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Built during 1880s

Carver-Wismer Road Bridge Plumstead Twp, PA (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1885
Three-span stone arch bridge over Gaddes Run on Carver-Wismer Road in Plumstead Township near Wismer, PA
Open to traffic

Casselman River Bridge (Garrett County, Maryland)
Built 1884; replaced 1996
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Casselman River on River Road
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - Big Creek Covered Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Built 1881; Replaced 1928
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - New Canton Covered Bridge (Pike County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1887
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Kizer Creek on forner Chicago, Burlington & Quincy RR
Removed but not replaced

CB&Q - Rulo Bridge (Richardson County, Nebraska)
Built 1887 under the direction of George S. Morison; replaced 1977 by new truss spans reusing the existing piers
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River
Superstructure replaced

CB&Q - Wisconsin River Bridge (Old) (Crawford County, Wisconsin)
Built 1886; Replaced 1908
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q/M&StL - Elm Street Railroad Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1880; Caught fire 1956; Removed 1968
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Railroad
Removed but not replaced

CBQ - Big Rock Creek Deck Truss (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1882; Replaced 1903
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Big Rock Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Black River Bridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1886, Replaced 1917
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on Railroad (CB&Q)
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Rock River Covered Bridge (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1882; Replaced 1929
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Rock River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - South Avery Creek Bridge (Old) (Wapello County, Iowa)
Built 1885; replaced 1897
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Avery Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Cedar Chapel Covered Bridge 14-29-02 (Hamilton County, Indiana)
Built in DeKalb County in 1884 by George Woerntz & Son, relocated to Conner Prarie Pioneer Settlement and restored.
Howe through truss bridge on trail at Conner Prarie.
Open to pedestrians

Cedar Covered Bridge (1883) (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1883; Moved 1921 ; Destroyed by arson Sept. 3, 2002
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Cedar Covered Bridge Road
Arsoned

Cedar Creek-King Rd. Bridge (Jefferson County, Kansas)
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on King Road (Abandoned)
Derelict/abandoned

Cedar Ford Covered Bridge 14-73-01x (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built in 1885 by the Kennedy Bros., moved to fairgrounds in 1970's, now dismantled.
Burr Arch truss bridge originally over Big Blue River
Replaced by new bridge in 1975, moved to the county fairgrounds where it remained until being dismantled. Now the parts are being used to build a new bridge in Monroe County.

Cedar Grove Bowstring (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880 by the King Iron Bridge Company; destroyed in the 1913 flood.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Whitewater River
Destroyed in the great 1913 flood

Cedar River Trail - Ely Road Overpass (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1887
Stone arch bridge on the Cedar River Trail over Ely Road in Cedar Rapids
Open to traffic

Cemetery Road Bridge (Washington County, New York)
Built 1888
Relocated Lenticular pony truss bridge over Black Creek on Cemetery Road
Replaced by a new bridge; Bridge moved to Rhule Road in Malta NY

Cemetery Road Covered Bridge 35-29-01 (Greene County, Ohio)
Built 1886 by Henry Hebble; relocated 1975
Covered bridge over Yellow Springs Creek in Glen Helen Nature Preserve
Open to pedestrians only

Center Point Covered Bridge 48-09-01 (Doddridge County, West Virginia)
Built 1888, bypassed 1940, rehabilitated 1982
Long through truss bridge over Talkington Fork of McElroy Creek on Pedestrian Trail
Open to pedestrians

Central Lakes Trail - Chippewa River Stone Arch (Douglas County, Minnesota)
Built 1880
Stone arch bridge over Chippewa River on Central Lakes Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Central of Georgia Lyerly Bridge (Chattooga County, Georgia)
Built around 1888...that is when this line was opened for traffic
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Chattooga River on former Central of Georgia Railway
Abandoned

Central Viaduct (Older) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1888; Swing span removed and replaced 1912
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Inner Belt Expressway
Replaced by a new bridge

Centre Avenue Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 1992
Pony truss bridge over Metro-North New Haven Line on Centre Avenue in New Rochelle
Open to traffic

CGW - Bridge #F167 (Marshall County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1883
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Snipe Creek on Abandoned Chicago & North Western Railway
Derelict/abandoned

CGW - Bridge #F255 (Polk County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1884
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Muchikinock Creek on Chichaqua Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

CGW - Bridge #F262 (Polk County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1884
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Fourmile Creek on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad (Future Trail)
Intact but closed to all traffic

CGW - Bridge #F281 (Polk County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1887
Stone arch bridge over Tributary of Badger Creek on Great Western Trail
Open to pedestrians only

CGW - Cedar River Bridge (N, Old) (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1880; Collapsed 1914 during replacement
Lost Thacher through truss bridge over Cedar River on Chicago Great Western Railway in Waverly
Collapsed

CGW - Des Moines River Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1887, closed to railroad traffic in 2001; purchased by the city in 2002 for future trail usage, demolished in 2013
Lost abandoned Pratt Truss Bridge over Des Moines River
Last of the four spans demolished on 11 September 2013.

CGW - Egan Stone Arch (Ogle County, Illinois)
Built Ca. 1887
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Farm Field on Abandoned Chicago & Northwestern Railway
Abandoned

CGW - St. Paul Swing Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1885; Replaced 1913
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago Great Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CGW - Winston Tunnel (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Built for the Minnesota and Northwestern Railroad in 1888, was the longest rail tunnel in Illinois
Abandoned tunnel on former Chicago-Great Western Railway
Abandoned

CGW - Zumbro River Bridge (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
Built 1883; Replaced 1908
Pratt through truss bridge over Zumbro River on Chicago Great Western Railway
Destroyed by flooding & replaced by a new bridge

CH&D - Spring Grove Cemetery Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1883
Stone arch bridge over Cemetery Entrance on Abandoned Cincinnati-Hamilton-Dayton Railroad
Abandoned

Chain Lakes Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1884 by Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio
Two-span through truss bridge over Cedar River on Pedestrian trail over the Cedar River, 4 miles west of Hiawatha, IA in Palo
Open to pedestrians

Chamberlin Mill Covered Bridge 45-03-04 (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1881; rehabilitated 1980
Covered Queenspost truss bridge over South Wheelock Branch on West Street in Lyndon
Open to traffic

Chambers Road Covered Bridge 35-21-04 (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1883 by Everett S. Sherman
Covered bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Chambers Road (TR 63)
Open to one-lane traffic

Charleton Mill Road Covered Bridge 35-29-16#2 (Greene County, Ohio)
Built 1882 by Henry Hebble, replaced with a modern covered bridge in 2013-14
Covered bridge over Massies Creek on Charleton Mill Road in Wilberforce
Replaced with a replicated covered bridge using new materials, no original materials were apparently reused.

Charlotte Highway Bridge (Ionia County, Michigan)
Built 1886 by Buckeye Bridge Works; replaced 2001 and relocated to Historic Bridge Park in Calhoun County
Whipple Truss bridge originally over Grand River on Charlotte Highway, now relocated to Historic Bridge Park in Calhoun County and restored as a pedestrian bridge
Relocated

Chattooga River Railroad Bridge (Chattooga County, Georgia)
Built around 1888...that is when this line was opened for traffic
Pratt through truss bridge over Chattooga River on Chattooga & Chickamauga Railway (Formerly Central of Georgia) in Trion
Open to traffic

Cheese Country Trail - Pecatonica River Bridge (Green County, Wisconsin)
Built 1881 and 1889
Pratt through truss bridge over Pecatonica River on Cheese Country Trail
Open to pedestrians, equestrians, and ATV users

Cheesman Road Bridge (Gratiot County, Michigan)
Built 1886; altered in 1955; Replaced 1997
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Pine River on Cheesman Road in St. Louis
Replaced by new bridge

Cherry Street Bridge (Old) (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built 1884; western half lost in a steamship collision 1908; Replaced 1914
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on Cherry Street and Interurban tracks
Replaced by a new bridge

Chest Creek Bridge (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1886; rehabilitated 2001
Steel stringer bridge over Chest Creek on Sr 3014
Open to traffic

Chichaqua Valley Trail - Ira Stone Arch (Jasper County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1883
Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Chichaqua Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Chichaqua Valley Trail - Valaria Cattle Pass (Jasper County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1883
Stone culvert bridge over Cattle Pass on Chichaqua Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Chichaqua Valley Trail - Valaria Stone Arch (N) (Jasper County, Iowa)
Built 1883
Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Creek on Chichaqua Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Chichaqua Valley Trail - Valaria Stone Arch (S) (Jasper County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1883
Stone arch bridge over South Skunk River Tributary on Chichaqua Valley Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Childs Ford Bridge near Doylestown (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1886 by the Penn Bridge Co.
Pony truss bridge over North Branch Neshaminy Creek on Silo Hill Road near Doylestown
Open, 6-ton weight limit strictly-enforced

Chouteau Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1887; converted into vehicular use in 1951; demolished in 2001
Lost three-span Whipple truss bridge over the Missouri River in Kansas City
Replaced by new bridge in 2001

Cilley Covered Bridge 45-09-08 (Orange County, Vermont)
Built 1883; rehabilitated 2006
Covered Multiple Kingspost through truss bridge over First Branch White River on Howe Ln (C3045) in Tunbridge
Open to traffic

Cilleyville Covered Bridge 29-07-01 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1887; rehabilitated 2003
Covered bridge over Pleasant Brook in Andover
Closed to all traffic

Circle Road Bridge (Harrison County, Indiana)
Through truss bridge over Indian Creek on Circle Road
Closed to all traffic

Clark Bridge (Cass County, Missouri)
Built 1880 by the Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Works
Abandoned through truss bridge over Old Channel South Grand River on S. Hess Road/315th Street
Abandoned

Clark Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in 1889 collision in 1929
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Main Chicago River on Clark Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Clark's Mills Bridge (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1885 by Penn Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Little Shenango River on TR 740


Clarks Creek Bridge (Geary County, Kansas)
Built ca. 1880, rehabilitated ca. 2012-2013.
Through truss bridge over Clarks Creek, 5.5 mi. south and 3.0 mi. east of Wreford
Open

Claycomb/ Reynoldsdale Covered Bridge 38-05-12 (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1880; rebuilt 1975
Burr arch-truss bridge over Raystown Branch of the Juniata River on Entrance to Old Bedford Village Historical Park
Open to traffic

Clearfield Creek Bridge (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1883
Through truss bridge over Clearfield Creek on TR 566 WAS TR 565
Closed to all traffic

Clements Stone Arch Bridge (Chase County, Kansas)
Built 1886
Two-span stone arch bridge over Cottonwood River
Open to pedestrians only

Clifty Covered Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
was originally on south Gladstone Ave and crossed Clifty Creek
Lost Howe through truss bridge on Carl Miske Drive
Destroyed by fire

Clyde Hill Road Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1889.; one span washed out and replaced in 2002
Through truss bridge with modern pony truss approach over Grand River on Clyde Hill Road
Open to traffic

CN - Cedar Bend Drawbridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Built 1887, trestle replaced by I-Beam spans 1962
Warren through truss bridge over St. Croix River on Canadian National Railroad
Open to traffic

CN - Deer Creek Bridge (Webster County, Iowa)
Built 1887
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Deer Creek on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CN - French Creek Bridge (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Built 1882
Stone arch bridge over French Creek on Canadian National (formerly Chicago & Northwestern)
Open to traffic

CN - South Fork Catfish Creek Bridge (Older) (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1887; Replaced 1940
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Fork Catfish Creek on Former IC Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CN/IAIS Overpass (Grundy County, Illinois)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over IAIS RR on EJ&E Ry in Minooka
Open to traffic

CNTP - Cumberland River Bridge (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built 1880 for the Cincinnati Southern Railway, replaced in 1955
Lost Deck truss bridge over Cumberland River on Norfolk Southern Railway at Burnside
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - Bay City Creek Stone Arch (Ashland County, Wisconsin)
Built Ca. 1886
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Bay City Creek on Chicago & North Western Railway
Abandoned and collapsing due to undermined abutments

CNW - Black River Falls Bridge (Jackson County, Wisconsin)
Built 1880; Removed 1915
Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over Black River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Removed

CNW - Deering Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1887; Replaced 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - Mill Creek Stone Arch (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1881, Abandoned 1930
Stone Arch Bridge over Mill Creek on Abandoned C&NW Railroad
Open to pedestrians only

