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Chandler Boulevard Tujunga Wash Bridge (N) (Los Angeles County, California)
Replaced 1951
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Tujunga Wash on Chandler Boulevard
Replaced by a new bridge

Chandler Boulevard Tujunga Wash Bridge (S) (Los Angeles County, California)
Replaced 1957
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Tujunga Wash on Chandler Boulevard
Replaced by a new bridge

Chelsea North Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1901, rebuilt 1935, replaced by the Tobin Bridge 1950
Lost Through truss bridge over Mystic River on Chelsea Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Chelsea South Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Replaced by Tobin Bridge 1950
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Little Mystic Channel on Chelsea Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Chestnut Street Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Opened August 1896, Lost 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Chestnut Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Chestnut Street Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1866; replaced 1957
Lost Iron arch bridge over Schuylkill River on Chestnut Street
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.

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.

Cider Brook Bridge 1904 (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Replaced a covered pony truss built in 1883. Replaced 1950
Lost Through truss bridge over Farmington River on Old Farms Road
Replaced by a new bridge

City Park Avenue Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1915, demolished 1951
Deck girder bridge over former New Basin Canal on City Park Avenue/Metairie Road
Demolished

City Park Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1908, Replaced 1959
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Iowa River on Park Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Claiborne Avenue New Basin Canal Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1928; abandoned 1939; removed ca. 1951
Deck plate girder bridge over New Basin Canal on US 61/US 90 (South Claiborne Avenue)
Removed but not replaced

Claysville Covered Bridge (Harrison County, Kentucky)
Built by Jacob Bower in 1874; Burned in a brush fire in 1953
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Licking River on US 62
Destroyed by fire

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

CNW - 210th Street Overpass (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Removed 1958
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over 210th Street & Tributary of Deep River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Removed

CNW - 220th Street Overpass (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Removed 1958
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Old alignment of 220th Street on Chicago & North Western Railway
Removed

CNW - Big Bear Creek Bridge (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Removed 1958
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Bear Creek on Chicago & North Western Railway
Removed

CNW - Deep River Bridge (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Removed 1958
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Deep River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Removed

CNW - Deep River Tributary Bridge (Poweshiek County, Iowa)
Removed 1958
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Deep River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Removed

CNW - Iowa River Bridge (Belle Plaine) (Benton County, Iowa)
Removed 1958
Lost lattice through truss bridge over Iowa River on Railroad
Removed

CNW - Kasota Drawbridge (Nicollet County, Minnesota)
Built 1880 and 1909
Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over Minnesota River on Chicago & Northwestern Railway
Removed but not replaced

CNW - Salt Creek Tributary Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Removed 1958
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Tributary of Salt Creek on Chicago & North Western Railway
Removed but not replaced

CNW - South English River Bridge (Keokuk County, Iowa)
Removed 1958
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over South English River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Removed

Cochecton Dam Road Bridge (old) (Sullivan County, New York)
Built 1902; Replaced 1950
Lost Bridge over Delaware River on Newburgh Turnpike
Replaced by a new bridge

Cold Springs Bridge (Onondaga County, New York)
Built 1905; replaced 1958
Lost Through truss bridge over Seneca River on Cold Springs Road
Replaced by a new bridge

College Street Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1904, closed to traffic on August 20, 1947, demolished in 1958
Lost Deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on College Street in Danville
Removed

Columbia River Highway Willow Creek Bridge (Gilliam County, Oregon)
Built 1920; replaced 1954
Lost Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Willow Creek on Columbia River Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Conesville Covered Bridge 35-16-06x (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Built 1875, Closed & abandoned 1955, Demolished via controlled burn 1958
Lost Smith Truss Covered Bridge over Muskingum River on Road
Destroyed in a controlled fire.

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

Corinth Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1896; Removed 1954
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Hudson River on River Street in Corinth
Replaced by a new bridge

CR 880W - Little Potato Creek Bridge (Clinton County, Indiana)
Lost pony truss bridge over Little Potato Creek on County Road 880 West
Replaced by a new bridges in 1959 and 1985

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

Crawford Avenue Bridge (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905; Replaced 1959
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Youghiogheny River on Crawford Avenue & West Penn Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Crawford Street Bridge (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1892, partially collapsed and repaired in 1941, bypassed in 1949, removed in 1951.
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Crawford Street at Montezuma
Replaced by a new bridge

Criss-Cross Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1892; Highway Relocated 1932; Abandoned 1949; Removed 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Shrewsbury River on Road & CNJ RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Crooked Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1928; Bypassed and demolished 1952
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Passumpsic River on US Route 5
Replaced by a new bridge

Crooked Creek AR 14 Bridge (Marion County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss over Crooked Creek on AR 14 in Yellville
Replaced by a new bridge in 1959

Croy's Mill Covered Bridge (Owen County, Indiana)
Built 1883
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mill Creek on State Route 42
Replaced by a new bridge

CRT/BRC Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1895 for Metropolitan-West Side Elevated Railroad, removed c1958
Lost Through truss bridge over Belt Railway of Chicago on Metropolitan West Side Elevated Railroad
Removed but not replaced

CTA/CWI Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1907; Removed 1957
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad on Chicagoo Transit Authority
Removed

Curtis Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1927; Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Old US218
Replaced by a new bridge

Cutler Covered Bridge (second) (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1876; Removed 1952
Howe truss covered bridge over Wildcat Creek on County Road 500 South, West of Cutler.
Dismantled after being closed for several years.

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

Dade Terrell Bridge (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1874, declared unsafe by the county after January 1959 flood, torn down and sold for scrap
Lost Bridge over Alum Creek on Howard Road (Twp Rd, 77)
Torn down and sold for scrap in 1959

DCI - Beaver Creek Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Removed 1954
Lost Bridge over Beaver Creek on Des Moines & Central Iowa Railway
Removed but not replaced

DCI - Slough Creek Trestle (Dallas County, Iowa)
Removed 1954
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Slough Creek on Des Moines & Central Iowa Railway
Removed

Dee sawmill bridge (Hood River County, Oregon)
Lost Bridge over Biride creek
Replaced by a new bridge

Des Moines Street Bridge (Old) (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Replaced 1954
Lost Bridge over Boone River on Des Moines Street
Replaced by a new bridge

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

DL&W - NJ31 Overpass (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Removed 1959
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Route 31 on DL&W Railroad
Removed but not replaced

DLW - Changewater Trestle (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1856
Lost Deck truss bridge over Musconetcong River on DL&W RR
Removed but not replaced

DMRy - Merle Hay Road Trestle (Polk County, Iowa)
Built circa 1904-5 (Supposedly); Removed July 11, 1950
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Merle Hay Road (58th Street) on Des Moines Railway Co.
Removed

Doran Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built in 1885 and designed by city engineer Frank Doran, bridge was closed in 1948 and dismantled in 1950.
Lost Wrought iron arch bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on Richmond Ave
Replaced by new bridge

Douds Bridge (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Built 1898; Replaced 1954
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Jefferson Street
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

Dravosburg Bridge - Older (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1889
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Monogahela River
Replaced by a new bridge 1951

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

Dry Run Creek Arch (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Replaced 1957
Lost Embossed closed-spandrel concrete arch bridge over Dry Run on Seerly Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Eagle Rock Roaring River Bridge (Barry County, Missouri)
Demolished for construction of Table Rock Lake
Lost Bridge over Roaring River on Old Rte P
No longer exists

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

East Durham Covered Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Removed 1958
Lost Through truss bridge over English Creek on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

East Fork Nehalem River, Scappoose Vernonia Rd (Columbia County, Oregon)
Lost Pony truss bridge over East Fork Nehalem River on Scappoose Vernonia Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1952

East Thompson Creek Bridge (East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Through truss bridge over East Thompson Creek on LA-10
Destroyed by collision

East Trumbell Covered Bridge 35-04-20x (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Replaced 1950
Lost Covered Bridge over Trumbull Creek on Windsor-Mechanicsville Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Eaton Rapids-East Knight Street Bridge (Old) (Eaton County, Michigan)
Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Grand River on East Knight Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Eddyville Bridge (Old) (Ulster County, New York)
Built 1911, Replaced 1957, Removed 1959
Lost Through truss bridge on NY 213 over Rondout Creek
Replaced by a new bridge

Eddyville Bridge (Old) (Monroe County, Iowa)
Built 1897, Replaced 1952
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Removed

Edison-Cardington Road - Whetstone Creek Bridge (Morrow County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Whetstone Creek on Edison-Cardington Road/CR 9
Collapsed; replaced by new bridge in 1950

Eel River Bridge (Whitley County, Indiana)
Lost Bridge over Eel River on County Road 275 West
Collapsed

Eldon Bridge (Wapello County, Iowa)
Built 1893, Replaced 1957
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge upstream

Elgin Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1870's; Replaced 1952
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Turkey River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Elk Creek Road Blue Ridge Parkway Bridge (Watauga County, North Carolina)
Built 1932
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over SR1508/Elk Creek Rd on Blue Ridge Parkway
Open to traffic

Eller-Heady Covered Bridge (Hamilton County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1870's
Lost Howe through truss bridge over West Fork White River on 116th Street
Destroyed by arson fire

Elmhurst Avenue Viaduct (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1925; Removed 1950; Replaced with pedestrian bridge
Lost Bridge over Torrance Road on Elmhurst Avenue
Removed but not replaced

Emory River Lumber Company RR Bridge (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Carried lumber and coal traffic from Gobey and Mahan, TN to interchange with Southern RR at Lancing, TN
Abandoned bridge over Rock Creek on Abandoned, formerly Emory River RR
Derelict/abandoned

English Street Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1895, demolished in 1954
Lost Pony truss bridge over Stony Creek on East English Street in Danville
Removed

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

Etowah River Bridge (Bartow County, Georgia)
Built somtime in the 1840's, this was the bridge that The Great Locomotive Chase passed over April 12th 1862 during the Civil War, was burned and rebuilt several times during the war, used until 1954 when the railroad was rerouted over a new bridge
Lost deck truss bridge over Etowah River on Western & Atlantic Railroad, stone piers are all that remains
Removed

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

Fallsburg Stone Bridge (Sullivan County, New York)
Lost Stone arch bridge over Neversink River on Old Falls Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Fassett Street Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built 1896; Razed 1957 after high winds unmoored a freighter, which slammed into the bridge.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on Fassett Street
Partially destroyed by collision and razed

FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Palatka) (Putnam County, Florida)
Presumably built 1903; Deemed unsafe & abandoned 1948; Removed 1950
Lost Bridge over St. Johns River on Florida East Coast Railway
Removed but not replaced

First Cairo Railroad Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1889 under engineer George S. Morison; replaced 1949-52
Lost through and deck truss bridge over the Ohio River carrying the Illinois Central Railroad in Cairo
Replaced by the current bridge, reusing many of the piers in the process

First Hartford Highway Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Replaced 1954
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Cahokia Diversion Channel on former alignment of Route 3
Replaced by the Hartford 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

First Manzanola Bridge (Otero County, Colorado)
Built 1908; replaced by the Manzanola Bridge in 1950
Lost three-span through truss bridge over the Arkansas River near Manzanola
Replaced by a new bridge

Fisher Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1906; Replaced 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on 66th Avenue/Des Moines RFD No.4/Kempton Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Fisher's Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1854
Lost Through truss bridge over Manatawny Creek on Blacksmith Road
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Fleming Park Bridge (Old) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890; Replaced 1955
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Ohio River Back Channel on Neville Road
Replaced by a new bridge on a different alignment and scrapped

Ford River Bridge (Delta County, Michigan)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Ford River
Removed but not replaced

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

Fountain Avenue Bridge (Clark County, Ohio)
Lost Deck truss bridge over Buck Creek on Fountain Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Fox Covered Bridge (Coos County, Oregon)
Built 1883, Burned 1954
Lost Smith through truss bridge over North Fork Coquille River on Bridge-Gravelford Road
Destroyed by fire

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

Freeman's Bridge (Greenville County, South Carolina)
Replaced 1959
Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Saluda River on Freeman Bridge Road
Replaced by new bridge

Frenchmans Bayou US 61 Bridge (Mississippi County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss bridge over Frenchmans Bayou on US 61
Replaced by a new bridge in 1954

Frisco RR - Airways Boulevard Bridge (Shelby County, Tennessee)
Lost Through truss bridge over Frisco RR Yards on Airways Boulevard
Replaced by a new bridge

Fulton Creek Covered Bridge 35-21-01x (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1874
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Fulton Creek on Fulton Creek Road
Replaced by a new bridge