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Built during 1870s

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Moore Covered Bridge 14-26-02x (Gibson County, Indiana)
Built in 1876 by William T. Washer, replaced in 1978 after damage from a large truck.
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Patoka River
Removed and replaced

Moses Kill Bridge (Washington County, New York)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 2003
Stone arch bridge over Moses Kill on NY 197 in Argyle
Open to traffic

Mount Olive Road Covered Bridge 35-82-04 (Vinton County, Ohio)
Built 1875 by G. W. Pilcher; rehabilitated 1963
Covered bridge over Middle Fork Salt Creek on TR 8 (Mt. Olive Road)
Open to pedestrians only

Mullen Covered Bridge 35-04-16 (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1876; rehabilitated 1987-88
Covered bridge over Mill Creek on Doyle Road
Open to traffic

NA&B - Salmon Brook Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1872; RR abandoned 1925
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Salmon Brook on Nashua, Acton & Boston Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

NA&B - Stony Brook Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1872; RR abandoned 1925; seems to be open as a trail
Stone arch bridge over Stony Brook on Hiking trail (former Nashua, Acton & Boston Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

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

ND&C - East Glenham Bridge (Old) (Dutchess County, New York)
Built ca. 1875
Lost Post Deck Truss bridge over Fishkill Creek on Newburgh, Dutchess, & Connecticut Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Neal Covered Bridge (Brown County, Ohio)
Built 1875; destroyed by flooding on March 7, 1997
Lost covered bridge over Eagle Creek on OH 763, south of Decatur
Destroyed by flooding

Needham Ford Bridge (Johnson County, Indiana)
Built 1870; Abandoned 1974; Removed 1982.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on County Road 150 North (Old SR 44)
Removed but not replaced

Needham Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1875;
Stone arch bridge over Charles River on Needham Street
Open to traffic

Neff's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-22 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1875
Covered bridge over Pequea Creek on Penn Grant Road
In storage or disassembled

New Hope Covered Bridge 35-08-05 (Brown County, Ohio)
Built 1878 by Josiah Bryant
Covered bridge over Whiteoak Creek on Bethel New Hope Road
Open to pedestrians only

New Oregon Bridge (Howard County, Iowa)
Built 1876; Collapsed 1933
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Turkey River on Old New Oregon Road
Collapsed in 1933

New Richmond Bridge (Allegan County, Michigan)
Built 1879 by the Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Co.; closed to traffic 1997; rehabilitated as pedestrian bridge 2003
Pony truss swing bridge over Kalamazoo River on 57th Street
Open to pedestrians

Newberry Covered Bridge (Greene County, Indiana)
Built 1879, replaced 1943
Lost Howe through truss bridge over West Fork White River on Section Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Newell Covered Bridge 45-12-10 (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1979
Covered bridge over Cox Brook on Cox Brook Road (C2003) in Northfield Falls
Open to traffic

Newport & Cincinnati Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1872 superstructure replaced 1897
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Ohio River on L&N Railroad
Superstructure replaced

Newport Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1872
Truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Road
No longer exists

Newton Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1877; rehabilitated 1951
Stone arch bridge over Charles River on Newton Street
Open to traffic

Newtown Creek Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1875 by S. R. Wilcus
Stone arch bridge over Newtown Creek on Center Street in Newtown
Open to traffic

Newville Iron Bridge (De Kalb County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1875 to replace the Newville Covered Bridge; destroyed by flooding and ice in 1912.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over St. Joseph's River
Destroyed by flood

NH - Devon Bridge (2nd) (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1871; replaced 1884
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Housatonic River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NH - East Swamp Brook Arch Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built ca 1872, abandoned 1911
Abandoned stone arch bridge over East Swamp Brook on Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

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

NH - Shetucket River Bridge (1876) (New London County, Connecticut)
Completed January, 1876. Withstood freshet of February 13-14, 1886. Replaced 1900.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Shetucket River on Norwich & Worcester Railroad in Norwich
Replaced by a new steel bridge

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

NH - Whiting Viaduct (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built ca 1870
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Whiting River & Abandoned Road on Central New England Railway, East Canaan
Derelict/abandoned

Noah's Ark Covered Bridge 25-83-01x (Platte County, Missouri)
Built 1878; bypassed by new bridge in 1957; damaged by flood in July 1965 and dismantled
Lost covered bridge over Little Platte River on Route B
Destroyed by flood

Nodaway River Bridge (Oldest) (Page County, Iowa)
Built 1876
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Nodaway River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Nora Springs Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1870; Replaced 1916
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on Rock Grove Street
Demolished

North Manchester Covered Bridge 14-85-02 (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1971 & 2013
Covered bridge over Eel River on Mill Street in North Manchester
Currently under renovation

North Nashua River Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1872
Stone arch bridge over North Nashua River on MA 13 (Main Street) in Leominster
Open to traffic

North Perry Street Bridge (Fulton County, New York)
Built 1873
Stone arch bridge over Cayadutta Creek on N. Perry Street in Johnstown
Open to traffic

North Pole Covered Bridge 35-08-23 (Brown County, Ohio)
Built 1875; rehabilitated 1965; damaged by flooding in 1997
Covered bridge over Eagle Creek on North Pole Road (CR 13)
Intact but closed to all traffic

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 in Webster
Open to pedestrians

Northfield Falls Covered Bridge 45-12-08 (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1969
Covered Town Lattice bridge over Dog River on Cox Brook Road (C2003) in Northfield Falls
Open to traffic

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

NP - Brainerd Bridge (2nd) (Crow Wing County, Minnesota)
Built 1876; Replaced 1901
Lost Post deck truss bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NP - Little Falls Bridge (S, Oldest) (Morrison County, Minnesota)
Built 1877, Replaced 1889
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NP - St. Louis River Bridge (Carlton County, Minnesota)
Built 1870
Lost Bridge over St. Louis River on RR
Demolished

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

NS - Howellville Road Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1879; rehabilitated ca. 04
Pony truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on Howellville Road in Devon-Berwyn
Open to traffic

NS - Tributary of Mauvaise Terre Creek Culvert (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1875
Stone box culvert over unknown ditch on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Tributary of North Fork Mauvaise Terre Creek Bridge #1 (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1874
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of North Fork Mauvaise Terre Creek on NS Railway
Open to traffic

NS - Tributary of North Fork Mauvaise Terre Creek Bridge #3 (Morgan County, Illinois)
Stone arch culvert over Tributary of North Fork Mauvaise Terre Creek on NS Railway
Open to traffic

Nubia Bridge (Tompkins County, New York)
Built 1877 by Groton Bridge Company over Fall Creek on Elm Street in Nubia, and relocated to Groton's town park in 1981
Bowstring pony truss bridge on a pedestrian path in the town's park


Nulltown Bridge (Fayette County, Indiana)
Built in 1879 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; replaced in 1977
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over West Fork Whitewater River on County Road 480 South.
Replaced by new bridge

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

NYC - Maiden Lane Bridge (Old) (Albany County, New York)
Built 1872; Replaced 1899
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Hudson River on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Upper Bridge (Old) (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1870; Replaced 1901
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Hudson River on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Waterport Trestle (Old) (Orleans County, New York)
Built 1875; Replaced 1892
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Oak Orchard River on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYLB - Raritan River Bridge (Old) (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Built 1875; Replaced 1908
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Raritan River on New York & Long Branch Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

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

O&M - Embarras River Bridge (Lawrence County, Illinois)
Built 1870
Lost Post through truss bridge over Embarras River on Ohio & Mississippi Railroad
No longer exists

Oak Grove Road Bridge (Highland County, Ohio)
Built 1874 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Lost bowstring truss bridge over East Fork Little Miami River on Oak Grove Road (CR 42)
No longer exists. HAER documentation sometime after 1983, bridge removed after that.

Oakland Mills Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Built in 1876; converted to pedestrian bridge in the 1970s and became part of the state park
Pratt through truss bridge over Skunk River on Pedestrian trail (formerly county road) at Oakland Mills State Park
Open to pedestrians

Ohio River Blvd. Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1875
Stone arch bridge over Ferry Street on Ohio River Blvd. in Sewickley
Open to traffic

Old Appleton Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1879 by H.W. Sebastian & Co. of St. Louis; washed away by flash flood on December 3, 1982; reconstructed 2005
Wrought-iron through truss bridge over Apple Creek on Main Street in Old Appleton
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

Old Cherry Street Bridge (Stark County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1875
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Nothing on Trail
Open to pedestrians only

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 Dobbs Ford Bridge (Bradley County, Tennessee)
Built 1878, moved to the present site in 1990
Pratt pony truss bridge over Candies Creek on golf cart track
Closed to all traffic

Old Dublin Pike Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1875; rehabilitated 1947
Three-span stone arch bridge over Pine Run on Old Dublin Pike Doylestown, PA
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

Old Jefferson Town Bowstring Bridge (Jefferson County, Kansas)
Built by the King Iron Bridge & Mfg Co. of Cleveland, Ohio. Relocated to Old Jefferson Town in Oskaloosa, Kansas. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
Bowstring pony truss bridge over unnamed creek
Open to pedestrians

Old Lattice Bridge 29-05-06x (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1878; Burned 1971
Lost Town lattice truss w/supplemental arches bridge over Pemigewasset River on Staple Rock Park Rd
Destroyed by fire

Old Lombard Street Iron Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built 1877, disassembled and moved for storage ca. 1975
Abandoned pony truss bridge in storage for potential reuse/preservation
In Storage

Old Military Bridge (Bourbon County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1878. Closed to vehicular traffic in 1965. Wooden deck destroyed by fire in 1974.
Abandoned bowstring through truss bridge over Marmaton River on 240th Street
Abandoned

Old North End Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1877 Replaced 1924
Lost Triple-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Road & Streetcar Line
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Pearl Road Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1875
Stone arch bridge over Big Creek on Old Pearl Road in Cleveland
Open to traffic

Old Red Covered Bridge 14-26-01 (Gibson County, Indiana)
Built 1875 by William T. Washer
Covered bridge over Big Bayou on Barnes Road
Bypassed 1976; Open to pedestrians

Old Red Covered Bridge 14-55-03x (Morgan County, Indiana)
Unknown except for it's replacement in 1936
Lost Smith through truss bridge over East Fork White Lick Creek
Replaced by new bridge

Old Rock Bridge (Independence County, Arkansas)
Built 1870, collapsed in 1958, not rebuilt
Lost Stone arch bridge over Salado Creek on Old Highway 14
Collapsed

Old Rockville Road Bridge (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1875 by the Columbia Bridge Works
Whipple through truss bridge over White Lick Creek on a pedestrian trail (former Broyles Road) in Avon
Open to pedestrians

Old Schoolhouse Bridge 45-03-03 (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1879; Washed off abutments & restored 1927; Bypassed 1973
Covered Kingpost through truss bridge
Open to pedestrians

Old West Washington Steet Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over White River on West Washington St.
No longer exists

Olentangy River CR 67 R (Morral-Kirkpatrick Rd.) Bridge (Marion County, Ohio)
Built 1876 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Bypassed through truss bridge over Olentangy River on CR 67R (Morral-Kirkpatrick Rd.)
Bypassed, closed to all traffic

Olin Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1877, Replaced ???
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Main Street
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

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

Oregon & California - Pudding River Bridge (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Built 1870
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Pudding River on Oregon & California Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Orvilla Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1874
Stone arch bridge over Branch West Branch Neshaminy Creek on Orvilla Road near Hatfield, PA
Open to traffic

Osage Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Built 1878 Replaced in 1939 with the truss spans being relocated to Allamakee County to serve traffic for 55 years- later destroyed during an attempt to relocate it.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cedar River on Iowa Highway 9
Replaced by a new bridge, truss spans relocated to Allamakee County in 1939, where it served traffic for another 55 years

Otterville Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Built 1875; Moved to Fredericksburg 1998, Replaced 2002
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Otterville Boulevard
Replaced by new bridge

Otway Covered bridge 35-73-15 (Scioto County, Ohio)
Built 1874 by the Smith Bridge Co. Arches added in 1896, 1920's Polygonal Warren Rivetted Pony Truss added as approach, Bypassed in 1963
Smith through truss bridge over Scioto Brush Creek on Old OH 348
Open to pedestrians

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

Ozark Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1875;
Through truss bridge over North Fork Maquoketa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

P&D - Salt Fork Vermilion River Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1870, abandoned in 1879, removed in 1882
Lost Deck truss bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on former Paris and Danville Railroad in Danville
Removed

Packsaddle Covered Bridge 38-56-02 (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870, rebuilt in 1997
Bridge over Bush Creek on TR407 Packsaddle Rd.
Open to traffic

Paint Creek Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Originally built near Camden in 1874 by the Massillon Bridge Company; Rehabilitated in 1999 and moved to Canal Park
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Old Wabash & Erie Canal on Delphi Historic Trails in Delphi. Right of way is old Delphi Belt Railroad property and site of former bridge on this long abandoned spur.
Open to pedestrians

PAL - Valley Creek Bridge (Hardin County, Kentucky)
Built Ca. 1870 at an unknown location, moved here 1891
Pratt through truss bridge over Valley Creek on Paducah and Louisville Railroad
Open to traffic

Palos Covered Bridge 35-05-01 (Athens County, Ohio)
Built in 1876, restored in 1974 and 200?
Covered bridge over Sunday Creek on TR 347
Restored and opened to traffic

Panhandle Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1867-70, replaced in 1919
Lost Through truss bridge over Ohio River on Pennsylvania Railroad at Louisville
Replaced by a new bridge

Paper Mill Road Covered Bridge 10-33-01x (Cobb County, Georgia)
Built ca. 1870; Destroyed by arson March 29, 1964
Lost Covered Town lattice truss bridge over Sope Creek on Paper Mill Road
Destroyed by fire

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

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

Paw Paw Creek Bridge (Miami County, Indiana)
Built 1874 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Bowstring through truss bridge over Paw Paw Creek on CR 600 East
Disassembled and stored after tree fell on bridge. Hopefully will be restored someday. Removed from NRHP 10-13-15

Paxton Run Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1897; rehabilitated 1921
Cast iron truss bridge over Paxton Run on Mowersville Road
Demolished.

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