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19th Century

"Flying" Bridge (Chickasaw County, Iowa)
Built 1876 in Otterville, IA. Moved to Fredericksburg, IA in 1998.
Pratt through truss bridge over East Wapsipinicon River on Robert Mattke Park Trail
Open to pedestrians

"Polly "L"" Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898 for Metropolitan West Side Elevated; route abandoned 1964
Camelback through truss bridge over UP RR (formerly C&NW RR) on an Abandoned Metropolitan West Side Elevated Railroad line
Abandoned

"Venice on the Creek" Bridge (Denver County, Colorado)
Built ca. 1890 at an unknown location; relocated here in 1923
Through truss bridge over Cherry Creek with buildings inside it.
Open to pedestrians only

10th Street Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1891; Converted to road use 1926; Closed 1978; Removed 2001
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Beaver River on 10th Street
Removed

110th Street Bridge (Kossuth County, Iowa)
Built 1895 by the King Bridge Co.
Lost through truss bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on 110th Street between Humboldt and Algona
Removed 2016-17

11th Street Bridge (Old) (Pierce County, Washington)
Built 1894; Replaced 1913
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Tacoma Narrows on East 11th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

11th Street Viaduct (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1887; Replaced 1984
Pratt through truss bridge over Union Pacific Railroad & Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroadon 11th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

12th Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1886; Replaced 1928
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 12th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

133rd Avenue Bridge (Allegan County, Michigan)
Built 1897 by the Michigan Bridge Co,; Replaced by new bridge in 1996; Relocated in 1999 to the Calhoun County Historic Bridge Park
Relocated Pratt pony truss bridge over Rabbit River on 133rd Avenue in Hopkins; now relocated to the Historic Bridge Park in Calhoun County and restored as a pedestrian bridge
Relocated and open to pedestrians

13th Street Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1892, and dismantled in 1917.
Lost Bridge over Youghiogheny River
No longer exists

14th Street Viaduct (Denver County, Colorado)
Built between 1895 and 1898 at a cost of $367,000. Widened 1939, demolished 1988.
Lost Bridge over Railroads, steets, South Platte River on 14th Street in Denver
Removed

15th Street Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1872; Replaced 1932
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Sylvan Slough on 2nd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

16th Street Viaduct (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1887; Replaced 19XX
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Union Pacific Railroad & Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad on 16th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

17th Street Wilderness Road Bridge (Bell County, Kentucky)
Built ca. 1890
Through truss bridge over Yellow Creek on 17th Street (also known as Wildnerness Road, also old U.S. 25-E)) in Middlesborough
Open to traffic

18th Street Bridge (Older) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1888; Replaced 1905
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 18th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Avenue Bridge (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Replaced 1923
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Rock River on 1st Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Avenue Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1885 ; replaced 1920
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on 1st Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Street Bridge (Roanoke, Virginia)
Built 1892.; Renovated in 2007 Built by N&W Railway
Pony truss bridge on 1st Street over the NS Railroad yard
converted to pedestrian bridge

1st Street Bridge (Old) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1888; Replaced in 1929
Lost deck truss bridge over Los Angeles River on 1st Street
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Street Overpass (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1892; rehabilitated 1954
Timber stringer bridge over Union Pacific Rr on So 1st Street
Open to traffic

25th street Upper Iowa River Bridge (Howard County, Iowa)
Built 1880; rehabilitated 1980
Steel stringer bridge over Upper Iowa River on Local 25th Street
Open to traffic

280th Street Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Originally built 1898 southwest of Independence on 280th Street; relocated 2004
Relocated pony truss bridge on the SW 6th Street Liberty Trail in Independence
Open to pedestrians only

2nd Avenue Bridge (Lyon County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1899
Concrete arch culvert over the Rock River Tributary on N. 2nd Avenue at the west entrance of Island Park in Rock Rapids
Open to traffic

2nd River Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Columbia Bridge Works Whipple span probably built ca. 1880, other span of unknown origin possibly added later.
Lost Whipple through truss at Middletown
Lost

2nd Street Arch Bridge (Allen County, Ohio)
Built 1898
Stone arch bridge over Flatfork 2nd St-Delphos on Delphos-2nd Street
Open to traffic

2nd Street Bridge (Bureau County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Pony truss bridge over King Creek just west of Mineral on 2nd St (TR10B)
Open to traffic

