Built 1847

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Bangor-Brewer Covered Toll Bridge (Penobscot County, Maine)
Built 1847 ; Middle span lost to flooding in 1902 & Replaced, completely demolished 1911
Lost covered Howe truss bridge over Penobscot River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bendale Covered Bridge (Lewis County, West Virginia)
Built in 1847; Removed in 1951 to Relocated part of US 10.
Lost Bridge over West Fork River on Abandoned portion of US 19
Replaced by a new bridge (on a new portion of US 19)

Boones Ferry (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Lost ferry over Willamette River at Wilsonville
No longer exists

Brown Street Covered Bridge (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1845-47; Replaced 1903
Lost covered through truss bridge over Wabash River on Brown Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Cheshire Rail Trail - Stone Arch Bridge (Cheshire County, New Hampshire)
Built 1847
Stone arch bridge over Branch River on Railroad (Abandoned)
Open to pedestrians

Duck Creek Aqueduct Covered Bridge 14-24-11 (Franklin County, Indiana)
Built 1847; rebuilt 1949, repaired 2018
Covered aqueduct carrying Whitewater Canal over Duck Creek at Metamora


French Creek Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1847; Replaced 1991
Lost Stone arch bridge over French Creek on Main Street
Replaced by new bridge

Greenfield Tunnel (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847
Stone arch bridge over Pan Am Connecticut River Route on MA 2A (Main Street) in Greenfield
Open to traffic

Gristmill Hill Road Bridge (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Built 1847
Lost Pony truss bridge over Indian River & Northern Railroad on Gristmill Hill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

I&M Canal Aux Sable Aqueduct (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built in 1847, Rebuilt in 1927
Bridge over Aux Sable Creek on I&M Canal
Open to foot, bike and canoe traffic

I&M Canal Nettle Creek Aqueduct (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built in 1847 Rebuilt a few times. Current looks like CCC work. Destroyed by flood April 19, 2013.
Aqueduct over Nettle Creek on I&M Canal
Destroyed by flooding

Irving Covered Bridge (Penobscot County, Maine)
Built in 1847; Replaced in 1937
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Pushaw Stream on Bennoch Road; RT 16
Replaced by a new bridge

John Breneman's Covered Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1847; Lost to a flood in 1917 and replaced.
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Little Conestoga Creek on Millersville Road
Destroyed by flooding, replaced in 191718847

John Steele's Mill Covered Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1847 by Fink & Hinkle; Replaced in 1941 by 2 span concrete bridge
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over East Branch Octoraro Creek on Bartville Road
Replaced by a new bridge

MBTA - Beaver Brook Arch (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847
Stone arch bridge over Beaver Brook on MBTA Fitchburg Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Lower Shawsheen River Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847, reconstructed with steel superstructure 2013
Stone arch bridge over Shawsheen River on MBTA Haverhill Line
Open to traffic

MBTA - Upper Shawsheen River Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847, reconstructed with steel superstructure 2013
Stone arch bridge over Shawsheen River on Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Open to traffic

NECR - Norwich Tunnel (New London County, Connecticut)
Tunnel under Sherman Street on New England Central Railroad in Norwich
Open to traffic

Nehemiah Jewett Covered Bridge 21-09-01x (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1847; Pedestrian walkway installed 1920; Replaced 1962
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Nashua River on Groton Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Newkirk Viaduct 38-51-04x (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1847; destroyed by fire 1863
Lost Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Road & railroad
Destroyed by fire & replaced

Rippowam River Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1847 by the New York and New Haven Railroad; rehabilitated 1958
Three-span stone arch bridge over Rippowam River on South State Street in Stamford
Open to traffic

Rupert Covered Bridge 38-19-33 (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1847; rehabilitated 2000
Covered bridge over Fishing Creek on TR 409 in Bloomsburg
Open to traffic

Sawmill Rift Railroad Bridge (Pike County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1847; Replaced ?
McCallum truss over Delaware River on New York & Erie Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Shearer's Covered Bridge 38-36-31 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1847; Rebuilt 1855; Moved to current location 1971
Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Chiques Creek on East Adele Avenue
Open to pedestrians only

Shoemaker's Covered Bridge (Lycoming County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1847; Removed in 1921 and replaced by a 200' 3 Span Concrete Bridge about 500' from the covered bridge location
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Muncy Creek
Replaced by a new bridge in a different location (See Sr 2055 on map)

Southern - Etowah River Bridge (Floyd County, Georgia)
Built 1847
Lost Bridge over Etowah River on Southern Railway
Removed but not replaced; stone supports remain

St Clair Street Covered Bridge (Franklin County, Kentucky)
Built in 1847; Replaced by the current bridge in 1893.
Lost Town lattice truss covered bridge over Kentucky River on St Clair Street
Replaced by a new bridge in 1894

Terre Haute Drawbridge (Vigo County, Indiana)
Built 1847
Lost Bridge over Wabash River
No longer exists. Replaced by new bridge

Unnamed Covered Bridge (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1847; Then Rebuilt in 1891 by George W. Keefer; Replaced in 1931.
Lost Bridge over Shamokin Creek on Pa Route 147
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington Street Bridge (1847) (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1847; was declared unsafe and replaced 1853
Lost covered through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Water Street Bridge (1847) (St. Joseph County, Indiana)
Built 1847
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over St. Joseph River on Water Street (Now LaSalle Ave.).
Destroyed by severe weather

White Rock Forge Covered Bridge 38-36-18 (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1847
Covered bridge over W. Octoraro Creek on White Rock Road (TR 337)
Open to traffic