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CBQ - Grand River Bridge (1879) (Decatur County, Iowa)
Built 1879; Replaced 1915
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Grand River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Green River Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1877
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Green River on CB&Q RR
Removed but not replaced

CBQ - Thompson River Bridge (Decatur County, Iowa)
Built 1878 at another location, relocated here 1901; Removed between 1955 and 1983
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Thompson River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Removed

CCR - Lehigh Bridge (Webster County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Replaced 1880 when the line was modified from 3ft Gauge to Standard Gauge
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Crooked Creek Railroad & Coal Co.
Replaced by a new bridge

Cedar Bluff Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1877; Replaced 1972
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Replaced by new bridge

Cedar Creek Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1875
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar Creek
No longer exists

Cedar River Bridge (1878) (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built in 1878; Collapsed in 1935
Lost wooden truss bridge over Cedar River on River Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1936

Cedar Street Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876; rehabilitated ca. 1960
Through truss bridge over Back Creek on Feed Mill Road


Cedarburg Covered Bridge 49-46-01 (Ozaukee County, Wisconsin)
Built 1876, Center Pier Added 1927, Declared Historic 1940, Bypassed 1962
Lattice through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Covered Bridge Road
Open to pedestrians

Cementon Covered Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1874; Severely Damaged in 1902 Flood and was closed for repairs; Demolished and replaced in 1933 See BH 31181 for replacement bridge
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Lehigh River and Lehigh Canal on Main Street; West 21st Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Centennial Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876, lost summer 2013
Stone arch bridge over Saucon Creek on PA 2030
Demolished

Centennial Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1876, replaced 1916.
Lost Truss bridge over Iowa River on Iowa Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

Center Street Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1871
Stone arch bridge over Harbor Brook on Center Street in Meriden
Open to traffic

Center Street Bridge (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1939
Stone arch bridge over Middle River on Center Street in Stafford
Open to traffic

Cermak Road Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in 1871 Replaced in 1905
Lost Howe through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Cermak Road Bridge
Replaced by a new bridge

Ceylon Covered Bridge (Adams County, Indiana)
Built 1879 by Smith Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1963; closed to traffic 1974
Covered bridge over an old channel of Wabash River on CR 950S at Limberlost County Park
Open to pedestrians only

CG&P - Little Miami River Bridge (1878) (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1878; replaced 1882
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Miami River on Cincinnati, Georgetown, & Portsmouth Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CH&D - Scioto River Bridge (Old) (Ross County, Ohio)
Built 1877, Replaced ?
Howe through truss bridge over Scioto River on Cincinnati, Hamilton, & Dayton Railroad
Destroyed by fire and replaced by a new iron truss bridge

Chain Bridge (1874) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1874 for U.S. Arny Corps of Engineers by Phoenix Bridge Co.; repaired 1910, 1927, and 1936, demolished 1937
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Potomac River on Chain Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Chamounix Drive Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built ca. 1875
Brick arch bridge over abandoned trolley line on Chamounix Drive in Fairmount Park
Abandoned

Charloe Bridge (1872) (Paulding County, Ohio)
Built 1872; destroyed or heavily damaged by flood in 1883
Lost Bridge over Auglaize River on County Road 138
No longer exists

Chelsea Bowstring Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced ?
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Iowa River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Chemung Suspension Bridge (Chemung County, New York)
Built 1875; replaced 1912
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Chemung River on SR 427
Replaced by a new bridge

Cheneworth's Ford Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1873
Truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Road
No longer exists

Cherry Shoals Bridge (White County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1878 by the Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works
Baltimore through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on TR 308 / CR 1450 E
Abandoned with deck missing

Chili Mills Bridge (Monroe County, New York)
Built 1877 by the King Bridge Company
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Black Creek on Stuart Road
Open to pedestrians only

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

Choptank River Drawbridge (1875) (Caroline County, Maryland)
Built 1875; Replaced 1913
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Choptank River
No longer exists

Chunn Ford Covered Bridge 14-83-01x (Vermillion County, Indiana)
Built 1870, Burned 1967
Lost Burr Arch truss covered bridge over Brouilletts Creek on Universal Ave.
Replaced by a new bridge

Church Covered Bridge (Monroe County, Indiana)
Built in 1874 by Smith Bridge Company; Lost in 1952 under waters of Lake Lemon.
Lost Smith through truss bridge over Beanblossom Creek on inundated section of Tunnel Road.
Inundated under the waters of Lake Lemon.

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

Church Street Covered Bridge 45-08-13 (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Built 1877; rehabilitated 1968
Queenpost through truss bridge over N. Br. of Lamoille River on Church St (C3020) in Waterville
Open to traffic

Cincinnati & Eastern - Little Miami River Bridge (Clermont County, Ohio)
Collapsed 1884 under train, resulting in two deaths
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Little Miami River, OH-132, & Riverside Drive on Cincinnati and Eastern Railroad
Collapsed

Cincinnati Bridge (Pawnee County, Nebraska)
Built in 1879 by the King Iron Bridge Company; washed out in 1995
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Fork Big Nemaha River on Former Road
Destroyed by flooding

Cincinnati Southern - Cumberland River Bridge (1st) (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Finished November 1876
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Cumberland River on Cincinnati Southern Railroad
No longer exists - superstructure replaced then crossing relocated

Cincinnati Southern - Tenn Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1877; Rebuilt 1917-20 after a span collapsed.
Lost Bridge over Tennessee River


Cincinnati Southern Ohio River Bridge (1st) (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1869-1877; superstructure replaced by current bridge in 1922
Lost Linville variant Whipple through truss swing bridge over Ohio River on the Cincinnati Southern Railroad at Cincinnati
Superstructure replaced

CL&N - McMillan "Tunnel" (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Rail line abandoned c1972
Tunnel over Railroad (CL&N) on McMillan Street
Open to traffic on McMillan Street

CL&N - Oak Street Tunnel (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Abandoned tunnel on Railroad (CL&N)
Abandoned c1972

Clark's Ferry Bridge (Jackson County, Iowa)
Built 1874; Destroyed 1927
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Clarksville Covered Bridge 29-04-03 (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1876
Paddleford through truss bridge over Connecticut River on Bridge Road
Open to pedestrians only

Clarksville Covered Bridge 35-14-01x (Clinton County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1870 and removed in 1962
Lost Long through truss bridge over Todd Fork on Route 3
Replaced by a new bridge

Clay Mills Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built ca 1871; Removed ?
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Farm Creek on Road
Removed

Claylick Covered Bridge (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1876; destroyed by fire in 1932.
Lost Howe through truss covered bridge over Licking River on Brownsville Road/Brushy Fork Road
Destroyed by fire

Claysville Covered Bridge (Harrison County, Kentucky)
Built by Jacob Bower in 1874; Burned in a brush fire in 1953
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Licking River on US 62
Destroyed by fire and replaced in a different location

Cleft Ridge Arch Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1872
Closed spandrel arch bridge over Pedestrian Path on Wellhouse Drive
Open to authorized vehicles only

Cloverdale Bridge (Putnam County, Ohio)
Built 1874; replaced 1959 by current bridge
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Auglaize River on Present-day route of OH-634
Replaced by a new bridge

Clymer Avenue Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1875
Three-span stone arch bridge over Mill Creek on Clymer Avenue in Sellersville


CMV&C - Big Walnut Creek Bridge (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1873; collapsed 1878 while train was crossing
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Cleveland, Mount Vernon & Columbus Railroad
Collapsed

CN - Culvert Road Overpass (Jo Daviess County, Illinois)
Built 1878, rehabilitated 1929
Stone Arch Bridge over Culvert Road and E. Fork Galena River on Canadian National Railway
Open to traffic

CNE Culvert (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built ca. 1870
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Unnamed brook on Central New England RR in Barkhamsted
Derelict/abandoned

CNJ - Hauto Tunnel (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1871; line abandoned in 1969
Abandoned tunnel under Nesquehoning Mountain on Central RR of New Jersey
Derelict/abandoned

CNTP - New River Viaduct (1879) (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built 1879; Replaced 1898
Lost Fink deck truss bridge over New River on Cincinnati Southern Railway/Cincinnati, New Orleans, & Texas Pacific Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CNTP - Tunnel 13 (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built 1877
Abandoned tunnel on Abandoned Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

CNTP - Tunnel 14 (Scott County, Tennessee)
Bored in solid limestone in 1877. Taken out of service sometime in the 1930's. Tunnel floor was lowered and the creek re-routed through it to prevent the rail re-alignment from having to have two new bridges.
Tunnel on Abandoned Railroad/Creek
Intact but closed to all traffic

CNTP - Tunnel 15 (Scott County, Tennessee)
Bored in 1877, lined and finished in 1879. Cincinnati construction crews and Chattanooga construction crews met with the building of the tracks in the center of this tunnel.
Abandoned tunnel on Abandoned Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

CNTP - Tunnel 16 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1877 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Tunnel under tunnels through Sunbright Mountain on ATV trail/abandoned railroad grade
Intact but closed to all traffic, incredibly good condition

CNTP - Tunnel 19 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1878 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Tunnel
Intact but closed to all traffic

CNTP - Tunnel 20 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1878 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Abandoned tunnel
Derelict/abandoned

CNTP - Tunnel 21 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1878 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Lost Tunnel
Removed but not replaced; 'daylighted' that is, top blown off and cut made.

CNTP - Tunnel 23 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1878 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Tunnel
Intact but closed to all traffic, near prefect condition

CNTP - Tunnel 24 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Bored in 1878 during the construction of the Cincinnati Southern Railway, a railroad wholely owned by the city of Cincinnati, Ohio. The contracts were given to the CNO&TP, the lessor of the rail line, to finish the tunnels.
Tunnels through Nemo Mountain on Former railroad grade
Completely intact, except for fallen north portal (seperated from tunnel bore), has not carried railroad tracks since 1963.

CNTP - Tunnel 8 (McCreary County, Kentucky)
Built in 1879, bypassed in the extensive 1961-63 bypass program.
Abandoned tunnel on trail
Derelict/abandoned

CNTP - Tunnel 9 (McCreary County, Kentucky)
Built in 1879, bypassed by major line relocation of 1961-63.
Abandoned tunnel on trail
Derelict/abandoned

CNW - Buncombe Tunnel (Lafayette County, Wisconsin)
Built 1875, widened 1882; Abandoned 1938
Abandoned tunnel on Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

CNW - Fox River Bridge (Kane County, Illinois)
Built 1924, Using a Relocated Truss
Abandoned lattice through truss bridge over Fox River on C&NW RR
Abandoned

CNW - Linwood Cemetery Arch Bridge (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1879
Stone arch bridge over Honey Creek on Abandoned C&NW Railroad
Abandoned

CNW - Maple River Bridge (Old) (Ida County, Iowa)
Built 1877; Replaced ?
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Maple River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - Red Cedar River Bridge (Dunn County, Wisconsin)
Built 1879, Strengthened 1896; Replaced By a New Bridge Upstream 1912
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Red Cedar River on Former Chicago & North Western
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - Winona Swing Bridge (Old) (Winona County, Minnesota)
Built 1871; Replaced 1890
Lost McCallum through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Codding Hollow Covered Bridge 45-08-15 (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Built 1877; rehabilitated 1976
Queenpost through truss bridge over N Br Lamoille River on Codding Hollow Rd (C3003) in Waterville
Open to traffic

Colbert Bridge (1873) (Bryan County, Oklahoma)
Built and detroyed 1873
Lost Bridge over Red River of the South on Colbert Ferry Road
Destroyed by flooding

Cold Run Creek TR 842 Bridge (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Built 1877 by Ross Rue
Stone arch bridge over Cold Run Creek on TR 842
Open to traffic

College Street Bridge (1878) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1878; Replaced 1927
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad & Ralston Creek on College Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Colliers Trestle (Blair County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1873; Filled In Unknown date
Lost timber stringer Bridge over Unnamed Tributary to Bells Gap Run on Bell's Gap Railroad Trail
Filled in

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

Columbus Street Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1874 by the McNairy & Claflen Manufacturing Co.
Lost Post deck truss bridge over railroad valley on Columbus Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Columbus Young Covered Bridge (Brown County, Ohio)
Built 1873 by the Smith Bridge Company; Lost 1979
Lost Smith through truss bridge over White Oak Creek on Loudon Road
Collapsed

Colville Covered Bridge 17-09-03 #2 (Bourbon County, Kentucky)
Restored by Louis Bower in 1913. Raised to present height by his son in 1937. Replaced completely in 2000 after flood damage.
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Hinkston Creek on Colville Road in Ruddel's Mills
Open to traffic

Commerce Street Bridge (1872) (Dallas County, Texas)
Built 1872; Replaced 1890 and relocated; One span went upstream to Grauwyler, the other downstream to Miller's Ferry.
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Trinity River on Commerce Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Comstock Covered Bridge 07-04-01 #2 (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Built 1873, rebuilt 2011
Howe through truss bridge over Salmon River on Bridge Street
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

Concord River Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1877; rehabilitated 2009
Stone arch bridge over Concord River on Monument Street
Open to traffic

Conesville Covered Bridge 35-16-06x (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Built 1875, Closed & abandoned 1955, Demolished via controlled burn 1958
Lost Smith Truss Covered Bridge over Muskingum River on Road
Destroyed in a controlled fire.

Congress Avenue Bridge (1876) (Travis County, Texas)
One Span Destroyed by Collision With Cattle Stampede; Replaced in 1884
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Colorado River on Congress Avenue
Replaced in 1884

Congress Street Bridge (Original) (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1875; replaced 1930
Lost swing bridge over Bass River on Congress Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Conococheague Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1870; rehabilitated 1969; bridge removed between 1992 and 1997
Lost pony truss bridge over Conococheague Creek on Patton Bridge Road
Removed

Cook's Dam Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Replaced a similar bridge destroyed in the Mill River Flood of 1874
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Mill River on Main Street in Leeds
Replaced by a new bridge

Coopers Falls Bowstring Bridge (St. Lawrence County, New York)
Built in 1870 by the King Bridge Company; collapsed in 1872
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Oswegatchie River on Lost road in De Kalb.
Collapsed 2 years after it was built and was never replaced

Copeland Covered Bridge 32-46-01 (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1879
Queenpost through truss bridge over Beecher Creek on North Shore Road
Open to pedestrians

Corbett's Mill Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Bypassed by a new road in 1958 and passed into private ownership.
Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Abandoned Road in Scotch Grove
Destroyed by flooding Saturday July 24, 2010

Core Creek Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1875; replaced 1995
Lost stone arch bridge over Core Creek on Silver Lake Road
Replaced by new bridge

Cornelia Lake Bridge (Wright County, Iowa)
Built 1877, replaced 1986, Moved to present location
Pony truss bridge over inlet of Cornelia Lake on a pedestrian trail
Open to pedestrians

Cortland Street Bridge (Old) (Cook County, Illinois)
Buit 1871, replaced 1902
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Cortland Street
Replaced by a new bridge

County Farm Covered Bridge (Strafford County, New Hampshire)
Built 1870
Lost Howe through truss covered bridge over Cocheco River on County Farm Road
Destroyed by fire in1981

County Line Bowstring Bridge (Cloud County, Kansas)
Built in 1876 as part of a four span bridge in the Concordia vicinity.
Bowstring truss bridge over West Creek on Republic Road, northwest of Hollis
Open to pedestrians. New bridge built in 2019 is open to traffic.

Court Avenue Bridge (3rd) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1871, replaced 1917
Lost Post through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Court Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

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

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

Cowlesville Covered Bridge (Wyoming County, New York)
Built 1874
Lost Town lattice truss covered bridge over Cayuga Creek on Reilein Road
Destroyed by arson in 1966