Built 1857

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B&O - Lodgeville Tunnel (Old) (Harrison County, West Virginia)
Bored in 1857 and bypassed in 1952.
Abandoned tunnel for B&O Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

B&O - North Branch Potamac River Bridge (Old) (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1857
Lost Deck truss bridge over North Branch Potomac River on B&O Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Shannon Tunnel (Doddridge County, West Virginia)
Lost Tunnel on the Parkersburg Branch of the B&O Railroad. Cut is located on the North Bend Rail Trail.
Daylighted and replaced by a cut

Change Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1856-1857
Abandoned suspension bridge over Lehigh River on Hugh Moore Parkway
Derelict/abandoned

CSX - Tunnelton Tunnel (Lawrence County, Indiana)
Originally built for 6' gauge. Lined with brick and shortened to 1731 ft. about 1898
Tunnel on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic

Douglas Road Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1857; rehabilitated 1923
Stone arch bridge over Mumford River on Douglas Road
Open to traffic

Downsville Covered Bridge 32-13-01 (Delaware County, New York)
Built 1857 by Robert Murray; rehabilitated 1998
Covered bridge over East Branch Delaware River on Bridge Street
Open to traffic

Durham Road Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1857
Stone arch bridge over Freys Run on PA 2003
Open to traffic

Eustace Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1857; Portion collapsed under the weight of wagons and cattle that same year and repaired; Destroyed by flooding 1858; Replaced 1859
Lost Bridge over Rock River on Galena Avenue
Destroyed by flooding

Five Arch Bridge (Livingston County, New York)
Built in 1857 by Genesee Valley R.R. (Erie / Erie-Lackawanna R.R.) over the Conesus Lake Outlet.
Stone arch bridge over Conesus Lake Outlet
Closed to all traffic

Hemlock Covered Bridge 19-09-02 (Oxford County, Maine)
Built 1857; rehabilitated 1988
Covered bridge over Old Course Saco River on Hemlock Bridge Road in Fryeburg
Open to traffic

Humpback Covered Bridge 46-03-01 (Alleghany County, Virginia)
Built 1857
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Dunlap Creek in Covington
Open to pedestrians

Jay Covered Bridge 32-16-01 (Essex County, New York)
Built 1857 by George Burt; Bypassed 1997; Rehabilitated 2007
Covered Howe Truss bridge over East Branch Ausable River on CR 22
Closed to traffic

Jefferson Street Bridge (Cole County, Missouri)
Built 1857 by Dr. William A. Davison; widened in 1964 and 1980; replaced 1988
Lost stone arch bridge over East Branch Wears Creek on Jefferson Street in downtown Jefferson City
Replaced by a concrete culvert

Market Run Stone Arch (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1857; Replaced 1881
Lost Stone arch bridge over Market Run on Market Street
Destroyed by flooding

MBTA - Melrose Street Overpass (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1857; re-pointed 1946
Stone arch bridge over Melrose Street on MBTA Haverhill Line
Open to traffic

MC&C - Bridge (Somewhere near Cutler) (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1857
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Hocking River? on Abandoned railroad
Removed

MC&C - West Fork Little Hocking River Bridge (Washington County, Ohio)
Built in the 1857, removed in the 1920s
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over West Fork Little Hocking River on Abandoned railroad
Removed

Moonville Rail Trail - Moonville Tunnel (Vinton County, Ohio)
Built 1857 and abandoned in 1989
Abandoned tunnel with approach that crosses Raccoon Creek on CSX line between Cumberland, Maryland and Cincinnati
Abandoned, but used by pedestrians

N. Main Street Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1857
Two-span stone arch bridge over a branch of Chagrin River on N. Main Street (CR 264) in Moreland Hills
Open to traffic

North Bend Rail Trail - Butcher's Tunnel (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Bored in 1857, daylighted in 1963.
Lost Tunnel for the Parkersburg Branch of the B&O Railroad. Cut is located on North Bend Rail Trail.
Daylighted and replaced by a cut

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #11 (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Built 1857
Lost Tunnel for the Parkersburg Branch of the B&O Railroad. Cut is located on the North Bend Rail Trail.
Daylighted and replaced by a cut

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #15 (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Bored in 1857 and daylighted in 1963.
Daylighted Tunnel for the Parkersburg Branch of the B&O Railroad
Daylighted and replaced by a cut

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #16 (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Bored 1857 and daylighted 1963
Daylighted Tunnel for B&O Railroad
Demolished

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #17 (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Bored 1857 and bypassed in 1963
Abandoned tunnel
Derelict/abandoned after being bypassed by a cut

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #18 (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Bored 1857 and daylighted 1963.
Daylighted Tunnel for B&O Railroad
Demolished

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #20 (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Bored 1857 and daylighted in 1963
Lost Tunnel for the Parkersburg Branch of the B&O Railroad. Cut is located on North Bend Rail Trail.
Daylighted and replaced by a cut

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #22 (Wood County, West Virginia)
Bored 1857 and bypassed by a cut in 1963
Abandoned tunnel
Derelict/abandoned

NS - Askew Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1857
Stone arch bridge over 6th Street on Philadelphia & Reading Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Bostian Bridge (Iredell County, North Carolina)
On Aug. 27, 1891 passenger train Number 9 going from Salisbury to Asheville derailed and fell 60 feet off of Bostian Bridge. The wreck killed 30 people and injured many more.
Stone arch bridge over Third Creek on Norfolk Southern RR, 2 miles w. of Statesville, NC along Buffalo Shoals Rd.
Open to traffic

NS - Landis Ridge Tunnel (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1853-1857; Alterations 1911
Tunnel under Landis Ridge on Railroad
Open to traffic

Oxford Mills Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1857
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Spicket River Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1857; rehabilitated 1907
Stone arch bridge over Spicket River on Canal Street in Lawrence
Open to traffic

Stoudt's Ferry Covered Bridge 38-06-34x (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1857; Collapsed 1948
Lost Covered Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Stoudt's Ferry Bridge Road
Collapsed

Stoutsville Covered Bridge (Monroe County, Missouri)
Built 1857 for $5,000; removed when a new bridge was built on US 24
Lost 145-ft covered bridge over North Fork Elk River west of Stoutsville near the US 24 crossing
No longer exists

Tunnel No. 6 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel No. 6 is an abandoned tunnel along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad's Wheeling-Pittsburgh Subdivision west of Washington, Pennsylvania.
Abandoned tunnel on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Wheeling Heritage Trail - Hempfield Tunnel (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1857, Rebuilt 1904-5; Abandoned 1980s
Tunnel on Wheeling Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Wheeling Heritage Trail - Hempfield Viaduct (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1857; Abandoned 1980s
Stone arch bridge over Big Wheeling Creek on Wheeling Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Windham Road Bridge (Windham County, Connecticut)
Built 1857; bypassed 2001; reopened to pedestrians 2006
Two-span stone arch bridge over Willimantic River on Windham Road in Windham
Open to pedestrians only

WM - Frostburg Tunnel (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1857; abandoned 1954
Abandoned tunnel under Frostburg, MD on Cumberland & Pennsylvania Railroad
Derelict/abandoned