American Bridge Company

of Chicago, Illinois
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Operated from 1870 until bankruptcy in 1878. Organized by Lucius B. Boomer with L.C. Boyington as general agent, H.A. Rust as vice president and Moritz Lassig as general superintendent.

Atchison Swing Bridge (Atchison County, Kansas)
Built 1875
Lost Post through truss bridge over Missouri River on Road & Railroads
Replaced by a new bridge

Cincinnati Southern - Cumberland River Bridge (1st) (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built 1876
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Cumberland River on Cincinnati Southern Railroad
No longer exists - superstructure replaced then crossing relocated

CNW - Clinton Bridge (West Channel) (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1865
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Court Avenue Bridge (3rd) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1871
Lost Post through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Court Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Fort Leavenworth Bridge (Leavenworth County, Kansas)
Built 1871
Lost Post through truss bridge over Missouri River
Removed

MILW - Hastings Swing Bridge (Older) (Dakota County, Minnesota)
Built 1871
Lost Post through truss swing over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - La Crescent Swing Bridge (Old) (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1876
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Old Mississippi River Channel Bridge (Old) (La Crosse County, Wisconsin)
Built 1876
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Old Channel Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MKT - Boonville Railroad Bridge (1st) (Cooper County, Missouri)
Built 1874
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River on the MKT Railroad at Boonville
Replaced by a new bridge

MKT - Paris Bridge (Monroe County, Missouri)
Built 1873
Lost Post through truss bridge over Middle Fork Salt River on MK&T RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Paint Creek Bridge (Allamakee County, Iowa)
Built 1876
Pratt through truss bridge over Paint Creek on Driveway
Intact but closed to all traffic

Point Bridge (1877) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1877
Lost Chain suspension bridge over Monongahela River
Replaced by a new bridge

Slade's Ferry Bridge (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
Built 1875
Lost double-decker truss bridge over Taunton River on Remington Avenue
Removed

StLIM&S - Baring Cross Bridge (Older) (Pulaski County, Arkansas)
Built 1873
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Omaha Railroad Bridge (1872) (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1872
Lost Post through truss bridge over Missouri River on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by new bridge