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Lost during 1950s

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Main Street-Elkhorn River Bridge (Older) (Dodge County, Nebraska)
Lost Through truss bridge over Elkhorn River on Main
Replaced by a new bridge

Marsters Bridge (Douglas County, Oregon)
Replaced 1959
Lost Through truss bridge over North Umpqua River on OR 138
Replaced by new bridge

Marysville Pike Bridge (2) (Delaware County, Ohio)
Concrete arch bridge, built in 1913, replaced in 1953
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Scioto River on US 36
Replaced by a new bridge

Mash Hollow Bridge (Stone County, Missouri)
Removed for construction of Table Rock Lake
Lost bridge over Mash Hollow Table Rock Lake on MO 173 (Formerly MO 148)
Demolished

McGilvray Ferry Bridge (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Completed February 20, 1892, by the Clinton Bridge Co.; demolished 1954
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Black River on Old McGilvray Road
Demolished after McGilvray Road was moved to a new alignment

McKain's Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Replaced 1957
Lost Through truss bridge over Skunk River on Road
Replaced by a new alignment

McKeown Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1879; Replaced 1951
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lord's Ferry Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Medicine Creek Bridge (Comanche County, Oklahoma)
Replaced 1959
Lost Through truss bridge over Medicine Creek on US 277
Replaced by new bridge

Mehaffey Bridge (Older) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1896; Removed 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Johnson County Road Y
Replaced by a new bridge

Meridian Street Bridge (Old) (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1910; demolished 1950; replacement completed 1954
Lost Through truss bridge over Chelsea River on Meridian Street
Replaced by new bridge

Merimack River Hannah Dustin Drive Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Two through truss spans over Merrimack River on Hannah Dustin Drive
Removed but not replaced

Midland Trail Gauley River Bridge (Fayette County, West Virginia)
Lost Through truss bridge over Gauley River on Midland Trail - SR 16
Replaced by a new bridge

Mill Creek Covered Bridge 37-10-20x (Douglas County, Oregon)
Built 1925, Replaced 1952
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mill Creek on OR 38
Replaced by new bridge

Mill Street Bridge (Old) (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1901; Replaced 1951
Lost Through truss bridge over Fox River on Mill Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Mill Street Bridge Menasha (Winnebago County, Wisconsin)
Built 1889
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Fox River
Removed but not replaced

Millers Creek Bridge (Cass County, Missouri)
Built 1923; rehabilitated (replaced) 1956
Slab bridge over Millers Creek on Peculiar Dr S (Old US 71)
Replaced by a new bridge

Millersburg Covered Bridge (Warrick County, Indiana)
Built in 1874 by P. Wiest; replaced in 1950
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on New Harmony Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Millport Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built in 1883 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on IN 135
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

Millport Covered Bridge 25-52-01x (Knox County, Missouri)
Built 1872 by William Hudson; collapsed ca. 1954 and replaced by a pony truss bridge
Lost covered bridge over Middle Fork Fabius River at Millport
No longer exists

MILW - Chamberlain Swing Bridge (Brule County, South Dakota)
Built 1923; Replaced 1953
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Missouri River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Mendota Swing Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Approach Spans built 1894, swing span built 1900; Removed 1957
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Former Milwaukee Road
Removed but not replaced

MILW - Reads Landing Pontoon Bridge (Wabasha County, Minnesota)
Originally built 1882; Rebuilt 1890 and 1932 due to ice jams destroying portions of the bridge; Approaches destroyed by flooding and bridge removed 1951
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Removed

MILW - US169 Overpass (Kossuth County, Iowa)
Replaced 1954
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over US 169 on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW/CNW Overpass (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Lost 1957
Lost Through truss bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Former Milwaukee Road
Removed but not replaced

Mingo Creek Bridge (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Built ca. 1920; replaced with steel stringer bridge 1958
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Mingo Creek on E. Pine Street in Tulsa
Replaced by new bridge

MKT - North Commercial Street Overpass (Cass County, Missouri)
Abandoned circa 1954
Abandoned bridge over N Commercial St on MKT Railroad
Removed but not replaced

MN 76 - Root River Bridge (Houston County, Minnesota)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Root River on MN 76
Replaced by a new bridge

MO 34 Old McKenzie Creek Bridge (Wayne County, Missouri)
Lost Through truss bridge over McKenzie Creek on MO 34
Replaced by a new bridge

Mohawk Trail Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Replaced 1954
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Deerfield River on Mohawk Trail in Charlemont
Replaced by a new bridge

Monroe Overhead Bridge (Union County, North Carolina)
Built 1913
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Monroe Railyard on N Church Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Moore Covered Bridge (Parke County, Indiana)
Built in 1909 by J.A. Britton; destroyed by flooding in 1957
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over South Fork Little Raccoon Creek on County Road 350 North
Destroyed by flooding

Mormon Island Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1908; Inundated ca. 1955
Parker through truss bridge over South Fork American River on Road
Inundated

Morris Street Bridge (Skagit County, Washington)
Lost Warren through swing truss bridge on morris Street over Swinomish Channel
Replaced by a new bridge downstream

Morrison Street Bridge (2nd) (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1905; Replaced 1958
Lost Through truss bridge over Williamette River on Morrisson Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Mose Mann Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1904; Removed 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Scales Bend Road
Removed

Mud Creek Covered Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1882
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Mud Creek on Fall Creek Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Mud Creek-State Road 213 Bridge (Tipton County, Indiana)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Mud Creek on State Road 213
Collapsed due to an automobile collision.

Muddy Creek Bridge (Cumberland County, Illinois)
Lost Bridge over Muddy Creek
Destroyed by flooding

Muddy Creek Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Muddy Creek on Muddy Creek Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Mullica River Bridge (Old) (Atlantic County, New Jersey)
Replaced 1954
Lost Through truss bridge over Mullica River on New Jersey Route 9
No longer exists

Murfreesboro Road-Harpeth River Bridge (Williamson County, Tennessee)
Built 1896; Collapsed 1956; Replaced 1958
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Harpeth River on Murfreesboro Road
Replaced by new bridge

Mystic Valley Parkway Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1906; replaced 1954
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Malden River on Mystic Valley Parkway MA 16
No longer exists

Narrowsburg Toll Bridge (Sullivan County, New York)
Built 1899 by Owego Bridge Co.; Replaced 1953
Lost Bridge over Delaware River
Replaced by a new bridge

NE Cascade Highway Bridge (King County, Washington)
Lost Through truss bridge over South Fork Skykomish River on NE Old Cascade Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Needmore Road - Great Miami River Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built after the flood of 1913 destroyed the previous bridge
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Needmore Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1956

Nelson Park Bridge (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1922
Lost Deck truss bridge over Lake Decatur
No longer exists. Replaced by new bridge.

New Haven Bridge (Gallatin County, Illinois)
Built in 1895 by the Chicago Bridge Company
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Wabash River
No longer exists

NH - Farmington River Bridge (N) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1904
Lost Bridge over Farmington River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Removed after railroad line abandoned due to flood damage in 1955.

NH - Quinebaug River Bridge (Windham County, Connecticut)
Two southern spans lost to 1955 floods, line abandoned 1959, remainder demolished at a later point
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Quinebaug River, River Road, and Kennedy Drive on NYNH&H Midland Division in Putnam
Replaced by a pedestrian bridge

NH - West Branch Farmington River Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Destroyed by flooding 1955; line north of Collinsville shortly thereafter
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Branch Farmington River & US 44 on NH New Hartford Branch in New Hartford.
Destroyed by flooding

NH - Woonsocket Covered Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1898; destroyed by flooding 1955
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Blackstone River on New Haven Railroad - Spur to Social Village
Destroyed by flooding

NKP - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1907; Replaced in 1944 -1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on New York Chicago & St Louis RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Nooksack River Bridge (Whatcom County, Washington)
Built 1890; Replaced 1957(?)
Lost Through truss bridge over Nooksack River on Northeast Diagonal Road
Replaced by a new bridge

North Hero - Alburgh Bridge (Grand Isle County, Vermont)
Built 1886 by Vermont Construction Co; Replaced 1952
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge
Replaced by a new bridge

North Platte State Aid Bridge (Lincoln County, Nebraska)
Built 1916; replaced 1959
Lost Pony truss bridge over North Platte River on Lincoln Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

NW 70th Avenue Bridge (Old) (Polk County, Iowa)
Replaced 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Beaver Creek on NW 70th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Cuyahoga River Bascule Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1901; Replaced 1953
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Chicago & St Louis RR
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Harlem River Swing Bridge (New York County, New York)
Built 1896; Replaced 1954
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Harlem River on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Iron Curtain Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Replaced 1956
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on New York Central
Replaced by a new bridge

Nyssa Bridge (Malheur County, Oregon)
Built Ca. 1900, Replaced 1957
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Snake River on Old Oregon-Idaho Highway
Replaced by new bridge

Oak Ridge Bridge (De Kalb County, Illinois)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Somonauk Creek at Suydam Road
No longer exists

Oakalla Bridge over Rocky Creek (Burnet County, Texas)
I was told that the bridge was destroyed by the Mother's Day flood of 1957.
Lost Bridge over Rocky Creek on Road in Oakalla
Replaced by a new bridge

Oconee River Bridge (Laurens County, Georgia)
Built 1923; Replaced 1952
Lost Pratt through truss swing bridge over Oconee River on Jackson Street
No longer exists

OH 138 - McCortney Run Bridge (Ross County, Ohio)
Built 1881
Lost Through truss bridge over McCortney Run on OH 138


OH 202 - Lost Creek Bridge (Miami County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Lost Creek on OH 202
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

OH 213 - Yellow Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Ohio)
Damaged in 1953 ; replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Yellow Creek on OH 213
Replaced by a new bridge

OH 44 - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Portage County, Ohio)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on OH 44
Replaced by a new bridge

Old 7 Brazos River Bridge (Falls County, Texas)
Lost circa 1950
Lost Truss bridge over Brazos River on Old Hwy 7
Demolished

Old Bay St. Louis Bridge (Hancock County, Mississippi)
Built 1928, replaced 1954 and demolished soon thereafter.
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Bay St Louis on US-90
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Cape Fair Bridge (Stone County, Missouri)
Demolished for construction of Table Rock Lake
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over James River on MO 76 (Formerly Rte C)
Demolished

Old Center Point Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Replaced; New alignment built 1956
Lost Bridge over East Otter Creek on Old Alignment of Center Point Road
Replaced by a new bridge; Stone abutments remain

Old Ely Road Lingle Creek Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Removed 1956 due to the construction of the Coralville Resevoir
Abandoned bridge over Lingle Creek on Ely Road
No longer exists

Old Etienne creek bridge (Kittitas County, Washington)
Lost Bridge over Entienne creek on Former highway 97
No longer exists

Old Feather River Bridge (Sutter County, California)
Replaced 1958
Lost Through truss bridge over Feather River on State Route 99
Replaced by new bridge

Old FM1988 Long King Creek Bridge (Polk County, Texas)
Replaced ca. 1959
Lost Bridge over Long King Creek on FM 1988
The bridge supports are all that remain

Old Jackson Center Bridge (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1922; rehabilitated 1961; made obsolete by a new bridge in the 1950s; bridge and old alignment abandoned
Bridge over Yellow Creek on US Hwy. 62 (old alignment)
Closed to all traffic

Old Main Street Bridge (Piscataquis County, Maine)
Lost 1954
Lost Through truss bridge over Piscataquis River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Peshastin Creek Bridge (Chelan County, Washington)
Replaced 1958; abutments remain
Lost Bridge over Peshastin Creek on Old Alignment US97
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Rock Bridge (Independence County, Arkansas)
Built 1870, collapsed in 1958, not rebuilt
Lost Stone arch bridge over Salado Creek on Old Highway 14
Collapsed

Old SR 38-Branch Whitewater River Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Unnamed creek
Collapsed

Old Trout River Bridge (Duval County, Florida)
Ca. 1930 bascule Bridge over Trout River on Old Main St/pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians only

Old US 127 Liberty Bridge (Casey County, Kentucky)
Lost Through truss bridge over Green River on US 127
Replaced by a new bridge

Old US 64 - Tar River Bridge (Nash County, North Carolina)
Lost Through truss bridge over Tar River on Old US 64
Replaced by a new bridge

Old White River Bridge (Carroll County, Arkansas)
Replaced 1952
Lost Through truss bridge over White River on US 62
Replaced by new bridge

Old White River Bridge (Barry County, Missouri)
Built in 1937 removed for Table Rock Lake in 1957
Lost through truss bridge over White River-Table Rock Lake on Route P at the time (now MO 86)
No longer exists

Old Wildcat Creek Bridge (Benton County, Arkansas)
Built 1931-32; Replaced 1955
Lost Pony truss bridge over Wildcat Creek on AR 68 (now CR 1782)
Replaced by new bridge

Older FM 486 Little River Bridge (Milam County, Texas)
Replaced 1953
Lost Through truss bridge over Little River on Fm 486
Replaced by new bridge

Olentangy River N. Market Street Bridge (Crawford County, Ohio)
Lost pony truss bridge over Olentangy River on N. Market Street in Galion
Replaced by new bridge

Oliver Street Bridge (Old) (Shiawassee County, Michigan)
Built 1859; Replaced 1894 and relocated here; Replaced 1954
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Shiawassee River on Oliver Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Organ Ferry Bridge (Ralls County, Missouri)
Collapsed due to overloaded semi truck/trailer filled with lard. Disaster occurred early evening, Jan 13, 1956 (a Friday). On MO State Hwy V between New London and Hannibal. Two drivers from Tennessee claimed they were lost and tried to cross.
Lost through truss bridge east of New London, MO
No longer exists, although the both bank abutments and some railing can still be seen just below the water.

Original Prado Road Bridge (San Luis Obispo County, California)
Built unknown; Replaced 1957
Lost Bridge over San Luis Obispo Creek on Prado Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Ouachita River AR 27 Bridge (Montgomery County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss bridge over the Ouachita River on AR 27
No longer exists

Oxbow Bridge (King County, Washington)
Built 1911; Draw mechanism replaced 1929; Replaced 1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Duwamish Waterway on 1st Avenue South
Replaced by a new bridge

Oysters Mill Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1881 by Samuel Myers. It replaced an iron structure built by Mosely Iron Bridge Co. that was built in 1869.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Connodoguinet Creek on Former LR21015, SR1015
Destroyed by fire

PA 27 - Pine Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built circa 1900-1905; collapsed in 1955; temporary bridge built in 1955; replacement bridge built in 1958
Lost Through truss bridge over Pine Creek
Replaced by a new bridge

Pamunkey River Bridge (Oldest) (King William County, Virginia)
Built 1926
Lost Through truss bridge over Pamunkey River
Replaced by a new bridge

Paris Covered Bridge 25-69-04x (Monroe County, Missouri)
Completed ca. 1858 for $5,000 by Joseph C. Elliott; rehabilitated 1952; washed away in 1958
Lost 100-ft covered bridge over Middle Fork Salt River at Paris
No longer exists

Park Avenue Bridge (Old) (Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana)
Built ?; Replaced 1958
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Gulf Intracoastal Waterway on East Park Avenue
Demolished

Parkin Bridge (Cross County, Arkansas)
Lost swing through truss bridge over St. Francis River on US 64 at Parkin
Replaced by a new bridge in 1954

Pasco - Burbank Bridge (Franklin County, Washington)
Built1919 -'21, State ownership (tolls removed) 1927, destroyed by fire 1949, replaced 1952
Lost Bridge over Snake River on Inland Empire Highway / US410
Destroyed by fire