Lost 1918

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6th Street Bridge (1915) (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1915; Destroyed during Great Flood of 1918; Not replaced until 1948
Lost Bridge over Ioway (Formerly Squaw) Creek on 6th Street
Destroyed by flooding

Beaver Valley Covered Bridge 38-36-120x (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1827 by William English; Removed and Replaced in 1918
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Pequea Creek on Beaver Valley Pike
Replaced by a new bridge

Benton Ferry Bridge (1894) (Livingston Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1894; replaced 1918
Lost timber bridge over Amite River on Benton's Ferry Road (now US 190)
Replaced by a new bridge

BM - Green River Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1876
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Green River on Boston & Maine Railroad in Greenfield
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Great Miami River Bridge (1914) (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1913-1914 to replace a bridge destroyed in the 1913 flood; opened January 31, 1914; destroyed by ice and flood in February 1918
Lost through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

Broadway-Wolf Creek Bridge (1894) (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1894; replaced 1918
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wolf Creek on N Broadway St
Replaced by a new bridge

Buckmanville Covered Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unsure
Lost Through truss bridge over Pidcock Creek on Old location of Windy Bush Road
Collapsed (Replaced in a new location for Windy Bush Road)

C&EI - West Okaw River Viaduct (Moultrie County, Illinois)
Built 1892
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over West Okaw River on Chicago & Eastern Illinois
Replaced by a new bridge

Chelsea Bridge (1907) (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1907; Piers undermined during flooding 1917
Lost Pony truss bridge over Iowa River on T Ave
Replaced by a new bridge

CMRR - Catskill Creek Bridge #2 (Greene County, New York)
Built 1882, Removed 1918
Lost Through truss bridge over Catskill Creek on Removed Catskill Mountain Railway
Removed

Elkhart Avenue Bridge (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Built in the early 1870's by the Columbia Bridge Works; replaced in 1918 with a Warren Deck Truss structure.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over St Joseph River on former Elkhart Avenue.
Replaced by a new bridge

Elkport Covered Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Replaced 1918
Lost Through truss bridge over Volga River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Fox River Bridge (Old)? (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1877; replaced 1918
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fox River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Gradyville Road Covered Bridge (Delaware County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over Ridley Creek on Gradyville Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Grand Avenue Bridge (Older) (Polk County, Iowa)
Replaced 1918
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Grand Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Grant Avenue Pontoon Bridge (Geary County, Kansas)
Built 1915; Replaced 1918
Pontoon bridge over Republican River on Grant Avenue


Gualala Bridge (1892) (Sonoma County, California)
Built 1892; damaged in earthquake 1906 and repaired; collapsed December 1918 and replaced
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Gualala River on Gualala Road
Collapsed

Hickory Bridge-Allegheny River (1871) (Warren County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Allegheny River
Replaced by a new bridge

Hood River Bridge (Older) (Hood River County, Oregon)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Hood River
Replaced by a new bridge

Huntington Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1891; Replaced 1918
Lost Steel arch bridge over Housatonic River on Bridge Street in Derby.
Replaced by a new bridge

Ioway Creek Footbridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built in 1907 by the Chicago & North Western Railway; Lost to flooding in 1918
Lost Truss bridge over Ioway (Formerly Squaw) Creek on footpath
Destroyed by flooding

John Matson's Ford Covered Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1850; Replaced in 1918 by a wrought iron bridge; Replaced in 1919 by concrete arched bridge; Replaced in 1980's
Lost Bridge over Schuylkill River on Fayette Street
Replaced by a new bridge See Bridgehunter #62947

Kendall Bridge (Older) (Carroll County, Iowa)
Built in the 1860s; Replaced 1918
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over North Raccoon River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Levi Lantz's Covered Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1867 by Jacob Bucher; Collapsed due to heavy snowfall in 1918 and replaced.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Yellow Breeches Creek on Cona Road
Collapsed - due to heavy snowfall and replaced in 1918.

