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61st Street Viaduct (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1885, Removed 1899 and reused
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway and Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad on 61st Street
Replaced by a subway

6th Street Bridge (1859) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1859; Replaced 1892
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Allegheny River on 6th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

6th Street E. Bridge (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1891, Collapsed by derailed train December 7th, 1898; Replaced 1899
Lost Double Intersection Warren Deck Truss Bridge over Swede Hollow, Phalen Creek and Railroads on 6th Street East
Collapsed

Andrews Street Bridge (1857) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1857; Replaced 1893
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Genessee River on Andrews Street
Replaced by a new bridge

B&MR - Sheeps Canyon Bridge (Fall River County, South Dakota)
Built 1890; Filled in 1899
Lost timber stringer bridge over Sheeps Canyon on Burlington & Missouri Railroad
Filled in

Bay Bridge (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1836; One span lost to ice 1875 then replaced 1878; Lost to flood 1896
Lost wooden bridge over Androscoggin River on Bay Bridge Road
Destroyed by flood in 1896; Ruins remain

BCRN - Iowa River Bridge (Old) (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1870, Replaced 1894
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Iowa River on Burlington, Cedar Rapids, & northern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Beechersville Covered Bridge (Original) (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
The Original Covered Bridge on this site was built in 1836; It was Replaced by another covered bridge in 1893; In turn, this second covered bridge was removed and replaced in 1962
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conewago Creek on Beechersville Road
Replaced by a new bridge (another covered bridge)

Benton's Ferry (East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana)
Established before 1850; discontinued 1894
Lost ferry across Amite River on Benton's Ferry Road (now US 190)
Replaced by a bridge

Blicktown Bridge OH/35-79-39x (Tuscarawas County, Ohio)
Built 1867
Lost Bridge over Tuscarawas River
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Grafton Bridge (Taylor County, West Virginia)
Built 1854
Lost Fink through truss bridge over Tygart Valley River on B&O Railroad
Collapsed in 1890, replaced by a new bridge

Brainerd Bridge (Crow Wing County, Minnesota)
Built 1883; replaced 1898
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Laurel Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Covered Bridge (Montgomery County, New York)
Built 1841; replaced 1897 with Baltimore through truss
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Mohawk River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Covered Bridge 07-05-25x (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Naugatuck River on Bridge Street in Ansonia.
Lost to fire and replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street East Channel Bridge (1848) (Somerset County, Maine)
Built 1848; destroyed March 1896 by flood and replaced
Lost Through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Bridge Street
Destroyed by flooding and replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Middle Channel Bridge (1848) (Somerset County, Maine)
Built 1848; replaced ca.1893-1894 by metal truss bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridgeport Covered Bridge 48-35-01x / 35-07-04x (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1839; Replaced by steel bridge 1893
Lost Covered through truss bridge over Back Channel of Ohio River on US 40
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridgewater Falls Bridge 07-03-14x (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Replaced in 1895 by a lenticular through truss bridge
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Housatonic River on Pumpkin Hill Road in New Milford.
Replaced by a new bridge

Brooklyn-Brighton Bridge (1887) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1887 by the Buckeye Bridge Works; opened July 4, 1887; replaced 1897
Lost Bridge over Big Creek on West 25th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Brown's Bridge (1860) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1860; damaged by floods 1892 and closed; replaced 1895
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genesee River on West Henrietta-Scottsville Road
Destroyed by flooding

Burton Bridge (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Built 18XX; Destroyed by a flood 1896
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Galena River on Scales Mound Road
Destroyed by flooding

C&A - Louisiana Bridge (Pike County, Missouri)
Built 1873; 2nd pier collapsed destroying two spand November 6th, 1876; Replaced 1897
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago & Alton Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

C&MV - Scioto River Bridge (1882) (Pickaway County, Ohio)
Built 1882 to replace a previous covered bridge; burned July 30, 1897
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Scioto River on Cincinnati & Muskingum Valley Railroad
Destroyed by fire

Catawissa Bridge (1875) (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1875 to replace a previous covered bridge; destroyed by severe storm on September 30, 1896
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Main Street
Destroyed by severe weather

CBQ - Bear Creek Covered Bridge (Marion County, Missouri)
Built ?; Replaced ca. 1895
Lost Through truss bridge over Bear Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Burlington Bridge (1868) (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built 1868; Replaced 1893
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Quincy Bay Bridge (1868) (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1868; Approached replaced by DPGs 1886; Replaced 1899
Lost Bollman deck truss bridge over Quincy Bay on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Quincy Railroad Bridge (1866) (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1866; Replaced 1898
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - South Avery Creek Bridge (Old) (Wapello County, Iowa)
Built 1885; replaced 1897
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Avery Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - West Bureau Creek Bridge (Old) (Bureau County, Illinois)
Replaced 1899
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over West Bureau Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad


Cheshire - Connecticut River Covered Bridge 45-13-55x / 29-03-23x (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1849; Replaced 1899
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Connecticut River on Chesire Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Cheshire Toll Bridge (Sullivan County, New Hampshire)
Built 1806? Purchased in 1897 by the Springfield Electric Railway Company and replaced.
Lost Lattice Through truss over Connecticut River on Claremont Road.
Replaced by a new bridge

Chester Covered Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built 1861
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over West Fork of the East Fork Whitewater River on Martin Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Clarissa Street Bridge (1862) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1862 by Simon de Graff; replaced 1892
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genesee River on Clarissa Street (now Ford Street)
Replaced by a new bridge

Clinton Covered Bridge (Vermillion County, Indiana)
Built 1853
Lost Covered bridge over Wabash River on Elm Street
Demolished. Replaced by new bridge in 1899

CMO - Windom Bridge (Cottonwood County, Minnesota)
Built 1883; Collision 1899
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad
Destroyed by collision

CNJ - Lehigh River Bridge (1867) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1867; Repaced 1897
Lost truss bridge over Lehigh River on LR&E Railroad
No longer exists

CNTP - New River Viaduct (1879) (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built 1879; Replaced 1898
Lost Fink deck truss bridge over New River on Cincinnati Southern Railway/Cincinnati, New Orleans, & Texas Pacific Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - Ioway Creek Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Replaced 1898
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Ioway (Formerly Squaw) Creek on Railroad (CNW)
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - KK Madison Bridge (Older) (Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1880s; Replaced 1898, but was relocated 200ft downstream
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Kinnickinnic River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - Moingona Bridge (Pre 1894) (Boone County, Iowa)
Replaced 1894
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - North Raccoon River Pratt Truss (Greene County, Iowa)
Pratt through truss bridge over North Raccoon River on Chicago & North Western Railway


CNW - Reedsburg Bridge (Old) (Sauk County, Wisconsin)
Built 18XX, Replaced 1899
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over Baraboo River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - Rock River Covered Deck Truss (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1869; Replaced 1896
Lost Deck truss bridge over Rock River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - Winona Swing Bridge (Old) (Winona County, Minnesota)
Built 1871; Replaced 1890
Lost McCallum through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Coatesville High Bridge (2nd) (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1867; Replace 1890
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Columbia Bridge (1859) (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1858-1859 by Columbia Free Bridge Co.; destroyed March 22, 1898 by flood and replaced by steel truss bridge
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Great Miami River on Columbia Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge (1868) 38-36-129#2x/38-67-45#2x (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1868
Lost covered truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Pennsylvania RR and road
Destroyed by Cedar Keys Hurricane in 1896

Commerce Street Bridge (1872) (Dallas County, Texas)
Built 1872; Replaced 1890 and relocated; One span went upstream to Grauwyler, the other downstream to Miller's Ferry.
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Trinity River on Commerce Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Court Street Bridge (1858) (Monroe County, New York)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Genesee River on Court St.
No longer exists

CPRR - Alice Street Drawbridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1873; Replaced 1898 by the Harrison Street Bridge
Howe through truss bridge over Oakland Estuary on Central Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CTT - South Branch Chicago River Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 18XX; Replaced 1899
Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CV - Lamoille River Covered Bridge 45-06-25x (Franklin County, Vermont)
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Lamoille River on Central Vermont Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

DH - Stony Creek Bridge (1871) (Warren County, New York)
Built 1879; Replaced 1891
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Stony Creek on Delaware & Hudson Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Dunn's Ford Bridge (Jasper County, Indiana)
Built 1881 by John A. Morrison for $1,591; Replaced ca. 1890's
Lost stringer bridge over Kankakee River on Tefft Road (Now CR 500E)
Replaced by a new bridge

Durham Bridge (1818) (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Lost Through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on Route 9
Replaced by a new bridge

Eagle Bridge (1827) (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1827; Replaced 1899
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Hoosic River on Road in Eagle Bridge
Replaced by a new bridge

East Falls Covered Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1861; in 1878 a wind storm knocked down 2 spans; in 1879 repaired by Cofrade & Saylor of Philadelphia Bridge Works; in 1894 the bridge was destroyed by a windstorm; Replaced by bridge see BH #31515
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Schuylkill River
Replaced by a new bridge

East Main Street Bridge (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1863; Replaced by the Columbia Street Bridge in 1890
Lost Truss bridge over Maumee River on East Main Street
No longer exists

East Main Street Bridge (1878) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1878; destroyed by flooding 1896; replaced 1897
Lost Bridge over Farmington River on East Main Street
Destroyed by flooding

Ecklon Bridge (1862) (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1862 to replace an earlier suspension bridge, collasped in 1892
Lost Wire suspension bridge over American River in Folsom
Collapsed

Eldon Bridge (Old) (Wapello County, Iowa)
Replaced 1893
Lost Bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Ellwood-Hazel Dell Covered Bridge (Lawrence County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1858 by James McKee; Removed in 1898 and site abandoned.
Lost Through truss bridge over Connoquenessing Creek on Abandoned portion of Bridge Street
Removed but not replaced

Factory Bridge 45-13-80x (Windham County, Vermont)
Replaced by a trolley bridge in 1899
Lost Through truss bridge over Saxtons River on Factory Street in Saxtons River.
Replaced by a new bridge

Fairbank Bowstring (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced 1896
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Little Wapsipinicon River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Falls View Suspension Bridge (2nd) (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1889
Wire suspension bridge
Replaced by a new bridge

Ferry Point Covered Bridge 19-15-02x / NB-03-15x (Washington County, Maine)
Built in 1845; Replaced in 1894
Lost Long through truss bridge over St. Croix River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Freemansburg Covered Bridge 38-48-17x (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Bridge over Saucon Creek on SR 2014 (old location)
Replaced by a new bridge

Gapstow Bridge (1875) (New York County, New York)
Built 1875; Replaced by current bridge 1896
Lost Arch bridge over The Pond on Trail
Replaced by a new bridge

Gay Street Bridge (1880) (Knox County, Tennessee)
Built by GW Saulpaw 1880; Replaced by current bridge 1898
Lost wooden Howe through truss bridge over Tennessee River on Gay Street
Replaced by a new bridge

GCSF - Nolan River Bridge (Hill County, Texas)
Built 1881; Replaced 1899-1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Nolan River on Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Glens Falls Covered Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1868; Replaced 1890
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Hudson River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Government Bridge (1872) (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1872, Replaced 1895
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad and Road
Replaced by a new bridge because of an icy flood storm

Granite Street Bridge (1851-1896) (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Lost Covered deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on Granite St
Replaced by a new bridge

Gualala Ferry (Pre 1886) (Sonoma County, California)
Lost Ferry across Gualala River on Coast Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Hartford Bridge (1895) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Opened June 8, 1895; Destroyed by flood December 23, 1895
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Connecticut River in Hartford
Destroyed by flooding

Hartford Ferry (1895) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Began service 1895 after burning of toll bridge; discontinued when temporary bridge built
Lost Ferry across Connecticut River
Replaced by a new bridge

Hartford Toll Bridge (1818) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1818; Destroyed by fire 1895; replaced
Lost Burr arch through truss bridge connecting the towns of Hartford and East Hartford.
Destroyed by fire

Henderson Bridge (Old) (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1872; Replaced 1895
Lost Through truss bridge over Seekonk River on Henderson Expressway
Replaced by a new bridge

Hennepin Avenue Suspension Bridge (2nd) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1876 by engineer Thomas Griffith; demolished 1890
Lost suspension bridge over the Mississippi River (West Channel) on Hennepin Avenue at Nicollet Island in Minneapolis
Demolished to make room for a steel arch bridge

Higginsville Road Bridge North (old) (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Lost Bridge over Raritan River on Higginsville Road
Superstructure replaced

Higginsville Road Bridge South (old) (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Lost Bridge over Raritan River on Higginsville Road
Superstructure replaced

High Street Bridge (1866) (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1866; Replaced 1895
Lost Suspension bridge over Great Miami River on High Street/Main Street/Rt. 129/Rt. 177
Replaced by a new bridge

Highlands Bridge (1878) (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1878; Replaced 1892
Lost Kingpost pony truss bridge over Shrewsbury River on Road
Destroyed by collision

Hill's Mill Bowstring (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 18XX; Replaced ca 1890
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Hinkletown Covered Bridge 38-36-76x (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1838 by John Black; Replaced in 1896 with a 3 span wrought iron pony truss.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conestoga River on Route 322
Replaced by a new bridge

Houlton Footbridge (1890) (Aroostook County, Maine)
Built 1890; replaced with iron deck bridge in 1896.
Lost Bridge over Meduxnekeag River on Pedestrian Footbridge in Houlton
Replaced by a new bridge

Huntington Covered Bridge 07-01-20x/07-05-22x (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Lost through truss covered bridge over Housatonic River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Huntington's Ford Covered Bridges (North and South) (Huntington County, Indiana)
Built 1843; replaced 1891
Lost pair of covered bridges over Little Wabash River on South Jefferson Street
Replaced by a new set of girder bridges

IC - Drury Creek Deck Truss (Jackson County, Illinois)
Replaced 1899
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Drury Creek on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Iowa River Bridge (1868) (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built 1868; Burned 1894
Lost Deck truss bridge over Iowa River on Illinois Central Railroad
Destroyed by fire

IC - Mill Creek Bridge (1887) (Cherokee County, Iowa)
Built 1887; Replaced 1898
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Mill Creek and Road on Illinois Central Railroad
Removed

Ilion Moseley Bridge (Herkimer County, New York)
Replaced by a lift bridge in 1897.
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Railroad Street in Ilion.
Replaced by a new bridge

Iron Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1869-1870; Replaced ca 1899 by a J.G. Wagner span
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fox River on West Main St.
Replaced by a new bridge

Jay Bridge (N) (Pre 1896) (Franklin County, Maine)
Built ?; replaced 1896;
Lost through truss bridge over East Channel Androscoggin River on Jay Bridge Road
Destroyed by flooding & replaced

Jefferson Avenue Bridge (1882) (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1882; replaced 1890
Timber stringer bridge over Rouge River on Jefferson Avenue


Johnstown Swinging Bridge (Bates County, Missouri)
Built 1891 by the Lyndon Wire Cable Bridge Co.; replaced 1899
Lost wire suspension bridge over North Deepwater Creek at Johnstown
Replaced by new bridge

Kansas Avenue Bowstring (Shawnee County, Kansas)
Built sometime in the 1870s or before, replaced 1898 by the Melan Arch Bridge
Lost bowstring through truss bridge over Kansas River on Kansas Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge 1898

Keister's Station Railroad Bridge (Butler County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1882
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Slippery Rock Creek on Shenango & Allegheny Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Kennebec Bridge (1827) (Kennebec County, Maine)
Built 1827 by Ephraim Ballard Jr.; opened August 18, 1827, as a toll bridge; bought by city of Augusta in 1867; replaced 1890
Lost Through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge