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Built during 1850s

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6th Street Bridge (1859) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1859; Replaced 1892
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Allegheny River on 6th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Abbott Park Stone Arch #2 (Franklin County, Maine)
Built 1850
Stone arch bridge over Bever Brook on Pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Abbott Park Stone Arch #3 (Franklin County, Maine)
Built 1850
Stone arch bridge over Bever Brook on Pedestrian walkway
Open to pedestrians only

Acushnet River Bridge (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
Built 1850; rehabilitated 1959
Stone arch bridge over Acushnet River on Main Street
Open to traffic

Adam Ebaugh's Mill Covered Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
First Covered Bridge on site built in 1857 by Adam Ebaugh; Replaced in 1873; Second Covered Bridge built in 1873 by P. Ilgenfritz; Replaced in 1939.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Ebaughs Creek on Stewartstown Road
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Albany Northern RR - Hudson River Bridge (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1853
Lost Bridge over Hudson River on Albany Northern RR
Removed but not replaced

Albert B. Worth's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-83x/38-36-106#2x (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Original Bridge built in 1841 by E. & S. Mills; lost in 1857 by a flood; second bridge built in 1857 and lost in 1950.
Burr arch-truss bridge over Former East Branch Octoraro Creek on Abandoned Worth's Bridge Road
Inundated site is under water

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

Allenwood Covered Bridge 38-49-59x/38-60-12x (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1852; Lost in 1889 Flooding
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over West Branch Susquehanna River on River Avenue
Destroyed by flooding in 1889

Alter's Covered Bridge 38-21-08x (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1855 by Joseph Finley; Removed and replaced in 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Graham's Woods Road (T-448)
Replaced by a new bridge

Amherst Street Bridge (Erie County, New York)
Built 1857
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Erie Canal on Amherst Street
Removed but not replaced

Amoskeag Falls Bridge 29-06-20x (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1854, collapsed in 1920
Burr long Through truss bridge over Merrimack River
Collapsed

Anderson Railroad Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Built 1855
Lost Bridge over White River on Pan Handle Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge (It may have been replaced by a long viaduct)

Andrews Street Bridge (1857) (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1857; Replaced 1893
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Genessee River on Andrews Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Arches Trail - Cress Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Illinois)
Built ca 1855; originally Terre Haute & Alton RR, later Big Four RR, later New York Central RR
Stone arch bridge over Cress Creek on Arches Rail Trail (formerly Big Four RR)
Open to pedestrians only

Arlington Green Covered Bridge 45-02-01 (Bennington County, Vermont)
Built 1852; rehabilitated 1979
Covered bridge over Battenkill River on C3023 in Arlington
Open to traffic

Armiesburg Covered Bridge (Parke County, Indiana)
Built in 1854 by Henry Wolf; Lost in 1913 (maybe by flooding) and replaced
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR 600 W
Replaced by a new bridge

ATN - Laney Tunnel (Etowah County, Alabama)
Built 1851, reinforced 2010
Tunnel on Alabama & Tennessee River Railway
Open to traffic

Ballville Bridge (1858) 35-72-02x (Sandusky County, Ohio)
Built 1858; replaced 1924
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Sandusky River on Tiffin Road (CR 53)
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Barrackville Covered Bridge 48-25-02 (Marion County, West Virginia)
Built in 1853 by Eli & Lemuel Chenoweth; Bypassed 1987; ACROW pony truss installed 1991 due to deterioration; Renovated 1998
Burr arch-truss bridge over Buffalo Creek
Open to pedestrians

Barryville-Shohola Bridge (1854) (Pike County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1854; Damaged by severe wind storm 1859; Cables snapped 1865; Repaired & rehabilitated 1866; Replaced 1941
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Delaware River on SR434
Replaced by a new bridge

Bartlett Covered Bridge 29-02-02 (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Built 1850; Rehabilitated with added arches c. 1920's; Bypassed 1939; Sold to private owner and converted to gift shop 1965
Paddleford through truss bridge
Open to customers only

Bay Street Bridge (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
Built 1850; rehabilitated 1950
Wooden bridge over MBTA (Abandoned) on Bay Street in Taunton
Filled in

Bear Creek Covered Bridge 25-87-02x (Ralls County, Missouri)
Built 1853; replaced 1931
Lost covered bridge over Bear Creek on the Hannibal-New London Toll Road
No longer standing

Beaver Brook East Stream Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1850; rehabilitated 1921
Stone arch bridge over Beaver Brook East Stream on MA 113 (Pleasant Street) in Dracut
Open to traffic

Beaver Brook West Stream Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1850; rehabilitated 1921
Stone arch bridge over Beaver Brook West Stream on MA 113 (Pleasant Street) in Dracut
Open to traffic

Beck's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-56x (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1858; Replaced in 1920
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Beaver Creek
Replaced by a new bridge

Bells Mill Bridge 38-65-01 (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1850; rehabilitated 1988
Wooden covered bridge over Sewickley Creek
Open to light auto traffic

Bement Covered Bridge 29-07-03 (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1854; rehabilitated 1964
Covered bridge over West Branch Warner River on Bradford Center Road in Bradford
Open to traffic

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

Big Eisenhart's Mill Covered Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1850
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conewago Creek on North Lake Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Reed Island Covered Bridge (Carroll County, Virginia)
Built in 1851; Replaced in 1939
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Big Reed Island Creek on RT 221
Replaced by a new bridge

Birdsboro Covered Bridge 38-06-24-2x (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1850; Lost to arson in 1926 and replaced; See Bridgehunter #30389 for replacement bridge.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Route 345
Destroyed by fire (arson) and replaced

Black Covered Bridge 38-37-15x (Lawrence County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Burr arch covered bridge over Shenango River
Destroyed by flooding

Black Railroad Covered Bridge 38-54-45x (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1851
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Schuylkill River and Canal on Mt. Carbon & Port Carbon Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Black Rock Covered Bridge 38-15-101x/38-46-09x (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1859; Burned in 1926; Replaced in 1927
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Black Rock Road (RT. 113)
Destroyed by fire and Replaced in 1927

Blackwater River Covered Bridge (Saline County, Missouri)
Built 1852 by Steve, Boomer, and Co. of St. Louis for $6,000; Removed 1915
Lost covered bridge over Blackwater River somewhere in Saline County
No longer exists

Blenheim Bridge 32-48-01x (Schoharie County, New York)
Built 1855; Approach span added 1869; Approach span rebuilt 1887 & 1895; bypassed 1932; lost 2011
Lost covered bridge over Schoharie Creek on River Road
Destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Irene on Aug 28, 2011

Blue Ridge Tunnel (Nelson County, Virginia)
Built 1858; abandoned 1944; reopened for pedestrians 2020
Tunnel under Rockfish Gap on pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians

BM - Souhegan River Covered Deck Truss (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1851; Burned 1907; Replaced 1908
Lost Deck truss bridge over Souhegan River on Boston & Maine railroad
Destroyed by fire

BN - Bridge #169.11 (Caldwell County, Missouri)
Built 1858
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Branch of Brushy Creek on Abandoned Burlington Northern Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

BNSF - Batavia Creek Bridge (N) (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1850, later encased
Stone arch bridge over Batavia Creek on BNSF Railway
Open to traffic

BO - Board Tree Tunnel (Marshall County, West Virginia)
Tunnel on Former B&O Railroad in Littleton


BO - Fairmont Fink Truss (1852) (Marion County, West Virginia)
Fink iron bridge built here 1852; Destroyed by the CSA 1863; Replaced by indentical structure 1865; Replaced 1887
Lost Fink through truss bridge over Monongahela River on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Destroyed in 1863 by the South; temporarily replaced by the north with a wooden bridge; replaced by the railroad to a similar plan but with slightly different casting shortly after the war.

BO - Grafton Bridge (Taylor County, West Virginia)
Built 1854
Lost Fink through truss bridge over Tygart Valley River on B&O Railroad
Collapsed in 1890, replaced by a new bridge

BO - Harpers Ferry Bollman Bridge (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1852; Converted to road-only use 1894; 3 spans destroyed by flood 1924; Totally destroyed by flood in March 1936
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Potomac River on B&O Railroad/US 340
Destroyed by flood

BO - Kingwood Tunnel (Preston County, West Virginia)
Bored 1852; Subsequent work 1903 and 1912; Abandoned and sealed 1950
Tunnel on former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Tunnelton
Sealed Up in 1950

BO - Lodgeville Tunnel (1857) (Harrison County, West Virginia)
Bored in 1857 and bypassed in 1952.
Abandoned tunnel for B&O Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

BO - Lower Elysville Bridge (1853) (Howard County, Maryland)
Built 1853 lost 1868 due to flooding. Replaced by a bridge of similar design but with an additional span.
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Patapsco river on BO Railroad
No longer exists

BO - Muskingum River Bollman Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Built 1855; strengthened by Howe truss addition; west span collapsed 1866 due to overloading
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Railroad (B&O)
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - North Branch Potamac River Bridge (Old) (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1857
Lost Deck truss bridge over North Branch Potomac River on B&O Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Pulp Mill Bollman Truss (Jefferson County, West Virginia)
Built 1852, original B&O mainline; bypassed c1892
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Armory Canal on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Shannon Tunnel (Doddridge County, West Virginia)
Lost Tunnel on the Parkersburg Branch of the B&O Railroad. Cut is located on the North Bend Rail Trail.
Daylighted and replaced by a cut

BO - Stone Arch Bridge (Butler County, Ohio)
Built 1855 as an approach to the Great Miami River bridge
Stone arch bridge on CSX Railroad in Hamilton
Open to traffic

BO - Tunnel No. 6 (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Tunnel No. 6 is an abandoned tunnel along the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad's Wheeling-Pittsburgh Subdivision west of Washington, Pennsylvania.
Abandoned tunnel on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

BO - Upper Elysville Bridge (1854) (Howard County, Maryland)
Built beginning in 1853, opened in1854
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Patapsco river on B&O Railroad
No longer exists

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

Bollman Truss over Erie Canal (Oneida County, New York)
Built 1855
Other pony truss bridge over Erie Canal


Bonneauville Road Covered Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1853 by John Finley; Lost between 1932-37.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Rock Creek on Hanover Road (SR 0116)
Replaced by a new bridge

Boscawen-Canterbury Covered Bridge 29-07-31x (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1857
Lost Through truss covered bridge over Merrimack River on Depot Street
Lost to flood in 1907

Bowerston Tunnel (Harrison County, Ohio)
Built by the Steubenville & Indiana, bypassed by the Pennsylvania RR in 1950
Abandoned tunnel on Former PPR
Derelict/abandoned

Boyd Covered Bridge 35-34-46x (Harrison County, Ohio)
Built 1857; replaced 1913
Lost through truss covered bridge over Stillwater Creek on Spencer Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bradford's Village Covered Bridge (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Built in 1853; Replaced in 1896 with an iron truss bridge.
Lost Bridge over Nezinscot River on Route 117
Replaced by a new bridge

Braggtown Covered Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1853 by John Finley; Replaced in 1947 with a 2 span steel girder bridge, 93' long.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Bermudian Creek on Braggtown Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Branch River Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1855
Stone arch bridge over Branch River on RI 5 in North Smithfield
Open to traffic

Brenneman's Farm Covered Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Original bridge on this site was a stone bridge built in 1817-18; it was replaced by the covered bridge in 1851 built by John Findley; It was replaced in 1948
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Conewago Creek on Canal Road (SR 921)
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Bridge (Bristol County, Massachusetts)
Built 1850
Stone arch bridge over Ten Mile River on Bridge Street in Attleboro
Open to traffic

Bridgeport Covered Bridge 38-01-53x (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1857 by Jonas Rouanzahn; Replaced in 1932.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conewago Creek on Narrows Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridgeport Railroad Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Built ca 1851; Arson planned, but never attemped due to being well-guarded November 8th, 1861; Partially blown up by Confederate General Danville Leadbetter; Remaining spans burned by Union General Ormsby M. Mitchell
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Tennessee River on Nashville & Chattanooga Railway


Bridgeport Toll Bridge (Crawford County, Wisconsin)
Built 1857
Lost Through truss covered bridge over Wisconsin River on Great River Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Brindnagle's Covered Bridge (Lebanon County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1853
Lost Through truss bridge over Swatara Creek on Abandoned Roadway (May have been Eisenhower Road)
Removed but not replaced (Roadway and Covered Bridge site are abandoned)

Brinton's Covered Bridge 38-15-33x (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1854 by Robert Russell; new roof in 1890; major repairs in 1918; roof blew off in 1954; Arsoned in 1957
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Brandywine Creek on Abandoned LR 15199
Destroyed by fire - Arsoned

Broad Ford Bridge (1853) (Miami County, Ohio)
Built 1853; arches added 1869
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Springfield-Troy Road (currently OH-41)
Replaced by a new bridge

Broad Street Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1850; rehabilitated 1990 CA
Stone arch bridge over a branch Neshaminy Creek on Broad Street in Hatfield
Open to traffic

Bronx River Long Truss (Bronx County, New York)
Built 1853; Replaced 1912
Lost Col. Stephen H. Long-patented Pratt pony truss bridge over Bronx River on 242nd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Brunswick Covered Bridge 20-10-10x / 46-53-01x (Frederick County, Maryland)
Built in 1857; Burned in 1861; Replaced with a Ferry System.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Potomac River on Burkittsville Road
Destroyed by fire (Replaced by a ferry system and later bridges)

Brushtown Covered Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1857 by John Finley; Razed and replaced in 1932 with a 90' steel stringer bridge.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over South Branch Conewago Creek on Hanover Road (SR 0116)
Replaced by a new bridge (90' steel stringer with masonry abutments)

Buena Vista Ferry (Marion County, Oregon)
Established 1852, Current ferry built in 2011
Ferry across Willamette River on Buena Vista Rd/Willamette Ferry St.
Open to traffic

Bull Covered Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1854 by John Findley; Replaced in 1937
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Fox Run on Bull Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bulltown Covered Bridge (Braxton County, West Virginia)
Built in 1850; Lost/Removed in 1941; Site now inundated under Burnsville Lake.
Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Kanawha River on Abandoned portion of SR 19/12 (now inundated)
Inundated. Under the waters of Burnsville Lake

Bunker Hill Covered Bridge 38-38-12x (Lebanon County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Burr arch covered bridge over Little Swatara Creek on S Lancaster Street
Replaced by a new bridge in 1950

Bushong's Covered Bridge 38-06-37x (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1857 by Jonathan Bitner; Lost to an arsonist in 1959 and not replaced.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Tulpehocken Creek and Union Canal on Abandoned Roadway
Destroyed by fire (arsoned and not replaced)

Buskirk Covered Bridge 32-42-02 / 32-58-04 #2 (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1850; rebuilt 1880, rehabilitated 2005
Covered bridge over Hoosic River on CR 103
Open to traffic

Butler Street Bridge (Washington County, Ohio)
Built 1856-1859; replaced 1873
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Muskingum River on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

C&F - Jordan Creek Iron Bridge (1857) (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1857; Replaced 1889
Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over Jordan Creek on Catasauqua & Fogelsville Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

C&O Canal - Wiley Ford Bridge (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1850; Lost before 1907.
Lost Burr Arch & Town bridge over Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (C&O Canal) that connected Virginia Avenue in Cumberland, Maryland, with Wiley Ford, West Virginia
Replaced by a new bridge

C&O Canal Town Creek Aqueduct (Allegany County, Maryland)
Built 1850
Stone arch bridge over Town Creek on Chesapeake and Ohio Canal & Towpath
Open to pedestrians only

C&O Canal Trail Paw Paw Tunnel (Allegany County, Maryland)
Bulding began in 1836, finished 1850
Tunnel on C&O Canal
Open to pedestrians

Cades Mill Covered Bridge 14-23-02 (Fountain County, Indiana)
Built 1854 by Captain White
Covered bridge over Coal Creek on Cades Hollow Road
Open to pedestrians only

Camp Road Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1858; rehabilitated 1916, 1932, and ca. 1985
Stone arch bridge over East Branch Perkiomen Creek on Camp Road in Salford Township
Replaced by a new bridge in 2013

Camptown Covered Bridge 38-08-11x (Bradford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1855
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wyalusing Creek on Route 706
Destroyed by flooding and replaced in 1915

Canal Street Spicket River Bridge (Essex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1857; rehabilitated 1907; demolished 2016
Stone arch bridge over Spicket River on Canal Street in Lawrence
Replaced by a new bridge

Carpenter Road Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1850; rehabilitated 1985
Wooden bridge over P&W Southbridge Branch (abandoned) on Carpenter Road in Dudley
Open to traffic

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

Carver-Wismer Road Bridge in Carversville, PA (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1854
Stone arch bridge over Paunnacussing Creek on Carver-Wismer Road in Carversville, Solebury Twp, PA
Open to traffic

Cave Covered Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built in 1854; moved in 1877; Removed in 1940
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Flatrock River on East Vandalia Road (now abandoned at old bridge site)
Removed but not replaced, when ST RT 9 was relocated.

CCRR - American River Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1858, replaced in 1866
Lost Deck truss bridge over American River on California Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge