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Built during 1870s

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"Flying" Bridge (Chickasaw County, Iowa)
Built 1876 in Otterville, IA. Moved to Fredericksburg, IA in 1998.
Pratt through truss bridge over East Wapsipinicon River on Robert Mattke Park Trail
Open to pedestrians

15th Street Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1872; Replaced 1932
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Sylvan Slough on 2nd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

3rd Avenue Bridge (Original) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1872, Replaced 1911
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on 3rd Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

4th Street Bridge (Oldest) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Replaced 1904, Three spans relocated to Sans Souci Park.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Bridge Street (4th Street)
Replaced by a new bridge

Abandoned C&A - Twin Culvert (N) (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1870, Bypassed and Closed in 1889
Stone arch bridge over Old Pearl Road on Abandoned Chicago & Alton Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned CNW - Fox River Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1879
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over Fox River in Carpentersville on C&NW RR
Abandoned

Abel Hill Bridge (Martin County, Indiana)
Built in 1877 by the Columbia Bridge Works; replaced in 1996.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lost River on CR #3
Replaced by new bridge

Adams Mill Covered Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1872 by the Wheelock Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1990
Covered bridge over Wildcat Creek on CR 50 East
Open to traffic

Adams Road Covered Bridge 35-04-11 (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built after 1878 flood; Replaced 1947
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Ashtabula River on Adams Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Allenville Covered Bridge 25-16-02x (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built soon after the Civil War to replace an earlier structure. Destroyed by a severe thunderstorm during the morning of Nov. 2, 1945.
Lost covered bridge over Old Channel Whitewater River near Allenville
Destroyed by a severe thunderstorm

Alum Creek CR 225 (W. Liberty E. Rd.) Bridge (Morrow County, Ohio)
Built 1876 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1942
Through truss bridge over Alum Creek on CR 225 (W. Liberty E. Rd.)
Open to traffic

AM&O - Jefferson Street Tunnel (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built ca. 1870
Tunnel on Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Amsterdam Bridge (4th) (Montgomery County, New York)
Built 1876; One Post truss span washed away by flooding 1913; Replacement timber trestle span washed away 1914; Replaced 1916
Lost Post through truss bridge over Mohawk River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

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

Amtrak - Mattabesset River Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1870
Stone arch bridge over Mattabesset River on Amtrak Springfield Line
Open to traffic

Archer Avenue Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1870 to replace earlier bridge of unknown type, replaced 1906
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Fork of South Branch Chicago River on Archer Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Artist's Bridge 19-09-04 (Oxford County, Maine)
Built 1872, bypassed in 1958
Covered bridge over Sunday River on a pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians

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

Atchison Swing Bridge (Atchison County, Kansas)
Built 1875; Replaced ca. 1900
Lost Post through truss bridge over Missouri River on Road & Railroads
Replaced by a new bridge

Atherton Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870 by J.H. Cofrode & Co.; closed to traffic in 1975
Iron pony truss bridge over South Branch Nashua River on Bolton Road
Open to pedestrians

Atkinson Road Bridge Solebury Twp, PA (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

Austin Bridge (Neosho County, Kansas)
Built 1872 near Chanute by the King Iron Bridge Co. Moved downstream ca. 1910. Relocated to Santa Fe Park in Chanute, Kansas.
Relocated Bowstring through truss bridge over Little Turkey Creek
Open to pedestrians

B&O - Branch of Woods Fork Creek Bridge #2 (Scott County, Indiana)
Built 1875
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Fork of Woods Fork Creek on former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Lexington
Abandoned

B&O Skunk Run Bridge (Athens County, Ohio)
Built 1874
Stone arch bridge over Skunk Run on Old B&O Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Back Bone Road Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1872, replaced in 1980
Lost Through truss bridge over former C&EI Railroad on Back Bone Road south of Danville
Replaced by new bridge

Baltimore Covered Bridge 45-14-03 (Windsor County, Vermont)
built 1870 by Granville LeLand and Dennis Allen
Lattice through truss bridge
Closed to all traffic

Barkhurst Mill Covered Bridge 35-58-15 (Morgan County, Ohio)
Built 1872 NE of Chesterhill, restoration completed in July 2014.
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Wolf Creek on TR21
Open to traffic

Bartonsville Covered Bridge 45-13-11x (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1982; destroyed 2011; Replace with a new bridge 2013 Jan 26
Lost covered bridge over Williams River on C3008 (Lower Bartonsville Rd) in Rockingham
Destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Irene on Aug 28, 2011

Bay Covered Bridge 35-82-05 (Vinton County, Ohio)
Built 1876; relocated 1966
Covered bridge over a pond in the Junior Fairgrounds at MacArthur
Open to pedestrians only

Beatty Mills Bridge (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1875 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on TR 659
Replaced with concrete bridge in 2008, trusses in storage

Beech 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 Beech Road
Open to pedestrians

Bennett's Mill Covered Bridge 17-45-01 #2 (Greenup County, Kentucky)
Built ca. 1872; reconstructed 2003
Covered bridge over Tygart's Creek on KY 1215
Open to traffic

Benson Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Kentucky)
Built 1871; Rehabilitated 1996
Whipple through truss bridge over Benson Creek on a pedestrian trail at the end of Taylor Ave. in Frankfort
Open to pedestrians

Bergfeld Pond Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built as part of Dubuque Bridge in 1872, relocated to Whitewater Creek Drive in 1898, dismantled and relocated to present site in 2007
Pratt through truss bridge over Bergfeld Pond at Bergfeld Park on Pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians only

Bertram Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1876; rehabilitated 1987
Rare double-intersection Pratt through truss bridge over Indian Creek on Bertram Road in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic

Bickham Covered Bridge 35-46-03 (Logan County, Ohio)
Built 1877; rehabilitated 1959
Covered bridge over South Fork Miami River on CR 38
Open to traffic

Bieneman Bridge (Racine County, Wisconsin)
Built 1877; Purchased by Bieneman Family 1922 and moved; Oldest known through truss in Wisconsin
Bridge over Honey Creek on Private Driveway in Burlington
Privately Owned Driveway

Big Bend Tunnel (Summers County, West Virginia)
built from 1870-1872 by C&O RR to cut off Big Bend. Legend/tradition names this tunnel as scene of 'Steel Driving Man' John Henry's race with steam drill
Original tunnel built to bypass an 8 mile long bend in the Greenbrier River. Passes between Hilldale, and Talcott West Virginia.
Intact but closed to all traffic

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

Big Rock Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1879; Lost 1926
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Allegheny River on River Road and Citizens Traction Company
Destroyed by collision with ice

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

Blackwood Covered Bridge 35-05-06 (Athens County, Ohio)
Built 1879
Covered bridge over Pratt Fork Shade River on Blackwood Road (CR 46)
Open to traffic

Blow-Me-Down Covered Bridge 29-10-10 (Sullivan County, New Hampshire)
Built 1877; rehabilitated 2002
Covered bridge over Blow-Me-Down Brook on Lang Road in Cornish
Open to traffic

Blue School Road Bridge near Dublin, PA (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1870
Stone arch bridge over Morris Run on Blue School Road near Dublin, PA
Open to traffic

BM - Green River Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1876
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Green River on Boston & Maine Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Bobtown Bridge (Webster County, Iowa)
Built 1876; Replaced 1919
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Hawkeye Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Bonaparte Bridge (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Built 1877, Replaced 1960
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Boscobel Covered Bridge (Grant County, Wisconsin)
Built 1874; Replaced 1936
Lost Through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on US 61
Replaced by a new bridge

Branch Pine Creek Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1872; rehabilitated ca. 1960
Stone arch bridge over a branch of Pine Creek on PA 1017
Open to traffic

Brandewie Bridge (Shelby County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1875
Abandoned bowstring pony truss bridge over Spring Creek on Private Drive
Derelict/abandoned

BRB&L - East Boston Tunnels (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1875; abandoned 1940
Abandoned tunnels under Jeffries Point on Boston, Revere Beach & Lynn Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Bridge No. L-3040 (Scott County, Minnesota)
Built 1878 for C&NW, bypassed 1906, replaced 2007
Stone arch bridge over an unnamed creek on Chatfield Drive
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Buckeye Furnace Covered Bridge 35-40-11 (Jackson County, Ohio)
Built 1872 by the Smith Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1936
Covered bridge formerly over Little Raccoon Creek on Buckeye Park Road (TR 165)
Sitting on dry land close to where it originally crossed Little Raccoon Creek

Buckhorn Covered Bridge 38-41-02 (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1877; rehabilitated 1998
Covered bridge over Larrys Creek on Cogan House Road
Open to one-lane traffic

Bump's Intervale Bridge 29-05-08 #2 (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1877; reconstructed 1972
Covered bridge over Beebe River on Bump's Intervale in Campton
Open to traffic

Burkholder Covered Bridge 38-56-01 (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1990
Burr arch-truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on T548, Burkholder Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Burlington Covered Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1870, demolished in 1919
Lost covered bridge over Wildcat Creek on Michigan Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Burton Lane Bridge (Morgan County, Indiana)
Built 1875 by the Massillon Bridge Co.; replaced 1998; parts currently in storage.
Bowstring arch bridge over Indian Creek on Burton Lane, in storage after being damaged by truck.
Replaced by new bridge, but parts in storage

Bussey Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1876; Collapsed 1887
Lost "Hewins" deck truss bridge over South Street on Boston & Providence Railroad
Collapsed

Butler Covered Bridge 17-96-02x (Pendleton County, Kentucky)
Built 1870
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Licking River on KY 177
Replaced by new bridge

Byer Covered Bridge 35-40-08 (Jackson County, Ohio)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 2003
Covered bridge over Pigeon Creek on CR 31 in Byer
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

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

Cabin Run Covered Bridge 38-09-10 (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1874
Cabin Run Covered Bridge on Covered Bridge Rd over Cabin Run Creek Plumstead Twp, PA


