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Lost during 1950s

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10th Street - Haw Creek Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Lost pony truss bridge over Haw Creek on 10th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

10th Street Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1910; replaced in 1957
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on 10th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

18th Street Lift Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built June 23, 1915, Removed 1957
Lost Through truss bridge over Louisville & Portland Canal on 18th Street
Removed

41st Street Bridge (replaced) (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Replaced 1953
Lost bridge over Indian Creek Canal on 41st Street in Miami Beach
Replaced by new bridge

5th Street Bridge (Older) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1906; Destroyed 1963
Lost Pony truss bridge over Mad Creek on 5th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

95th Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1902; Replaced 1958
Lost bascule truss bridge over Calumet River on 95th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Abandoned County Rd or Old FM 1853 (Eastland County, Texas)
Built est. 1940; FM 1853 realigned in ~1958
Abandoned slab bridge over Draw
Abandoned

Adelphi RFD 1 Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built ?; Replaced 1950
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Unnamed Tributary of the Des Moines River on Adelphi RFD 1
Replaced by a new bridge

Alex-Bell Road - Holes Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1883
Lost Through truss bridge over Holes Creek on Alexandersville-Bellbrook Road
Collapsed; replaced by new bridge

Antoine Bridge (Pike County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss bridge over Antoine River on AR 26 near Antoine
Replaced in 1953 by a new bridge

Arlington South Covered Bridge (Rush County, Indiana)
Built in 1882 by A.M. Kennedy & Sons; replaced in 1951
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Blue River on County Road 700 West
Replaced by a new bridge

Arlington South Pony Truss Bridge (Rush County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1910
Lost Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Blue River (Overflow) on County Road 700 West
No longer exists

Arrowsic Toll Bridge (Sagadahoc County, Maine)
Built c.1905
Lost Bridge over Sasanoa River on Preble Point & Old Arrowsic Rds.
Replaced by a new bridge

ATSF - Cimarron River Bridge (Payne County, Oklahoma)
Washed out 1957
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Cimmaron River on Santa Fe Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

B&M/C&M - Turkey Falls Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1912
Lost Through truss bridge over Merrimack River on B&MRR
Removed but not replaced

B&O - Arthur Kill Bridge (Richmond County, New York)
Built 1889; replaced 1959
Lost Through truss bridge over Arthur Kill Creek on former Baltimore & Ohio RR
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Cuyahoga River Bridge #463 (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1906 ; Replaced 1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Baltimore & Ohio #463
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - Kingwood Tunnel (Preston County, West Virginia)
Bored 1852; Subsequent work 1903 and 1912; Abandoned and sealed 1950
Tunnel on former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Tunnelton
Sealed Up in 1950

Bakers Haulover Inlet Bridge (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Lost two spans during hurricane 1927; Replaced 1950
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Bakers Haulover Inlet on Sr-A1a Bal Harbour
Replaced by new bridge

Bank Street Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built 1891; Replaced 1954
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Boone river on Bank Street
Replaced by new bridge

Banks Channel Bridge (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Replaced 1956
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Banks Channel on US 76
Replaced by a new bridge

Barnard Covered Bridge (Putnam County, Indiana)
Built in 1899 by J.A. Watkins; lost in 1957
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on County Road 800 East
Destroyed by flooding

Bay Farm Island Bridge (Old) (Alameda County, California)
Built 1898; replaced 1953
Lost Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over San Leandro Bay on Bay Farm Island
Replaced by a new bridge

Bayou Bartholomew AR 11 Bridge (Lincoln County, Arkansas)
Lost pony truss bridge over Bayou Bartholomew on AR 11 east of Star City
Replaced by a new bridge in 1954

Bayou Boeuf Bridge (Assumption Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1927
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge on US 90 over Bayou Boeuf
Replaced by a new bridge

Beardstown Toll Bridge (Cass County, Illinois)
Built 1888, replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on State Street in Beardstown
Replaced by new bridge

Beaver Creek Bridge (Old) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1914, Replaced 1958
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Beaver Creek on Beaver Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Belgium Bridge (Old) (Onondaga County, New York)
Built 1915; Replaced 1950
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Seneca River on NY-31
Replaced by a new bridge

Bell's Mill Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1888; Replaced 1954
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Boone River on Bells Mill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bellefountaine Bridge (Delaware County, Ohio)
Replaced Shively Covered bridge and in turn was replaced by current structure
Lost Bridge over Scioto River on Oh 37
Replaced by a new bridge

Berkley Bridge (Old) (Norfolk, Virginia)
Built in 1918 replaced in 1952
Lost Through truss bridge over East Branch Elizabeth River on US 460
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Four - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1906 Removed 1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Chicago & St Louis RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Blackpoint Bridge (Marin County, California)
Built 1917; Replaced 1958
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Petaluma Creek on CA 37
Replaced by a new bridge

Blair Road Covered Bridge 35-43-01x (Lake County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1960; Replaced 1951
Lost Covered Howe through truss bridge over Grand River on Blair Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Boeuf River US 82 Bridge (Chicot County, Arkansas)
Replaced 1950
Lost pony truss bridge over Boeuf River on US 82
No longer exists

Boones Ferry (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Lost Bridge over Willamette river
Replaced by a new bridge

Bowerston Tunnel (Harrison County, Ohio)
Built by the Steubenville & Indiana, bypassed by the Pennsylvania RR in 1950
Abandoned tunnel on Former PPR
Derelict/abandoned

Brazos River FM 266 Bridge (Knox County, Texas)
Replaced 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Brazos River
Replaced by new bridge

Bremer Avenue Bridge (Old) (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1899; Replaced 1950
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Bremer Avenue/Railroad (WCF&N)
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge at Elliotts Mill 38-21-23x (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Replaced 1960
Lost Through truss bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Burgner Rd., T-457
Replaced by new bridge

Bridge Creek Covered Bridge 37-35-01x (Wheeler County, Oregon)
Built 1917-18, Replaced 1952
Lost Covered Howe through truss bridge over Bridge Creek on Old Mitchell-Antelope Road
Replaced by new bridge

Bridge Street Lenticular Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1888; swept away August 19, 1955
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Farmington River on Bridge Street / State Route 179
Destroyed by flooding

Bridge Street Viaduct (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1888; Collapsed due to overweight cement truck 1950
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad on Bridge Street
Collapsed

Brighton Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Built 1908; Replaced 1953
Lost Pennsylvania Petit through truss bridge over Skunk River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Briscoe Creek Bridge (Glenn County, California)
Unknown construction year, Replaced 1956
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Briscoe Creek on Closed to all traffic
Closed to all traffic

Broad Street Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Built in 1908 by the Pan American Bridge Company of New Castle, replaced in 1958.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Blue River on SR38 (Broad Street)
Replaced by a new bridge

Brooklyn Bridge (Mercer County, Kentucky)
Built 1871, collapsed on November 20, 1953, replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Kentucky River on US 68 west of Wilmore
Replaced by new bridge

Bullard's Ferry (Coos County, Oregon)
Lost Ferry across Coquille river
No longer exists

Bush Covered Bridge (Benton County, Oregon)
Built 1924
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Lickiamute River on OR223
Replaced by a new bridge

CA&E - Des Plaines River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Removed 1958
Pony plate girder bridge over Des Plaines River Bridge on Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad
Removed

Calis Covered Bridge 35-56-01x (Monroe County, Ohio)
Replaced 1954
Lost Covered through truss bridge over Seneca Fork on Cr-1036
Replaced by a new bridge

Canadian River Bridge (Mora County, New Mexico)
Built 1919; Replaced 1959
Lost Through truss bridge over Canadian River on NM-120
Replaced by a new bridge

Canton Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Replaced 1953
Lost Deck truss bridge over Little Beaver Creek & Greenway (Former Railroad) on US 30
Replaced by a new bridge

Cathance River Bridge (Older) (Sagadahoc County, Maine)
Originally Erected in 1866, moved to ME and re-erected in 1895
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cathance River on Black Hill Road (ME 24)
Replaced by a new bridge

CB&Q - New Canton Covered Bridge (Pike County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1887
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Kizer Creek on forner Chicago, Burlington & Quincy RR
Removed but not replaced

Cedar Creek Bridge (Houston County, Alabama)
Lost Bridge over Cedar Creek on County Road 95
Replaced by a new bridge in 1958

Center Avenue Bridge (Columbia County, Wisconsin)
Remove and replaced 1950
Lost Bridge over Navigation (Portage Canal of the Fox River) on Highway 33 Center Avenue
No longer exists

Central Viaduct (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1912; replaced 1959
Lost Through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on I- 90 Inner Belt Former Central Viaduct
Replaced by a new bridge

Centreville Bridge (Bibb County, Alabama)
Built 1910
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Cahaba River on AL 25
Replaced by a new bridge in 1951

CGW - Fox River Bridge (Old) (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1886; Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Fox River on Chicago Great Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CGW - Main Street Viaduct (Old) (Howard County, Iowa)
Built 1901, Replaced 1954
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Main Street on Railroad (CGW)
Removed

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
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)
Deck girder bridge over New Basin Canal on City Park Avenue
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

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 - 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 - 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

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
Demolished

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
Replaced by a new bridge

CR 14 - Tuscarawas River Bridge (Tuscarawas County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Tuscarawas River Bridge on County Road 9
Collapsed; replaced by new bridge in 1959

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 &
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 1928; Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Old US218
Replaced by a new bridge

Cushman Street Bridge (Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska)
Built 1917 replacing wooden bridge; Replaced 1959 by current bridge and moved
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Chena River on Cushman Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Cutler Covered Bridge 14-08-04x (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1876
Burr arch-truss covered bridge over Wildcat Creek on 500s west of Cutler.
lost

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