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Air Line State Park Trail - Middle Haddam Road Stone Arch (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1873, abandoned 1965
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Middle Haddam Road on NYNH&H Air Line (abandoned)
Open to pedestrians and bikes

Amity Bridge (Madison County, Ohio)
Built 1873 by Reuben Partridge; replaced 1957
Lost covered Partridge through truss bridge over Big Darby Creek on Amity Pike
Replaced by a new bridge

AMTK - B&P Tunnels (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1873
Tunnel on Amtrak Northeast Corridor under Wilson St
Open to traffic

AMTK - Viaduct Avenue Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1873
Stone arch bridge over Viaduct Avenue on Amtrak
Open to traffic

Atkinson Road Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1873; rehabilitated 1976 and 2006
Stone arch bridge over Pidcock Creek on Atkinson Road in Solebury Twp, East of Lahaska, PA. Bucks County Bridge # 305, PA
Open to traffic

B&A - Springfield Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built in 1873
Lost lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Boston & Albany Railroad


Beach Road Bridge (Tompkins County, New York)
Built 1873 by the King Bridge Co. Preserved as a pedestrian bridge in 2003.
Bowstring pony truss bridge over West Branch Cayuga Inlet on Beach Road
Open to pedestrians

Beverly Covered Bridge (Randolph County, West Virginia)
Built in 1873 by Lemuel Chenoweth; Razed and replaced in 1950.
Lost Through truss covered bridge over Tygart Valley River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Jim Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Originally built in 1873 in Montgomery County, moved to Marion County
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Central Canal on trail behind Indianapolis Museum of Art in Indianapolis
Renovated and reopened for pederstrians

Bigelow Covered Bridge 35-80-04 (Union County, Ohio)
Built 1873; rehabilitated 1990
Covered bridge over Little Darby Creek on Axe Handle Road (CR 87)
Open to traffic

BO - Cave Station Bollman Bridge (Augusta County, Virginia)
Built 1873; Replaced 1923
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over North River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Bradley's Ford Bridge (Johnson County, Indiana)
Built 1873: Replaced 1925
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Old State Road 1
Replaced by new bridge

Bridge Street Bridge (older) (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Contract awarded August 22, 1873
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Hakihokake Creek on Bridge Street
No longer exists

Buckskin Covered Bridge (Ross County, Ohio)
Built 1873; Rehabbed 2006
Covered bridge over Buckskin Creek on Lower Twin Road (CR 54)
Open to traffic

Burkeville Covered Bridge 21-06-01 (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870
Howe through truss bridge over South River on Main Poland Road in Conway


Burton Brook Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Stone arch bridge over Burton Brook on US-44 in Lakeville
Open to traffic

C&A - Louisiana Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1873; 2nd pier collapsed destroying two spand November 6th, 1876; Replaced 1897
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago & Alton Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CA&C - Little Walnut Creek Bridge (Older) (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1873
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Little Walnut Creek on Cleveland, Akron, & Columbus Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Caledonia Bridge (Marion County, Ohio)
Built 1873 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company
Abandoned bowstring through truss bridge over Olentangy River on abandoned road just off of Caledonia Northern Road in Caledonia
Abandoned

Carpenter Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1873
Stone arch bridge over West Branch Palmer River on Carpenter Street
Open to traffic

Carrollton Iron Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1873; Replaced 1927
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wabash River on Carrollton Road
Replaced by new bridge

CCR - Lehigh Bridge (Webster County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Replaced 1880 when the line was modified from 3ft Gauge to Standard Gauge
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Crooked Creek Railroad & Coal Co.
Replaced by a new bridge

Cheneworth's Ford Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1873
Truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Road
No longer exists

CMV&C - Big Walnut Creek Bridge (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1873; collapsed 1878 while train was crossing
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Cleveland, Mount Vernon & Columbus Railroad
Collapsed

Colbert Bridge (1873) (Bryan County, Oklahoma)
Built and detroyed 1873
Lost Bridge over Red River of the South on Colbert Ferry Road
Destroyed by flooding

Colliers Trestle (Blair County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1873; Filled In Unknown date
Lost timber stringer Bridge over Unnamed Tributary to Bells Gap Run on Bell's Gap Railroad Trail
Filled in

Columbus Young Covered Bridge (Brown County, Ohio)
Built 1873 by the Smith Bridge Company; Lost 1979
Lost Smith through truss bridge over White Oak Creek on Loudon Road
Collapsed

Comstock Covered Bridge 07-04-01 #2 (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1873, rebuilt 2011
Howe through truss bridge over Salmon River on Bridge Street
Open to pedestrians only

CPRR - Alice Street Drawbridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1873; Replaced 1898 by the Harrison Street Bridge
Howe through truss bridge over Oakland Estuary on Central Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CSOR - Connecticut River Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built ca. 1873 by the Hartford, Providence and Fishkill Railroad
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Connecticut River on Connecticut Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

Curriers Mill Bridge (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Replaced 1919
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Skunk River on Mill Road
No longer exists

Dellos Road Bridge (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built 1873; rehabilitated 1967
Three-span arch bridge over Aux Sable Creek on Dellos Road (TR 35), 6 mi. northeast of Morris
Open to two-lane traffic

Dixon Wagon Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1873; Replaced 1884
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Rock River on Galena Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Dunham Ferry Bridge (Old) (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Replaced ?
Lost Truss bridge over Maquoketa River
Replaced by a new bridge

Elroy-Sparta Trail - Tunnel #1 (Monroe County, Wisconsin)
Built 1873
Tunnel on Elroy Sparta State Trail (former C&NW Ry)
Open to pedestrians only

Elroy-Sparta Trail - Tunnel #2 (Monroe County, Wisconsin)
Built 1873
Tunnel on Elroy Sparta State Trail (former C&NW Ry) 2 mi. NW of Wilton
Open to pedestrians only

Elroy-Sparta Trail - Tunnel #3 (Monroe County, Wisconsin)
Built 1873
Tunnel on Elroy Sparta State Trail (former C&NW Ry) 2 mi. NW of Norwalk
Open to pedestrians only

Erie Avenue Bridge (1st) (Lorain County, Ohio)
Built 1873; Replaced 1889
Lost Bridge over Black River on Erie Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Eugene Covered Bridge 14-83-05 (Vermillion County, Indiana)
Built 1873; closed to vehicle traffic 1974; rehabilitated 1983
Covered bridge over Vermillion River on CR 40W at Eugene
Open to pedestrians only

Ferree Covered Bridge (Rush County, Indiana)
Arsoned on February 13, 1989
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Flatrock River on Base Road
Destroyed by fire

Flagstaff Covered Bridge (Somerset County, Maine)
Built in 1873; Lost due to severe storms in 1922.
Bridge over Dead River on Abandoned Roadway
Inundated - the bridge site is under the waters of Flagstaff Lake.

Franklin Suspension Bridge (Warren County, Ohio)
Builti in 1873; replaced in 1933
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Great Miami River on W 2nd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Fremont Mill Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1873 by the Massillon Bridge Co.; relocated 1985
Relocated bowstring through truss bridge in Central Park, east of Anamosa
Open to pedestrians

Fremont Mill Bridge (Second Location) (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Relocated here in 1930, replacing a bridge built in 1868.; Moved to a park in 1985
Bridge over Buffalo Creek on Fremont Mill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Glen Park Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1873
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Fox River
No longer exists

Gould Bridge OH/35-04-48x (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Lost before 1928
Lost Bridge over West Branch Ashtabula River on Gould Road
Bits and pieces do remain if you knew where to look.

Haag's Bridge (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1873
Lost Stone arch bridge over Mill Creek on SR 191
Replaced by a new bridge

Hammer's Ford Bridge (Johnson County, Indiana)
Built 1873
Lost Through truss bridge over Youngs Creek on County Road 350 South
Replaced by new bridge

Harrison Suspension Bridge (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1873; Destroyed in the 1913 flood.
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Whitewater River on Jamison Road
Destroyed by the 1913 flood

Haverhill Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1873
Lost Deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on S Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

I&GN - Buffalo Bayou Swing Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built ca. 1873; Replaced 1915
Lost Through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on International & Great Northern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

I&GN - Iron Ore Culvert (Wood County, Texas)
Built in 1873 when the I&GN Railroad built a line from Troup, Texas to Mineola, Texas. This section of the I&GN was called the "Jenny".
Abandoned stone culvert bridge
Derelict/abandoned

Keosauqua Bridge (Old) (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Replaced 1938
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Kern Bridge (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Built 1873 by Wrought Iron Bridge Company Canton, OH; Closed to traffic in 1990
Bowstring through truss bridge over LeSeuer River at border of Mankato and South Bend Townships on Township Rd. 190 and 195th Lane
In storage or disassembled

Knecht's Covered Bridge 38-09-02 (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1873; rehabilitated 1983
Covered bridge over Cooks Creek on Knect's Road in Springfield Twp near Springtown, PA. Bucks County Bridge #192
Open to traffic

Landis Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-16 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1873
Covered bridge over Little Conestoga Creek on Sheiner Station Road in Lancaster
Open to traffic

Little Sandy River EL&BS Railroad Bridge 1 (Carter County, Kentucky)
Built 1873 by the EL&BS Railroad; converted to use as a vehicular bridge following railroad abandonment
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sandy River on alignment of former Elizabethtown, Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad (now Old Fultz Road)
Closed

Little Sandy River EL&BS Railroad Bridge 2 (Carter County, Kentucky)
Built 1873 by the EL&BS Railroad; converted to use as a vehicular bridge following railroad abandonment
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sandy River on alignment of former Elizabethtown, Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad (now Old Fultz Road)
Closed

Little Sandy River EL&BS Railroad Bridge 3 (Carter County, Kentucky)
Built 1873 by the EL&BS Railroad; converted to use as a vehicular bridge following railroad abandonment
Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sandy River on alignment of former Elizabethtown, Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad (now Old Fultz Road)
Closed

Loop Covered Bridge (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1873 by J. S. Fleming; Lost in Flood of 1943; Not replaced.
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Big Mahoning Creek on Abandoned T-392
Destroyed by flooding not replaced

Lower Bridge (1873) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Construction started 1873, closed ex pedestrians 1934, demolished 1943
Lost deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on 10th Avenue South/ 6th Avenue SE
Removed but not replaced

LS&MS - Cattaraugus Creek Bridge (Chautauqua County, New York)
Built in 1873
Lost Post through truss bridge over Cattaraugus Creek on Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad
No longer exists

Macy Street Bridge (1873) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1873; Replaced 1904
Lost Through truss bridge over Los Angeles River on Macy Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (1873) (Hancock County, Ohio)
Built 1873 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; relocated 1889 to Broad Street; demolished 1965
Lost Through truss bridge over Blanchard River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Maple Street Bridge (Older) (Manistee County, Michigan)
Built 1873, replaced 1908
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Manistee River on Maple Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Martinsville Covered Bridge (Morgan County, Indiana)
Built in 1873 by A.M. Kennedy & Son; heavily damaged by a storm in 1893.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over West Fork White River on State Road 39
Destroyed by severe weather

McGee's Mills Covered Bridge 38-17-01 (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Major repairs in 1995
Burr truss covered bridge over West Branch of Susquehanna River on Bell Twp. Rd. 322
Open to traffic

McGees Mills Trestle (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
I assume this trestle was built in 1873 when the Bells Gap Railroad was formed
Bridge over West Branch Of Susquehanna River
I have been unable to find anything on this Trestle except one photo

Mecca Covered Bridge 14-61-13 (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1873, closed to traffic 1964, rehabilitated 1993
Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR136 northeast of Mecca
Open to pedestrians only

Michigan Street Bridge (1873) (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1873
Lost Bridge over White River on Michigan Street
No longer exists

Military Road Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Relocated to Buffalo Creek 1930; Moved to a park in 1985
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Military Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Mill Creek Bridge (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1873; rehabilitated 1934
Stone arch bridge over Mill Creek on TR 191
Open to traffic

Milwaukee Avenue Viaduct (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1873; replaced 1914
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad on Milwaukee Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

MKT - Paris Bridge (Monroe County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1873
Lost Post through truss bridge over Middle Fork Salt River on MK&T RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Morris Street Bridge (1873) (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1873
Lost Howe Truss Bridge over White River on Morris Street
No longer exists

