Built 1871

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18th Street Lift Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1871, Replaced 1917
Lost Through truss bridge over Louisville & Portland Canal on 18th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Amtrak - Hartford Tunnel (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1871
Stone arch bridge over Amtrak Springfield Line on US 44 (Main Street) and Albany Avenue in Hartford
Open to traffic

Ashville Covered Bridge 35-65-01x (Pickaway County, Ohio)
Replaced 1962
Lost Bridge over Walnut Creek on Lockbourne Eastern Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Benning Stone Arch (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Ca. 1871
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Abandoned Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Benson Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Kentucky)
Built 1881; Rehabilitated 1996
Whipple through truss bridge over Benson Creek on a pedestrian trail at the end of Taylor Ave. in Frankfort
Open to pedestrians

Bollman Bridge (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871 as railroad bridge; Erected here 1910; Removed
Warren through truss bridge over Railroad on Long Road (T381)
Removed and relocated

Brooklyn Bridge (Mercer County, Kentucky)
Built 1871, collapsed on November 20, 1953, replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Kentucky River on US 68 west of Wilmore
Replaced by new bridge

C&NW Bridge #371 (Nicollet County, Minnesota)
Built 1871
Abandoned stone culvert bridge over Unamed Creek on Abandoned C&NW Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

California & Oregon - Tehama Bridge (Tehama County, California)
Built 1871, "Washed out" 1881, Replaced 1898
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Sacramento River on California & Oregon Railroad
Destroyed by flood

CB&Q - Des Moines River Covered Bridge (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced ca. 1904-6
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Burlington & Southwestern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Center Street Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1871
Stone arch bridge over Harbor Brook on Center Street in Meriden
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

Clay Mills Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built ca 1871; Removed ?
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Fork Maquoketa River on Road
Removed

Commerce Street Bridge (Older) (Dallas County, Texas)
Built 1871; Replaced 1890 and relocated; One span went upstream to Grauwyler, the other downstream to Miller's Ferry.
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Trinity River on Commerce Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Corbett's Mill Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Bypassed by a new road in 1958 and passed into private ownership.
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Abandoned Road in Scotch Grove
Destroyed by flooding Saturday July 24, 2010

Cortland Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Buit 1871, replaced 1902
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Cortland Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Court Avenue Bridge (3rd) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1871, replaced 1917
Lost Post through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Court Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Cutler-Donahoe Covered Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1871; relocated in 1970; rehabilitated 1997
Covered bridge over a ditch in Winterset City Park
Open to pedestrians only

Dakota City Bridge (Older) (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Built 1871, replaced 1913
Lost bowstring through truss bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on local road
Replaced by a new bridge

DM&E - Waterworks Trestle (Scott County, Iowa)
Trestle originally built in 1871, Deck girders built in the 1900s; Pony truss span built 1984
Truss bridge over River Drive on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railway
Open to traffic

Doctors Creek Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1871; rehabilitated 1930; replaced 2001
Lost pony truss bridge over Doctors Creek
No longer exists

Dora Covered Bridge 14-85-03x (Wabash County, Indiana)
In 1967 construction of the Salamonie Reservoir necessitated removal. Large pontoons were fastened to each end of the bridge and it was floated to a new home near Dora Pike Road crossing Foster Pond.
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Salamonie River
Destroyed by fire

E&NA - Saint Croix-Vanceboro Bridge (Washington County, Maine)
Built 1871 by Passaic Rolling Mill Co.; damaged by German saboteur in February, 1915; replaced mid-1900s
Lost Through truss bridge over Saint Croix River on European & North American Railway
Replaced by new bridge

Erwinna Covered Bridge 38-09-04 (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871
Town lattice truss bridge over Roaring Rocks Creek on Geigel Hill Road
Open to traffic

Fallasburg Covered Bridge 22-41-02 (Kent County, Michigan)
Built 1871; rehabilitated 1994
Covered bridge over Flat River on Covered Bridge Road
Open to traffic

First Carver Railroad Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1871 for the M&STL
Lost through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Former Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

First Street Bridge (Defiance County, Ohio)
Built 1871
Lost Post through truss bridge over Wabash & Erie Canal on First Street
Removed but not replaced

