Lost 1875

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Catawissa Bridge (1833) (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1833; repaired 1837 after 5 spans washed out by flood; destroyed by flooding 1875
Lost Through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Main Street
Destroyed by flooding

Danville Covered Bridge (Original) (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1829; collapsed March 17, 1875
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Mill Street
Collapsed and replaced by new Covered Bridge

ERIE - Portage Viaduct (1852) (Wyoming County, New York)
Built 1852, destroyed by fire on May 6, 1875
Lost Wooden bridge over Genesee River on Erie Railroad
Destroyed by fire

Fairmount Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1841; replaced 1875
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Schuylkill River on Spring Garden Street
Removed but not replaced

Highlands Bridge (1872) (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1872; Struck 1875
Lost Kingpost pony truss bridge over Shrewsbury River on Road
Destroyed by collision

Lower Trenton Bridge (1806) (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1804-1806; widened and railroad tracks added 1839 (some info says 1835)
Lost Tied Arch Covered Bridge over Delaware River
Replaced by a new bridge

Market Street Bridge (old) (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Rebuild/reconfiguration of High Street (Middle Ferry) bridge done in 1850, lost to fire November 20, 1875
Lost Bridge over Schuylkill River on Market Street
No longer exists

Northumberland-Sunbury East Channel Bridge (1846) (Northumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1846; destroyed by flood March 17, 1875
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over East Branch Susquehanna River (East Channel) on PA-147
Destroyed by flooding

Pittston Ferry Bridge (Luzerne County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1864 by Amos Smith to replace an 1850 structure; destroyed by flood March 17, 1875 and replaced by bowstring truss bridge
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over North Branch Susquehanna River on Exeter Avenue
Destroyed by flooding

Rockford Bridge (1868) (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1868; Replaced 1875
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on Main Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Ruffner/Moore Covered Bridge 35-64-84 (Perry County, Ohio)
Moved to current location in 1986
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over pond


Watson Bridge (1870) (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1870; destroyed by flood 1875
Lost Through truss bridge over Sandusky River on County Road 33
Destroyed by flooding