Lost 1969

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15th Street Bridge (Lawrence County, Illinois)
Built 1922; replaced 1971
Lost three-span through truss bridge over Embarras River on IL 1 in Lawrenceville
Destroyed in traffic accident and replaced by new bridge

16th Avenue Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1910; Replaced 1969
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cedar River on 16th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

3rd Street Bridge (Rice County, Minnesota)
Replaced 1969
Lost Pratt through truss bridge on 3rd Street over Straight River
Replaced by new bridge

5th Avenue Overpass (Kane County, Illinois)
Replaced 1969
Pratt through truss bridge over Chicago Great Western Railway on 5th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

60th Avenue Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Bridge
Removed but not replaced

63rd Street Bridge (Old) (Polk County, Iowa)
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Walnut Creek on 63rd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

9th Street Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890's
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over White River on 9th Street
Replaced by new bridge on 8th Street and removed

Adams Covered Bridge 14-61-23 (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1907, destroyed by flood in 1969
Lost covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR100N east of Nyesville
Destroyed by flood

Arkansas River Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Before this bridge was constructed, the only vehicular path to Oklahoma from Fort Smith was either the Helen Gould Railroad Bridge, or the E street bridge across the Poteau, or a Ferry.
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Arkansas River on US 64 in Fort Smith, replaced due do the Kerr-McClellan Arkansas River navigation project.
Replaced by new bridge

ATSF - Delaware River Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, Kansas)
Built 1897, second truss added 1929; Replaced 1969
Lost Through truss bridge over Delaware River on Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

ATSF - Mud Bayou Bridge (Galveston County, Texas)
Built 1934, lost 1969
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Intracoastal Waterway/Mud Bayou on Santa Fe Railroad (former Gulf & Interstate Railway)
Removed but not replaced

Bennett Meadow Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1899 by New Jersey Steel & Iron Co.; Replaced 1969
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Great Meadow Road in Northfield
Replaced by a new bridge

Boyd Park Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Replaced 1969
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wabash River on County Road 700 West
Replaced by new bridge

Breckwoldt Bridge (Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1924; replaced 1969
Lost Bridge over Tangipahoa River on US 190
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Covered Bridge (Coos County, Oregon)
Built 1936, Damaged by snow and removed 1969
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Middle Fork Coquille River on Road
Destroyed by storm

Calliope Bridge (Sioux County, Iowa)
Built ?; Repaired/Lally column built 1895; 100' Pratt added 1907; Removed ca. 1969
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Sioux River on Johnson Street
Removed; A lally column remains

Clinton Falls Covered Bridge (Putnam County, Indiana)
Originally built in 1838 as a double-barreled covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on what is now US 231. Later moved to Clinton Falls where it was rebuilt as a single lane span.
Lost Burr Arch truss bridge over Little Walnut Creek
Lost

Cochran Street-Great Northern RR Overpass (Spokane County, Washington)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Great Northern Railroad on Cochran Street
Heavily damaged by fire in 1969 and later removed.

Dart's Mill Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Build around the same time and in the same style as the Rosemont, Raven Rock Bridge
9 panel Pratt through truss bridge
Lost

Dawson - Dickerson Run Bridge (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Through truss bridge over Youghiogheny River and RRs on Laughlin Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Drainage Ditch #70 Culvert (Story County, Iowa)
Replaced ca.1969
Concrete culvert bridge over Small Stream on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Dunn Memorial Lift Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built 1933; Replaced 1969; named for Private Parker F. Dunn (WWI)
Lost vertical lift through truss bridge over Hudson River on Dunn Memorial Rensselaer
Replaced by a new bridge

Eagle Creek Bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1936, Replaced 1969
Lost steel tied arch bridge over Eagle Creek on US 30
Replaced by a steel plate girder bridge in 1969

Flat River State Forest Road Bridge (Durham County, North Carolina)
Lost Bridge over Flat River on State Forest Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Fort Smith-Van Buren Free Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1912; Refurbished 1956; Replaced 1969
Lost through truss vertical-lift bridge over Arkansas River on Midland Boulevard (US 71) in Fort Smith
Replaced by new bridge as part of the Kerr-McClellan Arkansas River navigation project.

Frisco - Aberdeen Bridge (Old) (Monroe County, Mississippi)
Built 1887; Replaced 1969
Pratt through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on San Francisco & St Louis Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Gateway Bridge (Old) (Cameron County, Texas)
Built 1927; Replaced 1969
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Rio Grande on US 77
Replaced by a new bridge

Grand River Bridge (Ottawa County, Michigan)
Built 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over Grand River on 68th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Hainer Creek Bridge (McLean County, Kentucky)
Lost Truss bridge over Hainer Creek on Richland Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Half Moon Lake Road - Beebe Creek Bridge (Hillsdale County, Michigan)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Beebe Creek on Half Moon Lake Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1969

Hamilton Covered Bridge 13-34-01x (Hancock County, Illinois)
Built 1881 as a temporary span on the Keokuk-Hamilton Bridge; relocated ca. 1883; destroyed by fire 1969
Lost Howe covered bridge over Railroad Creek on Main Street at Hamilton
Destroyed by fire

Highway Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1906, demolished 1967-69
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Potomac River on 14th Street/U.S. 1
Replaced by a new bridge

Howardsville Bridge (Albemarle County, Virginia)
Lost Through truss bridge over James River on SR 602
Destroyed by flooding- Hurricane Camille 1969

Iola Electric Railway - Rock Creek Arch (Allen County, Kansas)
Built 1902; Removed 1969
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Rock Creek on Iola Electric Railway
Removed over a new channel to the west

Island Ford Bridge (Randolph County, North Carolina)
Built 1901; Removed 1969; Substructure demolished 1985
Lost Pratt through truss bridge
Removed but not replaced

Jefferson Avenue Bascule Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1905; removed 1969
Lost Bridge over Cuyahoga River on Jefferson Avenue
Destroyed by fire

Kansas Street Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Lost Deck arch-truss bridge over Missouri Pacific Railroad on Kansas Street (Holly Hills Drive)
Destroyed by collision

Lecompton-Perry Bridge (Douglas County, Kansas)
Built 1899; Damaged due to floods in 1903, 1905, & 1908; 3 spans lost to ice jam 1910; Razed 1969
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Kansas River on Halderman Street.
Replaced by a new bridge a few hundred yards downstream.

Main Street Bridge (Westerville) (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built 1894, replaced in 1969
Lost Bridge over Alum Creek on West Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Skykomish River Covered Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1939 to replace 1911-built span 200 feet upstream; dismantled 1969 and replaced with four steel spans
Through truss bridge over Skykomish River on Railroad (MILW)
Replaced with steel trusses

Morrill Road Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1916; Filled in ca. 1969 as part of re-construction on the 1933 CCC-built Lake LaVerne Diversion Channel .
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over College Creek on Morrill Road
Filled in

Mount Vernon Road Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built ?; Replaced 1969
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Indian Creek on Mount Vernon Road
Replaced by a new bridge

MP - Arkansas River Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built 1891, removed 1969
Lost Pegram truss swing bridge over Arkansas River for Railroad and at one time Wagon traffic in Ft. Smith. It was removed due to the Kerr-McClellan Arkansas river navigation project.
Lost

Mulberry Street Bridge (Shiawassee County, Michigan)
Built in 1889; replaced in 1969
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Shiawassee River on Mulberry Street (Now called Shiawassee St.)
Replaced by a new bridge

Nobles Ferry Bridge (Hamilton County, Florida)
Collapsed in 1969 and not replaced until 1984.
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Suwannee River on Old Nobles Ferry Road
Collapsed

Old Benton Road Bridge (McCracken County, Kentucky)
Built 1906
Lost Through truss bridge over Clark's River on Old Benton Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Pass Manchac Bridge (1926) (St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1926; closed to traffic 1957; destroyed by fire 1969
Lost Bridge over Pass Manchac on Old US 51
Destroyed by fire

Old Stone Bridge (Lincoln County, Tennessee)
Built 1861. General Sherman marched over the bridge in the Civil War. Bridge destroyed by flooding in 1969.
Lost stone arch bridge over Elk River on Old US HWY 231/431 in Fayetteville, TN
Destroyed by flood

Old US-190 Trinity River Bridge (Polk County, Texas)
Inudated by Lake Livingstone 1969
Through truss bridge over Trinity River on US-190
Inundated 1969 and possibly collapsed under Lake Livingstone a New US-190 Bridge was built a few miles north of this old Span

