Built 1870

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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

AM&O - Jefferson Street Tunnel (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built ca. 1870
Tunnel on Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Amtrak - Mattabesset River Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1870
Stone arch bridge over Mattabesset River on Amtrak Springfield Line
Open to traffic

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

Arthur A Smith Covered Bridge 21-06-03 #2 (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870
Burr arch-truss bridge over North River on Lyonsville Road


Atherton Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870 by J.H. Cofrode & Co.; closed to traffic in 1975
Iron pony truss bridge over South Branch Nashua River on Bolton Road
Open to pedestrians

B&O Railroad Tunnel (Belmont County, Ohio)
Built 1870
Tunnel under Walkway (Formerly B&O Railroad) on Sr 147
Open to traffic

Baltimore Covered Bridge 45-14-03 (Windsor County, Vermont)
built 1870 by Granville LeLand and Dennis Allen
Lattice through truss bridge
Closed to all traffic

Bartonsville Covered Bridge 45-13-11x (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1982; destroyed 2011; Replace with a new bridge 2013 Jan 26
Lost covered bridge over Williams River on C3008 (Lower Bartonsville Rd) in Rockingham
Destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Irene on Aug 28, 2011

Bowling Green Covered Bridge (Clay County, Indiana)
Built in 1870 by Muehler & Notter; replaced with a steel truss bridge in 1933
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Eel River on State Route 46
Replaced by a new bridge

Burkeville Covered Bridge 21-06-01 (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870
Howe through truss bridge over South River on Main Poland Road
Open to pedestrians only

Burkholder Covered Bridge 38-56-01 (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1990
Burr arch-truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on T548, Burkholder Bridge Road
Open to traffic

Burlington Covered Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1870, replaced in 1919
Lost covered bridge over Wildcat Creek on Michigan Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Butler Covered Bridge 17-96-02x (Pendleton County, Kentucky)
Built 1870
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Licking River on KY 177
Replaced by new bridge

C&S - Mill Gulch Bridge (Jefferson County, Colorado)
Built 1870; Converted to highway use ca. 1935; Relocated 1985
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Platte River on Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Callender Road Covered Bridge 35-04-24x (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1870; Burned by owners December 1966
Lost Covered Town lattice truss bridge over Rock Creek (Now Lake Roaming Rock) on Callender Road
Destroyed by fire

Carman Covered Bridge 38-25-05x (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870 by William Sherman
Lost covered bridge over Conneaut Creek on TR 338 (Carman's Bridge Road)
Destroyed by fire after being struck by lightning Apr 19,1996

Chiselville Covered Bridge 45-02-05 (Bennington County, Vermont)
Built 1870 by Daniel Oatman; Damaged by overweight truck 1971; Rehabilitated 1973
Town Lattice Truss Bridge over Roaring Branch of Batten Kill on Sunderland Hill Rd.
Open to traffic

Church Hill Road Covered Bridge 35-15-08 (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1870; relocated 1982
Covered bridge over Middle Fork Little Beaver Creek, just off OH 154 east of Lisbon
Open to pedestrians only

Collinsville Covered Bridge 35-09-11x (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1870; Destroyed
Lost Covered Partridge through truss bridge over Seven Mile Creek on State Road
Destroyed

Cover Covered Bridge 14-90-01x (Wells County, Indiana)
Named for nearby family, lost by Arson in late May 1966. 300 West bridge is nearby to the East, and probably why bridge was not replaced.
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Former County Road at or about 325 West
Destroyed by fire on May 28, 1966

D&H Little Starrucca Viaduct (Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania)
Built by Erie Railroad; rail line abandoned in 1982
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Unamed creek and valley on Delaware & Hudson Penn Division
Demolished

Dunlapsville Bridge 14-81-02x (Union County, Indiana)
Built 1870 by Archibald Kennedy. Burned 1971 while planning was underway to move the bridge as Brookville Dam was nearing completion and would flood the bridge.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on Roseburg Rd
Destroyed by fire and site flooded by Brookville Lake

Eakins Mill Covered Bridge 35-82-07x (Vinton County, Ohio)
Replaced with new covered bridge in 2002.
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Raccoon Creek on CR38A in Vinton
Gone, replaced by new bridge

Elm Street Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1870 by the National Bridge & Iron Works; Rehabilitated c. 1900; Rehabilitated 1980
Parker Patent pony truss bridge over Ottauquechee River on VT 12 (Elm Street)
Open to traffic

Endale Arch - Prospect Park (Kings County, New York)
Built 1870
Concrete pony arch bridge over park trail on West Drive
Open to traffic

Ewing Covered Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built in 1870 by J.J. Daniels; replaced in 1970
Lost Howe through truss bridge over East Fork White River on Ewing Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Falls Island Bridge (St. Lawrence County, New York)
Built 1870 by the King Bridge Co.; Rehabilitated for pedestrian use 2007
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Grasse River on the Grasse River Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians

Fountain Island Bridge (Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin)
Built ca. 1870 in unknown location; Moved to Lakeside Park ca. 1926
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Lakeside Creek on Pedestrian Walkway in Fond du Lac
Open to pedestrians

Germantown Covered Bridge 35-57-01 (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1870; relocated 1911
Covered bridge over Little Twin Creek on E. Center St.. in Germantown
Open to pedestrians only

Gervais Street Bridge (2nd) (Lexington County, South Carolina)
Built 1870; Replaced 1928
Lost Post through truss (?) bridge over Congaree River on Gervais Street
Replaced by a new bridge; Remains can be seen just north of the current structure

Green River Covered Bridge 45-13-04 (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1965, 2016
Covered bridge over Green River on C2001 in Guilford
Open to traffic

Hartford Avenue Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870
Stone arch bridge over Blackstone river/Canal on Hartford Avenue (Boston Post Road)
Open to traffic

Henry Bridge (Original) (Marshall County, Illinois)
Built 1870
Lost Through truss bridge over Illinois River on old road at Henry
Destroyed by collision

Hoyt Street Bridge (Gage County, Nebraska)
Built c. 1870, possibly by Ohio Bridge Company/William Rezner.
Bowstring through truss bridge over Big Blue River on Hoyt Street
Derelict/abandoned

Humboldt Bridge (Old) (Allen County, Kansas)
Built 1870; Replaced 1932
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Neosho River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Green River Bridge (Old) (Muhlenberg County, Kentucky)
Built 1870 Replaced in 1930
Lost Through truss bridge over Green River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Imes Covered Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1870; relocated in 1887 and 1977; rehabilitated 1997
Covered bridge at Imes Bridge Park in St. Charles
Open to pedestrians only

J&F - Oil City Tunnel (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870
Abandoned tunnel
Derelict/abandoned

Johnson Road Covered Bridge 35-40-06 (Jackson County, Ohio)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 2000
Covered bridge over Brushy Fork Little Scioto River on Johnson Road
Closed to all vehicle traffic

Kansas Avenue Bowstring (Shawnee County, Kansas)
Built sometime in the 1870s or before, replaced 1898 by the Melan Arch Bridge
Lost bowstring through truss bridge over Kansas River on Kansas Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge 1898

Keystone Bridge (Park County, Colorado)
Built ca. 1870 by the Keystone Bridge Co. for the Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad in Jefferson County near Kassler. Converted to highway use ca. 1935; relocated 1985.
Wrought-iron through truss bridge over North Fork South Platte River at Bailey
Open to pedestrians only

Kidder Hill Covered Bridge 45-13-03 (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1995
Covered bridge over S Branch Saxtons River on Kidder Hill Rd. C3043 in Grafton
Open to traffic

Liberty Trail Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Built 1870; relocated here in 2000
Pony truss bridge over unknown stream on Liberty Trail
Open to pedestrians

Locust Creek Covered Bridge 48-38-01 (Pocahontas County, West Virginia)
Built 1870, Rehabilitated 1904, 1968, Bypassed 1990
Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Locust Creek on CR 31 pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians

Lowell Covered Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Built 1870
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Driftwood River on Lowell Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lower Rollstone Street Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870 by the National Bridge & Iron Works
Parker pony truss bridge over North Nashua River on Rollstone Street
Intact but closed to all traffic

Lynchburg Covered Bridge 35-14-11 / 35-36-06 (Clinton County, Ohio)
Built 1870
Long through truss bridge over East Fork Little Miami River on CR6 in Lynchburg
Open to pedestrians only

Madison Covered Bridge 33-79-02x (Rockingham County, North Carolina)
Built 1837; Rebuilt 5 times; Bypassed and Replaced; Stone remnants remain
Lost Covered Through truss bridge over Dan River on Old road
Replaced by a new bridge

Meadow Port Arch Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1870
Stone arch bridge over Meadow Port Arch on West Drive
Open to traffic

Monongahela Incline (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870; Renovated 1882-83, 1993 & 1994
Bridge up Mount Washington on Inclined Rail
Open to traffic

Montague City Covered Bridge 26-06-31#3x (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870; Destroyed by Flood of 1936
Lost Covered Double decker Howe through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Railroad/Montague City Road
Destroyed by flooding

Moses Kill Bridge (Washington County, New York)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 2003
Stone arch bridge over Moses Kill on NY 197 in Argyle
Open to traffic

NH - Whiting Viaduct (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built ca 1870
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Whiting River & Abandoned Road on Central New England Railway
Derelict/abandoned

Nora Springs Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1870; Replaced 1916
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on Rock Grove Street
Demolished

NP - St. Louis River Bridge (Carlton County, Minnesota)
Built 1870
Lost Bridge over St. Louis River on RR
Demolished

NYC - Upper Bridge (Old) (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1870; Replaced 1901
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Hudson River on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Red Covered Bridge 14-55-03x (Morgan County, Indiana)
Unknown except for it's replacement in 1936
Lost Smith through truss bridge over East Fork White Lick Creek
Replaced by new bridge

Old Rock Bridge (Independence County, Arkansas)
Built 1870, collapsed in 1958, not rebuilt
Lost Stone arch bridge over Salado Creek on Old Highway 14
Collapsed

P&D - Salt Fork Vermilion River Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1870, abandoned in 1879, demolished in 1882
Lost Deck truss bridge over Salt Fork Vermilion River on former Paris and Danville Railroad in Danville
Demolished

Packsaddle Covered Bridge 38-56-02 (Somerset County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870, rebuilt in 1997
Bridge over Bush Creek on TR407 Packsaddle Rd.
Open to traffic

Panhandle Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1867-70, replaced in 1919
Lost Through truss bridge over Ohio River on Pennsylvania Railroad at Louisville
Replaced by a new bridge

Paper Mill Road Covered Bridge 10-33-01x (Cobb County, Georgia)
Built ca. 1870; Destroyed by arson March 29, 1964
Lost Covered Town lattice truss bridge over Sope Creek on Paper Mill Road
Destroyed by fire

Paxton Run Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1897; rehabilitated 1921
Cast iron truss bridge over Paxton Run on Mowersville Road
Demolished.

Peru Swing Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Longest single span structure in Illinois when completed in 1870
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Illinois River on Route 251
No longer exists

Pine Bank Covered Bridge 38-63-35 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870; relocated 1961
Kingpost through truss bridge over Avella Ravine


Power House Bridge 45-08-08 (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Built 1870; destroyed March 8, 2000; rebuilt 2002 by Blow & Cote
Queenpost through truss bridge over Gihon River on School Street
Open to traffic

Pryor Road Cedar Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Missouri)
NB gives build date of 1910; Engineering report suggests that this was built around 1870
Lost pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Pryor Road in Lee's Summit
replaced by a new bridge

Ringos Mill Covered Bridge 17-35-04 (Fleming County, Kentucky)
Built 1870. Bridge bypassed in 1968 by new bridge. Bridge placed on National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
Kingpost through truss bridge over Fox Creek on KY 158
Open to pedestrians

Riverside Park Bridge (Lynchburg, Virginia)
Built 1870 for Norfolk & Western RR, moved to Old Forest road for car use over N&W Mainline in 1893, then moved to current location in 1985
Fink Deck truss bridge over unknown creek on Trail
Open to pedestrians

Rock Covered Bridge 38-54-02 (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870
Single-span Burr arch-truss bridge over Lower Little Swatara Creek on Newswanger Road
Open to traffic

Rumsey Street Bridge (Seneca County, New York)
Built in the 1870s, replaced 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Senca River on Rumsey Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Salado Creek US 167 Bridge (Independence County, Arkansas)
Built 1870, collapsed in 1928 flood
Lost two-span stone arch bridge over Salado Creek on US 167
No longer exists

School Street Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1870 by the Cowin Iron Works; rehabilitated 1993
Pony truss bridge over Spruce Run River on School Street in Glen Gardner
Open to traffic

Scott Covered Bridge 45-13-13 (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1870; Closed to traffic 1955; Rehabilitated 2016
Covered Lattice through truss bridge over West River on Back Side Road


Seneca Street Bridge (Old) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1870
Lost Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Cuyahoga River on Seneca Street
No longer exists

Shaw Bridge (Columbia County, New York)
Built 1870 by J.D. Hutchinson
Abandoned bowstring pony truss bridge over Claverack Creek on Van Wyck Lane
Abandoned

Sherman Covered Bridge 38-25-02 (Erie County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over West Branch Conneaut Creek on Barney Road
Open to traffic

Smith Bridge (Windsor County, Vermont)
Half of bridge moved from Lamoille Co, 1973 removed 2001
Lost Town lattice truss bridge
Removed but not replaced

South Pomfret Covered Bridge 45-14-18 (Windsor County, Vermont)
Original bridge built 1870; Bypassed and abandoned 1965; Half of bridge installed here 1973
Town lattice truss bridge over Barnard Brook on Private Drive
Open to private traffic

South Windsor Covered Bridge 35-04-26x (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
The South Windsor or Plank Road Covered Bridge carried Old Plank Road across the Grand River in Windsor Township, Ashtabula County Ohio, 1870-1970.
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Grand River on Twp Rd. 526 Old Plank Road
Destroyed by fire

Spain Creek Covered Bridge 35-80-02 (Union County, Ohio)
Built 1870
Partridge through truss bridge over Spain Creek on Cratty Rd. (CR163)
Open to traffic

Tannehill Covered Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Bulit 1870; Lost 1965
Lost Howe through truss over Driftwood River on Tannehill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Thomas J Malone Covered Bridge 35-15-96 (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1870; renovated 1971
Altered multiple Kingpost Covered Bridge over Little Beaver Creek


Thunderhead Resort Kamp Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built near Keithsurg in 1870; Relocated here by George Carpenter in 1989; Knocked off foundations by a tree ca. 1995
Abandoned bowstring pony truss bridge over Andalusia Slough Tributary on Thunderhead Resort Kamp Road
Abandoned; knocked off foundations

Trusal-Dice Covered Bridge 38-32-03 (Indiana County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870
Covered Bridge over Plum Creek on Trusal Road (TR 406)
Bypassed to traffic, Open to pedestrians

Tuscarora Club/ Demis Covered Bridge 32-13-05 (Delaware County, New York)
Moved here in 1935
Kingpost through truss bridge over Mill Brook on Private trail
Open to pedestrians

Union Covered Bridge 25-69-02 (Monroe County, Missouri)
Built 1870-71 by Joseph C. Elliott; closed to traffic in 1970; rehabilitated 1987-88
Covered bridge over Elk Fork Salt River, just off Route C southwest of Paris
Open to pedestrians only

UP - Unnamed Stream Bridge (Jefferson County, Wisconsin)
Built 1870
Stone arch bridge over Unnamed Stream on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

Valley Road Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870; relocated here in 1885
Wrought iron pony truss bridge over Valley Road on the Stewartstown Railroad
Intact, but out of service since 2004

Village Bridge (Cheshire County, New Hampshire)
Replaced 1807 wooden bridge, replaced by girder bridge 1910
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Connecticut River
Replaced by a new bridge

Ware River Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1938
Stone arch bridge over Ware River on MA 9 (East Street) in Ware
Open to traffic

Warren Covered Bridge 45-12-15 (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1870 by Walter Bagley; rehabilitated 2000
Covered bridge over Mad River on TR 3/FAS 188 in Warren
Open to traffic

Watts Bridge (Mercer County, Illinois)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1884 and 1914; replaced 1989
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Pope Creek on 16th Street
Replaced by new bridge

Wea Creek Bridge (Shawnee County, Kansas)
Built 1870 by the Buckeye Bridge Works; relocated 1988
Relocated bowstring truss bridge on the grounds of the Kansas State Historical Society in Topeka
Open to pedestrians only

West Main Street Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1870 by the Cowin Iron Works
Two-span iron pony truss bridge over South Branch Raritan River on W. Main Street in Clinton
Open to one-way traffic

Whittier Covered Bridge 29-02-08 (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Built 1870; Rehabilitated 1983 & 2016
Covered bridge over Bearcamp River on Old NH 25 in Ossipee
Open to pedestrians only

Wilcox Game Preserve Covered Bridge (Marion County, Iowa)
Built 1870
Abandoned town lattice truss bridge over Ravine on Private Road
Derelict/abandoned

Willard Covered Bridge 45-14-02 (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1870
Covered town lattice through truss bridge over Ottauquechee River on C3015 in Hartland
Open to traffic

Williamsville Covered Bridge 45-13-05 (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1950
Covered bridge over Rock River on TR 2/Dover Rd. in Newfane Township
Open to traffic