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Built during 1880s

12th Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1886; Replaced 1928
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 12th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

18th Street Bridge (Older) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1888; Replaced 1905
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 18th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Avenue Bridge (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Replaced 1923
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Rock River on 1st Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Avenue Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1885 ; replaced 1920
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on 1st Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Street Bridge (Old) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1888; Replaced in 1929
Lost deck truss bridge over Los Angeles River on 1st Street
Replaced by a new bridge

25th street Upper Iowa River Bridge (Howard County, Iowa)
Built 1880; rehabilitated 1980
Steel stringer bridge over Upper Iowa River on Local 25th Street
Open to traffic

2nd River Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Columbia Bridge Works Whipple span probably built ca. 1880, other span of unknown origin possibly added later.
Lost Whipple through truss at Middletown
Lost

2nd Street Bridge (Older) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1884; Replaced 1917
Lost Pony truss bridge over Mad Creek on 2nd Street
Replaced by new bridge

6th Street Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Built 1883
Stone arch bridge over Town Branch on 6th Street
Open to traffic

7th Street Bridge (Potter County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1883 at 7th Street by the King Iron Bridge Co.; reinforcement arch added 1983; relocated to 4th Street as a pedestrian bridge in 2011
Pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River relocated to 4th Street
Open to pedestrians

7th Street Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Built 1883
Stone arch bridge over Town Branch on 7th Street
Open to traffic

7th Street Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884; replaced 1926
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Allegheny River on 7th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

7th Street Improvement Arches (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1884
Stone arch bridge over RCRRA on E. 7th Street in St. Paul
Open to traffic

8th Street Tunnel (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1888; abandoned 1962, opened for tours in 2005
Tunnel under downtown Kansas City Missouri and Interstate 35
Open to pedestrians for tour in summertime.

9th Street Bridge (Old) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1889; Replaced 1925
Pratt through truss bridge


Abandoned CGW - Unnamed Stream Culvert (Dodge County, Minnesota)
Built ca. 1885
Abandoned stone culvert bridge over Unknown Stream on Abandoned CGW Railroad
Abandoned

Abbey Avenue Viaduct (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1888 by the King Bridge Co.
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Walworth Valley Run and Nickle Plate/Big Four Railroad on Abbey Ave
Replaced by new bridge

Abington Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built 1881; replaced 1991
Lost through truss bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on Pottershop Road
Replaced by new bridge

Adams Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1889 to replace earlier 1869 swing bridge; replaced 1927
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Chicago River (south branch) on Adams Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Adel Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Built 1882 by the King Bridge Co.
Two-span through truss bridge over North Raccoon River on River Street in Adel
Closed to all traffic

Aden Road Bridge (Prince William County, Virginia)
Built 1882; renovation scheduled 2016
Through truss bridge over Southern Railroad on Aden Road in Nokesville
Temporarily removed for rehabilitation

Aiken Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1883 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Rehabilitated 1998
Five-span lenticular through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Aiken Street in Lowell
Open to traffic

Air Line State Park Trail - River Road Overpass (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1887; abandoned 1965 by New Haven RR Portland-Columbia
Stone arch bridge over River Road on Airline State Park Trail S
Open to pedestrians only

Ak-Sar-Ben Bridge (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1888; widened with 3rd truss line added 1922-1924; tolls removed 1947; replaced by I-480 bridge in 1966
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Douglas Street
Replaced by new bridge

Albany County Rail-Trail - Normans Kill Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built ca. 1880, CP Rail proposed abandoning the line in 2003, purchased by Albany County in 2009, new deck for trail use placed in 2015.
Pratt through truss bridge over Normanskill on Albany County Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrians and cyclists only

Albion Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1885 by the Boston Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1924; rehabilitated 1996
Rehabilitated two-span pony truss bridge over Blackstone River on School Street
Open to traffic

Albion Trench Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1887; rehabilitated 1926; rehabilitated 1996
Rehabilitated pony truss bridge over Albion Mill Race on School Street
Open to traffic

Aline Covered Bridge 38-55-04 (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884
Covered bridge over North Branch Mahantango Creek in Meiserville
Open to pedestrians only

Aliso Street Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1881; Replaced 1938-1940
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Los Angeles River on Railroad (PE)/Aliso Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Alpine Tunnel (Gunnison County, Colorado)
Built 1880-82 by the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad; collapsed and abandoned in 1910
Abandoned tunnel under the Continental Divide on the Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad, southwest of St. Elmo
Abandoned and partially caved-in

