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Built during 1880s

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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

Bermudian Creek Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Bermudian Creek on PA 4017 (Kralltown Road)
Replaced by a new bridge

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
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

BLA - Severn River Bridge (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Built 1887; Removed in the 1960s
Lost Wooden Trestle bridge over Severn River on Baltimore & Annapolis Railroad
Removed

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

Black Fork Mohican River Bridge (Richland County, Ohio)
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Black Fork Mohican River
Abandoned

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 Claylick Creek 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 Canton 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
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

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 (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 - Buckley Viaduct (King County, Washington)
Built 1887; Moved in a line relocation 1949; Abandoned & removed ca. 1982
Lost Baltimore deck truss bridge over White River on Burlington Northern Railroad
Removed

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

BNSF - 2050E Road Overpass (Henderson County, Illinois)
Built 1887, Extended 1910
Stone arch bridge over 2050E Road on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Bridge #204.A (Henderson County, Illinois)
Built 1887, Extended and Encased 1910
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Ellison Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Bridge #350A (Chariton County, Missouri)
Built 1886, Extended 1910
Bridge over Branch of Yellow Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF - Kennewick-Pasco Bridge (Benton County, Washington)
Built 1887
Parker through truss bridge over Columbia River on Burlington Northern - Santa Fe Railroad
Open to traffic

BNSF - Lake Pend Oreille Bridge (Bonner County, Idaho)
"Built by Northern Pacific railroad in 1882"; "Rebuilt for the first time in 1905"; ."Another rebuilt program was done in 2008, when BNSF railway replaced a dozen support wooden piers at the north end."
Bridge over Pend Oreille Lake on Railroad (BNSF)
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 - Snake River Bridge (Franklin County, Washington)
1884 Built, Rehab.-Modifications 1950's
Vertical lift bridge over Snake River on Burlington Northern - Santa Fe Railroad
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

BNSF - Sucker Creek Arch (Wright County, Minnesota)
Built 1883
Stone arch bridge over Sucker Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BNSF Bridge #349A (Chariton County, Missouri)
Built 1886, Extended 1910
Stone arch bridge over Private Driveway on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

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 (Bypasssed section)
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
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 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

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

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 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 (Relocated) (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1888; Replaced in 1996; Moved to Lime Kiln Park 1996
Bridge over Drainage Ditch on Pedestrian Walkway
Open to pedestrians

Bridge Street Lenticular Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1888; swept away August 19, 1955
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Farmington River on Bridge Street / State Route 179
Destroyed by flooding

Bridgeport Railroad Walking Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Built 1887; four spans built 1900; Trusses modified in the 1930s
Walking bridge, converted from a former L & N Railroad deck truss bridge
Open to pedestrians

Bridgeport Road Bridge (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1885 by Columbia Bridge Works
Pony truss bridge over Anderson Creek on TR 206
Closed to all traffic

Broadway Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1887-88 by the King Iron Bridge Co.; replaced ca. 1987
Lost four-span through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on Broadway Street in Minneapolis
Replaced by a new bridge, but one span relocated and reused for the Merriam Street Bridge

Brokenstraw Creek Bridge (Warren County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889
Through truss bridge over Brokenstraw Creek on PA 3012 (Cemetery Road)
Closed to all traffic

Brooklyn Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Opened to traffic May 24, 1883
Suspension bridge over East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York
Open to traffic

Brooks Creek CR 350S Bridge (Jay County, Indiana)
Built 1889
Lost Girder bridge over Brooks Creek on County Road 350 South
Replaced by a new bridge

Brown Covered Bridge 35-08-04 (Brown County, Ohio)
Built 1880 by the Smith Bridge Co.
Covered bridge over Whiteoak Creek on New Hope-White Oak Station Road
Open to pedestrians only

Brown Covered Bridge 45-11-09 (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built 1880 by Nichols Powers
Covered bridge over Cold River on Upper Cold River Road in Shrewsbury
Open to one lane traffic

Brubaker Covered Bridge 35-68-06 (Preble County, Ohio)
Built 1887 by Everett S. Sherman; rehabilitated 2005
Covered bridge over Sam's Run on Brubaker Road (TR 328)
Open to one-lane traffic

Bruns' Bridge (Franklin County, Missouri)
Built 1888 by the King Iron Bridge Co.; bypassed by new bridge in 1993, destroyed by flooding on May 1st, 2017.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Meramec River on Mill Hill Road south of Moselle
Lost

Buck Creek CR 875W Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built in 1889 by the King Bridge Company
Through truss bridge over Buck Creek on CR 875 West
Closed as of 01/14/2011

Buffalo Bridges (White County, Indiana)
Pair of wrought iron through truss bridge built by the Columbia Bridge Works,
Lost pair of Whipple through truss bridges over Tippecanoe River on SR16
Replaced by new bridge

Bulman Bridge (Hamilton County, Texas)
Built 1884 by the King Bridge Co. over Leon River on CR 301. Relocated and restored in Pecan Creek Park in 1996.
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Pecan Creek on a pedestrian path in Pecan Creek Park
Open to pedestrians

Bunker Hill Covered Bridge #1 20-03-01 (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1880, destroyed by arson 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Gunpowder Falls on Bunker Hill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bunker Mill Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Built 1887; M-frame portal bracing was added to the Town Lattice portal bracing in 1909.; closed to traffic in 2003, damaged by arson in 2013, later purchased by private group with plans to restore it.
Pratt through truss bridge over English River on Nutmeg Avenue
Open to pedestrians only

Burnett Bridge (Wichita County, Texas)
Whipple through truss bridge over Wichita River on road
Intact but closed to all traffic

Burnt Mill Road Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1885
Through truss bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Burnt Mill Road
Open to traffic

Busching Covered Bridge 14-69-04 (Ripley County, Indiana)
Built 1885 by Thomas A. Hardman
Covered bridge over Laughery Creek on CR 40 South
Open to one-lane traffic

Buskirk Ford Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1885 by the Morse Bridge Company
Through truss bridge over McKee Creek on TR 416, 4.7 mi. west of Kellerville
Open to traffic

Butler Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1881-82
Pratt truss bridge over Housatonic River on Butler Road
Open to pedestrians

Butzow Bridge (Iroquois County, Illinois)
Buit 1883, replaced 1995-1996
Lost Through truss bridge over Spring Creek on CH 35
Replaced by new bridge

Byram River Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1888
Stone arch bridge over Byram River on US 1 in Port Chester
Open to traffic

C&BL - Little Conemaugh River Bridge (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1886 by A&P Roberts Company / Pencoyd Iron Works
Parker through truss bridge that used to carry Conemaugh and Black Lick Railroad over Little Conemaugh River
Open to traffic

C&C - Catskill Creek Bridge #2 (Greene County, New York)
Built 1882, Removed 1918
Lost Through truss bridge over Catskill Creek on Removed Railroad (C&C)
Removed

C&NW - Bridge #315 (Blue Earth County, Minnesota)
Built 1886
Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Sakatah Singing Hills State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

C&NW - Denomie Creek Arch (Ashland County, Wisconsin)
Built Ca. 1886
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Denomie Creek on Abandoned Chicago & North Western Railway
Derelict/abandoned

C&NW - Diamond Creek High Trestle (Bayfield County, Wisconsin)
Built 1889
Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Diampnd Creek on Local Trail (Former C&NW Railway)
Open to pedestrians only

Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park Bridge #4 - Bauer Road Bridge (Calhoun County, Michigan)
Built 1880 over Looking Glass River in Clinton County, MI. Later rehabilitated and relocated to its current location.
Pratt through truss bridge over Dickinson Creek on a pedestrian path in the Historic Bridge Park
Open to pedestrians

Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park Bridge #6 - Charlotte Highway Bridge (Calhoun County, Michigan)
Built 1886 over the Grand River in Ionia County, MI and carried the Charlotte Highway. It was rehabilitated and relocated to the H.B.P. in 2005-06
Whipple through truss bridge over Bridge Park Drive on a pedestrian path in the Historic Bridge Park
Open to pedestrians

Calhoun Street Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884 by the Phoenix Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 2010
Through truss bridge over Delaware River on Calhoun Street/Trenton Avenue
Open to traffic

Camp Branch Bridge (Cass County, Missouri)
Pratt pony truss bridge over Camp Branch on private lane
Private, limited use

Camp Run Creek Bridge (Clark County, Indiana)
Built 1887
Stone arch bridge over Camp Run Creek on Louisville and Indiana Railroad in Sellersburg
Open to traffic

Canalside Rail-Trail - Connecticut River Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1880, Warrens added 1936
Whipple through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Canalside Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Carlton Bridge (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1888 by Columbia Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1990
Through truss bridge over French Creek on SR 1015 (New Lebanon Road)
Currently being moved to Michigan for refurbishment and then on to its new home in New Jersey

Carmichael Covered Bridge 38-30-21 (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1998
Covered bridge over Muddy Creek on Old Town Street
Open to traffic

Carroll Street Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1889 by the Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works; rehabilitated 1982
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Wabash River on Smith Street in Wabash
No longer exists

Carroll Street Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1889
Retractable bridge over Gowanus Canal on Carroll Street in New York
Open to traffic

Cartersville Bridge (Cumberland County, Virginia)
Built 1884; Damaged by flood in 1972 and the two end spans and piers remain
Abandoned composite wood and iron pratt through truss bridge over James River
Abandoned

Carver Spring (4th Street) Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1885, Removed 2013
Stone arch bridge over Carver Spring on 4th Street in Carver
Replaced by a new bridge