Lost 1903

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5th Street Bridge (1887) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1887, Replaced 1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on 5th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Barrett Bridge (1872) (Orange County, New York)
Built 1872 by John A. Roebling's Sons Co.; taken out by spans of railroad bridge from upstream in 1875 flood but repaired; destroyed by flooding in 1903
Lost Suspension bridge over Delaware River on Pike Street in Port Jervis.
Destroyed by flooding

BCRN - Cedar River Bridge (1882) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1882; Burned 1902; Replaced 1902/1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway
Destroyed by fire

BO - Patterson Bollman Bridge (Howard County, Maryland)
Built 1869 atop washed-out ruins of Patterson Viaduct, replaced 1902-03 by line realignment
Lost Bollman through truss bridge over Patapsco River on Former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Bonner Springs Bridge (1898) (Wyandotte County, Kansas)
Built 1898; Lost in the flood of 1903
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kansas River
Destroyed by flooding

Brown Street Covered Bridge (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1845-47; Replaced 1903
Lost covered through truss bridge over Wabash River on Brown Street
Replaced by a new bridge

BSR - South Lee Bridge (Old) (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1902; Destroyed by a derailment in 1903
Through truss Bridge over Housatonic River on Berkshire Street Railway
Destroyed by collision

Bull Creek Bridge (Miami County, Kansas)
Built 1870, removed, spans separated and relocated in 1903
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Bull Creek on (Old) Kansas City Road
Spans separated and reused, one span relocated again to a park in Topeka.

Carman Railroad Covered Bridge (Elk County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890
Lost Bridge over Toby Creek on Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburgh Railroad
Destroyed by fire and replaced

CBQ - Big Rock Creek Deck Truss (Kendall County, Illinois)
Built 1881; Replaced 1903
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Big Rock Creek on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Des Moines River Bridge (Lee County, Iowa)
Replaced 1903
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad & Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Little Tarkio Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Iowa)
Built Unknown, Removed 1903
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Little Tarkio Creek on Former Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railway
Removed but not replaced

CBQ - Plattsmouth Railroad Bridge (1880) (Cass County, Nebraska)
Built 1880 under the direction of George S. Morison; replaced 1903
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on CB&QRR
Replaced by new bridge

CBQ - West Nodaway River Bridge (Older) (Montgomery County, Iowa)
Built ?; replaced 1903
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Nodaway River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Central Massachusetts Railroad - Nashua River Bridges (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Replaced by Clinton Viaduct
Lost Through truss bridges over Nashua River on Central Massachusetts Railroad
Removed and abutments submerged in the Wachusett Reservoir

Central Massachusetts Railroad - Sawyer's Mills Bridge (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Nashua River on B&M Central Mass Branch
Removed but not replaced, inundated in Wachusett Reservoir

Cincinnatus Covered Bridge 32-12-01x (Cortland County, New York)
Lost through truss covered bridge over Otselic River on Telephone Road
Replaced by a new bridge

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.

CNW - Petaluma River Bridge (Sonoma County, California)
Replaced 1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Petaluma River on California Northwestern Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

ERIE - Passaic River Bridge (Older) (Essex County, New Jersey)
Built 1876; replaced in 1903
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Passaic River on Erie Railroad (New York Division)
No longer exists

ERIE - Portage Viaduct (1875) (Wyoming County, New York)
Built 1875; Replaced 1903
Pratt deck truss bridge over Genesee River on Erie Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Palatka, Old) (Putnam County, Florida)
Built 1888; Collapsed 1903
Thacher through truss bridge over St Johns River on Florida East Coast RR
No longer exists

Garoutte Bridge (Pre 1903) (Dallas County, Iowa)
Lost Bridge over North Raccoon River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

IC - Big Muddy River Bridge (Jackson County, Illinois)
Built 1886; Replaced 1903
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Muddy River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

James Street Bridge (Wyandotte County, Kansas)
Destroyed by Flood of 1903
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Kansas River on James Street
Destroyed by flooding

Kilbourn Bridge (1877) (Columbia County, Wisconsin)
Built 1877, Replaced 1903
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Wisconsin River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by Tornado

Kilbourn Bridge (Old) (Van Buren County, Iowa)
Built 1890; Destroyed 1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Knightstown Covered Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Built in 1884 by the Kennedy Brothers; Removed in 1903
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Blue River on RT 140
Replaced by a new bridge

Lordville Suspension Bridge (Old) (Delaware County, New York)
Built 1869 by John A. Roebling's Sons Co.; opened January 1, 1870; destroyed by flood October 10, 1903
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Delaware River on Warren Road
Destroyed by flooding

Lost Bridge (1866) (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1866 by John Chambelain, destroyed by fire on July 28, 1903
Lost covered bridge over Great Miami River on Lawrenceburg Road
Destroyed by fire

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

Moore's Crossing Bridge (1868) (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1868
Lost Town lattice through truss bridge over Merrimack River on
Replaced by a new bridge

Nelson Bar Covered Bridge (Pre 1898) 05-04-06x (Butte County, California)
Destroyed by flooding March 30, 1903; replaced by steel truss bridge. Site inudated by Lake Oroville.
Lost wooden covered bridge over West Branch Feather River
Destroyed by flooding

New Hope-Lambertville Covered Bridge 30-10-08x (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Opened Sept. 12, 1814. Damaged by the flood of 1841 and 3 spans replaced.
Lost Bridge over Delaware River on Bridge Street
Destroyed by flooding

New Street Bridge (1867) (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1867; opened September 2, 1867; replaced 1902-3
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lehigh River on New Street


NH - India Point Bridge (Old) (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1867; replaced 1903
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Seekonk River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NH - Warehouse Point Bridge (1865) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1865; Replaced 1903
Lattice deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

NYC - Rondout Bridge (Ulster County, New York)
Built 1882
Lost Triple Intersection Pratt & Whipple through truss bridge over Rondout Creek on NYC West Shore Line
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Toll Bridge (Grafton County, New Hampshire)
Lost double level deck truss bridge over Connecticut River on B&M RR and road
Replaced by a new bridge

PE - Arroyo Seco Bridge (1895) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1895
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Arroyo Seco on Pacific Electric Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Pine Street Bridge (1862) (Nevada County, California)
Built 1862
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Deer Creek on Pine Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Pine Street Covered Bridge 38-55-27x (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Penns Creek on Pine Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Point Pleasant Delaware River Bridge (1st steel) (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Built 1893 lost to the floods of 1903
Lost Bridge over Delaware Riverr on Byram Rd.
Destroyed by flooding

RI - Hendricks Creek Bridge (Wabaunsee County, Kansas)
Lost Deck truss bridge over Hendricks Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

Riegelsville Covered Bridge (Warren County, New Jersey)
Built in 1837 by Solon Chapin & James Madison Porter; in 1841 a flood demolished 1 span which was repaired; The 1903 Flood Destroyed the bridge and it was replaced
Lost Bridge over Delaware River on Delaware Road
Destroyed by flooding and replaced in 1904 please see BH #30552

Riverton-Belvidere Covered Bridge (1839) 38-48-07#2x/30-21-04#2x (Warren County, New Jersey)
First Bridge was built in 1836; It was flooded days after opening; Next Bridge was the one listed here in 1839; It was lost in 1903 and replaced
Lost Burr arch-truss covered bridge over Delaware River on Water St. & Martins Creek Belvidere Hwy
Destroyed by flooding

Rockbottom Bridge (1874) (Broome County, New York)
Built 1874; partially collapsed in 1903; replaced in 1904
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on South Street and trolley line.
Partially collapsed in 1903

Seelyville Covered Bridge 38-64-P01x (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Pony truss bridge over Lackawaxen River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Shrewbury River Bridge (1880) (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built in late 1880s ; replaced in 1903
Lost Bridge over Shrewbury River on Rumson Road
No longer exists

Skowhegan Covered Bridge (North Channel) 19-13-16x (Somerset County, Maine)
Built 1855 by Enoch L. Childs; repaired 1883 and 1892; trolley tracks added 1894; replaced 1903 by steel pony truss
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Island Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Napa River Bridge (1888) (Napa County, California)
Built 1888; replaced 1903
Bridge over Napa River on Southern Pacific
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Swing Bridge (1872) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1872 to replace bridge lost in Chicago Fire; center pier rehabilitated 1898; bridge replaced 1903
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

The Old Country Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
Built ca.1850; Demolished and replaced 1903
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Spring Creek on South Milton Street
Demolished and replaced by a new bridge

TNO - Colorado River Bridge (Old) (Wharton County, Texas)
Built ?; Replaced 1903
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Colorado River on Texas & New Orleans Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Triplet #1 Covered Bridge 30-10-09x (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Lost Bridge over South Branch Raritan River on Old York Road
Destroyed by flooding in 1903

Triplet #2 Covered Bridge 30-10-10x (Hunterdon County, New Jersey)
Lost Bridge over South Branch Raritan River on Old York Road
Destroyed by flooding in 1903

UP - Kansas River Bridge (Old) (Wyandotte County, Kansas)
Lost through truss bridge over Kansas River on Union Pacific RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Washington's Crossing Delaware River Bridge Covered (1841) 30-11-02#2x/PA-09-45#2x (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Lost Bridge over Delaware River on Washington Crossing Pennington Road
Destroyed by flooding

Willard Bridge (Wabaunsee County, Kansas)
Built 1901-02; destroyed by flooding in 1903
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Kansas River on Rossville-Willard Boulevard
Destroyed by flooding

William Street Covered Bridge (1867) 35-21-24x (Delaware County, Ohio)
Second covered bridge built at this location. Replaced by a steel bridge
Lost covered bridge over Olentangy River on William Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Yardley-Wilburtha Bridge (1835) 30-11-07x/38-09-44x (Mercer County, New Jersey)
Built 1835
Lost Burr arch-truss covered bridge over Delaware River
Destroyed by flooding