Lost 1955

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AR88 Ouachita River Bridge (Polk County, Arkansas)
Bridge has been demolished, but remnants remain
Lost Through truss bridge over Ouachita River on AR 88
Replaced by a new bridge 1955

Bankhead Highway Cahaba River Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Built 1916; Replaced 1955
Lost Arch bridge over Cahaba River on Bankhead Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Beardstown Toll Bridge (Cass County, Illinois)
Built 1888, replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on State Street in Beardstown
Replaced by new bridge

Brazos River FM 266 Bridge (Knox County, Texas)
Replaced 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Brazos River
Replaced by new bridge

Bridge Street Lenticular Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1888; swept away August 19, 1955
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Farmington River on Bridge Street / State Route 179
Destroyed by flooding

Castorland Bridge (Lewis County, New York)
Replaced 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Black River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Cicero Covered Bridge (Hamilton County, Indiana)
Built in 1881 by Josiah Durfee; removed in 1955
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Cicero Creek on Jackson Street
Removed for the construction of Morse Reservoir and replaced with a causeway.

CNTP - Cumberland River Bridge (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built 1880 for the Cincinnati Southern Railway, replaced in 1955
Lost Deck truss bridge over Cumberland River on Norfolk Southern Railway at Burnside
Replaced by a new bridge

Cypress Bayou AR 31 Bridge (White County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss bridge over Cypress Bayou on AR 31
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

Deschutes River Bridge (Sherman County, Oregon)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Deschutes River on US 30
Replaced by a new bridge

Drayton Lift Bridge (Pembina County, North Dakota)
Built 1911; Removed 1955 when new steel bridge was built north of town
Lost Through truss bridge over Red River on former Almeron Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Escambia River Bridge (Escambia County, Florida)
Replaced 1955
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Escambia River on Us90 Sr10 in Pensacola
Replaced by new bridge

First Jefferson City Bridge (Cole County, Missouri)
Opened Oct. 15, 1896; demolished 1955
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River at Jefferson City
Replaced by the current US 54 bridge, but vestiges of south approach remain at end of Bolivar Street

FL 44 Bridge (Old) (Lake County, Florida)
Replaced 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over St Johns River on Route 44
Replaced by a new bridge

Forest Avenue Bridge (Dallas County, Texas)
Constructed in 1915, Bypassed in 1952, Demolished in 1955
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Trinity River on Forest Avenue Road
Demolished

Fourth Street-Lycoming Creek (Old) (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Lycoming Creek on 4th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Fraser Bridge (Old) (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1916; Washed away June 1954; Replaced November 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on K Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Gosport Bridge (Owen County, Indiana)
Built 1870, west span replaced in 1885, closed to traffic on December 14, 1949, destroyed by fire on October 28, 1955
Lost Smith and Whipple through truss bridge over West Fork White River on N. Moon Road at Gosport
Covered bridge destroyed by an arson fire and then Whipple truss removed.

Grand River Bridge (Grand County, Utah)
Built 1911; Replaced 1955
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Colorado River on US-191
Replaced by a new bridge

Hatch Bridge (Freeborn County, Minnesota)
Replaced 1955
Lost Closed spandrel archover Fountain Lake at Edgewater Bay on Lakeview Blvd at the junction of the Fairway
Replaced by a new bridge

Holabird Avenue Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Bridge lost post-1948; probably swept away in 1955 flood.
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Still River on Holabird Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - West Frankfort Overpass (Franklin County, Illinois)
Lost Girder bridge
Destroyed by fire

Illinois Terminal/Wabash Overpass (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1928-9; Removed 1955
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wabash, later N&W Railway on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Removed but not replaced account of IT line abandonment

Irons Fork AR 88 Bridge (Polk County, Arkansas)
Built 1907; Replaced 1955
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Irons Fork on AR 88 east of Mena
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

Jaynes Covered Bridge 35-21-05x (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1850
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Alum Creek on Bale Kenyan Road
Destroyed by arson fire in 1955

Jesse's Creek Bridge (Harlan County, Kentucky)
Lost Bridge over Cumberland River
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.

Jordan's Ford Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1896; Replaced 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Jordan's Grove Road
Replaced by a new bridge

KCPS - Brush Creek Bridge (Old) (Jackson County, Missouri)
Replaced 1955
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Brush Creek on Kansas City Public Service Co. Sunset Hill Line
Replaced by a new bridge

Lake Bloomington-Gridley Road Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Built 1889
Lost Through truss bridge over Mackinaw River
Destroyed by collision

Lane's Bridge (Tattnall County, Georgia)
Built 1921
Swing Bridge over Altamaha River on GA 169
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Monroe County, Wisconsin)
Replaced 1955
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Beaver Creek on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Mash Hollow Bridge (Stone County, Missouri)
Removed for construction of Table Rock Lake
Lost bridge over Mash Hollow Table Rock Lake on MO 173 (Formerly MO 148)
Demolished

Millport Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built in 1883 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on IN 135
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

Mormon Island Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1908; Inundated ca. 1955
Parker through truss bridge over South Fork American River on Road
Inundated

Mud Creek Covered Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1882
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Mud Creek on Fall Creek Road
Replaced by a new bridge

NH - Farmington River Bridge (N) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1904
Lost Bridge over Farmington River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Removed after railroad line abandoned due to flood damage in 1955.

