John Christeson

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Email: john_christeson [at] yahoo [dot] com

Recent Updates 

River aux Vases Swinging Bridge (Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri)
Wire suspension bridge over River aux Vases on footpath just off River aux Vases Church Road
April 30, 2020: New photos
Dudley Bridge No. 1 (Stoddard County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Lick Creek Ditch on Heaton Road/CR 488 (Old US 60)
April 30, 2020: New photo
Bridgeton Covered Bridge 14-61-04 #2 (Parke County, Indiana)
Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on a pedestrian path in Bridgeton
April 21, 2020: New photos
McAllister's Covered Bridge 14-61-16 (Parke County, Indiana)
Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR400S
April 21, 2020: New photo
Crooks Covered Bridge 14-61-17 (Parke County, Indiana)
Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR225E
April 21, 2020: New photos
Phillips Covered Bridge 14-61-12 (Parke County, Indiana)
Covered bridge over Big Pond Creek on CR450W southeast of Montezuma
April 21, 2020: New photo
Sandy Creek Covered Bridge 25-50-01 (Jefferson County, Missouri)
Covered bridge over Sandy Creek on Lemay Ferry Road north of Hillsboro
April 21, 2020: New photos
River aux Vases Swinging Bridge (Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri)
Wire suspension bridge over River aux Vases on footpath just off River aux Vases Church Road
April 21, 2020: New photos
Roseville Covered Bridge 14-61-09 (Parke County, Indiana)
Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR325W
April 21, 2020: New photo
Neet Covered Bridge 14-61-18 (Parke County, Indiana)
Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on a bypassed section of Bridgeton Road
April 21, 2020: New photo
Little Flora Creek Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Little Flora Creek on CR 635 southwest of Egypt Mills
April 21, 2020: New photo
Bois Brule Creek CR 212 Bridge (Perry County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Bois Brule Creek south of Belgique on CR 212
April 21, 2020: New photos
Buffalo River Bridge (Newton County, Arkansas)
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Buffalo River on Arkansas 7
April 16, 2020: New photo
Buffalo River Bridge (Newton County, Arkansas)
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Buffalo River on Arkansas 7
April 16, 2020: Added
Theodosia Bridge (Ozark County, Missouri)
Ten-span through truss bridge over Little North Fork White River (arm of Bull Shoals Lake) on US 160 near Theodosia
April 16, 2020: New photo
Courtois Creek Bridge (Washington County, Missouri)
Low-water bridge over Courtois Creek on Brazil Road (CR 657)
April 16, 2020: New photo
Courtois Creek Bridge (Washington County, Missouri)
Low-water bridge over Courtois Creek on Brazil Road (CR 657)
April 16, 2020: Added
Bird's Nest Bridge (Crawford County, Missouri)
Through truss bridge over Meramec River on Bird's Nest Road north of Steelville
April 16, 2020: New photo
Yocom Road Tunnel (Crawford County, Missouri)
Tunnel under BNSF Railroad on Yocom Road
April 16, 2020: New photo
Hargrove Bridge (Butler County, Missouri)
Swing bridge with two pony trusses over Black River on CR 658
January 5, 2020: New photos
Glennonville Bridge (Dunklin County, Missouri)
Lost through truss bridge over St. Francis River on MO 53 SE of Qulin near Glennonville
January 5, 2020: New photo
Mott Street Bridge (Pike County, Pennsylvania)
Pratt through truss bridge over Sawkill Creek on Mott Street in Milford
January 5, 2020: New photo
Blue Mountain Tunnel (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel on Pennsylvania Turnpike/I-76
January 5, 2020: New photos
Kittatinny Mountain Tunnel (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel on Pennsylvania Turnpike/I-76
January 5, 2020: New photos
Tuscarora Mountain Tunnel (Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel on Pennsylvania Turnpike/I-76
January 5, 2020: New photo
Squirrel Hill Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel on I-376/US-22/US-30 Penn Lincoln Parkway East
January 5, 2020: New photos
Fort Pitt Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Steel through arch bridge over Monongahela River on I-279 in Pittsburgh
January 5, 2020: New photo
Fort Pitt Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel on I-376/US-22/US-30 Penn Lincoln Parkway West
January 5, 2020: New photos
Buffalo Creek S Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Stone arch bridge over a branch of Buffalo Creek on the old alignment of the National Road
January 5, 2020: New photos
Wheeling Suspension Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Suspension bridge over Ohio River on WV 251 in Wheeling
January 5, 2020: New photo
UP - Halsey Bridge (Union County, Illinois)
Through truss railroad bridge over Big Muddy River north of Wolf Lake
January 3, 2020: New photo
Riley Lake Bridge (Randolph County, Illinois)
Pratt through truss bridge over Riley Creek on Kaskaskia Street (FAS 861) north of Fort Kaskaskia State Park
December 20, 2019: New photos
Brussels Ferry (Calhoun County, Illinois)
Ferry across Illinois River
November 7, 2018: New photos
Big Creek MO 49 Bridge (Iron County, Missouri)
Lost through truss bridge over Big Creek on MO 49 south of Annapolis
August 24, 2018: New photo
CMR - Labadie Viaduct (Franklin County, Missouri)
Warren through truss bridge over Labadie Bottom Road/Labadie Creek on the Central Midland Railway
July 10, 2018: New photos
Forche-A-Renault Creek (Washington County, Missouri)
Steel stringer bridge over Fourche-A-Renault on Mo 185 S
July 10, 2018: New photo
Boeuf Creek Road Bridge (Franklin County, Missouri)
Through truss bridge over Boeuf Creek on Boeuf Creek Road
July 10, 2018: New photo
Colvin Covered Bridge 38-05-24 (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Shawnee Creek on TR 443 (Mill Road) in Schellsburg
June 28, 2018: New photos
Big Flat Brook Bridge (Sussex County, New Jersey)
Pony truss bridge over Big Flat Brook on Main Street
June 22, 2018: New photos
Dingman's Ferry Bridge (Pike County, Pennsylvania)
Through truss bridge over Delaware River on PA 739
June 22, 2018: New photos
Waller Bridge (St. Francois County, Missouri)
Stone arch and steel stringer bridge over Terre Bleue Creek on Hillsboro Road
April 12, 2018: New photos
Old Appleton Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Wrought-iron through truss bridge over Apple Creek on Main Street in Old Appleton
March 14, 2018: New photos
BNSF - Brazeau Creek Bridge (Perry County, Missouri)
Through truss bridge over Brazeau Creek at Wittenberg on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway
March 14, 2018: New photos
St. Laurent Creek Bridge (Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over St. Laurent Creek on Second Street (unmarked) in St. Mary just south of US 61 and just north of the Perry County line
March 8, 2018: New photo
UP - Harris Branch Bridge (St. Francois County, Missouri)
Timber stringer bridge over Harris Branch on Union Pacific Railroad
March 8, 2018: New photo
Cedar Creek MO 32 Bridge (Washington County, Missouri)
Lost through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on MO 32 near Caledonia
September 28, 2017: New photo
Jackson Covered Bridge 13-18-01 #2 (Cumberland County, Illinois)
Modern covered bridge over Embarras River on Cumberland Road
August 18, 2017: New photos
Old Chain of Rocks Bridge (St. Louis, Missouri)
Cantilevered through truss bridge over the Mississippi River on St Louis Riverfront Trail (Old US 66) just south of the modern I-270 bridge in St. Louis
August 18, 2017: New photos
Belle Chasse Tunnel (Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
Tunnel under the Intracoastal Waterway on Southbound LA 23
June 14, 2017: New photo
Maestri Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Bascule bridge over Lake Pontchartrain on US 11 in New Orleans
June 14, 2017: New photo

Recent Comments 

Posted April 25, 2020

The Bridge has been replaced with a UCEB

Posted October 4, 2017

Unfortunately this bridge has been replaced

Posted January 24, 2016

Replaced in 2015 after it was destroyed by a flash flood....pictures to come soon

Posted July 28, 2011

New Bridge Has Been Built and Is Completed......New Pictures too be posted soon.

Posted October 19, 2010

Bridge Deck has been replaced.

Posted October 14, 2009

This bridge is scheduled to be replaced.

Posted October 2, 2009

Road Deck replaced

Posted January 28, 2009

Replaced an earlier low water crossing