Lionel Bridge

A category for railroad bridges that have had the Lionel name painted on the structure.

Lionel is one of the world's most well-known toy train manufacturers.

Specifically, the fashion of the painting often resembles the style in which "LIONEL" was emblazoned on girder bridges for toy train sets (see here:, which in turn is a reference to many railroads painting their names or logos on highway overpasses in the early- to mid-20th century.

AA - Washington Street Overpass (Washtenaw County, Michigan)
Built 1903
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Washington Street on Ann Arbor Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Lexington Avenue East Overpass (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1913
Girder bridge over Lexington Ave. E. on Csx Transprtation
Open to traffic

DL - Pocono Avenue Overpass (Monroe County, Pennsylvania)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Pocono Boulevard on Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad

Ft. Dodge Nature Trail - Lionel Bridge (Webster County, Iowa)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Soldier Creek on Fort Dodge Nature Trail
Open to pedestrians only

UP - Lionel Bridge (San Luis Obispo County, California)
Built 1901
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Monterey Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic