Lost 1896

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Bay Bridge (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1836; One span lost to ice 1875 then replaced 1878; Lost to flood 1896
Lost wooden bridge over Androscoggin River on Bay Bridge Road
Destroyed by flood in 1896; Ruins remain

Chester Covered Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built 1861
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over West Fork of the East Fork Whitewater River on Martin Road
Replaced by a new bridge

CNW - Rock River Covered Deck Truss (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1869; Replaced 1896
Lost Deck truss bridge over Rock River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge (1868) (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1868
Lost covered truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Pennsylvania RR and road
Destroyed by Cedar Keys Hurricane in 1896

East Main Street Bridge 1878 (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1878; destroyed by flooding 1896; replaced 1897
Lost Bridge over Farmington River on East Main Street
Destroyed by flooding

Fairbank Bowstring (Buchanan County, Iowa)
Built 1871; Replaced 1896
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Little Wapsipinicon River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Gapstow Bridge (1875) (New York County, New York)
Built 1875; Replaced by current bridge 1896
Lost Arch bridge over The Pond on Trail
Replaced by a new bridge

Granite Street Bridge (1851-1896) (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Lost Covered deck truss bridge over Merrimack River on Granite St
Replaced by a new bridge

Hartford Ferry (1895) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Began service 1895 after burning of toll bridge; discontinued when temporary bridge built
Lost Ferry across Connecticut River
Replaced by a new bridge

Houlton Footbridge (1890) (Aroostook County, Maine)
Built 1890; replaced with iron deck bridge in 1896.
Lost Bridge over Meduxnekeag River on Pedestrian Footbridge in Houlton
Replaced by a new bridge

Jay Bridge (N) (Pre 1896) (Franklin County, Maine)
Built ?; replaced 1896;
Lost through truss bridge over East Channel Androscoggin River on Jay Bridge Road
Destroyed by flooding & replaced

LA&SG - Arroyo Seco Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1886; Replaced 1896
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Arroyo Seco on Los Angeles & San Gabriel Valley Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Livermore Falls Bridge (1872) (Androscoggin County, Maine)
Built 1872, Destroyed 1896
Lost Through truss bridge overAndroscoggin River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

MN&S - Pappoose Creek Trestle (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1893 during line construction; Removed 1896 when the creek was largely encased as a sewer
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Pappoose Creek on Mouscatine North & South Railroad

NH - Seymour Covered Bridge (New Haven County, Connecticut)
Built 1849 ; One span removed & replaced by a Keystone span 1879; Other span replaced ca. 1896
Lost Bridge over Naugatuck River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - 3rd Street Overpass (1872) (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Replaced 1896
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over 3rd Street on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Farwell Bridge (1866) (Alameda County, California)
Built 1866
Lost single-span covered wooden Howe through truss bridge over Alameda Creek and Niles Canyon Road on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Bridge (1853) (Jefferson County, New York)
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Black River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

WC - Park Falls Bridge (1875) (Price County, Wisconsin)
This was the first bridge over the Flambeau River. The sandstone block abutments were laid in 1874.
Lost Through truss bridge over Flambeau River on Wisconsin Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge