Lost 1875

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Erie - Portage Viaduct (1st) (Wyoming County, New York)
Built 1852, destroyed by fire on May 6, 1875
Lost Wooden bridge over Genesee River on former Erie Railroad north of Portageville
Destroyed by fire

Fairmount Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1841; replaced 1875
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Schuylkill River on Spring Garden Street
Removed but not replaced

Highlands Bridge (1st) (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1872; Struck 1875
Lost Kingpost pony truss bridge over Shrewsbury River on Road
Destroyed by collision

Rockford Bridge (2nd) (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1868; Replaced 1875
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on Main Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Ruffner/Moore Covered Bridge 35-64-84 (Perry County, Ohio)
Moved to current location in 1986
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over pond


Trenton Bridge 30-11-05X / 38-09-48X (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1804-1806; widened and railroad tracks added 1839;
Lost Bridge over Delaware River
Replaced by a new bridge