Lost 1889

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C&F - Jordan Creek Iron Bridge (1857) (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1857; Replaced 1889
Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over Jordan Creek on Catasauqua & Fogelsville Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Conemaugh Viaduct (Cambria County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1833; destroyed 1889 by flood
Lost Stone arch bridge over Conemaugh River on Railroad
Destroyed by flooding; replaced

Devilbiss Covered Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Destroyed by flooding from the Johnstown flood in June of 1889. One span was salvaged and was going to be reset but was moved to Utica Mills instead and still exists!
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Monocacy River on Devilbiss Bridge Road
Destroyed by flooding from the Johnstown flood in June of 1889. One span was salvaged and was going to be reset but was moved to Utica Mills instead and still exists!

Dodridge Street Covered Bridge 35-25-62x (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built 1860
Lost Covered Multiple King Truss Covered Bridge over Olentangy River carrying Dodridge Street
No longer exists

Elkader Truesdell Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Replaced 1889
Lost Truesdell Truss bridge over Turkey River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Erie Avenue Bridge (1st) (Lorain County, Ohio)
Built 1873; Replaced 1889
Lost Bridge over Black River on Erie Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Covered Bridge (1865) (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1865; replaced 1889
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Wabash River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Market Street Bridge (3rd) (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1885 destroyed 1889
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over West Branch Susquehanna River on Market Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Milton Bridge (2nd covered bridge at Milton, PA over Susquehanna River) (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1865 to replace the prior covered bridge which was lost to flooding. Lost to flooding June 1, 1889.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Mahoning Street
Destroyed by flooding

NP - Little Falls Bridge (S, Oldest) (Morrison County, Minnesota)
Built 1877, Replaced 1889
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Mississippi River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Philadelphia & Reading - Milton Bridge (1st) (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Philadelphia & Reading RR
No longer exists

PRR - Steubenville Bridge (1863) (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Built 1863; Replaced 1889
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Ohio River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Susquehanna River Bridge (Selinsgrove, First) (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870-71 by Billmeyer, Nogel & Co. for Sunbury & Lewistown RR, which was absorbed by Pennsylvania RR. Destroyed by fire Feb. 1877.
Lost Long through truss bridge over North Branch Susquehanna River on Sunbury & Lewistown RR, later Penna. RR
Replaced by new bridge

South St. Paul Monorail (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Built 1888; Removed ca. 1889
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Bryant Street to 17th Avenue North on Monorail
Removed

Taylor's Crossing (Bonneville County, Idaho)
Built ca. 1864; Condemed 1889
Lost Wooden half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Snake River on Broadway Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabasha Street Bridge (Original) (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1858; Main truss upgraded 1869; Replaced 1889
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Wabasha Street
Replaced by a new bridge