NH - Lyman Viaduct (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1871-73, buried by fill in 1912-13, railroad abandoned in 1965
Buried Deck truss bridge over Dickinson Creek on former New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad in Colchester
Filled in

NH - Rapallo Viaduct (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1873, buried by fill in 1912-13, railroad abandoned in 1965
Buried Deck truss bridge over Flat Brook on former New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad
Filled in

Nineveh Road Bridge (Johnson County, Indiana)
Built 1873; Replaced 1970
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Nineveh Creek on Nineveh Road (CR-100E)
Replaced by new bridge

North Perry Street Bridge (Fulton County, New York)
Built 1873
Stone arch bridge over Cayadutta Creek on N. Perry Street in Johnstown
Replaced by a new bridge

NS - Grindstone Creek Stone Arch (Fountain County, Indiana)
Built 1873
Stone arch bridge over Grindstone Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway Company
Open to traffic

Old Rockford Beach Bridge (Jefferson County, Missouri)
Built 1873, Replaced 1977
Lost Bridge over Big River on Old Route W
Replaced by a new bridge

Olin Covered Bridge 35-04-03 (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1873; reconstructed 1993
Covered bridge over Ashtabula River on Dewey Road (TH 334) in Edgewood
Open to traffic

Parker Covered Bridge 35-88-03 (Wyandot County, Ohio)
Built 1873 by J.C. Davis; burned May 17, 1991; restored 1993
Covered bridge over Sandusky River on CR 40A (Crane Road)
Open to traffic

Plymouth Avenue Bridge (1873) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1873; Replaced 1886
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Plymouth Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Shaw Run Trestle (Blair County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1873; Filled In Unknown Date
Lost Bridge over Shaw Run
Filled in

RI - Iowa River Bridge (1873) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Replaced 1880
Bridge over Iowa River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Ruhle Road Stone Arch Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1873; Collapsed 1993
Lost Stone arch bridge over Ballston Creek on Ruhle Road
Collapsed

Safe Harbor Covered Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
This Bridge was built in 1870 by Elias McMellen; It was lost in a flood in 1904 and replaced with a 2 span wrought iron pony truss.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conestoga River on River Road
Destroyed by flooding and replaced in 1904

Sanborn Covered Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1873, moved to Sanborn farm 2014
Bridge over West Branch of the Passumpsic River


Sheards Mill Covered Bridge 38-09-06 (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1873; rehabilitated 1971
Covered bridge over Tohickon Creek on Covered Bridge Road in East Rockhill Township, PA
Open to traffic

Slipper's Mills Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1873
Truss bridge over North Fork Maquoketa River on Road
No longer exists

Smiley's Mill Bridge (Johnson County, Indiana)
Built 1873; Replaced 1978
Lost 2-span Bowstring through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Greensburg Road
Replaced by new bridge

Smoky Hill River Bridge (Ellsworth County, Kansas)
Likely built at King's Topeka, KS facility in late 1873
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Smoky Hill River
No longer exists

Sockman Road Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Built 1873 by the Russell Bridge Co.; replaced 1996
Lost pony truss bridge over Granny Creek on Sockman Road (TR 384)
No longer exists

South Franklin Street Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1873
Stone arch bridge over Swan Creek on South Franklin Street in Lambertville
Open to traffic

Spencerville Covered Bridge 14-17-01 (De Kalb County, Indiana)
Built 1873 by John McKay
Covered bridge over Saint Joseph River on CR 68
Reopened June 2013 after repairs after being heavily damaged by a semi driver who crossed it.

St. Joseph Swing Bridge (Old) (Buchanan County, Missouri)
Built 1873; Replaced 1904
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Missouri River on Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

State Route 2014 Bridge (Bell County, Kentucky)
Built 1873 by the Louisville Bridge and Iron Co.; replaced 1993
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cumberland River on State Route 2014
Bridge has been replaced.

State Street Bridge (1873) (St. Joseph County, Michigan)
Built in 1873; reenforced from below with bents in 1908; superstructure replaced in 1932
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

StLIM&S - Baring Cross Bridge (Older) (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1873; Replaced 1890
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge