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Amsterdam Bridge (3rd) (Montgomery County, New York)
Built 1843; North span washed away by part of the Caughnawaga Bridge & replaced iwth a bowstring 1865; Washed Away & Replaced 1876
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Mohawk River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Amtrak - Freshwater Brook Arch (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built ca. 1844 (RR construction date)
Stone arch bridge over Freshwater Brook on Amtrak Springfield Line
Open to traffic

Armstrong Covered Bridge 35-30-12 (Guernsey County, Ohio)
Built 1849; relocated 1966
Covered bridge over an unnamed creek at the City Park in Cambridge
Open to pedestrians only

B&A - Whistler Bridge #3 (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840, Bypassed/Abandoned 1912
Abandoned stone arch bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Railroad
Abandoned

B&A - Whistler Bridge #6 (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840, abandoned 1912, lost 1927
Lost Stone arch bridge over West Branch of Westfield River on Original B&A Alignmenr
Demolished

Babb's Bridge (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1843; Destroyed in arson fire, 1973; Replaced by an exact replica, 1976
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Presumpscot River on Hurricane Road in South Windham
Replaced by new bridge

Bangor-Brewer Covered Toll Bridge (Penobscot County, Maine)
Built 1847 ; Middle span lost to flooding in 1902 & Replaced, completely demolished 1911
Lost covered Howe truss bridge over Penobscot River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Barronvale Covered Bridge 38-56-03 (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Original bridge built 1846; replaced or extensively rebuilt 1902
Burr arch-truss bridge over Laurel Hill Creek on TR501
Open to pedestrians

Beaver Road Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1841; widened 1918
Concrete arch bridge over Little Sewickley Creek on Beaver Road in Edgeworth
Open to traffic

Bergey Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1841; rehabilitated 1990
Stone arch bridge over East Branch Perkiomen Creek on Bergey Road
Open to traffic

Bernadotte Covered Bridge (Fulton County, Illinois)
Built 1845; damaged by flood 1915 and replaced
Lost Covered Town lattice through truss bridge over Spoon River on N Old Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bitzer's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-04 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1846. Reconstructed 1997.
Covered bridge over Conestoga Creek on Covered Bridge Road (SR 1013)
Open to traffic

Bogert Covered Bridge 38-39-01 (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1841
Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Lehigh River on Pathway
Open to pedestrians only

Boggs Creek Bridge (Martin County, Indiana)
Built 1848; rehabilitated 1913
Deck truss bridge over Boggs Creek on CR 490 West
Open to traffic

Buck Hill Farm Covered Bridge 38-36-15 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1844
Burr arch-truss bridge over Private lane on Pond
Open to pedestrians

Bulls Covered Bridge 07-03-01 (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1842; rehabilitated 1969 and 1994
Covered bridge over Housatonic River on Bulls Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Burnetts Creek Arch (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1840
Stone arch bridge over Burnetts Creek on Towpath Road
Open to traffic

Burr Ferry (Newton County, Texas)
Built 1840; Replaced by bridge 1936
Lost Ferry across Sabine River on TX 63 / LA 8
No longer exists

Chaumont River Bridge(Older) (Jefferson County, New York)
Built 1849
Bridge over Chaumont River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Cheek's Tavern Bridge (Robertson County, Tennessee)
Built ca. 1841 as part of the Louisville to Nashville Turnpike, a toll road for stage coaches.
Stone arch bridge over Red River on Old US 31, (Dixie Highway/Louisville to Nashville Turnpike)
Open to pedestrians

Cheshire - Connecticut River Covered Bridge 45-13-55x / 29-03-23x (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1849; Replaced 1899
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Connecticut River on Chesire Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Cheshire Rail Trail - Stone Arch Bridge (Cheshire County, New Hampshire)
Built 1847
Stone arch bridge over Branch River on Railroad (Abandoned)
Open to pedestrians

CNYK - Bridge No. 9 (Sullivan County, New York)
Through truss bridge over Delaware River on Central New York Railroad


Cochituate Aqueduct Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1848
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Charles River on Cochituate Aqueduct
Derelict/abandoned

Colbert Ferry (Bryan County, Oklahoma)
Originally in service from 1849 to 1873 when a bridge replaced int. in service after that bridge was destroyed from 1873-1892 when another bridge was built. In service from 1908 when that bridge was destroyed by a flood until 1915.
Lost Ferry across Red River of the South
"Out Of Service"