Flume Covered Bridge 29-05-05 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1871
Paddleford through truss bridge over Pemigewasset River on Trail road
Open to private traffic

Fort Leavenworth Bridge (Leavenworth County, Kansas)
Built 1871; Burned and abandoned 1913 , Converted to road 1917
Lost Post through truss bridge over Missouri River
Removed

Fremont Wagon Bridge (Dodge County, Nebraska)
Built 1871; Destroyed by flooding 1912
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Platte River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

GAP - Bollman Bridge (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871 on the B&O Railroad; relocated 1910 as a vehicular bridge
Iron through truss bridge formerly carrying the B&O Railroad
Open to pedestrians only

Georgia City Bridge (Jasper County, Missouri)
Built 1871 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; approach spans added 1885; closed to traffic 1986; relocated to Webb City
Relocated bowstring through truss at King Jack Park in Webb City
Open to pedestrians

Hayes Clark Covered Bridge 38-15-07 #2 (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871
Queenpost through truss bridge over Doe Run on Private Road
Open to pedestrians only

Heritage Rail Trail - Glen Brook Court Overpass (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871
Stone arch bridge over Glen Brook Court on Heritage Rail Trail
Open to bicyclists, horseback, and pedestrians on trail side. The rail is now home to the Steam into History Excursions on the weekends from April to October.

Heritage Rail Trail - Pleasant Valley Road Overpass (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1871 by Northern Central Railway, later Pennsylvania Railroad; abandoned to rail service 1972, acquired by county for rail and rail trail
Closed-spandrel brick-and-limestone arch bridge over Pleasant Valley Road (SR 616) on Heritage Rail Trail
Open to bicyclists, horseback, and pedestrians on trail side. The rail is now home to the Steam into History Excursions on the weekends from April to October.

Hickory Bridge-Allegheny River (Older) (Warren County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Allegheny River
Replaced by a new bridge

Houston Street Fink Truss (Bexar County, Texas)
Built 1871
Lost Fink through truss bridge over San Antonio River??? on Houston Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Independence Bowstring (Verdigris River) Bridge (Montgomery County, Kansas)
Built 1871 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Bowstring through truss bridge over Verdigris River at the end of Burns Street in Independence
Abandoned with deck missing and surrounded by overgrowth

Jacobs Creek Road Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built in 1871 for the Mercer & Somerset RR. Subsequently converted to road use and expanded
Stone arch bridge over Woolsey Brook tributary on Jacobs Creek Road
Open to traffic

Jefferson Avenue Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built in 1871 Removed in 1905
Lost Bridge over Cuyahoga River on Jefferson Avenue
No longer exists

KCC&S - Leaky Roof Bridge (Johnson County, Kansas)
Probably built 1871 when this line first opened.
Stone culvert bridge over Tributary of Big Blue River on KCC&S RR
Stored or reassembled near the original location. Stories vary.

Keokuk Bridge (Old) (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced 1917
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad/Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Klinepeter Covered Bridge 38-55-03 (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871; relocated in 1982
Covered bridge over Beaver Creek on Railroad Avenue in Beaver Springs
Open to traffic

Lagoon Pond Bridge (Dukes County, Massachusetts)
Built 1871; Replaced 1935
Lost bascule bridge over Lagoon Pond on Beach Road
Replaced by new bridge

Laymon Road Bridge (Clinton County, Ohio)
Built 1871 by the Massillon Bridge Co.
Relocated bowstring pony truss bridge originally over TR 272 (Laymon Rd.)
Preserved in Denver Williams Park, Wilmington, Ohio

Lewisburg Susquehanna River Covered Railroad Bridge (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1865-68 as joint railroad/road bridge; 5 spans washed away June 1, 1889 and replaced; three spans destroyed in flood of May 21, 1894 and rebuilt; replaced 1912 with new railroad bridge
Lost Bridge over Susquehanna River between Lewisburg and Montandon
Replaced by a new bridge

Lime Valley Covered Bridge 38-36-23 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871
Covered bridge over Pequea Creek on Breneman Road
Open to traffic

