
Stone arch bridge over 3rd Street on the abandoned Illinois Central Railroad in Dixon
Railroad line abandoned, but open to vehicular traffic below

IC - Leaf River Arch Bridge (Ogle County, Illinois)
Built 1851
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Leaf River on Abandoned Illinois Central Railway
Derelict/abandoned

IC - Leaf River Tributary Bridge (Ogle County, Illinois)
Built 1851, Abandoned 1912
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Unnamed Trib to Leaf River on Abandoned Illinois Central Railway
Derelict/abandoned

IC - Rock River Bridge (1st) (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1851; Replaced 1862
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Rock River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Spur Overpass (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1851, Extended 1921
Abandoned stone arch bridge over abandoned ICRR Industrial spur on Abandoned Illinois Central Railway
Abandoned

Keller's Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1851. Refaced in 1981
Bridge over Back Creek on Private drive off of Valley Camp Road


Mull Covered Bridge 35-72-01 (Sandusky County, Ohio)
Built 1851; made obsolete by new bridge in 1962 and closed to traffic
Covered bridge on CR 9 southwest of Fremont
Open to pedestrians only

NECR - Bellows Falls Tunnel (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1851 Floor lowered 1897, 1977, & 2007
Tunnel on Railroad
Open to traffic

Perche Creek Covered Bridge (Boone County, Missouri)
Built 1851 by Travis Burroughs for $2,500
Lost covered bridge over Perche Creek west of Columbia, near the modern I-70 crossing
Removed 1931 after a new bridge was built on US 40 in 1924

PRR - Ronks Haupt Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1851
Haupt through truss bridge over Amtrak (former PRR) on Private farm road
In storage or disassembled

Rochester Plank Road Bridge (Racine County, Wisconsin)
Built 1851
Lost Through truss bridge over Fox River on Abandoned section of Plank Road
Destroyed by flooding

Second Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1851; Destroyed 1857
Lost Bridge over Rock River on Ottawa Avenue
Destroyed by flooding

St. Paul Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1851 (NBI says 1880); rehabilitated 1925
Stone arch bridge over Blackstone Canal on St Paul Street
Open to traffic

Sullivan Railroad Covered Bridge (Cheshire County, New Hampshire)
Replaced 1882
Lost Through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Sullivan Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Theresa Bridge (Older) (Dodge County, Wisconsin)
Built 1851; Replaced 1874
Lost bridge over E Br Rock River on Fond du Lac Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Timber Covered Bridge 13-01-03x (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1851; Destroyed by fire 1923
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Bear Creek on E 740th Street S
Destroyed by fire