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Lost during 1950s

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US169 Des Moines River Marsh Arch Bridge (Kossuth County, Iowa)
Replaced 1954
Lost Marsh arch bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

US20 Boone River Bridge (Old) (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built 1878-9; Struck 1949; Replaced 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Boone River on US 20 (East 2nd Street)
Destroyed by collision

US30 Boyer River Bridge (Old) (Harrison County, Iowa)
Built 1917. Replaced 1952
Concrete deck girder bridge over Boyer River on US 30


US421 Yadkin River Bridge (Forsyth County, North Carolina)
Replaced 1953
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Yadkin River on US 421
Replaced by a new bridge

US61 Wapsi River Overflow Bridge (Old) (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1922; Replaced 1958
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on US 61
Replaced by a new bridge

US62 Bennetts Ferry Bridge (Clay County, Arkansas)
Built 1928-29; Replaced 1956
Lost Through truss bridge over Black River on Us 62
Replaced by new bridge

US77 Platte River Bridge (Older) (Dodge County, Nebraska)
Built 1914; Replaced 1954
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Platte River on US 77
Replaced by a new bridge

US9 Mohawk River Bridge (Older) (Albany County, New York)
Built 1914; Replaced 1957
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Mohawk River on US 9
Replaced by a new bridge

US90 Calcasieu River Bridge (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1916; Replaced 1952
Lost Bridge over Calcasieu River on US 90, northern approach still intact
Replaced by a new bridge

US90 Neches River Swing Bridge (Jefferson County, Texas)
Built 1925
Lost Through truss bridge over Neches River on Old Spanish Trail (US 90)
No longer exists

Utica Ridge Road Arch Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1909; Replaced 1952
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge on Utica Ridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Van Buren Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1895 to replace a swing bridge dating to 1872; replaced by current bridge in 1956
Lost Pony truss bridge over Chicago River on Van Buren Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Vermillion River Ghost Bridge (Livingston County, Illinois)
Lost Bridge over Vermillion River on Abandoned alignment E2700N Rd
Destroyed by flooding

Vernon Avenue Bridge (Queens County, New York)
Built 1905, removed 1954 upon completion of the Pulaski Bridge to the east
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Newtown Creek on Vernon Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

Victory Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1921-22, replaced in 1957
Lost concrete arch bridge over Vermilion River on Gilbert Street in Danville
Replaced by new bridge

Vine Street Covered Bridge 14-73-04x (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built in 1892 by Emmett L. Kennedy and replaced in 1959 after attempts to keep it failed.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Blue River on Vine Street (now Morris Ave)
Replaced by new bridge

Vineland Avenue Bridge (Old) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built ca 1930; Replaced 1952
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Los Angeles River on Vineland Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

VT - Truckee River Bridge (Washoe County, Nevada)
Built 1881; Removed ca. 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Truckee River on Virginia & Truckee Railroad
Removed

W&LE - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Wheeling & Lake Erie RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash - Market Street Overpass (St. Louis, Missouri)
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Market St. on Wabash Railroad (industrial spur)
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash - Meredosia Bridge (Morgan County, Illinois)
Built 1857 (estimated), last train crossed tracks in 1955, dismantled after a new railroad bridge in Valley City opened but one pier still survives
Lost through truss swing bridge over Illinois River on railroad
Was located downstream from the highway bridge.

Wabash - Valley City Bridge (Old) (Scott County, Illinois)
Original bridge at this location built 1880, original spans replaced 1920/21; replaced by a new bridge 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on former Wabash Railroad in Valley City
Replaced by new bridge just down stream from the original.

Wabash Railroad Bridge #610 (old) (Pike County, Illinois)
Original 153' Howe truss span built 1882; replaced by this bridge 1923; removed 1951 account of line realignment project
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Hadley Creek on Wabash Railroad
Removed 1951 account of line realignment project; concrete piers remain in Hadley Creek

Walnut Street Bridge (Cole County, Missouri)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Wears Creek on Walnut Street (now Missouri Blvd.)
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington Street Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Replaced 1959
Lost Bridge over Lamont Creek on Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Water Hill Covered Bridge 35-21-02x (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1874, removed in 1952 due to construction of Delaware Reservoir
Smith through truss covered bridge over Whetstone Creek on Water Hill Road
Removed but not replaced

Water Oak Bridge (Cumberland County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge
Destroyed by flooding

Waterworks Covered Bridge (Putnam County, Indiana)
Built in 1859 by Henry Wolf with an additional span added by J.A. Britton in 1915; destroyed by flooding in 1957.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on County Road 75 West
Destroyed by flooding

West Bridge (Butler County, Iowa)
Replaced 1957
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on Road
No longer exists

West Mitchell Bridge (Mitchell County, Iowa)
Lost 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Hickory Road
Replaced by a new bridge

West Muddy Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over West Muddy Creek
No longer exists.

West Newton Covered Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in 1880 by A.M. Kennedy & Sons; replaced in 1956
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over West Fork White River on Southport Road (Old Alignment)
Replaced by a new bridge on a new alignment

West Penn - BoWest Viaduct (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905; Removed ca. 1952
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Western Maryland Railway on West Penn Railway
Removed

West Penn - Brownsville Junction Viaduct (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1907; Removed ca. 1952
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dunlap Creek on West Penn Railway
Removed

West Penn - Footedale Viaduct (Fayette County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905; Removed ca. 1952
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge on West Penn Railway over Railroad & Dunlap Creek Tributary
Removed

West Penn - Hecla Junction Viaduct (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905; Removed ca. 1952
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Boyer Run on West Penn Railways
Removed

Westcott Street Bailey Bridge (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Installed 1953 after the previous bridge was destroyed by flooding in July; Replaced 1959
Lost Bailey pony truss bridge over Floyd River on Westcott Street
Removed

Westcott Street Bridge (Old) (Woodbury County, Iowa)
Destroyed 1953
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Floyd River on Wescott Street
Destroyed by flooding

Westham Bridge (Henrico County, Virginia)
Built 1911; Replaced 1950
Lost bridge over James River on State Route 147
Replaced by a new bridge; Abutments remain

White River IN 39 Bridge (Older) (Morgan County, Indiana)
Lost Through truss bridge over White River on IN 39
Replaced by a new bridge

White's Creek Covered Bridge 48-50-01x (Wayne County, West Virginia)
Built 1877; Replaced by modern bridge in 1957
Lost Howe truss covered bridge over Whites Creek on Big Sandy Road
Lost

Wickford Bridge (Washington County, Rhode Island)
Built 1918; replaced 1951
Lost Slab bridge over Wickford Cove on Brown Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Wilson Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Yankee Street Covered Bridge 35-21-06x (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1859; collapsed 1953 by a truck carrying coal
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Sunbury Road
Collapsed

Yardley-Wilburtha Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1903 after wooden bridge destroyed, destroyed by flooding in 1955, replaced by Scudder Falls Bridge
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Delaware River on Unknown in Yardley
Destroyed by flood

Zolfo Springs Bridge (Hardee County, Florida)
Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Peace River on Sr 64 in Zolfo Springs
Replaced by new bridge