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

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

Callender Road Covered Bridge 35-04-24x (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1870; Burned by owners December 1966
Lost Covered Town lattice truss bridge over Rock Creek (Now Lake Roaming Rock) on Callender Road
Destroyed by fire

Cambridge Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1876; Replaced 1916
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Skunk River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Camp Falling Rock Covered Bridge 35-45-04 (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1872 over Rocky Fork on Houdeshell Road; Replaced 1970's; Moved to Camp Falling Rock and erected as a memorial to longtime Scout Executive Harold G. Hayes
Covered Through truss bridge over Small Stream? on Footpath
Open to pedestrians only

Capon Lake Bridge (Hampshire County, West Virginia)
Originally built 1874 near Romney; relocated here in 1938
Whipple through truss bridge over Cacapon River, just off WV 259
Open to pedestrians only

Carman Covered Bridge 38-25-05x (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870 by William Sherman
Lost covered bridge over Conneaut Creek on TR 338 (Carman's Bridge Road)
Destroyed by fire after being struck by lightning Apr 19,1996

Carmi Bridge (Older) (White County, Illinois)
Built 1878; Collapsed & Replaced 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on Road
Collapsed

Carroll Road Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1879; rehabilitated 1991
Through truss bridge over Carroll Branch on Carroll Road
Open to traffic

Cataract Falls Covered Bridge 14-60-01 (Owen County, Indiana)
Built 1876
Covered bridge over Mill Creek in Leiber State Recreation Area
Bypassed 1988; Open to pedestrians

Catoctin Furnace Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Built ca. 1872
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Little Hunting Creek on a pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians

Cedar Bluff Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1877; Replaced 1972
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by new bridge

Cedar Street Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876; rehabilitated ca. 1960
Through truss bridge over Back Creek on Feed Mill Road


Cedarburg Covered Bridge 49-46-01 (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1876, Center Pier Added 1927, Declared Historic 1940, Bypassed 1962
Lattice through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Covered Bridge Road
Open to pedestrians

Centennial Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876, lost summer 2013
Stone arch bridge over Saucon Creek on PA 2030
Demolished

Centennial Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1876, replaced 1916.
Lost Truss bridge over Iowa River on Iowa Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

Central Pacific - 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

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

Ceylon Covered Bridge (Adams County, Indiana)
Built 1879 by Smith Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1963; closed to traffic 1974
Covered bridge over an old channel of Wabash River on CR 950S at Limberlost County Park
Open to pedestrians only

CH&D - Scioto River Bridge (Old) (Ross County, Ohio)
Built 1877, Replaced ?
Howe through truss bridge over Scioto River on Cincinnati, Hamilton, & Dayton Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Chamounix Drive Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1875
Brick arch bridge over abandoned trolley line on Chamounix Drive in Fairmount Park
Unknown status

Chelsea Bridge (Older) (Tama County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1876; Replaced 1907
Lost through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Chili Mills Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1877 by the King Bridge Company
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Black Creek on Stuart Road
Open to pedestrians only

Chiselville Covered Bridge 45-02-05 (Bennington County, Vermont)
Built 1870
Bridge over Roaring Branch of Batten Kill on Sunderland Hill Rd.
Open to traffic

Church Hill Road Covered Bridge 35-15-08 (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1870; relocated 1982
Covered bridge over Middle Fork Little Beaver Creek, just off OH 154 east of Lisbon
Open to pedestrians only

Church Street Covered Bridge 45-08-13 (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Built 1877; rehabilitated 1968
Queenpost through truss bridge over N. Br. of Lamoille River on Church St (C3020) in Waterville
Closed

Clarksville Covered Bridge 29-04-03 (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1876
Paddleford through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Bridge Road
Open to pedestrians only

Clarksville Covered Bridge 35-14-01x (Clinton County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1870 and removed in 1962
Lost Long through truss bridge over Todd Fork on Route 3
Replaced by a new bridge

Clymer Avenue Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1875
Three-span stone arch bridge over Mill Creek on Clymer Avenue in Sellersville


CN - Hatfield Dam Bridge (Middle) (Jackson County, Wisconsin)
Built 1873, Replaced 2015
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Black River on Canadian National Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CNTP - Tunnel 13 (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built 1877
Abandoned tunnel on Abandoned Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

CNTP - Tunnel 14 (Scott County, Tennessee)
Bored in solid limestone in 1877. Taken out of service sometime in the 1930's. Tunnel floor was lowered and the creek re-routed through it to prevent the rail re-alignment from having to have two new bridges.
Tunnel on Abandoned Railroad/Creek
Intact but closed to all traffic

CNTP - Tunnel 15 (Scott County, Tennessee)
Bored in 1877, lined and finished in 1879. Cincinnati construction crews and Chattanooga construction crews met with the building of the tracks in the center of this tunnel.
Abandoned tunnel on Abandoned Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

CNTP - Tunnel 16 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1877 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Tunnel under tunnels through Sunbright Mountain on ATV trail/abandoned railroad grade
Intact but closed to all traffic, incredibly good condition