LIRR - Cherry Valley Road Overpass (Nassau County, New York)
Built 1871
Girder bridge over Cherry Valley Road on Long Island Railroad
Open to traffic

Little Kentucky River Bridge (Older) (Carroll County, Kentucky)
Built 1871; Replaced 1927
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Kentucky River on US-42, KY-36
Replaced by a new bridge

Loux Covered Bridge 38-09-11 (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871
Covered bridge over Cabin Run Creek on Schlentz Hill Road
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built ca 1871; Removed ca 1902
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Farm Creek on Main Street
Removed

Main Street Bridge (Older) (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1871; Replaced 1903
Lost Inverted Bowstring through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Martinsville Road Covered Bridge 35-14-09 (Clinton County, Ohio)
Built 1871 by Zimri Wall; rehabilitated 2006
Covered bridge over Todd's Fork on Martinsville Road (CR 14)
Open to traffic

McBride Covered Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built in 1871 by Benton Jones; destroyed by arson in 1983 and replaced.
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over North River on McBride Bridge Road (now McBride Road)
Destroyed by fire

McClellan Covered Bridge 35-15-02 (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Covered bridge over West Fork Little Beaver on McClellan Road
Open to pedestrians only

McDaniels Covered Bridge 38-05-20 (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871; destroyed by arson in 1988
Lost covered bridge over Brush Creek on TR 419 (Bennett Road)
Destroyed by arson

McLain Covered Bridge 35-45-17 (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1871
Relocated covered bridge at Firemans Park in Alexandria
Open to pedestrians only

Mead Avenue Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871; additional trusses added 1912
Two-span Whipple through truss bridge over French Creek on Mead Avenue in Meadville
In storage or disassembled

Mercer & Somerset - Stony Brook Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1871
Lost Bridge over Stony Brook on Mercer & Somerset RR
No longer exists

Mercer & Somerset RR Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1871
Lost Bridge over Scotch Road on Mercer & Somerset RR
No longer exists

MILW - Hastings Swing Bridge (Older) (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Built 1871; Replaced 1891
Lost Post through truss swing over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Naubuc Avenue Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1871
Stone arch bridge over Porter Brook on Naubuc Avenue in Glastonbury Center
Open to traffic

NH - Steep Rock Tunnel (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1871, abandoned 1948
Tunnel on Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern Railroad bed
Open to pedestrians only

North Village Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Mr. Parker (Inventor of the Parker Truss) was directly involved in the building of this bridge.
Parker pony truss bridge over a feeder stream that flows into Lake Chaubunagungamaug on a pedestrian walkway in Memorial Beach Park
Open to pedestrians

NP - Brainerd Bridge (1st) (Crow Wing County, Minnesota)
Built 1871; Collapsed under weight of a train July 27th 1875; Replaced 1876
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Collapsed

NS - Hannibal Tunnel (Marion County, Missouri)
Built 1871
Tunnel on the Norfolk Southern Railroad just west of the Hannibal Railroad Bridge in Hannibal
Open to railroad traffic

NYC - Hudson Arch Bridge (Lenawee County, Michigan)
Built 1871 to replaced a wooden trestle built in 1840
Stone arch bridge over Bean Creek on New York Central RR (abandoned)
Closed to all traffic

NYSW - Wallkill River Bridge (Sussex County, New Jersey)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Cork Hill Road & Wallkill River on New York, Susquehanna, & Western Railway
Abandoned

Old Clay's Ferry Bridge (Fayette County, Kentucky)
Built 1871; rehabilitated 1955
Two-span through truss bridge over Kentucky River on KY 2328 (Old US 25) in Lexington
Open to traffic

Old Enon Road Stone Arch Culvert (Clark County, Ohio)
Built 1871
Stone arch bridge over Upper Tributary of Mud Run on Rocky Point Road
Open to traffic

Omaha Trail - Hustler Tunnel (Juneau County, Wisconsin)
Built 1871
Tunnel under Steep Hill on Omaha Trail
Open to pedestrians only

