Lost 1870

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B&O - Sandusky River Bridge (1868) (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1868; replaced 1870
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Biddle Island Bridge (South) (Cass County, Indiana)
Built 1838; replaced 1870
Lost covered Town lattice through truss bridge over Wabash River (South Channel) on Third Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Broad Street Bridge (1832) 35-25-17x (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1832; Replaced 1870
Lost Covered through truss bridge over Scioto River on Broad Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Chain Bridge (Sixth) (Washington, District of Columbia)
Lost to flooding 1870
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Potomac River and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal on Chain Bridge Road
Destroyed by flooding

K&P - Kennebec River Bridge (1857) (Kennebec County, Maine)
Built 1857; destroyed by flood February 1870
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Kennebec River on Kennebec & Portland Railroad in Augusta.
Destroyed by flooding

Main Street Bridge (1835) (Montgomery County, Ohio)
built in 1835, opened in 1836 replaced in 1870
Lost Covered Bridge over Miami River on Main Street
No longer exists

NYC - Upper Bridge (1866) (Rensselaer County, New York)
Built 1866, Replaced 1870
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Hudson River on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Port Trevorton Railroad Bridge (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1853-55 to connect coal mines on east side of river with Pennsylvania Canal on west side; abandoned August 1870 and later demolished
Lost Long through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Trevorton, Mahanoy & Susquehanna Railroad
Removed

Preston Covered Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Built 1817
Lost covered bridge over Shetucket River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Wabash - Maumee River Bridge (1867) (Defiance County, Ohio)
Built 1867; replaced 1870-1871
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Maumee River on Wabash Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Water Street Bridge (1847) (St. Joseph County, Indiana)
Built 1847
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over St. Joseph River on Water Street (Now LaSalle Ave.).
Destroyed by severe weather