Built 1853

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Barrackville Covered Bridge 48-25-02 (Marion County, West Virginia)
Built in 1853 by Eli & Lemuel Chenoweth; Bypassed 1987; ACROW pony truss inestalled 1991 due to deterioration; Renovated 1998
Burr arch-truss bridge over Buffalo Creek
Open to pedestrians

Bronx River Long Truss (Bronx County, New York)
Built 1853; Replaced 1912
Lost Col. Stephen H. Long-patented Pratt pony truss bridge over Bronx River on 242nd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

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

CN - Carr Road Overpass (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Built 1853, deck refurbished 1926
Stone arch Bridge over Carr Road on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CN - Kelly Road Overpass (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Built 1853, deck refurbished 1926
Stone Arch bridge over Kelly Road on the ICRR, 2.8 mi. northeast of Galena
Open to traffic

CN - Malone Creek Stone Arch (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Built 1853
Stone arch bridge over Malone Creek on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CN - Posey Hollow Road Overpass (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Built 1853, deck refurbished 1926
Arch bridge over Posey Hill Road on the ICRR, 3 mi. northeast of Galena
Open to traffic

Contoocook Covered Bridge 29-07-63x (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1853; Razed 1935
Lost Long through truss bridge over Contoocook River on Main Street/Park Avenue/Route 103
Removed as part of a WPA make-work project

Dalton Covered Bridge 29-07-05 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1853 by Joshua Sanborn; Rehabilitated 1963
Covered Queenspost/Long through truss bridge over Warner River on Joppa Road West in Warner
Open to traffic

Grant's Bend Tunnel (Kenton County, Kentucky)
West tunnel built 1853; parallel east tunnel built 1912
Pair of railroad tunnels at Grant's Bend just north of Lambs Ferry Road in Ryland Heights
Open to railroad traffic

Greenwood Tunnel (Albemarle County, Virginia)
Built 1850-1853
Abandoned tunnel on Blue Ridge Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Keefer Covered Bridge 38-47-03 (Montour County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1853 by William Butler; rehabilitated 1983
Covered bridge over Chillesquaque Creek on Keefer Mill Road
Open to traffic

Knapp's Covered Bridge 38-08-01 (Bradford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1853; rehabilitated 2001
Covered bridge over Browns Creek on Browns Creek Road (TR 554)
Open to traffic

MC - Tin Bridge (Penobscot County, Maine)
Built 1853, Collapsed 1871
Lost Through truss bridge over Penobscot River on Maine Central Railroad
Collapsed due to wood rot

MoPac - West Barretts Tunnel (St. Louis County, Missouri)
Built between 1851-53 by the Pacific (later MO Pacific) Railroad for a single broad gauge track; Gauge standardized in 1869. Tunnel remained in service until congestion caused the railroad to bypass the tracks via a cut 100' to the south in 1944.
Tunnel under a hill in Kirkwood, MO on former Missouri Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

Newfield Covered Bridge 32-55-01 (Tompkins County, New York)
Built 1853; rehabilitated 1972
Town Lattice through truss with supplemental arches over West Branch Cayuga Inlet on Covered Bridge Street in Newfield Hamlet
Open to traffic

NYC - Honeoye Creek Covered Bridge (Ontario County, New York)
Built 1853: Replaced 1893
Lost Through truss bridge over Honeoye Creek on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Wakeman Stone Arch (Huron County, Ohio)
Built 1853
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Vermilion River on former Toledo, Norwalk and Cleveland Railroad in Wakeman
Derelict/abandoned

Old State Road Bridge (Herkimer County, New York)
Built 1853; rehabilitated 1973
Stone arch bridge over West Canada Creek on Old State Road in Newport
Open to traffic

Puente Río Piedras (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Built 1853
Concrete-encased brick barrel vault arch bridge over Piedras River on PR 8839
Open to pedestrians

Pulp Mill Covered Bridge 45-01-04#2 (Addison County, Vermont)
Built 1853; Rehabilitated 1980; Rehabilitated 2012
Modified Burr arch-truss covered bridge over Otter Creek
Open to traffic

Reshaw's Second Bridge (Natrona County, Wyoming)
Built 1853
Timber stringer bridge over Platte River
Removed but not replaced; Replica built

RI - Colona Covered Bridge (Henry County, Illinois)
Built 1853; Destroyed by a tornado 1859
Lost Through truss bridge over Rock River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Split Rock Tunnel (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1853; Abandoned 1954
Abandoned tunnel on Railroad (RI)
Abandoned

Rowell's Covered Bridge 29-07-08 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1853; rehabilitated 1996
Covered bridge over Contoocook River on West Hopkinton Road (Clement Hill Rd) in Hopkinton
Open to traffic

Saddle Tunnel (Oconee County, South Carolina)
Built 1853
Historic Railroad Tunnel
Inundated

SEPTA - Perkasie Tunnel (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1853-1857
Tunnel under goes under Ridge Road (PA Route 563)-Landis Ridge on Former Reading RR now East Penn RR
Open to traffic

Sharpsville Covered Bridge (Washington County, Kentucky)
Built 1862
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Chaplin River
Lost

Stony Valley Rail-Trail - Rausch Gap Stone Arch (Lebanon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1853; Collapsed in 2011
Lost Stone arch bridge over Rausch Creek on Stony Valley Rail-Trail (Nee Schuylkill & Susquehanna Railroad)
Destroyed by flooding

White Street Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1853
Stone arch bridge over North Branch Rancocas Creek on White Street
Open to traffic