OW - High View Tunnel (Sullivan County, New York)
Built 1871, abandoned 1957
Abandoned tunnel under Shawangunk Range on New York, Ontario, & Western Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Parker Bridge (Montgomery County, Kansas)
Built 1871 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio. Main span replaced with a Camelback through truss in the 1920's. Bridge closed and approach span removed Dec. 19, 1980. Rest of bridge demolished ca. 1988
Lost bowstring through truss bridge over Verdigris River southeast of Coffeyville
No longer exists

PCC&StL - Tippecanoe River Bridge (White County, Indiana)
Built 1871, west span collapsed July 17, 1878 and later repaired, replaced in 1926
Lost Deck truss bridge over Tippecanoe River on Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad in Monticello
Replaced by new bridge

Ponakin Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1871; closed to traffic 1978
Post through truss bridge over North Branch Nashua River on Ponakin Road
Closed to all traffic

Pond Eddy Bridge (old) (Sullivan County, New York)
Built 1871
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Delaware River on High Road
Replaced by a new bridge

R. F. Baker Covered Bridge 35-23-33 (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built 1871; relocated 1981
Covered bridge over a pond at Fairfield Union High School
Open to pedestrians only

Rezner Bowstring Bridge (Jasper County, Indiana)
Originally built in 1871 at one of two possible locations. Relocated to the Gangloff-Sayler Farm ca. 1916 and finally moved and restored in Potawatomi Park in 2012.
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Iroquois River in Rensselaer
Open to pedestrians only

RI - Crow Creek Arch Bridge (Jefferson County, Iowa)
Built 1871, abandoned 1946
Stone arch bridge over Crow Creek in Fairfield
Abandoned

RI - DeValls Bluff Bridge (Old) (Prairie County, Arkansas)
Built 1871; Replaced 1923
Pratt through truss bridge over White River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Riverside Avenue Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1871 as part of a six-span bridge over the Housatonic River; relocated here 1895; reconstructed 1989
Whipple through truss bridge over Northeast Corridor (Metro North Railroad) on Riverside Avenue
Open to traffic

Rose-Dunmire Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced 1912
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over North River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

RUT - Baldwin Dry Bridge (Addison County, Vermont)
Built 1871 as a pony truss, rebuilt sometime after 1890 as a stringer; demolished 1963
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Richville Road & branch of Sawmill brook on Rutland Railroad (Addison Division)
Removed but not replaced

Sanders Covered Bridge (Owen County, Kentucky)
One span collapsed by an overloaded truck in 1922. Remaining two spans lost to arson on August 23, 1948.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Eagle Creek on KY 36
Destroyed by fire

Shade Covered Bridge 35-23-20 (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built in 1871 by John Shrake
Burr arch-truss bridge over Dry land


State Street Bridge (Older) (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1871, replaced 1890, but floated down to Chestnut Street
Lost Post through truss bridge over Rock River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Superior Viaduct (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1871
Lost Post through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Center Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Tubbs' Mills Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced?
Bowstring truss bridge over North Fork Maquoketa River on Road
No longer exists

Union Street Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Monocacy Creek on Union Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Upper Bridge (Midland County, Michigan)
Built 1871; Destroyed by flooding 1907
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Tittabawassee River on Isabella Road
Destroyed by flooding

Wallace Covered Bridge 14-23-01 (Fountain County, Indiana)
Built 1871
Howe through truss bridge over Sugar Mill Creek
Open to pedestrians

Walnut Street Bridge (2nd) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1871, Replaced 1891
Bowstring through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Walnut Street
Replaced by a new bridge

WC - Wisconsin River Bridge (Portage County, Wisconsin)
Built 1871
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Railroad (WC)
Replaced by a new bridge

Webster Street Drawbridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1871; Replaced 1928
Lost Through truss bridge over Oakland Harbor on Webster Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Winston Bridge (Daviess County, Missouri)
Abandoned stone arch bridge over a tributary of Dog Creek on former Rock Island Railroad
Very Good Condition

WLE - Great Stone Viaduct (Belmont County, Ohio)
Built 1867-71, opened June 21, 1871; abandoned 1983
Stone arch bridge over city streets on the former B&O Railroad at the west approach to the Benwood Railroad Bridge. Listed in Landmarkhunter as "B & O Railroad Viaduct".
East portion open to traffic, west portion abandoned