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Built during 1880s

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Ballstown Covered Bridge (Ripley County, Indiana)
Built in 1880 by Thomas Hardman; replaced in 1948
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Laughery Creek on State Road 229
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Bardwell's Ferry Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1882 by Corrugated Metal 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

BCRN - Cedar River Bridge (1882) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1882; Burned 1902; Replaced 1902/1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway
Destroyed by fire

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

Bear Tavern Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1882 by the King Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1950; closed to traffic Sept. 2009
Through truss bridge over Jacobs Creek on Bear Tavern Road (CR 579)
New bridge open; Truss portal and sway bracing widened then placed as non-functional decoration over new Valley Road bridge

Beardstown Toll Bridge (Cass County, Illinois)
Built 1888, replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss swing 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.

Beatty Park Bridge #1 (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1885
Stone arch bridge over Beatty Creek on Park Road
Open to traffic

Beatty Park Bridge #2 (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1884
Stone arch bridge over Beatty Creek on Park Road
Intact but closed to all traffic

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

Beech Fork Bridge - Mackville Road (Washington County, Kentucky)
Built 1884
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Beech Fork on Mackville Hill Road SR 152
Replaced by a 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

Belle Isle Bridge (Old) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Destroyed by fire and replaced
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Detroit River on East Grand Boulevard
Destroyed by fire in 1915

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

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

Benning Stone Arch (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Built 1880
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Minnesota River on Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail along Abandoned C&NW
Derelict/abandoned

Benson Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Kentucky)
Built 1881; Rehabilitated 1996
Whipple through truss bridge over Benson Creek on a pedestrian trail at the end of Taylor Ave. in Frankfort
Open to pedestrians

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

Bergstresser Covered Bridge 35-25-03 (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built 1887 by the Columbus Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1971
Covered bridge over Walnut Creek on Big Run Road near Groveport in Columbus
Open to pedestrians only

Beverly-Waterford Bridge (1881) (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1881; Destroyed by flooding 1913
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Bevington Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1884; replaced 1992
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Middle River on Waren Street in Bevington
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Flat Brook Bridge (Sussex County, New Jersey)
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1935 and 2002; repaired after flood 2013
Pony truss bridge over Big Flat Brook on Main Street
Open to traffic; posted for load

Big Four - Twin Bridge (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1883 for the CCC&I Railroad, replaced in 1906
Lost Deck truss bridge over West Fork White Lick Creek on former Big Four Railroad southeast of Danville
Replaced by new bridge

Big Jim Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880 as a 2-span bridge over Sugar Creek, this span relocated here at a later date.
Bowstring pony truss bridge formerly over Lye Creek on CR 700 N
Moved to Indianapolis where it spans the Central Canal behind the Museum Of Art.

Big Walnut Creek TR 215 Bridge (Morrow County, Ohio)
Built 1884 by the Massillon Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1998
Pony truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on TR 215
Open to traffic

Bistline Covered Bridge 38-50-03 (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1880; Rehab 2008
Covered bridge over Shermans Creek on PA 3005


Bittenbender Covered Bridge 38-40-01x (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1888; Ku Klux Klan attempted to burn 1927; Destroyed by flood June 28, 2006
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Huntington Creek on Path
Destroyed by flooding

Black Bridge (Greene County, New York)
Built 1882 to serve foot traffic and the Catskill Mountain Railroad, Railroad service ended 1918.
Pratt through truss bridge over Catskill Creek on Pedestrian Walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Black River Swing Bridge (Old) (St. Clair County, Michigan)
Built 1887; replaced 1933
Lost Warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Black River on 7th Street Erie Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Black Warrior/Northport Bridge (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Built 1882; Only known remaining span (out of 4) of Alabama's oldest iron bridge.
Bowstring through truss bridge
Open to pedestrians only.

Blackburn Covered Bridge 35-65-16 (Pickaway County, Ohio)
Originally built 1885 over Brannon's Fork in Muskingum County. Relocated by Arthur Wesner to private property in 1967. Moved to Slate Metro Park in 1998.
Covered bridge in Slate Metro Park near Canal Winchester
Open to pedestrians only

Blackford Bridge (Russell County, Virginia)
Built 1889 by the Groton Bridge Co..; Moved 4.3 miles to current location in 1946; Bypassed and closed in 2009
Through truss bridge over Clinch River on former Chestnut Road (Route 652)
Bypassed and closed to traffic

Blackford Creek Bridge (Daviess County, Kentucky)
Built 1884
Through truss bridge over Blackford Creek on Ray Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Blackhand Gorge Bridge (Licking County, Ohio)
Originally built 1880 over Valley Run on TR 332; relocated 1983
A-frame through truss bridge within Blackhand Gorge Nature Preserve
Open to pedestrians only

Blackiston Mill Bridge (Floyd County, Indiana)
Built 1888 by Wrought Iron Bridge Co., collapsed 1963 under a concrete mixer, (Bridge was under repair at the time)
Lost Through truss bridge over Silver Creek on Blackiston Mill Road
Lost

Blacksmith Shop Covered Bridge 29-10-01 (Sullivan County, New Hampshire)
Built 1881; rehabilitated 1963
Multiple Kingspost through truss covered bridge over Mill Brook next to Town House Road in Cornish
Open to pedestrians

Blackstone River Bikeway - Blackstone River Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1887; relocated to this site 2001
Pin connected Lenticular pony truss bridge over Blackstone River on Blackstone River Bikeway in Millbury
Open to pedestrians only

Blevins Bridge (Carter County, Tennessee)
Built in 1889 in another location, relocated here to replace a flood-damaged Howe truss railroad bridge by the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad Company on Tweetsie Line, now a county road
Pin-connected Pratt through truss bridge over Doe River on Old Tweetsie Railroad
Open to single-lane traffic

Blind Lane-Little Scioto River Bridge (Marion County, Ohio)
Built 1887; Collapsed after collision 1986; Replaced 1988
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Scioto River on Blind Lane Road
Replaced by new bridge

Blome Road Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1888 by the Queen City Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1990
Through truss bridge on Blome Road in The Village of Indian Hill
Open to one-lane traffic

Blue Bridge (Barbour County, West Virginia)
Built 1886
Through Truss bridge over Elk Creek on County Route 57/15
Open to traffic

Blue Bridge (Huron County, Ohio)
Built 1882; rehabilitated 1996
Pratt through truss bridge over W Br Huron River on Lamereaux Rd.
Open to traffic

BM - Connecticut River Bridge (1882) (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1882; Replaced 1930
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Boston & Maine Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BM - Merrimack River Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888
Pratt deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on Boston & Maine RR
Derelict/abandoned

BM - Merrimack River Bridge (Haverhill) (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1880 by the Phoenix Bridge Co.; replaced by present structure 1919
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Merrimack River on B&M Western Route
Replaced by a new bridge

BM - Suncook Loop Covered Bridge (E) (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1889; Closed 1935; Destroyed by Flooding 1936
Lost Through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Boston & Maine Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

BM - Suncook Loop Covered Bridge (W) (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1889; Closed 1935; Destroyed by Flooding 1936
Lost Through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Boston & Maine Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

BM - Swift River Bridge (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Built 1887
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Swift River, Main Street, and B&A Athol Branch ROW on B&M Central Massachusetts Branch (abandoned)
Removed but not replaced

BN - Belmont Tunnel (Dawes County, Nebraska)
Built 1889. abandoned to rail traffic in 1982
Tunnel
Bypassed Tunnel still used by RR personnel

BN - Nebraska City Railroad Bridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
Built 1888 under the direction of George S. Morison
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Line abandoned in 1982; Removed in 1984

BN - Sioux City High Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Built 1888; Replaced 1982
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Burlington Northern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BN - Snake River Bridge (Old) (Walla Walla County, Washington)
Built 1884; Swing span replaced by vertical lift 1954 due to completion of McNary Dam; Replaced 1971
Lost Through truss bridge over Snake River on Northern Pacific
Replaced by a new bridge

BNSF - 4th Street Overpass (East) (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1889; Center Pier Added 1926
Deck plate girder bridge over 4th Street on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - North Street Overpass (Knox County, Illinois)
Built 1888
Steel stringer bridge over North Street on BNSF (former BN) Rwy
Open

BNSF - Oakley Creek Bridge (Douglas County, Kansas)
Built 1884, Strengthened 1921
Deck plate girder bridge over Oakley Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Stampede Tunnel (Kittitas County, Washington)
Tunnel opened in May of 1888, forced-air ventilation added later
Tunnel under the Cascade Mountains just south of Snoqualmie Pass on BNSF Railway (former Northern Pacific Railway)
Open to traffic

BO - 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

BO - Little Kanawha River Bridge (Old) (Wood County, West Virginia)
Built 1883; Replaced 1924
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Little Kanawha River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - 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

BO - Sandusky River Bridge (Seneca County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridges over Sandusky River on Baltimore & Ohio RR
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - 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

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

Boardman's Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built in 1888 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company; Bypassed 1985
Lenticular through truss bridge over Housatonic River on Boardman Road (Bypassed section) in New Milford
Intact but closed to all traffic

Bois D'Arc Bridge (Butler County, Kansas)
Built 1885
Through truss bridge over Little Walnut River, 3.8 mi. east and 0.5 mi. north of Gordon
Closed. Formerly open to traffic with a 6'6" height restriction.

Bonanza Bridge (Caldwell County, Missouri)
Built 1883; replaced and relocated in 1994-95
Whipple through truss bridge over Shoal Creek on Bonanza Road
Relocated to a field next to the original site

Book's Covered Bridge 38-50-13 (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884
Covered bridge over Shermans Creek on PA 3003
Open to traffic

Booths Creek Bridge (Marion County, West Virginia)
Built 1888
Pony truss bridge over Booths Creek on CR 73/16
Open to traffic

Border Street Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1880; rehabilitated 1924
Concrete arch bridge over The Gulf on Border Street in Cohasset
Open to traffic

Bowers Bridge Road Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889 by Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1954
Lost through truss bridge over Little Conewago Creek on Bowers Bridge Road
Repalced by concrete slab

Bowman Mill Covered Bridge 35-64-06 (Perry County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1880; relocated 1987
Covered bridge over dry land at the county fairgrounds in New Lexington
Open to pedestrians only

Boylston Street Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1881
Stone arch bridge over Muddy River on Boylston Street
Open to traffic

Brackenridge Park Bowstring (Bexar County, Texas)
Built 1880 by the King Bridge & Iron Co. Moved from unknown original location in 1937 to Brackenridge Park.
Bowstring pony truss bridge over San Antonio River on Pedestrian Walkway in Brackenridge Park
Open to pedestrians

Bradley Bridge (Callaway County, Missouri)
Built 1885 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co.; replaced 2003
Lost through truss bridge over Auxvasse Creek on CR 428 southeast of Fulton
Replaced by modern bridge

Branch Robidoux Creek Bridge (Marshall County, Kansas)
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Robidoux Creek, 2.7 mi. north and 2.5 mi. east of Beattie
Open to traffic

Branch West Branch Mill Creek Bridge (Wabaunsee County, Kansas)
Queenpost pony truss bridge over Trib West Branch Mill Creek, 2.7 mi. west of Volland
Open to traffic

Branstool Bridge (1886) (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Built 1886; one span destroyed in the 1913 flood and other two spans moved to the McVey Bridge site.
Lost Through truss bridge over Walhonding River on US 36
No longer exists

Braswell Tunnel (Paulding County, Georgia)
Opened 1882, abandoned 1980
Tunnel under Brushy Mountain on an abandoned alignment of Southern Railway (Formerly the East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia Railroad)
Abandoned

Brattleboro-Chesterfield Suspension Bridge (1889) (Cheshire County, New Hampshire)
Built 1889 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Destroyed by flooding 1936; divers located bridge 2012
Lost Suspension bridge over Connecticut River
Destroyed by flooding; Bridge is still underwater

Brewerton Bridge (Oswego County, New York)
Built 1883; Bridge raised and swing span replaced with a Pennsylvania through truss ca. 1908; Replaced 1932
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Oneida River on US11
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge L-158, Goldens Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
This bridge was originally part of a three span bridge and located approximately one mile south of Kingston NY. Moved to its current location c.1907
Whipple through truss bridge over Croton River
Closed to all traffic

Bridge of Sighs (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1888
Bridge over Ross Street on Walkway connecting Allegheny Court House with the county jail
Open to pedestrians only

Bridge of Styx (Orange County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880
Bowstring pony truss bridge


Bridge of the Lions (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1881
Stone arch bridge over Drained Crystal Lake on Lake Avenue
Closed to all traffic

Bridge Street Bridge (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1888 by Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co.; Replaced 1996
Lost (Relocated) Pratt through truss bridge over Milwaukee River on Bridge Street in Grafton
Replaced by new bridge but moved to a new location

Bridge Street Bridge (Clinton County, New York)
Built 1885 by Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Replaced 1930
Lost Lenticular pony truss bridge over Saranac River on Bridge Street
No longer exists

Bridge Street Bridge (2nd) (Ross County, Ohio)
Built 1886 by the Smith Bridge Company; one span collapsed under truck 1943 and replaced by steel girders; totally replaced 1953
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Scioto River on Bridge Street/Columbus Pike
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Bridge (Old) (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1880
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Housatonic River on Bridge Street
Destroyed by flooding in 1952