Alvord Lake Bridge (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1889 by Ernest L. Ransome
Reinforced concrete arch bridge over a pedestrian walkway at Golden Gate Park
Open to traffic

AM - Trestle #1 (Washington County, Arkansas)
Built 1882
Bridge on Arkansas & Missouri (formerly Frisco) Railroad
Open to traffic

AM - Trestle #2 (Washington County, Arkansas)
Built 1882
Bridge on Arkansas & Missouri (formerly Frisco) Railroad
Open to traffic

AM - Trestle #3 (Washington County, Arkansas)
Built 1882
Bridge on Arkansas & Missouri (formerly Frisco) Railroad
Open to traffic

AM - Winslow Tunnel (Washington County, Arkansas)
Built between 1880 and 1882 and enlarged in 1968. At 1735 ft. in elevation it's the highest pass between the Rockies and Appalachians
Tunnel on Arkansas & Missouri (formerly Frisco) Railroad in Winslow
Open to traffic

American Mill Bridge (Jasper County, Missouri)
Built 1886 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 1985
Lost through truss bridge over Center Creek on CR 110 southeast of Carthage
Replaced by a modern bridge

Amtrak - Conestoga Creek Viaduct (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1887 and completed in 1888
Stone arch bridge over Walnut Street and Conestoga Creek on Amtrak
Open to traffic

Amtrak - Little Chiques Creek Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1885
Stone arch bridge over Little Chiques Creek on Amtrak
Open to traffic

Amtrak/BNSF Overpass (Knox County, Illinois)
Built 1887
Steel stringer bridge over BNSF on BNSF/Amtrak
Open to traffic

Anamosa Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1887; Replaced 1929; Closed to vehicular traffic 1955; Restored 1975; Damaged by flooding in 2008 and closed to all traffic; Reopened after repairs, ca 2011-2012
Pratt through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Pedestrian Walkway in Anamosa
Open to Pedestrian Traffic

Anchor Thread Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1882; Replaced 1981
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Crosswicks Creek on Groveville Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Aqueduct Bridge (3rd) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1887, superstructured added in 1904 for Electric Trolley
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Potomac River on Road/Electric Railroad
Lost

Arkwright Bridge (Kent County, Rhode Island)
Built 1888 by Dean & Westbrook; rehabilitated 1980, 1998; Closed to traffic 2011
Pratt through truss bridge over North Branch Pawtuxet River on Hill Street in Coventry
Closed to vehicular traffic.

Armitage Bridge (Lane County, Oregon)
Built 1887 at a different location, installed here in 1907;
Whipple through truss bridge over McKenzie River on Pedestrian Path in Coburg
Open to pedestrians

Arnold Mills Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1985
Pony truss bridge over Abbott Run on Sneech Pond Road in Cumberland
Appears to be open to pedestrians

Artesian Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1889; replaced 1999
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Indian Creek on Artesian Road
Replaced by new bridge

Ash Street Overpass (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built 1882
Stone Arch bridge over Des Moines Avenue on Ash Street in Burlington
Open to traffic

Ashland Mill Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1886
Lenticular pony truss bridge over Pachaug River on Ashland Mill Access
In storage or disassembled

Ashland Road Bridge (Boone County, Missouri)
Built 1888 by H.W. Sebestian & Co.
Pratt through truss bridge over Hinkson Creek on Ashland Road in Columbia
Open to pedestrians

Ashokan Covered Bridge 32-56-05 (Ulster County, New York)
Built 1885
Town lattice truss bridge over Old Channel Esopus Creek on Footpath
Open to pedestrians only

Assabet River Rail Trail - Assabet River Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1887
Deck plate girder bridge over Assabet River on Assabet River Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Assaria Smoky Hill River Bridge (Saline County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1900
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Smoky Hill River
Abandoned

ASV - Smoky Hill River Bridge (Dickinson County, Kansas)
Built 1887, Rehabilitated 2014
Lattice through truss bridge over Smoky Hill River on Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad in Enterprise
Open to traffic

ATSF - Canadian River Bridge (Old) (Hemphill County, Texas)
Built 1886; Replaced ?
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Canadian River on Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

ATSF - Canyon Diablo Trestle (Coconino County, Arizona)
Built 1882; Replaced 1946
Lost Deck truss bridge over Canyon Diablo on Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe RR
Replaced by new bridge

ATSF - Des Moines River Bridge (N, Old) (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1887, modified 1904
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Des Moines River on ATSF RR
Replaced by a new bridge

ATSF - Fivemile Creek Arch Bridge (Leavenworth County, Kansas)
Built 1887
Stone and brick arch bridge over Fivemile Creek on Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad grade (abandoned) in Buffalo Bill Park. in Leavenworth
Closed to all traffic

Attica Railroad Bridge (Fountain County, Indiana)
Original bridge at this location built 1880; replaced by new bridge at an unknown date
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Norfolk Southern Railway at Attica
Replaced by new bridge

Augusta Vicinity Whitewater River Bridge (Butler County, Kansas)
Built in 1886 by P.E. Lane
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Whitewater River on SW 90th St (Abandoned)
Abandoned

Augusta/ Turtle Creek Bridge (Bracken County, Kentucky)
Built ca. 1880, possibly relocated here ca. 1920
Bowstring Pony truss bridge over Turtle Creek on Long Stretch Road
Bridge was relocated to Henderson County, KY

Augustine Cutoff Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Built 1885 for B&O Railroad, replaced with stone arch bridge 1910; reappropriated as road bridge 1920; original Pratt truss replaced with Warren truss 1980; Rehabilitated 2002
Deck truss bridge over Brandywine Creek on Augustine Cutoff in Wilmington
Open to traffic

Aurora-Lawrenceburg Trail - Tanners Creek Bridge (Dearborn County, Indiana)
Built 1882 over Tanners Creek on the former Cincinnati and Southern Ohio River Railway it later became in 1915 a part of the 'Big 4' rail line. Currently restored as a pedestrian bridge on the Aurora-Lawrenceburg Trail.
Pratt through truss bridge over Tanners Creek on the Aurora-Lawrenceburg Trail (former NYC railroad line) in Lawrenceburg
Open to pedestrians

Avila Truss Bridge No. 5 (San Luis Obispo County, California)
Built 1883, converted to automobile bridge around 1941, abandoned 1967, collapsed 1981
Lost Pratt bhrough truss bridge over San Luis Obispo Creek on Pacific Coast Railway/Avila Beach Drive
Collapsed. One concrete peir remains.

AVR - Allegheny River Back Channel Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1880
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River Back Channel on West Penn Railroad (abandoned)
Abandoned

B&A - Webster Branch Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888, rebuilt 1916 and 1936, abandoned 1958
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over French River and P&W Norwich Branch on B&A Webster Branch (abandoned)
Derelict/abandoned

B&O - Herrs Island Bridge (Old) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884; Replaced 1921
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Point Pleasant-Henderson Bridge (Mason County, West Virginia)
Built 1888; Replaced 1947
Lost Bridge over Kanawha River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Susquehanna River Bridge (Harford County, Maryland)
Built 1886 for Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; Replaced in stages 1907-10; 377-foot span collapsed during ongoing span replacement project Sept. 23, 1908.
Lost Bridge over Susquehanna River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Youghiogheny River Bridge (Fort Hill Coke Works Branch) (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
1880
Lost Bridge over Youghiogheny River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Removed

B&O Penn Central Railroad Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built ca. 1885
Whipple through truss bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on CSX Transportation (nee B&O)
Open to traffic

Bacon Bridge (Moniteau County, Missouri)
Built 1885 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio. Damaged by flooding in September 1905 and rebuilt 1906 by the Interstate Bridge Co. of Kansas City. Replaced 1987.
Lost through truss bridge over Moniteau Creek on Bacon Bridge Road
Replaced by a concrete bridge

Badger State Trail - Stewart Tunnel (Green County, Wisconsin)
Built in 1887 by the Illinois Central Railroad
Tunnel on Badger State Trail
Open to pedestrians

Badger State Trail - Sugar River Bridge (Dane County, Wisconsin)
Built 1887
Pratt through truss bridge over Sugar River on Badger State Trail
Open to pedestrians

Bailey Covered Bridge 38-63-08 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889; burned 1994; rebuilt 1994
Burr arch-truss bridge over Ten Mile Creek on Bailey Road (TR 686)


Ballard Road Covered Bridge 35-29-18 (Greene County, Ohio)
Built 1883 by J.C. Brown
Covered bridge over North Fork Caesars Creek on Ballard Road (TR 6)
Open to traffic

Balltown Bridge (Benton County, Missouri)
Built ca. 1880, and removed in 1993. Moved to Ezekiel Williams Memorial Park, in Cole Camp, Mo
Through truss bridge over Cole Camp Creek
Relocated and preserved

Bancroft Falls Bridge (Old) (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1888 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Missisquoi River on Unknown Dirt road
Destroyed by flooding

Banks Covered Bridge 38-37-02 (Lawrence County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889
Covered bridge over Neshannock Creek on TR 476, southwest of New Wilmington
Open to traffic

Banning Mill and Crossing (Minnehaha County, South Dakota)
The bridge was built three times in its lifetime: 1884, 1895, and 1899. While it was washed away the first two times, the bridge collapsed under a herd of cattle the third time. It was never rebuilt.
Lost bridge over Big Sioux River on 267th Street just south of Hwy. 42 and Iverson Bridges near East Sioux Falls
Collapsed

Bardwell's Ferry Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1882 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1995
Pin-connected Lenticular through truss bridge over Deerfield River on Bardwell's Ferry Road in Conway
Open to traffic

Barnart Road-Eel River Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1888; rehabilitated 1981; replaced 1992
Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 400W
Replaced by new bridge

Bartel Farm Bridge (Marion County, Kansas)
Pratt through truss bridge currently sitting on dry land at the Bartel Farm just east of Hillsboro
Derelict/Abandoned

Basil Covered Bridge 35-23-26x (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built 1889; removed in 1967 and replaced
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Walnut Creek on Basil Road
Removed by the County for replacement.

Bauer Road Bridge (Clinton County, Michigan)
Built 1880 by the Penn Bridge Works; dismantled and moved to Calhoun County where it was restored
Relocated through truss bridge originally over Looking Glass River on Bauer Road; , now relocated to Historic Bridge Park in Calhoun County and restored as a pedestrian bridge
Relocated and open to pedestrians

Bay View Junction Overpass (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built 1885, replaced with through plate girder 2016
Whipple through truss bridge over Railroad (Amtrak) on Railroad (CSX)
Replaced by a new bridge

Beam Covered Bridge 35-68-09x (Preble County, Ohio)
Built 1887; Replaced 1976
Lost Covered Childs through truss bridge over Elkhorn Creek on Paint Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bean Blossom Covered Bridge (Brown County, Indiana)
Built 1880 by Capt. Joseph Balsey for $1,200.00
Covered bridge over Bean Blossom Creek on Covered Bridge Road
Open to one-lane traffic

Bear Creek Bridge (Richland County, Wisconsin)
Built 1886; Moved to this location on unknown date; Replaced 1990
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on St Killian Road in Town of Buena Vista
Replaced by new bridge, Status of Pratt pony truss is unknown

Bear River City Bridge (Box Elder County, Utah)
Built 1889, Bypassed 1999 but not removed.
Through truss bridge over Bear River on County Road in Bear River City
Intact and closed, Bypassed by new bridge

Beardstown Toll Bridge (Cass County, Illinois)
Built 1888, replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on State Street in Beardstown
Replaced by new bridge

Beasley Fork Road Bridge (Adams County, Ohio)
Built 1888; rehabilitated 1998: closed 2011; replaced 2013
Lost through truss bridge over Ohio Brush Creek on Beasley Fork Road (CR 1P)
Bridge has been replaced.

Beaver Creek Bridge (Old) (Martin County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1885
Bridge over Beaver Creek on Weisbach Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Beech Creek Bridge (Owen County, Indiana)
Built 1889
Pony truss bridge over Beech Creek on CR 550 South
Open to traffic

Beech Creek Bridge (Greene County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880; replaced 1992
Lost pony truss bridge over Beech Creek on CR 830 E
Replaced by new bridge

Bell Covered Bridge 35-84-12 (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1888 by E.B. Henderson; rehabilitated 1998; closed Aug. 2005 because of termite damage. Now repaired and reopened to traffic.
Covered bridge over Falls Creek on Bell Road (TR 39)
Open to traffic

Bell Ford Covered Bridge 14-36-03 (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built 1885; collapsed in 1999 and 2006
Collapsed covered bridge over East Fork White River
Destroyed by flooding

Bell's Mill Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1888; Replaced 1954
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Boone River on Bells Mill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bender Bridge Road Bridge (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1885; rehabilitated 1993
Pony truss bridge over Elk Lick Creek on TR 504 (Bender Bridge Road)
Open to traffic

Bennett Road Bridge (Morrow County, Ohio)
Built 1887 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1969
Through truss bridge over Whetstone Creek on TR 129 (Bennett Road)
Closed to traffic following damage from an excessive load

Bentonsport Bridge (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Built 1882, removed from vehicular service 1985
Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on trail
Open to pedestrians