Old US61 Overpass (Wabasha County, Minnesota)
Built 1926; Removed ca. 1969
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Railroad on US 61
Removed

Old Webbers Falls Bridge (Sequoyah County, Oklahoma)
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Arkansas River on US-64
Replaced by a new bridge

Osage Creek Bridge (Carroll County, Arkansas)
Built 1951-52; Replaced 1969
Lost pony truss bridge over Osage Creek on US 412 (old AR 68)
Replaced by new bridge

Paw Paw Avenue Bridge (Berrien County, Michigan)
Closed in 1966; demolished in 1969
Lost Bridge over Paw Paw River on Paw Paw Avenue
Removed but not replaced

PRCo - Glenwood Bridge (1894) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1894; Closed 1966; Demolished 1969
Lost truss bridge over Monongahela River on Pittsburgh Railways Company
Closed 1966; Demolished 1969

Salem Bridge (Fulton County, Arkansas)
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over South Fork Spring River on SH 9
Replaced by a new bridge

Section Street Bridge (Keokuk County, Iowa)
Hit by a Volkwagen Beetle and replaced in 1969
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Unnamed Creek on Section Street/175th Street
Destroyed by collision & replaced

SP - Neches River Bridge (Jefferson County, Texas)
Opened in 1941, abandoned in 1967, and removed in 1969.
Lost Warren through truss Abt bascule bridge over Neches River on Railroad (Southern Pacific)
Removed but not replaced

Stockdale Mill Bridge (Old) (Miami County, Indiana)
Replaced 1969
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Eel River on State Road 16
Replaced by new bridge

Stockton Bridge (Cedar County, Missouri)
Lost open-spandrel arch bridge over Sac River near Stockton
No longer exists

Stubbs Mill Bridge (Warren County, Ohio)
Built 1913; Replaced 1969
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Miami River on Stubbs Mills Road
Replaced by new bridge

T Street Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1907; removed
Lost Through truss bridge over Washington Terminal RR on T Street
Removed but not replaced

Tolovana River Bridge (Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Tolovana River on Elliott Highway
Replaced by a new bridge in 1969

UP - Riparia Bridge (Whitman County, Washington)
Built 1889; Removed 1969
Lost Pratt through truss swing bridge over Snake River on Union Pacific Railroad
Removed

Urbana Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Built 1878; Two spans lost to ice 1937 & Replaced; Replaced 1969
Lost pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on 31st Avenue Trail
No longer exists; supports still stand

US151 Monticello Bridge (Old) (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1928; Replaced 1969
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on US 151/161
Replaced by a new bridge

US54 Rock Creek Marsh Arch (Allen County, Kansas)
Lost Marsh arch bridge over Rock Creek
Replaced by a new bridge over a new channel to the west

US61 Cuivre River Bridge (Lincoln County, Missouri)
Replaced 1969
Lost four-span through truss bridge over Cuivre River on US 61 north of Troy
Replaced by a pair of bridges on a four-lane highway

US61 Zumbro River Bridge (Old) (Wabasha County, Minnesota)
Built 1926; Removed ca. 1969
Lost Through truss bridge over Zumbro River on US61
Removed but not replaced

US95 Homedale Bridge (Old) (Canyon County, Idaho)
Built 1921; Replaced 1969
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Snake River on US95
Replaced by a new bridge

W.Wilson Bridge Rd (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built 1911
Lost Warren through truss over Olentangy River
Replaced by a new bridge

Wagon Wheel Bridge (Jennings County, Indiana)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on Summit Street
Collapsed in 1969 and not replaced

Waterloo Bridge (Fayette County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1885 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company; Replaced 1969
Lost Whipple Truss Bridge over Whitewater River on Road 440 North
Replaced by new bridge

Wawona Tree (Mariposa County, California)
Germinated approximately 2,300 years before it fell, Tunneled through in 1881; Fell in 1969 due to a heavy load of snow on its crown
Tunnel
Destroyed by severe weather

Wildlife Road Bridge (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Mackinaw River on N Wildlife Dr
Replaced by a new bridge

Wiley Ford Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1908-09; Replaced 1969
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over N Branch of Potomac River on Ford Road
Replaced by new bridge

Yetter Bridge (Old) (Calhoun County, Iowa)
Built ?; Replaced 1969
Lost Through truss bridge over North Raccoon River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge