Built 1856

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Bank Street Covered Bridge 07-05-13x (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1856; Replaced 1936
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Naugatuck River on Bank Street in Seymour.
Replaced by a new bridge

Berry Street Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1851-1856; Converted to road use 1998
Tunnel on West Busway
Open to traffic

Bidwell Bar Bridge (1856) (Butte County, California)
Built 1856 using materials transported from Troy, NY; closed to traffic in 1954; relocated 1967
Relocated suspension bridge formerly over Feather River
Open to pedestrians

BO - Woods Fork Creek Bridge (Scott County, Indiana)
Stone double arch bridge built by Irish Laborers in 1856
Abandoned deck arch bridge over Woods Fork creek on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

Carrollton Covered Bridge 48-01-02 (Barbour County, West Virginia)
Built 1856; rebuilt with concrete beam deck 1963; rehabilitated 2003, heavily damaged by arson August 10, 2017; reopened Sept. 14, 2017 with exposed superstructure
Burr Arch covered bridge over Buckhannon River on County Route 36
Closed

Charles River Covered Bridge 19-09-20x (Oxford County, Maine)
Built in 1856; Removed and Replaced in 1930.
Lost Paddleford through truss bridge over Charles River on Harbor Road
Replaced by a new bridge

CRCX - Long Dock Tunnel (Hudson County, New Jersey)
Built 1856
Tunnel under Palisades Ridge on Conrail Shared Assets/frmr Erie RR


Crooks Covered Bridge 14-61-17 (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1856, rebuilt 1867
Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR225E
Open to traffic

CSX - Dewees Farm Overpass (Union County, Indiana)
Built 1856
Stone arch bridge over Private Farm Road on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic

CSX - Millboro Tunnel (Bath County, Virginia)
Tunnel under Tunnel Hill Road on CSX RR
Open to traffic

CSX - Schuylkill River Viaduct (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1853-56; Altered 1935
Stone arch bridge over Schuylkill River on CSX Railroad


DL - Nay Aug Tunnel (Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania)
The tunnel on the north, built in 1856, is currently active. The tunnel on the south, built in 1905, was damaged by a hurricane in 1955.
Tunnel on Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad
Open to traffic

DL&W - Changewater Trestle (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1856
Lost Deck truss bridge over Musconetcong River on DL&W RR
Removed but not replaced

DL&W - Manunka Chunk Tunnels (Warren County, New Jersey)
Built 1856, 2nd bore opened 1869, abandoned 1970
Abandoned tunnel on DL&W Old Main
Derelict/abandoned

Dunsfort Covered Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1856
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Dry Ridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Emlenton Covered Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1856 by Daniel McCain; Destroyed in the 1883 Flood and replaced
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Allegheny River
Destroyed by flooding and replaced with 2 span iron bridge

Everett Road Covered Bridge 35-77-01 (Old) (Summit County, Ohio)
Built 1856
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Furnace Run on Everett Road
Destroyed by severe weather in 1975

First Bridge (1856) (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1856, Replaced 1866.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mississippi River
Lost

Folsom Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1856; Fell into disrepair due to a Free Bridge being built downstream in 1860; Revampled 1863 due to the collapse of the Free Bridge; Allegedly existed until the construction of the Centennial Bridge in 1876
Lost Bridge over Iowa River on National Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Free Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1856; Destroyed 1857
Lost Bridge over Rock River on Galena Avenue
Destroyed by flooding

Green/Bath Island-Goat Island Bowstring Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1856
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge on Goat Island Road over Niagara River
No longer exists

Guyandotte Suspension Bridge (Cabell County, West Virginia)
Built 1856
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Guyandotte River on 3rd Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Hooff's Run Bridge (Alexandria, Virginia)
Built 1856
Brick arch bridge over Hooff's Run on Jamieson Avenue
Open to traffic

Jefferson Street Canal Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built between April 7, 1856 and December 8th 1856. Removed in 1887
Lost Bridge over Canal on Jefferson Street
No longer exists

Kennedy Covered Bridge 38-15-13 #2 (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1856; rehabilitated 1988
Through truss bridge over French Creek on Seven Stars Road
Open to traffic

Kilbourn Bridge (1856) (Sauk County, Wisconsin)
Built 1856; Replaced 1877
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

LS&MS - Grand River Stone Arch (Lake County, Ohio)
Built 1856; Replaced 1908
Lost Stone arch bridge over Grand River on Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (1856) (Jefferson County, Wisconsin)
Built 1856 by Henry Steger; repaired 1859; destroyed by flood 1881
Lost Bridge over Rock River on Main Street (WI-16)
Replaced by a new bridge

Mainland-Green/Bath Island Bowstring Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Niagara River
No longer exists

Marion Street Bridge (White County, Indiana)
Built 1856
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Tippecanoe River on Marion Street
No longer exists

Marysville Pike Bridge (Old) (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1856 by E.B. Gray; replaced 1864
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Scioto River on Marysville Pike (current route of US 36)
Replaced by a new bridge

McCauley Covered Bridge 45-02-06x (Bennington County, Vermont)
Built 1856
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Batten Kill River on SR 7A
Destroyed by flooding in 1927

Morris Bridge (First) (Grundy County, Illinois)
Built 1856
Lost Howe truss bridge over the Illinois River on Calhoun Street.
No longer exists

Mulberry Street Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Lost Truesdell pony truss bridge over Mill River on Mulberry Street in Leeds.
Replaced by a new bridge

Newton Falls Covered Bridge (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Built 1856; demolished 1945
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mahoning River
Lost

North Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1856
Lost Whipple through truss bridge on North Philladelphia Railroad
No longer exists

Patoka Covered Bridge 14-26-04#2x (Gibson County, Indiana)
Built in 1856 by W.T. Washer; replaced in 1923
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Patoka River on Main Street (Old Highway 41)
Replaced by a new bridge

Portland Mills Covered Bridge 14-61-21 (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1856, relocated in 1961, closed to traffic in 1982, restored and reopened in 1996
Covered bridge over Little Raccoon Creek on CR650N
Open to traffic

Puente La Concepción (Caguas, Puerto Rico)
Built 1856
Stone arch bridge over Río Cañas on PR 798
Open to traffic

Pyle's Covered Bridge 38-15-35x (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1856; Removed in 1924; Replaced in 1926.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Brandywine Creek on South Creek Road (Rt. 100)
Replaced by a new bridge (different location)

Rush Street Swing Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1856 as the first all-iron bridge in Chicago, destroyed 1863
Lost swing bridge over Chicago River on Rush Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Straight Creek Covered Bridge (Brown County, Ohio)
Built 1856; rebuilt after 1913 flood; replaced 1934 by steel truss bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over Straight Creek on Old A&P Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Strong Bridge (1856) (Franklin County, Maine)
Built 1856
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Sandy River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Irondale Arch Bridge (Washington County, Missouri)
Built 1856
Stone arch bridge over Dry Creek on the Iron Mountain Railroad (now Union Pacific Railroad) in Irondale
Open to railroad traffic

US11 Sandy Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, New York)
Built 1856; rehabilitated 1990
Stone arch bridge over Sandy Creek on US 11 in Adams
Open to traffic

Wagner Covered Bridge 38-19-15 (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1856 by Daniel Kostenbauder; In 1981 it was dismantled and replaced; The bridge was in storage and in 1994 was rebuilt at the entrance to the Foxtail Development
Queenpost through truss bridge over North Branch Roaring Creek on Wagner Bridge Road (T-468)
In storage or disassembled and replaced

Wells Street Bridge (1856) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1856
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Chicago River on Wells Street
Destroyed by fire (Lost in Great Chicago Fire 1871)

Welty's Mill Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1856
Bridge over East Branch of the Little Antietam Creek
Closed to all traffic

Wilkes Street Tunnel (Alexandria, Virginia)
Used heavily during the Civil War, refurbished by city in 2007-08
Tunnel
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists

Wistar's Ford Covered Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1856 by Jackson Kimble & John L. Wiley; removed and replaced in 1891
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Brandywine Creek on Lenape Road
Replaced by a new bridge