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Lost during 1950s

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Garcia Avenue Bridge (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1909; Replaced 1959
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Hillsborough River on Garcia Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Gilbert Clock Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Presumed lost during flood of August, 1955
Lost Lenticular pony truss bridge over Still River on abandoned access road, Winsted
Destroyed by flooding

Glidea Covered Bridge 35-30-28x (Guernsey County, Ohio)
Built 1898; Torn down 1958
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Leatherwood Creek on Gildea Road
Demolished

GM&O Camelback Bridge (Madison County, Illinois)
Lost Bridge
Demolished

Godfrey's Ferry Bridge (Marion County, South Carolina)
Built 1925
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Great Pee Dee River on US 378
Replaced by new bridge

Goose River Bridge (Old) (Knox County, Maine)
Built 1884-1885; strengthened 1905; replaced 1951
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Goose River on Pascal Avenue in Rockport
Replaced by a new bridge

Gosport Bridge (Owen County, Indiana)
Built 1870; west span replaced between 1883-1885; closed to traffic on December 14, 1949; destroyed by fire on October 28, 1955
Lost Smith and Whipple through truss bridge over West Fork White River on N. Moon Road at Gosport
Covered bridge destroyed by an arson fire and then Whipple truss removed.

Grand River Bridge (Grand County, Utah)
Built 1911; Replaced 1955
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Colorado River on US-191
Replaced by a new bridge

Granite Avenue Bridge (Old) (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1914; replaced 1959
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Neponset River on Granite Avenue
Demolished and replaced

Granite Street Bridge (1896-1954) (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1896
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Granite St
Replaced by a new bridge

Grant Avenue Marsh Arch Bridge (Geary County, Kansas)
Built 1917; Replaced 1957
Lost Marsh arch bridge over Republican River on Grant Avenue
Removed

Greentown Bridge (Johnson County, Kentucky)
Collapsed in April 1953. Collapsed during reconstruction in January 1954.
Lost Through truss bridge over Levisa Branch of Big Sandy River on KY 40
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.

Hackensack River Bridge (Old) (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Replaced 1954
Lost Through truss bridge over Hackensack River on US Highway 1 - 9
Destroyed by disaster and replaced

Hamilton Street Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1899; replaced 1959
Lost Melan arch bridge over South Brook Park River on Hamilton Street, Hartford
Replaced by a new bridge

Hamilton Street Bridge (4th) (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1902; Replaced 1959
Lost Through truss bridge over Lehigh River on Hamilton Street in Allentown
Replaced by a new bridge

Happy Valley Covered Bridge (Douglas County, Oregon)
Lost Bridge over South Umpqua River on Happy Valley Road
Replaced by new bridge

Harrell's Ford Covered Bridge (Lawrence County, Indiana)
Moved and rebuilt in 1919; replaced in 1951
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Salt Creek on Harold Turner Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Hatch Bridge (Freeborn County, Minnesota)
Replaced 1955
Lost Closed spandrel archover Fountain Lake at Edgewater Bay on Lakeview Blvd at the junction of the Fairway
Replaced by a new bridge

Hawkins Covered Bridge (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built 1893
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Little Salt Creek on Stipps Hill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Higgins Bridge (Marshall County, Alabama)
Built 1899 by the Indiana Bridge Company; Replaced 1957
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Slab Creek on High Point-Horton Road (SR 75)
Replaced by a new bridge

High Falls Bridge (De Kalb County, Alabama)
Built 1923; Burned 1950
Lost Covered Bridge over Town Creek on Co Rd 144
Destroyed by fire

Highway S - Big Rib River Bridge (Marathon County, Wisconsin)
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Rib River on Highway S
Replaced by a new bridge in 1954

Hogan's Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1865; Demolished 1957
Lost Burr arch-truss covered bridge over Indian Creek on New London Road
Replaced after being destroyed in an arson fire.

Holabird Avenue Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Bridge lost post-1948; probably swept away in 1955 flood.
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Still River on Holabird Avenue, Winsted
Replaced by a new bridge

Hot Wells Road Bridge (Young County, Texas)
Built 1908; Removed 1954
Lost Suspension bridge over the Brazos River on Hot Wells Road
Torn down and replaced. Two supports are left standing.

Hudson Toll Bridge (St. Croix County, Wisconsin)
Built 1912, Replaced 1951, Main span relocated to LaFarge Wisonsin in 1953.
Lost Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over St. Croix River on US12
Replaced by a new bridge

IA346 Little Cedar River Tributary Arch (Chickasaw County, Iowa)
Built ca 1916; Replaced 1957
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tributary of Little Cedar River on IA 346
Replaced by a new bridge

IA48 East Nishnabotna River Bridge (Old) (Montgomery County, Iowa)
Built ?; Suffered irrepairable pier damage during flooding on July 1, 1958
Lost Bridge ober East Nishnabotna River on IA 48
Destroyed by flooding

IC - Parker City Bridge (Johnson County, Illinois)
Lost Bridge over CCC&StL RR on Illinois Central RR
No longer exists

IC - West Frankfort Overpass (Franklin County, Illinois)
Lost Girder bridge
Destroyed by fire

IER - Oakland Estuary Bridge (Alameda County, California)
Replaced 1951
Lost Through truss bridge over Oakland Estuary on Interurban Electric Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Illinois Terminal/Wabash Overpass (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1928-9; Removed 1955
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wabash, later N&W Railway on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Removed but not replaced account of IT line abandonment

IN 32 - Mud Creek Bridge (Older) (Delaware County, Indiana)
Lost Warren Pony truss bridge over Mud Creek on IN 32
Replaced by a new bridge

IN 38 - Greens Fork Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Greens Fork on IN 38
Replaced by a new bridge

Indian Lake Covered Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in 1889 by J.D. Torr & Company; replaced in 1958
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Indian Creek on Indian Lake Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Intracoastal Waterway Swing Bridge (Old) (Pinellas County, Florida)
Builtin 1916 to replace ferry
Lost Through truss bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Florida Route 688
No longer exists replaced 1958

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

Irene Bridge (Cherokee County, South Carolina)
Built 1917; Partial Collapses 1951 & 1955; Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Broad River on SC 211
Replaced by a new bridge

Irons Fork AR 88 Bridge (Polk County, Arkansas)
Built 1907; Replaced 1955
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Irons Fork on AR 88 east of Mena
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

Island Park Bridge (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Built in 1869 by Simon Degraff as part of a 2-span bridge over the St. Joseph's River in Bristol; this span relocated here in 1907; destroyed by a fallen tree in 1952.
Lost bowstring through truss bridge over Elkhart River at Island Park entrance
Destroyed by a fallen tree during a windstorm.

Jack's Mill Bridge (Henderson County, Illinois)
Built 1846 by William Smith
Lost covered bridge over Henderson Creek on IL 164 (formerly IL 94A) east of Oquawka
No longer exists

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

James River-221st Street Bridge (Sanborn County, South Dakota)
Collapsed 1955; Replaced 1957
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over James River on 221st Street
Collapsed

Jaynes Covered Bridge 35-21-05x (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1850
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Alum Creek on Bale Kenyan Road
Destroyed by arson fire in 1955

Jesse's Creek Bridge (Harlan County, Kentucky)
Lost Bridge over Cumberland River
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.

Jordan Creek Covered Bridge (Clay County, Indiana)
Built in 1871 by Muehler & Notter; replaced in 1959
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Jordan Creek on Bowling Green-Poland Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Jordan's Ford Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1896; Replaced 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Jordan's Grove Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Julietta Covered Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1881
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Buck Creek on Vandergriff Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Kaskaskia River Bridge (Washington County, Illinois)
Built 1921; main span replaced 1957 with using existing approaches; entire bridge replaced 1996
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kaskaskia River on IL 160/177 (was IL 15 at the time)
Replaced by 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

KCC - Carr Fork Bridge (Salt Lake County, Utah)
Built 1911; Removed 1958
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Carr Fork Canyon on Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation Railroad
Removed but not replaced

KCPS - Brush Creek Bridge (Old) (Jackson County, Missouri)
Replaced 1955
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Brush Creek on Kansas City Public Service Co. Sunset Hill Line
Replaced by a new bridge

KCPS - Main Street Viaduct (Jackson County, Missouri)
Removed 1956
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Main Street on Kansas City Public Service Co.
Removed but not replaced

Keystone Avenue-Fall Creek Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1906; Replaced 1950
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Fall Creek on Keystone Avenue


Kilbourne Bridge (Delaware County, Ohio)
Lost Bridge over Alum Creek on SR 521
Gone

King's Mill Creek Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over King's Mill Creek
Collapsed

Kings River Bridge (Madison County, Arkansas)
Built 1925, Replaced 1954
Lost Deck Arch Bridge over Kings River on Old AR 68
Replaced by a new bridge

Kishwaukee Road Bridge (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Replaced 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kishwaukee River on Kishwaukee Road
Replaced by new bridge

KY 11 Bridge (Lee County, Kentucky)
Built 1906
Lost Through truss bridge over North Fork of Kentucky River on KY 11
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge in 1962

Lake Bloomington-Gridley Road Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Built 1889
Lost Through truss bridge over Mackinaw River
Destroyed by collision

Lake Champlain Bridge (Old) (Grand Isle County, Vermont)
Built 1886 by Vermont Construction Co.; Replaced in 1953
Lost Double Intersection Warren through truss bridge over Camplain Lake on Route 2
No longer exists

Laketon Covered Bridge (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built in 1874 by the Smith Bridge Company; replaced in 1957
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Eel River on County Road 200 West
Replaced by a new bridge

Lane's Bridge (Tattnall County, Georgia)
Built 1921
Swing Bridge over Altamaha River on GA 169
Replaced by a new bridge

Laramie Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1895 using spans from the old Mississippi River Bridge at Burlington, Iowa; Removed 1955
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over CB&Q RR on Laramie Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Laredo International Bridge (Webb County, Texas)
Buiilt 1932; Destroyed 1954
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Rio Grande on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lawe Street - Fox River Bridge (Old) (Outagamie County, Wisconsin)
Demolished and replaced in 1954 with a double leaf bascule bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over Fox River on South Lawe Street
Demolished

Limestone Street - Buck Creek Bridge (Clark County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Buck Creek on Limestone Street
Collapsed; Replaced by a new bridge in 1957

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

Lincoln Way Squaw Creek Bridge (Old) (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1921, Replaced 1957
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Squaw Creek on Lincoln Way
Replaced by new bridge

LIRR - Beach Channel Drawbridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1892; Replaced 1956 when converted to IND Subway Line
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 when line beame IND Subway
Through truss bridge over Jamaica Bay on Long Island RR
Replaced by a new bridge

LIRR - North Ocean Avenue Overpass (Older) (Suffolk County, New York)
Built ca 1850; Replaced ca. 1951
Lost Brick arch bridge over North Ocean Avenue on Long Island Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Red River Bridge (White County, Arkansas)
Built 1909, Replaced 1958
Lost Suspension bridge over Little Red River on SH 110
Replaced by new bridge

Little Wabash River Bridge (Wayne County, Illinois)
Replaced 1958
Lost Bridge over Little Wabash River on CH 3
Replaced by a new bridge on a new alignment

Livermore Falls Bridge (Old) (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Built 1897, replaced in 1959
Lost Through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on Bridge Street in Livermore Falls
Replaced by a new bridge

Lock 17 Road-Valley Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Replaced 1953
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Valley Creek on Lock 17 Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Loda Bridge (Iroquois County, Illinois)
Built Circa 1900
Lost Pony truss bridge over Unnamed creek
Collapsed

Lone Rock Covered Bridge 37-10-22x (Douglas County, Oregon)
Built 1922, Bypassed 1954, Demolished 1958-59
Lost covered Howe through truss bridge over North Umpqua River on Glide - Rock Creek Road
Replaced by the 1954 Lone Rock Bridge

Long Beach Island Bridge (Ocean County, New Jersey)
Replaced 1958
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Egg Bay on Long Beach Boulevard
Replaced by a new bridge

Long Creek Bridge (Stone County, Missouri)
Removed for Table Rock Lake
Lost through truss bridge over Long Creek on Old MO 86
No longer exists

Long Tom River Bridge (Benton County, Oregon)
Built 1919; replaced 1954
Lost Polygonal Warren pony truss with all verticals bridge over Long Tom River on Pacific Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Los Gatos Creek Bridge (Santa Clara County, California)
Replaced 1952
Bridge over Los Gatos Creek on Alma Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lothrop Bridge (Missoula County, Montana)
Built 1908; Collapsed 1958 and 1961; Replaced 1964
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Clark Fork River on Petty Creek Road
Replaced by new bridge in 1964

Lowell Covered Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Built 1870
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Driftwood River on Lowell Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lowry Avenue Bridge (Oldest) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1905; Replaced 1958
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Lowry Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Lumberton-Vincentown Road Bridge (Burlington County, New Jersey)
Built 1919; Collapsed 1954; Replaced 1955
Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over South Branch Rancocas Creek on Lumberton-Vincentown Road (CR 641)
Collapsed in 1954 due to an overweight truck

LV - Connors Trestle (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Schuylkill River on Lehigh Valley Railroad - Pottsville Br.
Removed but not replaced

LVT - Aineyville Viaduct (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1913; Removed 1954
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Trout Creek on Lehigh Valley Transit Co.
Removed

Lyndale Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1919; Replaced 1957
Lost Warren deck truss bascule bridge over Minnesota River on Lyndale Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Lynnhaven Inlet Bridge (Virginia Beach, Virginia)
Built 1928; replaced 1958
Bridge over Lynnhaven Inlet on Virginia Route 60 Shore Drive
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

M&StL - Des Moines River Bridge (Tracy) (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Built 1907 using parts from the CBQ bridge at Plattsmouth, removed 1950
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over over Des Moines River on Railroad
Removed

M&StL - Muchakinock Creek Bridge (Beacon) (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Removed ca. 1950
Lost Girder bridge over Muchakinock Creek & Elm Street on Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Removed

M&StL/RI Overpass (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Removed in the 1950s
Lost Girder bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad on Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Removed but not replaced

Ma & Pa - Wash House Trestle (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Removed 1959
Deck plate girder bridge over Loch Raven Boulevard on Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed

Ma & Pa - York Road Overpass (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over York Road on Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Main Street Bridge (Monroe County, Wisconsin)
Replaced 1955
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Beaver Creek on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1876 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company, Replaced 1957
Lost Bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge