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"Iron Bridge" (Warren County, Kentucky)
Built 1867; Replaced 1969
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Barren River on Iron Bridge Road
Replaced by new bridge

118th Avenue Bridge (Washington County, Oregon)
Bowstring through truss bridge over NW 118th Avenue
Open to pedestrians only

16th Avenue Bridge (1875) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1875; Replaced 1910
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on 16th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

270th Street Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Originally built 1872 as a three-span bridge in Waverly; relocated here 1902; Collapsed summer 1966
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on 270th Street
Collapsed

3rd Avenue Bridge (1872) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1872, Replaced 1911
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on 3rd Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

4th Street Bridge (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1870's; Removed 1912
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on 4th Street


4th Street Bridge (1872) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Replaced 1904, Three spans relocated to Sans Souci Park.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Bridge Street (4th Street)
Replaced by a new bridge

8th Avenue Bridge (1911) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1872 at 3rd Avenue; Replaced and relocated to this spot in 1911; Replaced 1938
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on 8th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Adkins Bridge (Greene County, Iowa)
(Main design: Pratt through truss)
Built ?; Steel span added 1903; Replaced 1940
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Raccoon River on E 57 Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Allegany Road Bridge (1875) (Genesee County, New York)
Built 1875 for $4,000 to replace an 1863 timber bridge; replaced 1902
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Tonawanda Creek on Allegany (Alleghany) Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Amherst Street Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1857
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Amherst Street
Removed but not replaced

Amsterdam Bridge (1843) (Montgomery County, New York)
(Main design: Town lattice truss)
Built 1843; North span washed away by part of the Caughnawaga Bridge & replaced iwth a bowstring 1865; Washed Away & Replaced 1876
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Mohawk River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Arbuckle Bridge (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge on Arbuckle Road
No longer exists

Archer Avenue Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1870 to replace earlier bridge of unknown type, replaced 1906
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Fork of South Branch Chicago River on Archer Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Austin Bridge (Neosho County, Kansas)
Bowstring through truss bridge over Neosho River, 2.2 mi. east and 2.9 mi. south of Chanute
Removed but not replaced, bowstring relocated and preserved.

Austin-Santa Fe Park Bridge (Neosho County, Kansas)
Built 1872 near Chanute by the King Iron Bridge Co. Moved downstream ca. 1910. Relocated to Santa Fe Park in Chanute, Kansas.
Relocated Bowstring through truss bridge over Little Turkey Creek
Open to pedestrians

Avon Bridge (1871) (Livingston County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genese River on Rt. 5 / Rt. 20
No longer exists

Baldwinsville Bridge (Onondaga County, New York)
Built 1865 by Simon de Graff; replaced 1909?
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Seneca River on Syracuse Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Ballantyne Bridge (1860) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1860 by Simon de Graff; trusses removed 1873 due to abutment deterioration and reset 1874 on new abutments; replaced either ca.1890 or 1914
Lost bowstring truss bridge over Genesee River on Jefferson Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Beaver Creek Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Bowstring through truss bridge over Beaver Creek
Replaced by a new bridge

Beaver Creek Bridge (Old) (Trempealeau County, Wisconsin)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Beaver Creek on Mill Road
Removed but not replaced

Bedford Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Raystown Branch Juniata River
No longer exists

Belgium Bridge (Older) (Onondaga County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Seneca River on NY Route 31
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Indian Creek Bridge (Clermont County, Ohio)
Replaced 1926-27
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Big Indian Creek on current route of US 52
Replaced by a new bridge

Black Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over North Fork Maquoketa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Black Warrior/Northport Bridge (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Built 1882; Only known remaining span (out of 4) of Alabama's oldest iron bridge.
Bowstring through truss bridge
Open to pedestrians only.

Blue Rapids Bridge (Marshall County, Kansas)
Built 1871
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Big Blue River on 6th Street / Valley Road
No longer exists

Bohemian Grove Bridge (Pre 1934) (Sonoma County, California)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Russian River on Bohemian Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Boner Bridge (Warrick County, Indiana)
Built 1869
Bowstring through truss bridge over Little Pigeon Creek on Boner Road
Open to traffic

Bradley's Ford Bridge (Johnson County, Indiana)
Built 1873: Replaced 1925
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Old State Road 1
Replaced by new bridge

Bridge Street Bridge (1876) (Clay County, Missouri)
Lost Bowstring Through truss bridge over Little Platte on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Bridge (Pre 1907) (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Lost bowstring through truss bridge over Vermilion River on Bridge Street.
No longer exists

Bristol Bridge (ca.1869) (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1869 by Simon de Graff; replaced in 1907 and one span relocated to Island Park in Elkhart where it stood until being destroyed by a storm in 1952.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over St Joseph River on Division Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Broad Street-Butternut Creek (Pre 1921) (Otsego County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Butternut Creek on Broad Street in Morris
Replaced by a new bridge

Broadway Bridge (1872) (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1872, replaced 1929
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Broadway Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Broadway Street Bridge (Pre 1908) (Branch County, Michigan)
Lost 3 months after March 1908flood
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over St Joseph River on Broadway Street in Union City.
Replaced by a new bridge

Brown's Bridge (1860) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1860; damaged by floods 1892 and closed; replaced 1895
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genesee River on West Henrietta-Scottsville Road
Destroyed by flooding

Burlington Street Bowstring (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1871, Replaced 1915.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Iowa River on Burlington Street
Replaced by new bridge

Burtonville Covered Bridge (Montgomery County, New York)
(Main design: Unknown)
Currently little known, but photo identified to Burtonville
Lost Bridge
Replaced by a new bridge

Burtonville Road Bridge (Old) (Montgomery County, New York)
Lost Bowstring/Through truss bridge over Schoharie Creek on Burtonville Road in Burtonsville.
Replaced by a new bridge

Bushnell's Bridge (Otsego County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Butternut Creek in Gilbertsville
No longer exists

Caledonia Bridge (Marion County, Ohio)
Built 1873 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company
Abandoned bowstring through truss bridge over Olentangy River on abandoned road just off of Caledonia Northern Road in Caledonia
Abandoned

Cambridge Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1876; Replaced 1916
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Skunk River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Camptown Covered Bridge (Bradford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1855
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wyalusing Creek on Route 706
Destroyed by flooding and replaced in 1915

Canajoharie-Palatine Bridge (1826) 32-39-03x (Montgomery County, New York)
(Main design: Other through truss)
Built 1826; Burned 1901
Lost covered through truss bridge over Mohawk River
Destroyed by fire

Carrollton Iron Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1873; Replaced 1927
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wabash River on Carrollton Road
Replaced by new bridge

Catskill Creek Bridge (Greene County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Catskill Creek on Maple Avenue in Catskill.
Replaced by a new bridge in 1908

Cedar Falls-Waterloo Road Bridge (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1904; Replaced 1919
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Black Hawk Creek on Cedar Falls-Waterloo Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Cedar Grove Bowstring (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880 by the King Iron Bridge Company; destroyed in the 1913 flood.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Whitewater River
Destroyed in the great 1913 flood

Centennial Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1876, replaced 1916.
Lost Truss bridge over Iowa River on Iowa Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

Champlain Canal Bowstring Comstock NY (Washington County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over canal
Replaced by a new bridge

Chelsea Bowstring Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced ?
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Chickasaw Bridge (Chickasaw County, Iowa)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Little Cedar River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Cincinnati Bridge (Pawnee County, Nebraska)
Built in 1879 by the King Iron Bridge Company; washed out in 1995
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Fork Big Nemaha River on Former Road
Destroyed by flooding

City Park Bridge (Taylor County, Iowa)
Bowstring through truss bridge over Snake River


Clarissa Street Bridge (1862) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1862 by Simon de Graff; replaced 1892
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genesee River on Clarissa Street (now Ford Street)
Replaced by a new bridge

Clark's Ferry Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1874; Destroyed 1927
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Cloverdale Bridge (Putnam County, Ohio)
Built 1874; replaced 1959 by current bridge
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Auglaize River on Present-day route of OH-634
Replaced by a new bridge

Cloverport Bridge (Breckinridge County, Kentucky)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Clover Creek on Main Street
Demolished

Cohocton River Bridge (Steuben County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cohocton River
No longer exists

Columbus Sandusky Road-Honey Creek Bridge(Older) (Seneca County, Ohio)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Honey Creek on Columbus Sandusky Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Commerce Street Bridge (1872) (Dallas County, Texas)
Built 1872; Replaced 1890 and relocated; One span went upstream to Grauwyler, the other downstream to Miller's Ferry.
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Trinity River on Commerce Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Commercial Street bowstring truss bridge (Marion County, Oregon)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge
No longer exists

Conewango Creek Bridge (Chautauqua County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Conewango Creek on Main
Replaced by a new bridge

Constantine-Washington Street Bowstring Bridge (St. Joseph County, Michigan)
Built in August 1869 by Simon de Graff; replaced in 1905
Massive lost bowstring through truss bridge over St Joseph River
Replaced by a new bridge

Coon Rapids Bowstring (Carroll County, Iowa)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Middle Raccoon River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Cooper's Tubular Arch Bridge (Onondaga County, New York)
Built in 1886 in Canajoharie, New York. Relocated to present location in 1975.
Bowstring through truss bridge over the Erie Canal on a pedestrian walkway in Old Erie Canal State Park
Open to pedestrians

Coopers Falls Bowstring Bridge (St. Lawrence County, New York)
Built in 1870 by the King Bridge Company; collapsed in 1872
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Oswegatchie River on Lost road in De Kalb.
Collapsed 2 years after it was built and was never replaced

Corbett's Mill Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Bypassed by a new road in 1958 and passed into private ownership.
Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Abandoned Road in Scotch Grove
Destroyed by flooding Saturday July 24, 2010

Cottonwood Falls Bowstring (Chase County, Kansas)
Replaced ca. 1914
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cottonwood River on road.
Replaced by a new bridge

County Swing Bridge (Decatur County, Georgia)
Replaced 1922-26
Lost Through truss bridge over Flint River on Dothan Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Covington Bridge (Miami County, Ohio)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Stillwater River on Broadway Street
No longer exists

Cowley Bridge (Lincoln County, Tennessee)
Built by the King Iron Bridge Co. in 1878 for $8,000, the only Bowstring truss bridge in the state of Tennessee. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
Bowstring through truss bridge over Elk River on West Stevens Creek Road
Open to pedestrian traffic only

Cox Ferry Bridge (1869) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1869 by Simon de Graff; replaced 1913
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genesee River on Rush Scottsville Road (current route of NY-251)
Replaced by a new bridge

Crane Creek Bowstring Bridge (Howard County, Iowa)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Crane Creek on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Croton Reservoir Bridge (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1852?; replaced 1904
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Croton Reservoir on Old Croton Dam Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Curriers Mill Bridge (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Replaced 1919
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Skunk River on Mill Road
No longer exists

Curwensville Bowstring (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over West Branch Susquehanna River on Stadium Drive
No longer exists

Cuylerville Bridge (Livingston County, New York)
Built 1866 by Simon de Graff; replaced 1927
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Genesee River
No longer exists

Dakota City Bridge (Older) (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Built 1871, replaced 1913
Lost bowstring through truss bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on local road
Replaced by a new bridge

Danville-Mickles Bowstring Bridge (Yell County, Arkansas)
Originally built July 1880 by the King Bridge Co. at Danville; relocated in 1920
Relocated bowstring through truss bridge next to Danville City Hall
Open to pedestrians

Davis Bridge (Howard County, Iowa)
Built 1879; Replaced 1992
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Upper Iowa River on Mill Road in Forest City Township
Replaced by new bridge

Davis Ferry Bridge (Lawrence County, Indiana)
Built 1875; Raized in the 1920's
Lost Bowstring through truss Bridge over East Fork White River on possible old alignment of US 50
Removed but not replaced

Dayton View Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
(Main design: Whipple through truss)
Covered bridge built in 1854 expanded with three CBW bowstring spans in 1871, Covered spans replaced with Whipples in 1885. Removed 1908
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Miami River near Monument Ave. Bridge location
No longer exists

De Kalb Village Iron Bridge (St. Lawrence County, New York)
Built in 1874 by the King Bridge Company; replaced in 1966
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Oswegatchie River on County Road 17 in De Kalb.
Replaced by a new bridge

Detroit Street Bridge (old) (Hardin County, Ohio)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Scioto River on Detroit Street
No longer exists

Dinkey Historical Bridge (Fresno County, California)
Built 1938
Bowstring through truss bridge over Dinkey Creek on an access road in the Dinkey Creek Recreation Area
Open to pedestrians only

Eagle City Bridge (Hardin County, Iowa)
Built in 1872; Bypassed 1983 and remained open to pedestrians as per the funding agreement; Illegally demolished under the direction of county engineer Rodney Vlotho in 1989, who had to pay $115,600 in damages after losing his court case in 1994
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Iowa River on 160th Street
Illegally demolished

East Main Street Bridge (Old) (Broome County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Tioughnioga River on E Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

East Nishnabotna River Bridge (Montgomery County, Iowa)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over East Nishnabotna River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Eddyville Bridge (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1881 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; collapsed in 1966
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Mahoning Creek on Old Route 03086
Collapsed in 1966 as new bypass span was being completed.

Elgin Bridge (Fayette County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1870's; Replaced 1952
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Turkey River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Elkhart Bridge (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Built 1870 by Simon de Graff; replaced 1927
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Enterprise Bridge (Older) (Huron County, Ohio)
Lost bowstring through truss bridge over West Branch Huron River on Huber Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Erie Canal Bridge (Wayne County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Sodius Street
No longer exists

Essex Bowstring Bridge (Page County, Iowa)
Built 1874
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Nishnabotna River East on North Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

F Avenue Bridge (1875) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1875; Replaced in 1914 by concrete arch
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on B/F Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Fairbank Bowstring (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced 1896
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Little Wapsipinicon River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Fall Creek Bowstring (Madison County, Indiana)
Unknown
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Fall Creek on Pendleton Avenue (Old SR 9)
Replaced by new bridge

Ferry Bridge (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876; replaced in 1925
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Susquehanna River
No longer exists