CNW - Mosquito Creek Arch (Grundy County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1887
Stone arch bridge over Mosquito Creek on Abandoned Chicago & North Western Railway
Open to authorized vehicles only

CNW - Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1888, Replaced 1912
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Coal Bank Hill Bridge (Original) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1881, Replaced 1919
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Coal Center Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1888 by the Penn Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1984
Through truss bridge over Pike Run on Water Street
Open to traffic

Coal Creek Bridge (Warren County, Iowa)
Built 1900; removed 2008
Lost pony truss bridge over Coal Creek on a local road
No longer exists

Coal Creek CR 100N Bridge (Fountain County, Indiana)
Built 1886 as part of a 7-span bridge in Attica, moved to this location in 1924
Pratt through truss bridge over Coal Creek on CR 100 North
Open to traffic

Colburn Bridge (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1973
Stone arch bridge over Sugar Hollow Brook on US 7 in Pittsford
Open to traffic

Collinsville Lenticular Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
BIBCo Lenticular bridge over headrace in ex-Collins Axe Co. millyard.
Replaced by a new bridge

Colorado Street Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1888; Closed in 1970
Stone arch bridge on Colorado Street
Open to pedestrians only

Columbia Bridge (Franklin County, Kansas)
Built in 1880 by the Columbia Bridge Works of Dayton, Ohio. Bypassed in 1980, but never removed. Collapsed 2010.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River on what appears to be a former alignment of Labette Road.
Lost

Columbus Road Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built in 1880 removed in 1932
Lost Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Columbus Rd
Replaced by a new bridge

Colvin Covered Bridge 38-05-24 (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1866 (there is some controversy over the date) by J.H. Thompson; rehabilitated 1998
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Shawnee Creek on TR 443 (Mill Road) in Schellsburg
Open to traffic

Commerce Street Bridge (Bexar County, Texas)
Built in 1880 it replaced an earlier iron bridge and was replaced by a Tee Beam in 1915
Lost Lenticular pony truss bridge over San Antonio River on East Commerce Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Comstock Covered Bridge 45-06-04 (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1883; rehabilitated 2003
Covered Town Lattice through truss bridge over Trout River on Comstock Bridge Rd (C3042) in Montgomery
Open to traffic

Conemaugh Viaduct (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Conemaugh River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Open to traffic

Conewago Creek Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889 by Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Conewago Creek on PA 4051
Demolished and replaced with a slab of concrete.

Conewago Creek Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889 by Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Through truss bridge over Conewago Creek on PA 4051
Demolished and replaced with a slab of concrete.

Conneaut Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889; rehabilitated 1994
Pony truss bridge over Conneaut Creek on Depot Road (TR 384) in Conneautville
Open to traffic

Connersville Covered Bridge 14-21-02x (Fayette County, Indiana)
Built in 1887 by E.L. Kennedy and replaced around 1935.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Whitewater River on E 5th St
Replaced by new bridge

Cooper's Tubular Arch Bridge (Onondaga County, New York)
Built in 1886 in Canajoharie, New York. Relocated to present location in 1975.
Bowstring through truss bridge over the Erie Canal on a pedestrian walkway in Old Erie Canal State Park
Open to pedestrians

Corinthian Inlet Drawbridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1888 for pedestrian traffic but is removed
Lost Bridge over Corinthian Inlet on Foot Walkway
No longer exists

CORP - Cow Creek Tunnel No. 2 (Douglas County, Oregon)
Built 1882
Tunnel on Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad (CORP)
Open to traffic

CORP - Tunnel No. 13 (Jackson County, Oregon)
Built 1887, Site of the "Last Great Train Robbery of the West" on October 11, 1923.
Tunnel through the Siskiyou Mountains on Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad (CORP)
Open to traffic

Corydon Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1889, Damaged and closed after the National Guard drove a tank across it in 1972, Removed ca: 1975
Pratt Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
No longer exists

Cottage Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in 1889 by the Indiana Bridge Company
Through truss bridge over Pleasant Run on Cottage Avenue
No longer Exists

Cotton Belt - Drainage Trestle (Navarro County, Texas)
Built 1881
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Drainage on Cotton Belt Railroad
Abandoned

Country Club Road Bridge (Wise County, Texas)
Built 1873
Abandoned through truss bridge over West Fork Trinity River
Derelict/abandoned