Cole Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1848; Repalced 1909
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Illinois River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Columbus Covered Bridge (Lowndes County, Mississippi)
Built 1843
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Tombigee River on 4th Avenue South
No longer exists

Conestoga River Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1846; replaced 1997
Lost through truss bridge over Conestoga River on PA 1013
Replaced by new bridge

Cooley Covered Bridge 45-11-07 (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built in 1849 by Nicholas Powers; rehabilitated 2004
Covered Town lattice through truss bridge over Furnace Brook on C3013 in Pittsford
Open to one lane traffic

Corbin Covered Bridge 29-10-05 (Sullivan County, New Hampshire)
Built 1845; Destroyed by arson 1993; rebuilt 1994
Covered bridge over Croydon Branch Sugar River on Corbin Bridge Road in Newport
Open to traffic

Cordaville Arch Bridge #1 (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840
Stone arch bridge over Sudbury River on old Cedar Street alignment
Open to pedestrians only

Cordaville Arch Bridge #2 (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840
Stone arch bridge over mill channel on old Cedar Street alignment
Open to pedestrians only

Cordaville Arch Bridge #3 (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840
Stone arch bridge over mill channel on pathway


CSX - State Line Tunnel (Columbia County, New York)
Original tunnel built 1840, second bore added 1912, 1840 bore abandoned 1988 with single-tracking
Tunnel under Taconic Range and Tunnel Hill Rd on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Open to traffic

David W. King Ferry (Linn County, Iowa)
Licensed in 1840; Shut down 1857 when all bridges were open
Lost Ferry across Cedar River
Replaced by a bridge

Delaware Aqueduct (Pike County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1848 by John A. Roebling to carry the Delaware & Hudson Canal; later converted for highway traffic; rehabilitated 1985
Suspension bridge over Delaware River on the former Delaware & Hudson Canal
Open to one-lane traffic

Depot Covered Bridge 45-11-06 (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built 1840; Rehabilitated 1974; Steel stringers added 1985
Covered Town Lattice through truss bridge over Otter Creek on Florence Road
Open to traffic

Duck Creek Aqueduct Covered Bridge 14-24-11 (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built 1847; rebuilt 1949
Covered aqueduct carrying Whitewater Canal over Duck Creek at Metamora
Closed awaiting repairs after heavy rains in Fall 2016.

Erie Canal Seneca River Aqueduct (Cayuga County, New York)
Built 1849 ; Majority removed 1917
Lost Stone arch bridge over Seneca River on Erie Canal
Removed

Erskine Covered Bridge 38-63-15 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1845
Covered bridge over Middle Wheeling Creek on Erskine Road
Open to traffic

Etowah River Bridge (Bartow County, Georgia)
Built somtime in the 1840's, this was the bridge that The Great Locomotive Chase passed over April 12th 1862 during the Civil War, was burned and rebuilt several times during the war, used until 1954 when the railroad was rerouted over a new bridge
Lost deck truss bridge over Etowah River on Western & Atlantic Railroad, stone piers are all that remains
Removed

Farmington Canal Heritage Trail - Lock 12 Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built ca. 1846
Stone arch bridge over Farmington Canal on Farmington Canal Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

First Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1846; Destroyed 1849
Lost Bridge over Rock River on Ottawa Avenue
Destroyed by flooding

Flint Covered Bridge 45-09-11 (Orange County, Vermont)
Built 1845; Rehabilitated 1969
Covered Queenspost through truss bridge over First Branch White River on Bicknell Hill Rd in Tunbridge
Open to traffic

Fountain Creek Bridge (Monroe County, Illinois)
Built 1849 by Herman Garleb; made obsolete by new bridge in 1927
Stone arch bridge over Fountain Creek just south of IL 156, west of Waterloo
Open to pedestrians only

French Creek Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1847; Replaced 1991
Lost Stone arch bridge over French Creek on Main Street
Replaced by new bridge

Genesee Greenway Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built in 1840 to carry the Genesee Valley Canal over Black Creek
Stone arch bridge over Black Creek on Genesee Greenway
Part of Genesee Greenway Trail

Glens Falls Covered Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1868; Replaced 1890
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Hudson River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Gold Brook Covered Bridge 45-08-12 (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Built 1844; rehabilitated 1979
Covered Howe Truss bridge over Gold Brook on C3052 in Stowe
Open to traffic

Gorham Covered Bridge 45-11-04 (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built in 1842 by Abraham Owen and Nicholas Powers; completely rebuilt in 2004
Covered Town Lattice through truss bridge over Otter Creek on C3006 in Proctor
Open to traffic

Greenfield Tunnel (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847
Stone arch bridge over Pan Am Connecticut River Route on MA 2A (Main Street) in Greenfield
Open to traffic

Greenleaf Covered Bridge 14-10-02x (Clark County, Indiana)
Built 1844 Replaced 1922
Lost Through truss bridge over Silver Creek on Greenleaf Road
Removed but not replaced

Hamilton Street Bridge (2nd) (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1841; Lost ca 1869
Lost Through truss bridge over Lehigh River on Hamilton Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Hammond Covered Bridge 45-11-05 (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built 1842 by Asa Nourse; Washed away & restored 1927; bypassed 1960
Covered Town Lattice through truss bridge over Otter Creek on the old alignment of Kendall Hill Road
Intact but closed to all traffic

Harrity Covered Bridge 38-13-01 (Carbon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1841
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Dry land on Unnamed Road
Open to pedestrians only

Headless Horseman Bridge (Older) (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1840; Replaced 1872
Lost Kingpost pony truss bridge over Pocantico River on Albany Post Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Herr's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-21 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1844; bypassed 1971
Burr arch-truss covered bridge over Pequea Creek off S. Ronks Road
Closed to all traffic

High Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built in 1848 to carry the original Croton Aqueduct; Steel arch added by the Corps of Engineers in 1927 to benefit river navigation. Reopened to pedestrians 2015.
Stone and steel arch bridge over Harlem River
Open to pedestrians and bicycles

Holliston Eight Arch Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847
Stone arch bridge over Bogastow Brook on Upper Charles Rail Trail (former CSX/Conrail/Penn Central/NYC/Boston & Albany)
Open to pedestrians only

Hop River State Park Trail -Tunnel Road Overpass (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Built 1849
Stone arch bridge over Sr 533 - Tunnel Road on Bike Path
Open to traffic

Howard's Bridge 10-109-01 (Oglethorpe County, Georgia)
Georgia Historical Society marker says bridge was built 1904-1905
Covered lattice bridge over Red Oak Creek
Closed to all traffic

I&M Canal Aux Sable Aqueduct (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built in 1847, Rebuilt in 1927
Bridge over Aux Sable Creek on I&M Canal
Open to foot, bike and canoe traffic

I&M Canal Nettle Creek Aqueduct (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built in 1847 Rebuilt a few times. Current looks like CCC work
Bridge over Nettle Creek on I&M Canal
Destroyed by flooding

Irishman Covered Bridge 14-84-01 (Vigo County, Indiana)
Built 1845, Moved 1971 from original location over Honey creek on Feree road, to Fowler Park.
Queenpost through truss bridge
Open to pedestrians

Iron Springs Road Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1836-42 by the Tapeworm Railroad
Stone arch bridge over Toms Creek on PA 3014
Open to traffic

Jack's Mill Bridge 13-36-02 #2x (Henderson County, Illinois)
Built 1846 by William Smith
Lost covered bridge over Henderson Creek on IL 164 (formerly IL 94A) east of Oquawka
No longer exists

Keeseville Stone Arch Bridge (Essex County, New York)
Built 1843 by Soloman Townsend; rehabilitated 2000
Stone arch bridge over AuSable River on Main Street in Keeseville
Open to traffic

Keystone Bridge Trail - Whistler Bridge #4 (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840, Bypassed/Abandoned 1912, Converted to a trail 2000-2001
Stone arch bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Keystone Bridge Trail - Whistler Bridge #5 (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1840, Bypassed/Abandoned 1912, Converted to a trail 2000-2001
Stone arch bridge over West Branch Westfield River on Trail
Open to Pedestrians and Equestrians

Lewistown Covered Bridge 38-44-01x (Mifflin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1849 as road bridge; tracks laid across for Mifflin & Centre County RR ca. 1866; Destroyed by tornado July 4, 1874, with loss of three lives.
Lost Bridge over Juniata River
Destroyed by severe weather

Limekiln Pike Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1841; rehabilitated 1925, 1997, 2011
Stone arch bridge over Rock Creek on Limekiln Pike
Open to traffic

LIRR - Atlantic Avenue Tunnel (Queens County, New York)
Built 1844, closed 1861
Tunnel on abandoned Long Island Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Lockington Covered Bridge 35-75-01x (Shelby County, Ohio)
Built 1848; Closed 1985; Burned 1989
Lost Long through truss bridge over Great Miami River on CR-132
Destroyed by fire

Madison Railroad - Crooked Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Indiana)
Built in 1841, one of the oldest bridges in the state of Indiana.
Stone arch bridge over Crooked Creek on Heritage Trail/Madison Railroad
Open to traffic

Mahoning Creek Viaduct (Montour County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1840
Stone culvert bridge over Mahoning Creek on Highway & Railroad


Manayunk Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1845 1/2 Mile East of Flat Rock Tunnel. In service until 1901.
Howe pony truss bridge over Nothing (Exhibit) on Nothing (Exhibit)
One truss line on display as museum exhibit.

Manchester Covered Bridge (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1845; Replaced 1923
Lost Through truss bridge over Wappinger Creek on Manchester Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Martin's Mill Covered Bridge 38-28-01 (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1849
Through truss bridge on West Weaver Road
Open to pedestrians only

MBTA - Beaver Brook Arch (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847
Stone arch bridge over Beaver Brook on MBTA Fitchburg Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Fort Pond Brook Bridge (MP 25.03) (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1845
Stone arch bridge over Fort Pond Brook on MBTA Fitchburg Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Fort Pond Brook Bridge (MP 26.26) (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1844, widened on two subsequent occasions
Stone arch bridge over Fort Pond Brook on MBTA Fitchburg Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Lower Shawsheen River Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847, reconstructed with steel superstructure 2013
Stone arch bridge over Shawsheen River on MBTA Haverhill Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Upper Shawsheen River Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847, reconstructed with steel superstructure 2013
Stone arch bridge over Shawsheen River on Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Open to traffic

Miami & Erie Canal Aqueduct (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Washed out in 1913 flood
Lost Aqueduct over Mad River on the Miami & Eric Canal
Destroyed by flood

Mongul Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1840 before the village Mongul even existed, Replaced 1964
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Sr 4016 (Roxbury Road)
Replaced by new bridge

Morris Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1841; rehabilitated 1916
Stone arch bridge over Wissahickon Creek on Morris Road near Fort Washington, PA
Open to traffic

NECR - Norwich Tunnel (New London County, Connecticut)
Tunnel under Sherman Street on New England Central Railroad
Open to traffic

Nehemiah Jewett Covered Bridge 21-09-01x (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847; Pedestrian walkway installed 1920; Replaced 1962
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Nashua River on Groton Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Neponset Valley Parkway Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1849; rehabilitated 1932
Stone arch bridge over Neponset River on Neponset Valley Parkway
Open to traffic

Newkirk Viaduct 38-51-04x (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1847; destroyed by fire 1863
Lost Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Road & railroad
Destroyed by fire & replaced

NH - Hawleyville Tunnel #1 (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1840; abandoned 1911
Abandoned tunnel under Parmalee Hill Road on Housatonic Railroad (old alignment)
Derelict/abandoned

NH - Seymour Covered Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1849 ; One span removed & replaced by a Keystone span 1879; Other span replaced ca. 1896
Lost Bridge over Naugatuck River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

North Weare Branch Railroad Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1849
Lost Covered deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on
Destroyed by fire

NS - Flat Rock Tunnel (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Construction started 1838, completed 1840 by the Reading Railroad, widened 1859-60. Height increased early 21st century
Bridge on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Standing Stone Creek (Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1891-92, rebuilt 1948
Stone arch bridge over Standing Stone Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway (former PRR)
Open to traffic

NY&NH - Housatonic River Covered Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1848; Replaced 1872
Lost Covered Bascule Howe through truss bridge over Housatonic River on New York & New Haven Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - New Hamburg Tunnel (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1848-9, bypassed 1930
Abandoned tunnel on New York Central & Hudson River Railroad
Abandoned

OH-424 Oberhaus Creek Bridge (Henry County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1842
Stone arch bridge with pony truss addition over Oberhaus Creek on OH 424 in Napoleon
Open to traffic

Old Carr Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built in 1840 by Captain Jonathan Carr
Stone arch bridge over Beard's Brook on Jones Road in Hillsborough
Open to traffic

Old Stone Arch Bridge (Cheshire County, New Hampshire)
Built 1840; Rehabilitated 1923; Bypassed 1950
Stone arch bridge over Ashuelot River on Bypassed Historic in Keene
Open to pedestrians only