Built 1872

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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

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

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

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

Afton Covered Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1872, lost to an ice jam 1924
Lost Through truss bridge over Middle River on Road
Destroyed by collision

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

Artist's Bridge 19-09-04 (Oxford County, Maine)
Built 1872, bypassed in 1958
Covered bridge over Sunday River on a pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians

Austin Bridge (Neosho County, Kansas)
Built 1872 near Chanute by the King Iron Bridge Co. Moved downstream ca. 1910. Relocated to Santa Fe Park in Chanute, Kansas.
Relocated Bowstring through truss bridge over Little Turkey Creek
Open to pedestrians

Back Bone Road Bridge (Vermilion County, Illinois)
Built 1872, replaced in 1980
Lost Through truss bridge over former C&EI Railroad on Back Bone Road south of Danville
Replaced by new bridge

Barkhurst Mill Covered Bridge 35-58-15 (Morgan County, Ohio)
Built 1872 NE of Chesterhill, restoration completed in July 2014.
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Wolf Creek on TR21
Open to traffic

BCRN - Cedar River Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1872
Howe through truss bridge over Cedar River on Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Benson Street Covered Bridge (Midland County, Michigan)
Built 1872; Destroyed by flooding 1907
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Tittabawassee River on Benson Street
Destroyed by flooding

Bergfeld Pond Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built as part of Dubuque Bridge in 1872, relocated to Whitewater Creek Drive in 1898, dismantled and relocated to present site in 2007
Pratt through truss bridge over Bergfeld Pond at Bergfeld Park on Pedestrian path
Open to pedestrians only

Big Bend Tunnel (Summers County, West Virginia)
built from 1870-1872 by C&O RR to cut off Big Bend. Legend/tradition names this tunnel as scene of 'Steel Driving Man' John Henry's race with steam drill
Original tunnel built to bypass an 8 mile long bend in the Greenbrier River. Passes between Hilldale, and Talcott West Virginia.
Intact but closed to all traffic

Branch Pine Creek Bridge (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1872; rehabilitated ca. 1960
Stone arch bridge over a branch of Pine Creek on PA 1017
Open to traffic

Buckeye Furnace Covered Bridge 35-40-11 (Jackson County, Ohio)
Built 1872 by the Smith Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1936
Covered bridge formerly over Little Raccoon Creek on Buckeye Park Road (TR 165)
Sitting on dry land close to where it originally crossed Little Raccoon Creek

Byer Covered Bridge 35-40-08 (Jackson County, Ohio)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 2003
Covered bridge over Pigeon Creek on CR 31 in Byer
Open to traffic

Caldwell Bridge (Old) (Greenbrier County, West Virginia)
Built 1872; replaced 1931
Lost Covered truss bridge over Greenbrier River on US Route 60
Replaced by a new bridge

Camp Falling Rock Covered Bridge 35-45-04 (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1872 over Rocky Fork on Houdeshell Road; Replaced 1970's; Moved to Camp Falling Rock and erected as a memorial to longtime Scout Executive Harold G. Hayes
Covered Through truss bridge over Small Stream? on Footpath
Open to pedestrians only

Concord Covered Bridge 10-33-02 (Cobb County, Georgia)
Built 1872
Covered bridge over Nickajack Creek on Concord Road in Smyrna
Open to traffic

Cow Run Covered Bridge 35-84-25x (Washington County, Ohio)
Replaced 1967
Lost Long through truss bridge over Little Muskingum River on Cow Run Road
Replaced by the current pony truss bridge

Delevan Covered Bridge (Cattaraugus County, New York)
Built 1872, Replaced 1921
Lost Town lattice through truss bridge over South Branch Cattaraugus Creek on RT 16
Replaced by a new bridge

Dublin Road Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1950 CA
Stone arch bridge over Morris Run on Dublin Road (PA 113) near Blooming Glen
Open to traffic

Eureka Bridge (Winneshiek County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Relocated to City Park, Castalia, Iowa 1995
Bowstring pony truss bridge over land, it is displayed on flat ground in Castalia
Open to pedestrians

Foster Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1874, Rebuilt 1904, Replace in 1954
Steel stringer bridge over Rio Hondo on Suva Street in Downey
Open to traffic

Foxburg Bridge (Armstrong County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1872; reconstructed 1908; replaced 1912
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Allegheny River on B&O Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Frankenfield Covered Bridge 38-09-09 (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1978
Steel stringer bridge over Tinicum Creek on Cafferty Road
Open to traffic

Gibson's Covered Bridge 38-15-10 (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1872
Covered bridge over East Branch Brandywine Creek on Harmony Hill Road
Under renovation

Government Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1872, Replaced 1895
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad and Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Granite Street Overpass (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1872
Stone arch bridge over abandoned railroad on MA 127 (Granite Street) in Rockport
Open to traffic

Green Mill Ford Bridge (Bremer County, Iowa)
Originally built 1872 as a three-span bridge in Waverly; two spans relocated here in 1902
Two-span bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Greenmill Avenue, northeast of Janesville
Closed - Walk this one at your own risk

Green Sergeant Covered Bridge 30-10-01 (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1872; restored 1961; rehabilitated 2003
Covered bridge over Wickecheoke Creek on CR 604, north of Stockton
Open to westbound traffic

Grist Mill Covered Bridge 45-08-01 (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 2004
Covered Burr Arch truss bridge over Brewster River on Canyon Road (C3031) in Jeffersonville
Open to traffic

Henderson Bridge (Old) (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1872; Replaced 1895
Lost Through truss bridge over Seekonk River on Henderson Expressway
Replaced by a new bridge

Heritage Trail - Truss Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built 1872, Relocated to Road 1889, relocated here in 1992, restored in 2011
Pratt through truss bridge on Heritage Trail
Open to pedestrians only

Hudson River Bridge Riparius (Older) (Warren County, New York)
Built 1872
Lost Suspension bridge over Hudson River on Rt 8
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Cumberland River Bridge (Muhlenberg County, Kentucky)
Built 1872
Through truss bridge over Cumberland River on Illinois Central
No longer exists

Island Wooden Bridge (McLean County, Kentucky)
Built 1872 on KY 85 over the Owensboro-Nashville Railroad; relocated and rebuilt in Island Wooden Bridge Park in 2001
Timber stringer bridge on a pedestrian trail in Island Wooden Bridge Park
Open to pedestrians

L&N - Livermore Bridge (McLean County, Kentucky)
Built 1871-72; Replaced ?
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Green River on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Removed; Pier remains as a lookout point

Lake Roland Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1872; replaced during WWII
Lost Through truss bridge over Jones Falls on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lisbon Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1872; replaced and relocated in 1966; relocated and restored in 2017.
Bowstring truss bridge formerly crossing Middle Fork Little Beaver Creek
Open to pedestrian traffic in new location.

Livermore Falls Bridge (Older) (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Built 1872, Destroyed 1896
Lost Through truss bridge overAndroscoggin River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

LS&MS - Chagrin River Bridge (Older) (Lake County, Ohio)
Built 1872
Lost Post deck truss bridge over Chagrin River on Lake Shore & Michagan Southern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bowstring Bridge (LaSalle County, Illinois)
Built 1872; Replaced 1922
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Fox River on Main Street
Removed

Main Street Bridge (Old) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Replaced 1901
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cedar River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Oldest) (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Built 1872, Replaced 1892
Bowstring through truss bridge on Main Street


Mann's Ferry Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Lost to flooding 1944
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Maurice River Bridge (Cumberland County, New Jersey)
Built in1872 replaced
Lost Pony truss bridge over Maurice River on Route 49 West Main Street
No longer exists

Millport Covered Bridge 25-52-01x (Knox County, Missouri)
Built 1872 by William Hudson; collapsed ca. 1954 and replaced by a pony truss bridge
Lost covered bridge over Middle Fork Fabius River at Millport
No longer exists

NA&B - Salmon Brook Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1872; RR abandoned 1925
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Salmon Brook on Nashua, Acton & Boston Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

NA&B - Stony Brook Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1872; RR abandoned 1925; seems to be open as a trail
Stone arch bridge over Stony Brook on Hiking trail (former Nashua, Acton & Boston Railroad)
Open to pedestrians only

Newell Covered Bridge 45-12-10 (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1979
Covered bridge over Cox Brook on Cox Brook Road (C2003) in Northfield Falls
Open to traffic

Newport and Cincinnati Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1872 superstructure replaced 1897
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Ohio River on L&N Railroad
Superstructure replaced

Newport Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1872
Truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Road
No longer exists

NH - East Swamp Brook Arch Bridge (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built ca 1872, abandoned 1911
Abandoned stone arch bridge over East Swamp Brook on Shepaug, Litchfield & Northern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

North Manchester Covered Bridge 14-85-02 (Wabash County, Indiana)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1971 & 2013
Covered bridge over Eel River on Mill Street in North Manchester
Currently under renovation

North Nashua River Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1872
Stone arch bridge over North Nashua River on MA 13 (Main Street) in Leominster
Open to traffic

Northfield Falls Covered Bridge 45-12-08 (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1969
Covered Town Lattice bridge over Dog River on Cox Brook Road (C2003) in Northfield Falls
Open to traffic

NYC - Maiden Lane Bridge (Old) (Albany County, New York)
Built 1872; Replaced 1899
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Hudson River on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1961
Stone arch bridge over a tribuary of South Branch Raritan River on Pennsylvania Avenue Ext.
Open to traffic

Pine Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-12 (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1977
Kingpost through truss bridge over Pine Brook on Town Highway 3
Open to traffic

Powder Works Bridge 05-44-03 (Santa Cruz County, California)
Built 1872
Smith through truss bridge over San Lorenzo River on property of Paradise Park Masonic Club


PRCo - Reflectorville Viaduct (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built sometime between 1872-1874
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Edgebrook Avenue on Pittsburgh Railways
Replaced by a new bridge

Raccoon River Covered Bridge (2nd) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Replaced 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over Raccoon River on First Street & Streetcar
Replaced by a new bridge

Redbank Valley Trail - Brookville Tunnel (Jefferson County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel on Redbank Valley Trail
Closed, may be rehabbed for trail use

Rhyno's Ford Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Replaced 1934
Town lattice truss bridge over Clanton Creek on road
Replaced by a new bridge

Risser's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-36x (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1872, destroyed by arson July 8, 2002
Lost Covered bridge over T.Lil.Chickies Creek on PA 4010
GONE

Robert's Ferry Bridge (Old) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Replaced 1891
Lost Bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Rodrick Bridge (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1872 by the Coshocton Iron Works using a design patented in 1841 by Squire Whipple. Relocated in 1998.
Bowstring through truss bridge originally located over Wills Creek on TR 144 in Coshocton County and relocated to Ohio State University-Newark Campus grounds
Open to pedestrians only

Rush Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1872, removed 1920 upon completion of Michigan Avenue bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on Rush Street
Removed but not replaced

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge 25-50-01 (Jefferson County, Missouri)
Built 1872 by the House Springs, Big River Valley Macadamized and Gravel Road Co. at a cost of $2,000
Covered bridge over Sandy Creek on Lemay Ferry Road north of Hillsboro
Open to pedestrians only

Slaughterhouse Covered Bridge 45-12-09 (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1872
Covered bridge over Dog River on Slaughterhouse Road (C3014) in Northfield
Open to traffic

Smith Street Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1872; Replaced ca. 1981
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Northeast Corridor (Amtrak) on Smith Street (US 44)
Replaced by new bridge

SNETT - Blackstone Viaduct (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1872, concrete added 1918
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Mill Street on NYNH&H Midland Division
Derelict/abandoned

Sparta Covered Bridge (Gallatin County, Kentucky)
Built 1872
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Eagle Creek on KY 35
Replaced by new bridge

State Street Swing Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1872 to replace bridge lost in Chicago Fire; center pier rehabilitated 1898; bridge replaced 1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Taylor's Ford Bridge (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Originally built 1872 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co. on Main Street in Independence; relocated here in 1891
Bowstring through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Nolen Avenue, southeast of Independence
Open to pedestrians only

Upper Cox Brook Covered Bridge 45-12-11 (Washington County, Vermont)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1967
Through truss bridge over Cox Brook on Cox Brook Road (C2003) in Northfield Falls
Open to traffic

Virginia Avenue Tunnel (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1872 by the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad
Tunnel on CSX Transportation
Open to traffic

VT - Tunnel #1 (Lyon County, Nevada)
Built 1872; Collapsed 1932
Lost Tunnel on Virginia & Truckee Railroad
Collapsed

Wabash Bridge (Marion County, Missouri)
Built 1872; Drawpsan replaced 1883; Replaced in 1993
Same Bridge. Lift span was the only thing replaced in 1993
Swing span replaced around 1993 with current lift span.

West Dummerston Covered Bridge 45-13-02 #2 (Windham County, Vermont)
Built 1872; rehabilitated 1998
Covered Town Lattice through truss bridge over West River on C2001 (East-West Road) in Dummerston
Open to traffic

White Water Creek Bridge (Dubuque County, Iowa)
Built 1872 as part of a seven-span bridge over a Mississippi River slough at Dubuque; relocated here ca. 1890; and again back to Dubuque to serve as a recreational area at a local park in 2007
Through truss bridge over White Water Creek on Whitewater Drive
Replaced by a new bridge; Truss bridge relocated to a park in Dubuque