NH - Quinebaug River Bridge (Windham County, Connecticut)
Two southern spans lost to 1955 floods, line abandoned 1959, remainder demolished at a later point
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Quinebaug River, River Road, and Kennedy Drive on NYNH&H Midland Division
Replaced by a pedestrian bridge

NH - West Branch Farmington River Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Destroyed by flooding 1955; line north of Collinsville shortly thereafter
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Branch Farmington River & US 44 on NH New Hartford Branch
Destroyed by flooding

NH - Woonsocket Covered Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1898; destroyed by flooding 1955
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Blackstone River on New Haven Railroad - Spur to Social Village
Destroyed by flooding

Oak Ridge Bridge (De Kalb County, Illinois)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Somonauk Creek at Suydam Road
No longer exists

OH 202 - Lost Creek Bridge (Miami County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Lost Creek on OH 202
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

Old Wildcat Creek Bridge (Benton County, Arkansas)
Built 1931-32; Replaced 1955
Lost Pony truss bridge over Wildcat Creek on AR 68 (now CR 1782)
Replaced by new bridge

PA 27 - Pine Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built circa 1900-1905; collapsed in 1955; temporary bridge built in 1955; replacement bridge built in 1958
Lost Through truss bridge over Pine Creek
Replaced by a new bridge

Pere Marquette - Manistee River High Bridge (Manistee County, Michigan)
Built 1889; Removed 1955
Lost Bridge over Manistee River on former Pere Marquette Railroad in Wellston
Lost

Polk Road - Wilson Creek Bowstring Bridge (Clinton County, Ohio)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Wilson Creek on Polk Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

Portland-Columbia Covered Bridge (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1869 by Kellogg and Maurice Co. of Athens, PA. (Union Bridge Co.) Destroyed in 1955
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Delaware River on Green Street
Destroyed by severe weather

Red River Suspension Bridge (Jefferson County, Oklahoma)
Built 1924; Burned ca 1955
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Red River on Burned Out Bridge Road
Removed but not replaced; Tower remains

Rhoad's Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1852; Replaced 1955
Lost Stone arch bridge over W Br Conococheaque Creek on Pa 995; Sr 0995 (Welsh Run Road)
Replaced by new bridge

RI - US6 Overpass (E; Old) (Polk County, Iowa)
Replaced 1955
Lost Girder bridge over US 6 on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - US6 Overpass (W; Old) (Polk County, Iowa)
Replaced 1955
Lost Girder bridge over US 6 on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Richard's Lenticular Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1895; Lost to flooding in 1955
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Farmington River on Collinsville Road
Destroyed by flooding

Sandusky Street Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
Replaced in mid 50s when Columbus built a freeway on top
Lost Bridge over Scioto River on Sandusky Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Sandy Creek Route KK Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Replaced by a culvert in 1955
Lost bridge over Sandy Creek on Route KK, east of Friedheim
No longer exists, but stone abutments still visible

Southport Covered Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1896
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Little Buck Creek on Southport Road
Replaced by a new bridge

SP/PE - West Basin Bascule Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1912; Removed 1955
Lost Warren baltimore through truss bascule bridge over West Basin/Turning Basin on Pacific Electric Railway/Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed

St. Paul Bridge (Howard County, Nebraska)
Built 1917; Replaced 1955
Lost Parker through truss bridge over South Loup River on US 281
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built 1913; Filled in 1955
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Albany Basin on State Street
Filled in

Taylor's Ferry Covered Bridge 37-34-01#3x (Washington County, Oregon)
Built 1918; Replaced 1955
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Tualatin River on West Side Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

TS - Stanislaus River Bridge (Del Rio, Old) (Stanislaus County, California)
Built 1889 for another railroad, installed here 1912; Trusses replaced 1955
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Stanislaus River on Tidewater Southern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

US 42 - Little Miami River Bridge (Greene County, Ohio)
Damaged and repaired in 1952; replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Miami River on US 42
Replaced by a new bridge

Yardley-Wilburtha Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903 after wooden bridge destroyed, destroyed by flooding in 1955, replaced by Scudder Falls Bridge
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Delaware River on Unknown in Yardley
Destroyed by flood