Lincoln Highway South Skunk River (Old Channel) Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Lost to flooding in 1918
Lost Truss bridge over South Skunk River (old channel) on Lincoln Highway
Destroyed by flood

Lincoln Highway South Skunk River Bridge (Pre 1918) (Story County, Iowa)
Destroyed by flooding in 1918
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over South Skunk River on Lincoln Highway
Destroyed by flooding

Lincoln Way Ioway Creek Bridge (1908) (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1908, Lost 1918
Lost Arch bridge over Squaw Creek on West Lincoln Way (Lincoln Highway)
Destroyed by flood

LV - Genesee River Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1891-2; replaced 1917-8
Lost Deck truss bridge over Genesee River and Pennsylvania Railroad on Lehigh Valley Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street-Rock River Bridge (Pre 1880) (Jefferson County, Wisconsin)
Built 1870's; replaced 1918
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Rock River on Main
Replaced by a new bridge

Mederville Covered Bridge (Clayton County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1860; Repalced 1918
Howe through truss bridge over Volga River on Predecessor to Eclipse Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Monroe Mills Covered Bridge 38-55-30x (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Destroyed by ice jan Feb 20, 1918
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Penns Creek
Replaced by a new bridge

NP - Yellowstone River Bridge #4 (Old) (Stillwater County, Montana)
Built 1896, Replaced and portions relocated 1918
Pratt through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Red Bridge 14-35-04x (Huntington County, Indiana)
Replaced 1918
Lost covered through truss bridge over Wabash River on Etna Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Oronoco Bridge (Old) (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
Replaced 1918
Lost Warren though truss bridge over Middle Fork Zumbro River on North Minneesota Ave.
Replaced by a new bridge

Phillips Bridge (1896) (Ouachita Parish, Louisiana)
Built in 1896 on the Monroe-to-Farmerville Road as a steel structure. Replaced due to poor quality in 1918.
Lost Truss bridge over Bayou Desiard on Monroe-to-Farmerville Road (present day Deborah Drive)
Replaced by a new bridge in 1918

Plainfield Bridge (Older) (Bremer County, Iowa)
Replaced ca. 1918
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on RFD 120
Replaced by a new bridge

PRR - Pencoyd Viaduct (1884) (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884; Replaced 1918
Lost Deck truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Pennsylvania Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Red Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Lost to flooding in 1918
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Skunk River on road
Destroyed by flood

South Main Street Bridge (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Built about 1887 (based on design ques) by Columbia Bridge Co., replaced 1918
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mahoning River on South Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Neches River Bridge (Pre 1918) (Jefferson County, Texas)
Replaced 1918
Lost Through truss bridge over Neches River on Southern Pacific RR
Removed but not replaced

Standing Stone Creek Bridge (Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania)
replaced in 1918
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Standing Stone Creek on Penn Street
No longer exists

US 206 Bridge (Old) (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Likely built when the line was built in 1875-1876. Likely replaced when the next span was built in 1918 (the station in the photo was replaced in 1919)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Reading RR on US 206
Replaced by a new bridge

Victor Creamery Bridge (Iowa County, Iowa)
Filled in ca. 1918
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Filled-in Segment of Big Bear Creek on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

W&S/MILW Overpass (De Kalb County, Illinois)
Built 1911; Removed 1918
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad on Woodstock & Sycamore Traction Co.
Removed but not replaced

Webster Avenue Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1918; Replaced 1978
Deck plate girder bridge over Tonawanda Creek Barge Canal on Webster Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Willamette River Bridge (Second) (Marion County, Oregon)
Built 1891; Replaced 1918
Lost Through truss bridge over Willamette River on Center Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Zoar Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Replaced a series of bridges lost to flooding. The towns of Oxford and Monroe shared the cost.
Suspension Bridge replaced by Stevenson Dam
Replaced by Stevenson Dam, 1919.