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Built during 1870s

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Lower Trenton Bridge (1875) (Mercer County, New Jersey)
rebuilt 1876, 1892, 1898
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Delaware River on PRR
Superstructure replaced

LS&M Stone Arch Culvert (St. Louis County, Minnesota)
Built 1870
Abandoned stone arch bridge
Derelict/abandoned

LS&MS - Cattaraugus Creek Bridge (Chautauqua County, New York)
Built in 1873
Lost Post through truss bridge over Cattaraugus Creek on Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railroad
No longer exists

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

LS&MS - Sandusky Bay Bridge (Ottawa County, Ohio)
Built 1872; partially rebuilt 1883; replaced 1892
Lost Post through truss bridge over Sandusky Bay on Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Lucas Grove Road Lowe Run Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1877; Replaced ca. 1914
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lowe Run on Muscatine-Des Moines Shortline/Lucas Grove Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lukins Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Built 1879
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lick Creek on County Road 300 West
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.

LV - Delaware River Bridge (S) (Northampton County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876; Replaced in mainlline service 1901, but remained as third track; Removed late 1950s
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Delaware River on Lehigh Valley Railway
Removed

LV - Musconetcong Tunnel (Old) (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1875
Abandoned tunnel under Musconetcong Mountain on Lehigh Valley RR
Derelict/abandoned

LV - Towanda Bridge (1877) (Bradford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1877, Replaced 1906
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Lehigh Valley Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

LVRC - Bridge No. 54 (Lamoille County, Vermont)
Built 1877; Abandoned 1997
Abandoned stone arch bridge over Stream on Lamoille Valley Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

LVRC - Morrill Brook Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1872; Abandoned 1997
Stone arch bridge over Morrill Brook on LVRC
Derelict/abandoned

Lydell Road - Honey Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Ohio)
Built 1874
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Honey Creek on Lydell Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1977

Lye Creek Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in Montgomery County in 1879- moved to Indianapolis over Central Canal
Bedstead pony truss bridge over Central Canal in Indianapolis
Open to pedestrians

Lye Creek CR 475E Bridge (Montgomery County, Indiana)
Built in 1879 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company; moved to indianapolis in 1999
Pony truss bridge over Lye Creek on CR 475 East,now relocated to Indianapolis.
Relocated and road vacated at bridge site.

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

Lyon's Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1876; rehabilitated 1931
Stone arch bridge over Charles River on Greendale Ave/Lyons Street
Open to traffic

Ma & Pa - Delta Trestle (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1875
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Scott Creek on Maryland & Pennsylvania Railroad
Abandoned

Mackinaw River Bridge (Woodford County, Illinois)
Built 1878
Lost Truss bridge over Mackinaw River
No longer exists

Macy Street Bridge (1873) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1873; Replaced 1904
Lost Through truss bridge over Los Angeles River on Macy Street
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Main Street Basin Bridge (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Removed when canal was shut down and basin filled in.
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Lackawaxen River on Main Street
No longer exists

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 (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1878; rehabilitated 1952; Rehabbed in 2009
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Sudbury River on Main Street in Framingham
Open to traffic

Main Street Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built ca 1871; Removed ca 1902
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Farm Creek on Main Street
Removed

Main Street Bridge (Huron County, Ohio)
Built 1878; Replaced 1909
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Vermilion River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Chemung County, New York)
Built 1872; Replaced 1921
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Chemung River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Johnson County, Indiana)
Built 1870; Replaced 1913
Lost Through truss bridge over Youngs Creek on South Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Huron County, Ohio)
Built 1878 by the Morse Bridge Co.; raised 1903; replaced 1908
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Vermilion River on Main Street (now US 20)
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (1870) (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1870; Re-decked 1882; Condemned 1892 but not replaced until 1909.
Lost Truesdell through truss bridge over Cedar River on Main Street in Charles City.
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (1871) (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1871; Replaced 1903. Parts reused over Wolf Creek
Lost Inverted Bowstring through truss bridge over Great Miami River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (1872) (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 (1872) (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Built 1872, Replaced 1892
Bowstring through truss bridge on Main Street
No longer exists

Main Street Bridge (1873) (Hancock County, Ohio)
Built 1873 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; relocated 1889 to Broad Street; demolished 1965
Lost Through truss bridge over Blanchard River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Olcott Beach) (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1878; Replaced 1971
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over 18 Mile Creek on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge Lackawaxen River (older) (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Replaced a wooden bridge in 1874 for $3,500; destroyed in 1902
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Lackawaxen River on Main Street
Destroyed by severe weather - ice jam

Main Street Contoocook River Iron Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Contoocook River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Iron Bridge (1878) (Allen County, Indiana)
Built 1878; Replaced 1921
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over St. Marys River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Swing Bridge (1877) (Lowndes County, Mississippi)
Built 1877, Replaced 1928
Post through truss bridge over Tennessee /Tombigbee River on Main Street Island/ Road


Main Street Swing Bridge (Olcott Beach) (Niagara County, New York)
Built 1877, Replaced ca. 1897
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over 18 Mile Creek on Main Street
No longer exists

Mallaham Bridge (Putnam County, Ohio)
Built 1876 by the D.H. Morrison
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Riley Creek on Township Road M-6
Open to traffic

Manhattan Bridge (Keokuk County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced ?; Damaged ?
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Skunk River on CR V5G
Replaced by a new alignment and later damaged by a truck.

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

Maple Street Bridge (Older) (Manistee County, Michigan)
Built 1873, replaced 1908
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Manistee River on Maple Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Marion-Springville Road Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1874; Replaced 1914
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over East Big Creek on Marion-Springville Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Markel Covered Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1872; Removed in 1957 and new bridge on SR 2016
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Shaffer Creek on Abandoned T-404
Replaced by a new bridge in a different location on SR 2016

Markley and Elm Streets Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1878
Stone arch bridge over Stoney Creek at corner of Elm & Markley Streets in Norristown
Open to traffic

Martinsville Covered Bridge (Morgan County, Indiana)
Built in 1873 by A.M. Kennedy & Son; heavily damaged by a storm in 1893.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over West Fork White River on State Road 39
Destroyed by severe weather

Martinsville Road Covered Bridge 35-14-09 (Clinton County, Ohio)
Built 1871 by Zimri Wall; rehabilitated 2006
Covered bridge over Todd's Fork on Martinsville Road (CR 14)
Open to traffic

Mary's Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1879
Lost Town lattice truss covered bridge over Suncook River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Marysville Covered Bridge 46-16-01x (Campbell County, Virginia)
Built 1878; Destroyed by flood 1996
Lost Multiple King post through truss bridge over Seneca Creek on Old Road
Destroyed by flooding

Matsell Bowstring Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1870; Replaced 1939
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Matsell Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Maulsby's Ford Bridge (Dallas County, Iowa)
Built 1879; Replaced ?
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Raccoon River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Maxfield Covered Bridge (Penobscot County, Maine)
Built in 1872; Burned in 1944 and replaced in 1946.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Kenduskeag Stream on Valley Avenue
Destroyed by fire and replaced

MBTA - Mill River Bridge (Norfolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1878
Stone arch bridge over Mill River on MBTA Franklin Line
Open to traffic

McBride Covered Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built in 1871 by Benton Jones; destroyed by arson in 1983 and replaced.
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over North River on McBride Bridge Road (now McBride Road)
Destroyed by fire

McCafferty Covered Bridge 35-08-08 (Brown County, Ohio)
Built 1877; rehabilitated 1963
Covered bridge over East Fork Little Miami River on McCafferty Road (CR 105)
Open to traffic

McClellan Covered Bridge 35-15-02 (Columbiana County, Ohio)
Covered bridge over West Fork Little Beaver on McClellan Road
Open to pedestrians only

McColly Covered Bridge 35-46-01 (Logan County, Ohio)
Built 1876 by the Anderson Green Co.; Reinforced with steel 1958; Rehabilitated 2000
Three-span covered bridge over Great Miami River on CR 13
Open to traffic

McConnell's Mill Covered Bridge 38-37-01 (Lawrence County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1874; rehabilitated 1957 and 1998
Covered bridge over Slippery Rock Creek in McConnells Mill State Park
Open to traffic

McDaniels Covered Bridge 38-05-20 (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871; destroyed by arson in 1988
Lost covered bridge over Brush Creek on TR 419 (Bennett Road)
Destroyed by arson

McFarlan's Covered Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1879; Replaced in 1932 with a steel girder bridge
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over West Branch Red Clay Creek on West State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

McGee's Mills Covered Bridge 38-17-01 (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
Major repairs in 1995
Burr truss covered bridge over West Branch of Susquehanna River on Bell Twp. Rd. 322
Open to traffic

McGees Mills Trestle (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania)
I assume this trestle was built in 1873 when the Bells Gap Railroad was formed
Bridge over West Branch Of Susquehanna River
I have been unable to find anything on this Trestle except one photo

McKeever Pike Bridge (Clermont County, Ohio)
Built 1879; rehabilitated 1973; replaced 1992; south span remained standing until at least 1995
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over East Fork Little Miami River on McKeever Pike
Replaced by a new bridge

McKeown Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1879; Replaced 1951
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lord's Ferry Road
Replaced by a new bridge

McLain Covered Bridge 35-45-17 (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1871
Relocated covered bridge at Firemans Park in Alexandria
Open to pedestrians only

Mead Avenue Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1871; additional trusses added 1912
Two-span Whipple through truss bridge over French Creek on Mead Avenue in Meadville
In storage or disassembled

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

MEC - Frankenstein Trestle (Carroll County, New Hampshire)
Built 1875; Replaced 1892
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Frankenstein Cliff (Named for American Artist Godfrey N. Frankenstein) on Maine Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MEC - Kennebec River Bridge (1870) (Kennebec County, Maine)
Built 1870
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Railroad in Augusta.
Removed but not replaced; Supports still stand

MEC - Kennebec River Bridge (1874) (Kennebec County, Maine)
Built 1874 by Clarke, Reeves, & Co.
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Maine Central Railroad in Waterville.
Replaced by a new bridge

MEC - Saco River Bridge (Older) (Oxford County, Maine)
Built ca.1870
Lost Phoenix Column Whipple through truss bridge over Saco River on Maine Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Mecca Covered Bridge 14-61-13 (Parke County, Indiana)
Built 1873, closed to traffic 1964, rehabilitated 1993
Covered bridge over Big Raccoon Creek on CR136 northeast of Mecca
Open to pedestrians only

Medora Covered Bridge 14-36-04 (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built 1875, closed to vehicle traffic in 1972, restored in 2011
Three-span covered bridge over East Fork White River just off IN 235, east of Medora
Open to pedestrians only

Melock Hill Bridge (Switzerland County, Indiana)
Built ca.1870 by the Columbia Bridge Works
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Log Lick Creek, Br. on Melock Hill Road (CR89)
Replaced by new bridge

Mercer & Somerset - Scotch Rd Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1871
Lost Bridge over Scotch Road on Mercer & Somerset RR
No longer exists

Mercer & Somerset - Stony Brook Bridge (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1871
Lost Bridge over Stony Brook on Mercer & Somerset RR
No longer exists

Mercer & Somerset RR - Millstone River Bridge (Somerset County, New Jersey)
Lost Bridge over Millstone River on Mercer & Somerset RR
Removed but not replaced

Mercer-Thumwood Covered Bridge (Licking County, Ohio)
Built 1875; destroyed by arson 1985
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Wakatomika Creek on Frampton Road
Destroyed by fire

Merrill Covered Bridge (Oxford County, Maine)
Built in 1870; Removed and Replaced in 1935.
Lost Paddleford through truss bridge over West Branch Ellis River on RT 120
Replaced by a new bridge

Merrimac Bridge (1876) (Jefferson County, Iowa)
Built 1876, Replaced 1917
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Skunk River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Messerall Road Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.; rehabilitated 1960
Bowstring through truss bridge over Pine Creek on Messerall Road
Moved from original location for rehabilitation and relocation.

Miami County Bridge T530 (Miami County, Kansas)
Built by the Buckeye Bridge Works in 1870, demolished 2008.
Bowstring pony truss bridge
Removed

Michigan Avenue Bridge (1871) (Ingham County, Michigan)
Built 1871; Replaced 1894 and relocated to Kalamazoo Street.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Grand River on Michigan Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Michigan Central - Trenton Channel Bridge (Wayne County, Michigan)
Built 1873; replaced 1931
Lost Post through truss bridge over Detroit River (Trenton Channel) on Michigan Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Michigan Street Bridge (1873) (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1873
Lost Bridge over White River on Michigan Street
No longer exists

Mid Fork Zumbro River Bridge (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
Built 1876; Replaced 1917
Truss bridge over Mid Fork Zumbro River on CR 18 in Oronoco
Replaced by new bridge

Middle Bridge (1877) (Windsor County, Vermont)
Built 1877 by King Bridge Co.; Demolished 1966
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Ottauquechee River on Mountain Ave. in Woodstock.
Replaced by a new bridge

Mile Creek Road Bridge (Knox County, Ohio)
Built ca 1875; Unknown Event Occured in 1926. Rehabilitated 1975
Cast and Wrought Iron Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Mile Creek on Mile Creek Road (TR-385)
Open to traffic

Military Road Bridge (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1873; Relocated to Buffalo Creek 1930; Moved to a park in 1985
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Maquoketa River on Military Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Mill Brook Bridge (Tolland County, Connecticut)
Built 1870
Stone arch bridge over Mill Brook on CT 31 in Coventry
Open to traffic

Mill Creek Bridge (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1873; rehabilitated 1934
Stone arch bridge over Mill Creek on TR 191
Open to traffic

Mill Creek Road Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1876; Replaced 1975
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Jordan Creek on Mill Creek Road (SR 4009)
Collapsed

Mill Road Bridge (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)
Built ca.1875 by the Columbia Bridge Works
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Creek on Mill Road (old alignment)
Replaced by a new bridge and road later realigned.

Mill Road Bridge (New Location) (Knox County, Ohio)
Built 1876
Bowstring pony truss bridge over park pond on pedestrian path
Open to pedestrian traffic.

Mill Road Bridge (Old) (Erie County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Cazenovia Creek on Mill Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1930

Mill Road Bridge (Previous Location) (Knox County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1876 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Relocated Bowstring pony truss bridge over Wakatomika Creek on Mill Road
Relocated to Foundation Park in Mt.Vernon.

Mill Ruins Park Bridge (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1879
Lost Bridge over Waterpower canal and tailraces from lost mills on Former Minneapolis Eastern Railroad ROW
Removed but not replaced