Lost 1943

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Branson Truss Bridge (Taney County, Missouri)
Lost to Flooding 1943
Lost two-span through truss bridge over the White River in Branson
Destroyed by flooding

DH - Hadley Bridge (Old) (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1894 to replace earlier bridge; rehabilitated 1921; replaced 1943
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Sacandaga River on Delaware & Hudson RR
Replaced by a new bridge

DH - Stony Creek Bridge (Warren County, New York)
Built 1891; Replaced 1943
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Stony Creek on Delaware & Hudson RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Dubuque Wagon Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built 1886; Demolished 1943
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Gold Star Memorial Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Replaced 1943
Lost Through truss bridge over Thames River, Railroad, & Local Roads on Interstate-95
Replaced by new bridge

Groton Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1889 for the New York, Providence & Boston Railroad; Replaced by the railroad 1919 and converted to road use; Replaced 1943
Pratt through truss bridge over Thames River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Jefferson Highway Little River Bridge (Decatur County, Iowa)
Replaced 1943
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Little River on Jefferson Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Leaksville Covered Bridge 33-79-04x (Rockingham County, North Carolina)
Built 1852 in the town of Leaksville; Collapsed 1943; 30' stone piling remains
Lost Covered Lattice through truss bridge over Dan River on Old State Highway 87
Replaced by a new bridge

Lower Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Construction started 1873, closed 1934, demolished 1943
Lost Truss bridge over Mississippi River on 10th Avenue South/ 6th Avenue SE
Removed but not replaced

MILW - Adel Bridge (Old) (Dallas County, Iowa)
Built ?; Replaced 1943 with a pair of relocated spans
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over North Raccoon River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Munfordville Bridge (Hart County, Kentucky)
Toll bridge on the Louisville and Nashville Turnpike replacing Amos Ferry at Big Buffalo Crossing
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Green River on L&N Turnpike/Dixie Highway
Lost

North Bend Rail Trail - Tunnel #23 (Wood County, West Virginia)
Lost Tunnel for the Parkersburg Branch of the North Bend Rail Trail. Cut is located on North Bend Rail Trail.
Daylighed and replaced by a cut

PRSL - Sea Isle City Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Removed 1943
Girder bridge over Ludlam Thorofare on Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines


SRC - Aqueduct Trestle (Schenectady County, New York)
Built 1904; Abandoned 1941; Removed 1943 for the metal tot be used in the war effort.
Lost Pratt deck truss truss bridge over Mohawk River & Erie Canal on Schenectady Railway Co.
Removed but not replaced

Susquehanna River Bridge (Harford County, Maryland)
Original bridge replaced in stages 1873-1880; Converted to road use ca 1910 by private owners; Converted to a double-decker ca. 1923 by the state of Maryland; Replaced 1940; Removed 1943
Lost Pratt through truss and swing bridge over Susquehanna River on Road
Removed but not replaced at exact site

Upper Free Bridge (Peoria County, Illinois)
Built 1888
Lost bridge over the Illinois River at Peoria
Demolished

US18 Turkey River Bridge (Older) (Fayette County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1881; Replaced 1943
Lost 3-Hinged Braced Arch through truss bridge over Turkey River on US 18
Replaced by a new bridge

Yellowstone River Bridge (Prairie County, Montana)
Built in 1914; lost when ice jam broke three piers 1:17 PM on March 27, 1943
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on US 10
Destroyed by disaster: Ice jam