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

Big Reed Island Covered Bridge (Carroll County, Virginia)
Built in 1851; Replaced in 1939
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Big Reed Island Creek on RT 221
Replaced by a new bridge

Black Railroad Covered Bridge (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1851
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Schuylkill River and Canal on Mt. Carbon & Port Carbon Railroad
Removed but not replaced

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


Clark's Ferry Covered Bridge (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1851, replaced in 1925
Lost Bridge on towpath over Susquehanna River
No longer exists

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 (Formerly 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

CSX - Snow Creek Culvert (Amherst County, Virginia)
Built 1851
Stone arch bridge over Snow Creek on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

Dead Waters Covered Bridge (Tioga County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1851
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Crooked Creek
Removed but not replaced

Deibler's Mill Covered Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1851; Destroyed in 1972 by Tropical Storm Agnes; replaced by new bridge
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Mahantango Creek
Destroyed by flooding in 1972 and replaced

Douglassville Covered Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1851; Lost in 1951 not replaced.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Abandoned Roadway
Removed but not replaced

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

ERIE - South Street Overpass (1851) (Allegany County, New York)
Lost Bridge over South Street on EL RR
Replaced by a new bridge

First Fox River Bridge Neenah (Old) (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1851
Lost Timber stringer bridge over South Branch Fox River
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

Greider's Covered Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1851 by John Gutshall; Removed and Replaced in 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Old Mill Road (LR 21004) different location
Replaced by a new bridge (in a different location)

Harold H. Good's Grist and Sawmill Covered Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1851 by John Shaeffer; Removed and Replaced in 1952
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Muddy Creek on Dry Tavern Road (Rt. 897)
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

Hudson Stone Arch (McLean County, Illinois)
Built 1851
Stone arch bridge over Intermitent stream on Township property access (former ICRR)
Open to authorized vehicles only

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 (1851) (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


Mohrsville Covered Bridge (Second Bridge) (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1851; Replaced in 1937; Please see BH #46196 for Replacement Bridge.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Muddy Creek Forks Twin #2 Covered Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Unknown date of construction; Lost in the Flood of 1933; Replaced
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over North Branch Muddy Creek on Muddy Creek Forks Road (SR 2044)
Replaced by a new bridge

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 under Bridge St on New England Central Railroad
Open to traffic

Paxtonville Covered Bridge (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1851 by John Bilger for $1248, additional $340 added in 1852 for additional expenses; replaced 1932
Lost Bridge over Middle Creek on Paxton St.
Replaced by a new bridge

Penn Street Covered Bridge (Second Bridge) (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Second Bridge built in 1851 by Hoyer & Bitner; Replaced in 1884; Please see BH #74980 and BH #30410 for later replacement bridges.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Penn Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Perche Creek Covered Bridge, 25-10-01 (Boone County, Missouri)
Built 1850-51 by Travis Burroughs for $2,500
Lost covered bridge over Perche Creek west of Columbia, near the modern I-70 crossing
Removed August 1931 after a new bridge was built in 1927 downstream for US 40

PFtW&PV- Iowa River Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Substructure built 1851
Bridge over Iowa River on Philadelphia, Ft. Wayne & Platte Valley Railway
Never built

Plante's Ferry (site) (Spokane County, Washington)
Established 1851 Discontinued 1865 Replaced by Issac Kellogg's Bridge
Lost Bridge over Spokane River on Mullan Road
No longer exists

Point Rock Tunnel (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1851; bypassed in 1906
Tunnel on Former PRR
Open to pedestrians only

Poplar Neck Covered Bridge (Fourth Covered Bridge) (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
The Fourth Covered Bridge was built in 1851; It was uncovered until 1897 when it was roofed; Replaced in 1917.
Lost Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Poplar Neck Road
Replaced by a new bridge (For the latest bridge, please see, BH #30413)

PRR - Ronks & Ardmore Haupt Bridges (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1851, Reused as road bridge Ca. 1870; Placed in storage 2002
Haupt through truss bridge over Amtrak (former PRR) on Private farm road
In Storage

Queenston-Lewiston Suspension Bridge (1st) (Niagara County, New York)
Begun in 1850, opened March 20, 1851 lost due to high wind after temporary removal of guy wires Feb. 3, 1864
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Niagara River on road
Destroyed by severe weather

RI - Macoupin Creek Bridge (Jersey County, Illinois)
Built 1851, Removed in the 1980's
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Macoupin Creek on formerly Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Richmond Avenue Bridge (1851) (Richmond County, New York)
Built in 1851; replaced 1895
Lost Bridge over Fresh Kills on Richmond Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Spruce Run Road Covered Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Built 1851; Lost in 1889 Flood and Replaced; that bridge was lost in 1892 and replaced; that bridge was lost in 1934 and replaced.
Lost Bridge over Middle Creek on Spruce Run Road
Destroyed by flooding and replaced

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

Sullivan Railroad - Connecticut River Bridge (1851) (Cheshire County, New Hampshire)
Built 1851; Replaced 1882
Lost Through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Sullivan Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Theresa Bridge (1851) (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

Wasden Road - Pintlala Creek Covered Bridge (Montgomery County, Alabama)
Lost Bridge over Pintlala Creek on Wasden Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Winchester Street Bridge (1851) (Cheshire County, New Hampshire)
Built 1851
Lost Bridge over Ashuelot River on Winchester Street in Keene
Replaced by a new bridge

Wood Street Bridge (Ashland County, Ohio)
Built 1851; Closed 1975; Demolished 1982; Replaced 1985
Bridge over Conrail Railroad on North Wood Street