2nd Street Bridge (Older) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1884; Replaced 1917
Lost Pony truss bridge over Mad Creek on 2nd Street
Replaced by new bridge

2nd Street Overpass (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1891; rehabilitated 1949
Timber stringer bridge over Union Pacific Rr on So 2nd Street
Open to traffic

3 Rivers Trail - Gotch Park Bridge (Humboldt County, Iowa)
Built 1899, converted for trail use in 1991
Through truss bridge over East Fork Des Moines River on the Three Rivers Bike Trail at Gotch Park near Humboldt
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only

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

400 Trail - Baraboo River Bridge #2 (Juneau County, Wisconsin)
Built 1899
Deck plate girder bridge over Baraboo River on The "400" State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

400 Trail - Baraboo River Bridge #3 (Juneau County, Wisconsin)
Built 1899
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Baraboo River on The "400" State Trail
Open to pedestrians only

410th Street Bridge (Sioux County, Iowa)
Built 1897 by W.W. Allen; replaced 2001
Lost through truss bridge over Floyd River on 410th Street southwest of Hospers
Replaced by a modern bridge

46th Street Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1896, closed to traffic in 1981
Lost Deck truss bridge over Ashtabula River on 46th Street in Ashtabula
Replaced by new bridge

4th Avenue Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1891
Warren Pony truss bridge over abandoned BNSF Railroad on MN 601 (4th Avenue N) in Minneapolis
Open to pedestrians only

4th Street Bridge (Oldest) (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

602nd St Bridge (Dodge County, Minnesota)
Built 1897
Steel stringer bridge over Dodge Center Creek on 602 St (Twp 63)
Open to traffic

6th Street Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Built 1883
Stone arch bridge over Town Branch on 6th Street
Open to traffic

7th Street Bridge (Potter County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1883 at 7th Street by the King Iron Bridge Co.; reinforcement arch added 1983; relocated to 4th Street as a pedestrian bridge in 2011
Pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River relocated to 4th Street
Open to pedestrians

7th Street Bridge (Coles County, Illinois)
Built 1883
Stone arch bridge over Town Branch on 7th Street
Open to traffic

7th Street Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884; replaced 1926
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Allegheny River on 7th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

7th Street Improvement Arches (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1884
Stone arch bridge over RCRRA on E. 7th Street in St. Paul
Open to traffic

8th Street Tunnel (Jackson County, Missouri)
Built 1888; abandoned 1962, opened for tours in 2005
Tunnel under downtown Kansas City Missouri and Interstate 35
Open to pedestrians for tour in summertime.

9th Street Bridge (Old) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1889; Replaced 1925
Pratt through truss bridge


A&D - Elizabeth River Ferry Transfer Bridge (Norfolk, Virginia)
Built 1895;
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Elizabeth River on Atlantic & Danville Railroad
No longer exists

Abandoned BMS - Cross Power Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1869; Rehabilitated 1924; Strengthened 1944-1946; Abandoned 2006
2 span skewed Whipple through truss bridge over Androscoggin River on former Berlin Mills Railway
Closed

Abandoned BN - Bogus Brook Arch (Mille Lacs County, Minnesota)
Built 1892
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Bogus Brook on Abandoned Burlington Northern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned BN - Mud Creek Bridge (Kanabec County, Minnesota)
Built 1899, Rebuilt 1916 with new Substructures
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Mud Creek on Abandoned Burlington Northern Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned C&A - Twin Culvert (N) (Pike County, Illinois)
Built 1870, Bypassed and Closed in 1889
Stone arch bridge over Old Pearl Road on Abandoned Chicago & Alton Railway
Intact but closed to all traffic

Abandoned C&A Little Blue Creek Culvert (Pike County, Illinois)
Abandoned sometime around the 1890's when tracks where reallinged
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Little Blue Creek on Abandoned Chicago & Alton Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned CBQ - Branch Red Oak Creek Arch Bridge (Montgomery County, Iowa)
Built 1879, Abandoned 1903
Abandoned Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Branch Red Oak Creek on Abandoned Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned CGW - Unnamed Stream Culvert (Dodge County, Minnesota)
Built ca. 1885
Abandoned stone culvert bridge over Unknown Stream on Abandoned CGW Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned CN - West Twin River Swing Bridge (Manitowoc County, Wisconsin)
Built 1899
Abandoned through truss bridge over West Twin River on Abandoned
Abandoned

Abandoned CNW - Fox River Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1879
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over Fox River in Carpentersville on C&NW RR
Abandoned

Abandoned DM&E - Short Creek Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built Ca. 1894
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Short Creek on Abandoned Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned EE- Split Rock Creek Bridge (Minnehaha County, South Dakota)
Built 1891
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over Split Rock Creek on Abandoned Ellis & Eastern Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned Groundhouse River Bridge (Kanabec County, Minnesota)
Built 1892
Abandoned stone arch bridge over S. Fork Groundhouse River on Abandoned Burlington Northern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Abandoned NYC - Blues Creek Stone Arch (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1854
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Blues Creek on Abandoned railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned RI - Indian Creek Bridge (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned RI - Indian Creek Bridge #2 (Pottawattamie County, Iowa)
Built 1899
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Indian Creek on Abandoned Rock Island Railroad
Abandoned

Abandoned UP - Red Cedar River Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
Built 1893, Approaches Rebuilt 1905
Abandoned 2-span Quadrangular Warren through truss bridge over Red Cedar River on Abandoned Union Pacific
Abandoned

Abbett Avenue Bridge (Morris County, New Jersey)
Built 1896; rehabilitated 1941; demolished ca. 1978; replacement bridge built 1986
Lost pony truss bridge over Whippany River on Abbett Avenue in Morristown
Replaced by new bridge

Abbey Avenue Viaduct (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1888 by the King Bridge Co.
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Walworth Valley Run and Nickle Plate/Big Four Railroad on Abbey Ave
Replaced by new bridge

Abel Hill Bridge (Martin County, Indiana)
Built in 1877 by the Columbia Bridge Works; replaced in 1996.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lost River on CR #3
Replaced by new bridge

Abington Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built 1881; replaced 1991
Lost through truss bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on Pottershop Road
Replaced by new bridge

Able Mitchell Bridge (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1892 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co., bypassed 1991
Through truss bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on Mansfield Road northeast of Bridgeton
Open to pedestrians only

Ackley Covered Bridge 22-82-01 (Wayne County, Michigan)
Originally crossed between Greene and Washington Counties in Pennsylvania (38-30-41x). Dismantled and moved to Dearborn in November 1937.
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over pond in Dearborn
Open to horse-drawn carriages

Adairs Covered Bridge 38-50-04 #2 (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1864; damaged by flooding in 1919
Covered bridge over Shermans Creek on Couchtown Road (PA 3008)
Open to traffic

Adams Mill Covered Bridge 14-08-01 (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1872 by the Wheelock Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1990
Covered bridge over Wildcat Creek on CR 50 East
Open to traffic

Adams Road Covered Bridge 35-04-11 (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built after 1878 flood; Replaced 1947
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Ashtabula River on Adams Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Adams Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1889 to replace earlier 1869 swing bridge; replaced 1927
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Chicago River (south branch) on Adams Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Adamsboro Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Built in 1898 by the Wabash Bridge & Iron Works, replaced in 1985.
Lost through truss bridge over Eel River on CR 150 N in Adamsboro
Replaced by new bridge

ADBF - South Branch Raisin River Stone Arch (Lenawee County, Michigan)
Built 1867
Stone arch bridge over South Branch Raisin River on Adrian & Blissfield Railroad (formerly NYC RR)
Open to traffic

Adel Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Built 1882 by the King Bridge Co.
Two-span through truss bridge over North Raccoon River on River Street in Adel
Closed to all traffic

Adelaide Bridge (Fremont County, Colorado)
Built 1894 on the narrow gauge Florence and Cripple Creek Railroad. Converted to highway use after the railroad was abandoned in 1912.
Steel trestle on Phantom Canyon Road over Eightmile Creek
Open to one-lane traffic on a gravel road

Aden Road Bridge (Prince William County, Virginia)
Built 1882; renovation scheduled 2016
Through truss bridge over Southern Railroad on Aden Road in Nokesville
Temporarily removed for rehabilitation

AE&FRE - Culvert (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1899
Slab bridge over Unnamed Stream on abandoned Aurora, Elgin & Fox River Electric Line
Open to pedestrians

Aetnaville Bridge (Ohio County, West Virginia)
Built 1891; closed to traffic December 1988
Through truss bridge over Ohio River Back Channel on Georgia Street in Wheeling
Closed to all traffic

Ahler's Bridge in Nockamixon Township (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1804. Rebuilt by Bucks County 2001
Stone arch bridge over Nockamixon Creek on Old Easton Road btwn Ferndale & Kinntnrtsville, PA
Open to traffic

Ahler's Bridge in Nockamixon Township (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1826, Rebuilt by Bucks County in 2001,
Two-span stone arch bridge over Nockamixon Creek on Old Easton Road in Nockamixon Twp btwn Ferndale & Knitnersville, PA
Open to traffic

Aiken Street Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1883 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; Rehabilitated 1998
Five-span lenticular through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Aiken Street in Lowell
Open to traffic

Air Line Railroad Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1872; Destroyed by Steamboat collision 1876; Replaced 1886
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Connecticut River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Air Line State Park Trail - River Road Overpass (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1887; abandoned 1965 by New Haven RR Portland-Columbia
Stone arch bridge over River Road on Airline State Park Trail S
Open to pedestrians only

Aitkin Bridge (Aitkin County, Minnesota)
Built 1896
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on MN 1 (Minnesota Ave.)
No longer exists

Ak-Sar-Ben Bridge (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1888; widened with 3rd truss line added 1922-1924; tolls removed 1947; replaced by I-480 bridge in 1966
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Douglas Street
Replaced by new bridge

Alamuchee-Bellamy Covered Bridge 01-60-01 (Sumter County, Alabama)
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alamuchee-Bellamy_Covered_Bridge for a detailed history
Lattice through truss bridge over a duck pond on a pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Albany County Rail-Trail - Normans Kill Bridge (Albany County, New York)
Built ca. 1880, CP Rail proposed abandoning the line in 2003, purchased by Albany County in 2009, new deck for trail use placed in 2015.
Pratt through truss bridge over Normanskill on Albany County Rail-Trail
Open to pedestrians and cyclists only

Albany Covered Bridge 29-02-06 (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Built 1858; rehabilitated 1970
Covered bridge over Swift River on Dugway Road in Albany
Open to traffic

Albany Street Bridge (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Built 1895; rehabilitated 1988
Stone arch bridge over Raritan River on NJ 27 in Highland Park
Open to traffic

Albion Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1885 by the Boston Bridge Works; rehabilitated 1924; rehabilitated 1996
Rehabilitated two-span pony truss bridge over Blackstone River on School Street
Open to traffic

Albion Trench Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1887; rehabilitated 1926; rehabilitated 1996
Rehabilitated pony truss bridge over Albion Mill Race on School Street
Open to traffic

Albright Bridge (Tarrant County, Texas)
Built ca 1890, replaced by new bridge 100 meters south in 1936
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork Trinity River on County Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Aldrich Change Bridge (Wayne County, New York)
Built 1858 to span the Erie Canal at Rochester; relocated 1880 to Palmyra; sold to farmer and relocated to cross Ganargua Creek; collapsed 1996; relocated and restored in Palmyra 2002-03
Parker pony truss bridge relocated and preserved at Aqueduct Park in Palmyra
Open to pedestrians

Aline Covered Bridge 38-55-04 (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884
Covered bridge over North Branch Mahantango Creek in Meiserville
Open to pedestrians only

Aliso Street Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1881; Replaced 1938-1940
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Los Angeles River on Railroad (PE)/Aliso Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Allegheny Aqueduct (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1824. Operated for commerce until 1919. Abandoned in 1931. Restored in 1989.
Stone arch bridge over Allegheny Creek on Aqueduct
Partial collapse under the eastern most span. Appears to still hold storm water / aqueduct trough not affected.

Allegheny River Trail - Rockland Tunnel (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1915 for the Pennsylvania Railroad, now used only for Hike/Bike
Tunnel on Allegheny River Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Allegheny River Trail Spur Mill Creek Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1870
Stone arch bridge over Mill Creek on Allegheny River Trail Spur


Allentown Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1837; Rebuilt 1874
Lost Stone arch bridge over Skippack Creek on Allentown Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Allenville Covered Bridge 25-16-02x (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built soon after the Civil War to replace an earlier structure. Destroyed by a severe thunderstorm during the morning of Nov. 2, 1945.
Lost covered bridge over Old Channel Whitewater River near Allenville
Destroyed by a severe thunderstorm