Lost 1956

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10th Street - Haw Creek Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Lost pony truss bridge over Haw Creek on 10th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Alex-Bell Road - Holes Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1883
Lost Through truss bridge over Holes Creek on Alexandersville-Bellbrook Road
Collapsed; replaced by new bridge

B&O - Cuyahoga River Bridge #463 (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1906 ; Replaced 1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Baltimore & Ohio #463
Replaced by a new bridge

Banks Channel Bridge (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Replaced 1956
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Banks Channel on US 76
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Four - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1906 Removed 1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Chicago & St Louis RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Breach Inlet Bridge (Older) (Charleston County, South Carolina)
Built 1926
Bridge over Breach Inlet on Palm Boulevard


Briscoe Creek Bridge (Glenn County, California)
Unknown construction year, Replaced 1956
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Briscoe Creek on Closed to all traffic
Closed to all traffic

Broadway Bridge (Old) (Ada County, Idaho)
Built 1893; Replaced 1956
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Boise River on Broadway & Boise Valley Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CGW - Fox River Bridge (Old) (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1886; Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Fox River on Chicago Great Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Cicero Creek Bridge (Tipton County, Indiana)
Built 1896
Lost Through truss bridge over Cicero Creek on County Road 600 South.
Destroyed by collision. Collapsed. Replaced with new bridge.

Conkeytown Covered Bridge 13-92-01x (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1867, destroyed by arson in 1956
Lost Covered Bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on 1530N Road
Destroyed by fire

CRandIC - Iowa River Bridge (Cou Falls) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1904; Removed ca 1956 due to the construction of the Coralville Dam
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Curtis Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1928; Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Old US218
Replaced by a new bridge

DR&T - Trinity River Viaduct (Dallas County, Texas)
Built 1931; Removed 1956
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Trinity River on Dallas Railway & Terminal Co.
Removed

East Creek Bridge (Cass County, Missouri)
Built 1923; fully rebuilt 1956
Slab bridge over East Creek on Old US 71
Replaced by a new bridge

Fairforest Creek Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Built 1930
Concrete arch bridge over Fairforest Creek on SC 296 in Spartanburg
Replaced by a new bridge

Gentry Bridge (Benton County, Arkansas)
Replaced 1956
Lost through truss bridge on AR 59, near Gentry
No longer exists

IC - Parker City Bridge (Johnson County, Illinois)
Lost Bridge
No longer exists

Ionia Road - Thornapple River Bridge (Eaton County, Michigan)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Thornapple River on Ionia Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1957

Jackson-Oregon Bridge (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1919, Replaced 1956
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River on Jackson Street/Oregon Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Kaskaskia River Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Kaskaskia River on Jackson Park
Collapsed

Kaw River Bridge at DeSoto (Johnson County, Kansas)
Collapsed in 1956, remover later
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kansas River on Route 2
Replaced by a new bridge ca 1964

Lincoln Highway Head Memorial Bridge (Greene County, Iowa)
Built 1914, Replaced 1956
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Buttrick Creek on Lincoln Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

LIRR - Beach Channel Drawbridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1892; Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Beach Channel on Long Island Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

LIRR - Broad Channel Bridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1880; Replaced 1956
Through truss bridge over Jamaica Bay on Long Island RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Lyons & Fulton High Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1892; Two spans destroyed by storm in 1904, Lost 1956
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Road
Replaced by new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1910; Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over East Big Creek on Main Street (Broadway Street)
Replaced by a new bridge

Millers Creek Bridge (Cass County, Missouri)
Built 1923; rehabilitated (replaced) 1956
Slab bridge over Millers Creek on Peculiar Dr S (Old US 71)
Replaced by a new bridge

MN 76 - Root River Bridge (Houston County, Minnesota)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Root River on MN 76
Replaced by a new bridge

Needmore Road - Great Miami River Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built after the flood of 1913 destroyed the previous bridge
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Needmore Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1956

New Haven Bridge (Gallatin County, Illinois)
Built in 1895 by the Chicago Bridge Company
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Wabash River
No longer exists

NKP - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1907; Replaced in 1944 -1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on New York Chicago & St Louis RR
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Iron Curtain Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Replaced 1956
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on New York Central
Replaced by a new bridge

OH 138 - McCortney Run Bridge (Ross County, Ohio)
Built 1881
Lost Through truss bridge over McCortney Run on OH 138


Old Center Point Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Replaced; New alignment built 1956
Lost Bridge over East Otter Creek on Old Alignment of Center Point Road
Replaced by a new bridge; Stone abutments remain

Old Etienne creek bridge (Kittitas County, Washington)
Lost Bridge over Entienne creek on Former highway 97
No longer exists

Organ Ferry Bridge (Ralls County, Missouri)
Collapsed due to overloaded semi truck/trailer filled with lard. Disaster occurred early evening, Jan 13, 1956 (a Friday). On MO State Hwy V between New London and Hannibal. Two drivers from Tennessee claimed they were lost and tried to cross.
Lost through truss bridge east of New London, MO
No longer exists, although the both bank abutments and some railing can still be seen just below the water.

Oxbow Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1911; Draw mechanism replaced 1929; Replaced 1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Duwamish Waterway on 1st Avenue South
Replaced by a new bridge

PE - Los Angeles River Bridge (Long Beach, Old) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built ?; Replaced 1956 due to flood-control plans
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Los Angeles River on Pacific Electric Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Redding Free Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1908; Replaced 1948; Closed 1951; Deemed unsafe after 1955 flood; Demolished 1956
Through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Smile Place
Replaced by a new bridge

Route 148 Flat Creek Bridge (Stone County, Missouri)
Bridge replaced in 1956 due to inundation of Table Rock Dam
Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Flat Creek on Route 148
Demolished

Saline River US 79 Bridge (Cleveland County, Arkansas)
Replaced 1956
Lost through truss bridge over Saline River on AR 3 (later US 79) south of Rison
Replaced by a new bridge

Sarasota Pass Bridge (Old) (Manatee County, Florida)
Replaced 1956
Lost Through truss bridge over Sarasota Bay on Route 684
Demolished and replaced

Satilla River Bridge (Charlton County, Georgia)
Built 1929; Replaced 1956
Bridge over Satilla River on Burnt Fort Road Route 252
Replaced by a new bridge

SCS - War Eagle Park Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Removed 1956
Lost Bridge over Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad on Sioux City Service Co.
Removed but not replaced

Second Lake Pend Oreille Bridge (Bonner County, Idaho)
Built 1934, replaced 1956
Bridge over Lake Pend Oreille River on 1st Street
No longer exists

Seven Mile Creek Bridge - Older (Preble County, Ohio)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Seven Mile Creek on OH 725
Replaced by a new bridge in 1956

Shawneetown Ferry (Gallatin County, Illinois)
Built 1809
Lost Ferry over Ohio River
No longer exists

Stevens Creek Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over Stevens Creek
Collapsed

Stone Bridge (Newport County, Rhode Island)
Built 1907; Damaged by Hurricane Carol 1954; Closed 1955; Replaced 1956
Lost Double leaf bascule bridge over Sakonnet River on Stone Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

TX21 Angelina River Bridge (Older) (Nacogdoches County, Texas)
Built ?; Replaced 1956
Warren through truss bridge over Angelina River on TX 21
Replaced by a new bridge

US 119 - Coopers Creek Bridge (Kanawha County, West Virginia)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Coopers Creek on US 119
Replaced by a new bridge in 1956 and 2013

US62 Bennetts Ferry Bridge (Clay County, Arkansas)
Built 1928-29; Replaced 1956
Lost Through truss bridge over Black River on Us 62
Replaced by new bridge

Van Buren Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1895 to replace a swing bridge dating to 1872; replaced by current bridge in 1956
Lost Pony truss bridge over Chicago River on Van Buren Street
Replaced by a new bridge

W&LE - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Wheeling & Lake Erie RR
Replaced by a new bridge

West Newton Covered Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in 1880 by A.M. Kennedy & Sons; replaced in 1956
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over West Fork White River on Southport Road (Old Alignment)
Replaced by a new bridge on a new alignment

Zolfo Springs Bridge (Hardee County, Florida)
Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Peace River on Sr 64 in Zolfo Springs
Replaced by new bridge