Lost 1927

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Adams Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1889 to replace earlier 1869 swing bridge; replaced 1927
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Chicago River (south branch) on Adams Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Arlington Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Paddleford through truss bridge over Passumpsic River on Concord Avenue
Destroyed by Collision from another Bridge during flooding

Bainbridge Street Bridge (Older) (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905-1907 by York Bridge Co. for Sunbury Bridge Co., demolished 1927
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Banbridge Street and Sunbury & Selinsgrove Electric Railway
Replaced by new bridge

Bancroft Falls Bridge (Old) (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1888 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Missisquoi River on Unknown Dirt road
Destroyed by flooding

BM&NW - Iowa River Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1898; Abandoned and likley removed 1927
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Muscatine, Burlington, & Southern Railroad
Removed, substructure encased in concrete for a road bridge's substructure.

Bridge Street Bridge (Old) (Chittenden County, Vermont)
built 1899 by Vermont Construction Co.; Lost in the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Winooski River on Bridge Street (TR 1/FAS 209)
Destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927

Conowingo Bridge (Harford County, Maryland)
Built 1859; parts washed away during flood 1864; Flood destroyed two spans 1904; Spans replaced with iron spans 1906; Fire destroys 7 spans 1907; Spans replaced with iron spans 1909; Demolished 1927
Lost Through truss bridge over Susquihanna River on Highway 1
Replaced by new bridge

Evansville Bridge (Randolph County, Illinois)
Lost 2 span pratt through truss bridge. Built 1885, razed 1927.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kaskaskia River in Evansville
Replaced by new bridge

Federal Street Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1892; reused on another bridge 1927; scrapped 1994
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Federal Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Frisco - Black Rock Bridge (Old) (Lawrence County, Arkansas)
Built ?; Replaced 1927
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Black River on St. Louis-San Francisco Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Maquoketa River Bridge (Delaware County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1886; Replaced 1927
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Kentucky River Bridge (Older) (Carroll County, Kentucky)
Built 1871; Replaced 1927
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Kentucky River on US-42, KY-36
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1903; Replaced 1927
Lost Through truss bridge over Mormon Slough on Main Street w Southern Pacific RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1882 by Corrugated Metal Co.; Lost during the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Missisquoi River on Maine Street
Destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927

Maquoketa River Stone Arch (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1867; Remnoved 1927 for hydrological reasons; Limestone reused to build a silo.
Lost Stone arch bridge over Maquoketa River on National Street
Destroyed by flooding

MoPac - Baring Cross Bridge (Old) (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1890; Destroyed by flooding 1927
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

MoPac - Red River Bridge (Fulton) (Miller County, Arkansas)
Built 1890, destroyed in 1927 flood.
Lost Through truss bridge over Red River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

North End Island Pond Bridge (Essex County, Vermont)
Built circa 1885 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co; Damaged by great flood of 1927
Lost Lenticular Warren Through truss bridge over Back Pond/Island Pond on Old alignment of Lake Road
Destroyed by flooding

Old Dix Road Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1913, Replaced 1927
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Rouge River on Dix Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Pacific Highway - NP Overpass (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1918 replacing a wooden overpass; replaced 1927
Lost Slab bridge over Northern Pacific Railroad on Pacific Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Pease River Wagon Bridge (Wilbarger County, Texas)
Abandoned wire suspension bridge over Pease River
Single cable tower still standing

Penns Neck Bridge (Salem County, New Jersey)
This is the third bridge on this site. Built 1884; replaced 1927.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Salem River
Replaced by a new bridge in 1927, and that bridge was replaced in 2005.

Point Bridge (1st) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1877; Replaced 1927
Lost Chain suspension bridge over Monongahela River
Replaced by a new bridge

Puente Caņo de San Antonio (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Built 1894; Replaced 1927
Lost Iron deck plate girder bridge over Caņo de San Antonio on Road (PR 1?)
Replaced by a new bridge

Riverton Drawbridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1903 of Douglas Fir & Cedar; Closed 1919; Removed 1927
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss swing bridge over Duwamish River on Old Military Road
Removed but not replaced

Smithland Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

US6 West Wapsinonoc Creek Truss (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Replaced 1927
Through truss bridge over West Wapsinonoc Creek on US 6
Replaced by a new bridge

Village Bridge (2nd) (Orange County, Vermont)
Built 1924 by Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co.; Destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over White River on Main Street
Destroyed by flooding