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Hoquarten Slough Bridge (Tillamook County, Oregon)
Built 1916; Replaced 1948
Bridge over Hoquarten Slough on 3rd Street
No longer exists

Horse Creek Bridge (Marengo County, Alabama)
Replaced 1940
Lost Bridge over Horse Creek on AL-69
Replaced by new bridge

Huntingdon Avenue Streetcar Viaduct (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built 1893, Steel arch added 1907, Demolished 1949
Lost Steel Pratt deck truss, steel arch, and trestle bridge over Stony Run and Maryland & Pennsylvania RR on former United Railways & Electric
Removed but not replaced

IC - Boone River Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built 1903, Lost 1947
Lost Through truss bridge over Boone River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Cedar Creek Bridge (Pocahontas County, Iowa)
Built 1891; Replaced 1947
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Railroad (IC)
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Little Sioux River Bridge (Cherokee County, Iowa)
One truss span removed 1909, Replaced 1947
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Sioux River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Tennessee River Bridge (Marshall County, Kentucky)
Built 1905; Removed circa 1944
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Lake Kentucky of the Tennessee River on Illinois Central RR
No longer exists

Illinois Terminal - Danville Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1906, closed to traffic April 8, 1946, abandoned October 16, 1946, demolished in 1947
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on former Illinois Traction System in Danville
Demolished

Indian River Inlet Swing Bridge (1938) (Sussex County, Delaware)
Built 1938; Destroyed by tidal ice 1948
Lost Bridge over Indian River Inlet on DE 1
Destroyed by collision with ice via tide

IR - Muscatatuck River Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built 1907; Removed 1941
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on Indiana Railroad
Removed

IR - Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built 1907; Removed 1941
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Vernon Fork Muscatatuck River on Indiana Railroad
Removed

Islais Creek Bridge (Old) (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1915 ; replaced in 1945
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Islais Creek on Third Street/Kentucky Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Ivanhoe Bridge (Older) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1877, Southwest part of the bridge rebuilt 1910-12 with a Pratt truss; Replaced 1946
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
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

Johnsonville Railroad Bridge (Humphreys County, Tennessee)
Originally built 1867 as a timber Howe truss bridge; rebuilt or modified in 1873, 1893, 1900, and 1915; demolished 1945 with the creation of Kentucky Lake
Lost through truss swing bridge over Tennessee River on the NC&Stl Railway between Eva and (Old) Johnsonville
No longer exists

KCS - Neches River Swing Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, Texas)
Built ?; Replaced 1941
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Neches River on Kansas City Southern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Kelley's Falls Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1914; Replaced 1949
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Piscataquag River on Kelley Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Kelloggsville Covered Bridge 35-04-08x (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built in 1867 by Mr. Potter (First name unknown); Replaced 1947
Lost Covered Town lattice truss bridge over Ashtabula River on Stanhope-Kelloggsville Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Kime Bridge (Wayne County, Missouri)
Abandoned after the creation of Lake Wappapello in 1941 (or before)
Lost bridge over St. Francis River (now Lake Wappapello) near the historic townsite of Kime, just north of Holliday Landing
Two sets of piers remain standing

Knight's Bridge 37-03-02x (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Built 1877
Lost Through truss bridge over Molalla River on Knights Bridge Rd.
Destroyed by wind in 1947

L'Anguille River US 79 Bridge (Lee County, Arkansas)
Lost three-span through truss bridge over L'Anguille River on US 79 just east of Marianna in Marianna
Replaced by new bridge in 1947

Lanes Bridge (Old) (Fresno County, California)
Built 1889; Timber supports gave way 1917; Damaged in flood 1937; Demolished and replaced 1940
Lost Through truss bridge over San Joaquin River on Yosemite Highway
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

Lewis Street Swing Bridge (Scott County, Minnesota)
Built in the 1880s, requested for scrap in 1942 due to WWII
Lost Through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Lewis Street
Removed but not replaced

Lincoln Highway South Skunk River Bridge (Old) (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1920; moved to 150th Street over the South Skunk River 1952.
Truss bridge over South Skunk River on Lincoln Highway
Replaced by new bridge but relocated

Lindsay's Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Replaced 1949
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Conococheague Creek on Sr 3004 (Bino Road)
Replaced by new bridge

Little Sugar Creek Bridge (Benton County, Arkansas)
Replaced 1940
Lost through truss bridge over Little Sugar Creek on AR 100 (later US 71) north of Bentonville in Bella Vista
Replaced by a new bridge

Local Road Bridge (Wapello County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1910; replaced 1940
Lost pony truss bridge over an unnamed creek on a local road
No longer exists

Long Point Bridge (Old) (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1895; Replaced 1941
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
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

Luraville Swing Bridge (Suwannee County, Florida)
Built 1907; Replaced by new bridge in 1947
Lost swing bridge over Suwannee River on unnamed road in Luraville
Replaced by new bridge

M&NA - White River Bridge (White County, Arkansas)
Lost Through truss bridge over White River on Missouri & North Arkansas RR
Removed

Main Street -Lackawaxen River (Old) (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Bridge over Lackawxen River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge-Tonawanda Creek (Old) (Wyoming County, New York)
Lost Bridge over Tonawanda creek on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Manchester Bridge (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1923, Replaced 1941 (Per 1992 NBI)
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Wappinger Creek on Manchester Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Mann's Ferry Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Lost to flooding 1944
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Maple Street Susquehanna River (Old) (Chenango County, New York)
Built 1905
Lost Bridge over Susquehanna River on Rt 41
Replaced by a new bridge

Market Street Bridge (5th) (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1894; Demolished 1949
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Branch Susquehanna River on Market Street & Interurban
Replaced by a new bridge

Martin Bridge (Ouachita County, Arkansas)
Lost swing through truss bridge over Ouachita River at Camden
Replaced in 1947 by the Ben Laney Bridge

McCraw Ford (Greene County, Missouri)
Bridge over James River


Michigan Street Bridge (Old) (Marion County, Indiana)
Replaced 1949
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over White River on West Michigan Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Middle Fork Coquille River Covered Bridge 37-10-29x (Douglas County, Oregon)
Built 1922, Replaced 1948
Lost covered Howe through truss bridge over Middle Fork Coquille River on OR 42
Replaced by new bridge

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

MILW - Bloody Run Creek Bridge #5 (Old) (Clayton County, Iowa)
Built 1917; Replaced 1945
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Bloody Run on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Granger High Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Built 1881, Trestle work done 1893, Removed 1944
Pratt deck truss bridge over Des Moines River on Railroad (MILW)
Removed

MILW - Lincoln Highway Overpass (De Kalb County, Illinois)
Removed in the 1940s
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lincoln Highway and Chicago, Aurora & DeKalb Railway on Chicago, Milwaukee, & Gary Railroad
Removed but not replaced

MILW - Oxford Junction Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1899; Abandoned 8/12/40; Removed ca. 1941
Lost Truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Removed

MILW - Richland Creek Arch (Keokuk County, Iowa)
Built 1915; Replaced 1944
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Richland Creek on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Sauk City Bridge (Old) (Sauk County, Wisconsin)
Built 1908 using a relocated truss, Truss Replaced 1943
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MKT - Moniteau Creek Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built Ca. 1897, Destroyed in Derailment 1942
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Moniteau Creek on Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad
Collapsed in a Train Derailment

MO 8 Dry Fork Truss (Phelps County, Missouri)
Built c1900
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Dry Fork Creek on MO 8 and MO 68
Replaced by a new bridge

Mojave River Bridge (San Bernardino County, California)
Built ca. 1888; Converted to road ca. 1907; Replaced 1941 and relocated to Central America
Pratt through truss bridge over Mojave River on Dagget-Yermo Road
Replaced by a new bridge, relocated to Central America

Monon - Wabash River Bridge (Delphi, Old) (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1897, replaced in 1949
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on former Monon Railroad in Delphi
Replaced by a new bridge

Montezuma Bridge (Cayuga County, New York)
Built ?; Replaced 1949
Lost Warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Seneca River on NY 31
Replaced by a new bridge

Moscow Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1885; Removed 1942
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on River Street
Removed

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

MUR - Kalamazoo River Trestle (Calhoun County, Michigan)
LIne built 1903, Tracks removed 1930, Trestle removed February 10, 1941
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kalamazoo River & Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway on Michigan United Railway (Originally Jackson & Battle Creek Traction Co.)
Removed but not replaced

National Road Big Darby Creek Bridge (Madison County, Ohio)
Replaced ca. 1940
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Darby Creek on National Road (US40)
Replaced by a new bridge

Newton Falls Covered Bridge 35-78-01x (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Built 1856 demolished 1945
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mahoning River
Lost

NH - Feeding Hills Branch Farmington River Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Abandoned 1941, exact demolition date unknown
Lost Bridge over Farmington River on Central New England Railway
Demolished

NH - Housatonic River Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1905-6; abandoned & removed in 1948
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Housatonic River on New Haven Railroad
Removed but not replaced

NH - Pomperaug River Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Abandoned 1948; likely removed soon after
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Pomperaug River on New Haven Railroad
Removed but not replaced

NKP - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Older) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Bridge constructed in 1882 replaced in the 1904 with a Scherzer type bascule bridge and replaced in 1944 with a vertical lift bridge
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Nickel Plate RR
No longer exists

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

North Fork River Bridge (Baxter County, Arkansas)
Built 1934; Inundated 1944 by flooding of North Fork River to create Lake Norfork
Inundated Open-spandrel arch bridge over North Fork River (now Norfork Lake) on US 62 in Henderson
Inundated

North Main Street Bridge (Madison County, Missouri)
Replaced 1945
Lost pony truss bridge over Saline Creek on North Main Street in Fredericktown
Replaced by a new bridge

Northport Bridge (Old) (Stevens County, Washington)
Built 1897; Coverted to road use 1921-22; Condemned & closed October 5th, 1946, Collapsed 1949
Lost Through truss bridge over Columbia River on WA 25 (Former Columbia & Red Mountain Railroad)
Collapsed

NP - Heart River Bridge (Morton County, North Dakota)
Washed out in 1948 flood
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Heart River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by flooding; replaced

NS - Iron Curtain Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Iron Curtian Conrail Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYWB - Mount Vernon Viaduct (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1906, abandoned 1937, removed 1942
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over New Haven Railroad and numerous streets on New York, Westchester & Boston Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Oakdale Bridge (Washington County, Illinois)
Replaced 1940
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Elkhorn Creek on Fas Rt 835
Replaced by new bridge

Oakville Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1895, Collapsed 1941; Replaced 1947
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Collapsed

Old Enoree River Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
orignal crossing
Lost Bridge over Enoree River on old SC 92, US 221
Removed but not replaced

Old Monticello Road Bridge (Bradley County, Arkansas)
Lost swing through truss bridge over Saline River on AR 4 (now US 278) between Warren and Monticello
Replaced 1949 by a new bridge located upstream

Old National Road Monacacy River Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Lost Bridge over Monocacy River on former National Road
Replaced by new bridge

Old Noland Road Mo Pac Overpass (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1923
Lost Bridge over Noland Road on Mo Pac (now UP) RR
Removed but not replaced

Old Sabula Bridge (Iron County, Missouri)
Replaced 1945-46
Lost Bridge over Big Creek on MO 49
Replaced by the current arch bridge on MO 49

Old US 67 Brazos River Bridge (Somervell County, Texas)
Built 1907; Lost to accident 1945
Lost Through truss bridge over Brazos River on Glen Rose and Cleburne Road (US 67)
Destroyed by M32 Armored Recovery Vehicle

Old US 71 Sixmile Creek Bridge (Polk County, Arkansas)
Demolished in the early 1940s
Lost Bridge over Sixmile Creek on abandoned alignment of US 71
No longer exists

Orrstown Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1840; Replaced 1940
Lost Stone arch bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Pa 433; Sr 0433 (Tanyard Hill Rd)
Replaced by new bridge

Oswego Road Bridge (Old) (Oswego County, New York)
Replaced 1940
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Oneida River on Oswego Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Palmer Lumber Company Sawmill Bridge (Union County, Oregon)
Built 1907 replaced 1940 when Lumber mill was tore down
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Grande Ronde River and log pond on Oregon Washington Railway and Navigaton Company Railroad over Grnade Ronde River
No longer exists

Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge (Old) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1890; Replaced 1942
Lost Through truss bridge over Anacostia River on Pennsylvania Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Peoria Ferry (Linn County, Oregon)
Lost Bridge over Willamette River
No longer exists

Perche Creek US 40 Bridge (Boone County, Missouri)
Built 1924; replaced 1940
Lost bridge over Perche Creek on US 40
Replaced by new bridge

Pittsburg Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1868, bypassed in 1935, demolished 1948
Lost Pony truss bridge over Wabash River on former County Road 310 North in Pittsburg
Replaced by a new bridge

Poteau River Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
This was one of the first crossings from Ft. Smith into Oklahoma after the Civil War.
Lost through truss bridge over Poteau River on South E Street in Ft. Smith
Lost

PRSL - Corson's Inlet Drawbridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Corson's Inlet on former West Jersey & Seashore RR
Removed but not replaced

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


PRSL - Townsends Inlet Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Townsends Inlet on former West Jersey & Seashore RR
Removed but not replaced

PSN - State Line Viaduct (McKean County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1909; Removed ca. 1947
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Allegheny River on Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad
Removed

Quigleys Twin Bridges #1 (east) (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Replaced 1948
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conodoquinet Creek on 641 Grn Springs Rd
Replaced by new bridge

Red Covered Bridge 21-14-49x (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888; Removed 1946
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Blackstone River
Removed but not replaced

Reece's Creek Bridge on Greenville-Wappapello Road (Wayne County, Missouri)
Timber stringer bridge over Reece's Creek on Greenville-Wappapello Road
Demolished

RI - Branch of James Fork Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built circa 1903 ; Removed circa 1943
Abandoned bridge over Branch of James Fork on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Removed

RI - Cedar River Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1884, Approaches partially destroyed by ice-related flooding 1907; Removed 1940
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Railroad
Removed

RI - Chequest Creek Bridge (Old Alignment) (Davis County, Iowa)
Bypassed and removed ca. 1946
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Chequest Creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Demolished

RI - Coop Creek Bridge (Scott County, Arkansas)
Built circa 1903; Removed circa 1943
Lost bridge over Coop Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Removed

RI - Nicholson Creek Bridge #3 (Cedar County, Iowa)
Removed ca. 1940
Lost Bridge over Nicholson Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Removed

RI - North Chequest Creek Bridge (Old) (Davis County, Iowa)
Demolished 1946 on account of line relocation project
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over North Chequest Creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Replaced by a new bridge