Lost 1916

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11th Street Bridge (Old) (Tulsa County, Oklahoma)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Arkansas River on 11th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Amsterdam Bridge (1876) (Montgomery County, New York)
Built 1876; One Post truss span washed away by flooding 1913; Replacement timber trestle span washed away 1914; Replaced 1916
Lost Post through truss bridge over Mohawk River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Athens Bridge (1914) (Bradford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1914; 2 of three spans destroyed 1916; One span used in replacement bridge.
Lost Through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Front Street in Athens.
Destroyed by flooding and replaced

B&A - Charles River Bridge (Middlesex County, Massachusetts)
Built 1893; replaced 1916
Lost Lattice deck truss bridge over Charles River on Boston & Albany Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&S - Caneadea Gorge Bridge (Allegany County, New York)
Built 1906; removed 1916
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Caneadea Creek on Buffalo & Susquehanna RR
Removed but not replaced

Ballard Swing Bridge (Old) (King County, Washington)
Built in 1910; replaced in 1916
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Lake Washington Canal on 14 Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Big 4 - Big Blue River Bridge (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880's by the Big 4 Railroad; replaced in 1916 by the current bridge that is now CSX.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Blue River on Big 4 Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridgewater Covered Bridge (Rockingham County, Virginia)
Built 1878; replaced 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over North River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bristol Street Bridge (Saginaw County, Michigan)
Built 1911; Destroyed by flooding 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Saginaw River on Bristol Street Trolley
Destroyed by flooding

Bromide Suspension Bridge (Murray County, Oklahoma)
Built 1907; Destroyed 1916
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Rock Creek on Footpath
Destroyed by flooding

Brooklyn-Brighton Bridge (1897) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1897; replaced 1916
Lost Steel arch bridge over Big Creek on West 25th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

CA&N - Buffalo Creek Bridge #1 (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1905; Removed 1916
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on Chicago, Anamosa, & Northern Railroad
Removed

CA&N - Buffalo Creek Bridge #3 (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1905; Replaced 1916
Lost Bridge over Buffalo Creek on Chicago, Anamosa, & Northern Railroad
Removed

CA&N - Buffalo Creek Bridge #4 (Jones County, Iowa)
Built 1905; Removed 1916
Lost Bridge over Buffalo Creek on Chicago, Anamosa, & Northern Railroad
Removed

Cambridge Bridge (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1876; Replaced 1916
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Skunk River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Catawba River Bridge (Iredell County, North Carolina)
Built 1905
Lost Through truss bridge over Catawba River on road
Destroyed by flooding in 1916 and not replaced

Centennial Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1876, replaced 1916.
Lost Truss bridge over Iowa River on Iowa Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

Cincinnati Southern - Tenn Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1877; Rebuilt 1917-20 after a span collapsed.
Lost Bridge over Tennessee River


CNE - Tioronda Bridge (Dutchess County, New York)
Built 1896 to replace a trestle and removed 1916 upon abandonment of line.
Lost Post deck truss bridge over Fishkill Creek on Newburgh, Dutchess, & Connecticut Railroad in Beacon.
Removed

CNW - Deering Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1887; Replaced 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Collamer Bowstring Bridge (Whitley County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Eel River on County Road 900 West
Replaced by a new bridge

CVRR - Susquehanna River Bridge (1886) (Dauphin County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1886; replaced 1916
Lost Deck truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Cumberland Valley Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Dayton Covered Bridge (1863) (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Built 1863; replaced 1916
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over South Fork Wildcat Creek on Lafayette to New Castle Road.
Replaced by a new bridge

Elkin-Jonesville Bridge (1913) (Yadkin County, North Carolina)
Built 1913, Replaced 1916
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Yadkin River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Elm Street Covered Bridge 29-10-20x (Sullivan County, New Hampshire)
Built c1850
Lost Town lattice truss covered bridge over Sugar River on Elm Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Fore River Bridge (1890) (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built 1890; replaced 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over Fore River on Main Route 77
Replaced by Million Dollar Bridge

Fraser Bridge (Pre 1916) (Boone County, Iowa)
Built ?; Replaced 1916
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Des Moines River on K Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Fredericksburg Covered Bridge (Washington County, Indiana)
Built in 1838 by the Fredericksburg Bridge Company; Replaced in 1916.
Lost Through truss bridge over Blue River on US RT 150
Replaced by a new bridge

Hochreiter Covered Bridge (Henry County, Iowa)
Built 1869; Replaced 1916
Lost Covered through truss bridge over East Fork Crooked Creek on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Horse Ford Covered Bridge (Caldwell County, North Carolina)
Built in 1849-52; Lost in flood in 1916 and replaced by an open span steel bridge, now inundated.
Through truss bridge over Catawba River on Abandoned Roadway now inundated
Inundated .. Site is entirely lost under the waters of Lake Hickory

Jefferson Avenue Viaduct (Pre 1916) (St. Louis, Missouri)
Replaced 1916
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Missouri Pacific Railroad/St. Louis-San Fransisco Railway/Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis on Jefferson Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

KCS - Shreveport Bridge (Old) (Caddo Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1884 by Vicksburg, Shreveport and Pacific Railroad.
Lost Through truss swing bridge over Red River on KCS RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Kingfield Chain Bridge (Franklin County, Maine)
Built 1853
Lost Eyebar suspension bridge over Carrabassett River on Maple Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Knoll Road Bridge (1881) (Story County, Iowa)
Built 1881; Replaced 1916
Lost Stone arch bridge over College Creek on Knoll Road
Replaced by a new bridge

LA Terminal Railway - Arroyo Seco Trestle (Los Angeles County, California)
Built ca 1901; Removed ca 1916
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Arroyo Seco on LA Terminal Railway
Removed but not replaced

Lake Street Swing Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1886, replaced 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Lake Street, Lake Street Elevated Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Light Street Bridge (Baltimore, Maryland)
Built 1891; replaced 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Middle Branch/ Patapsco River on Light Street
No longer exists

Lincoln Highway White Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Built ?; Replaced 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Lincoln Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Locust Street Viaduct (McLean County, Illinois)
Built ?; Replaced 1996
Lost Post through truss bridge over Chicago & Alton Railroad on Locust Street
Replaced by a new bridge

LSI - Dead River Bridge (1896) (Marquette County, Michigan)
Built 1896; replaced 1916
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over Dead River on Lake Superior & Ishpeming Railroad


Luna Park Entrance Bridge (Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania)
Luna Park was opened in 1906 and lasted only 10 years until 1916
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Roaring Brook and Erie & Wyoming Valley RR (Pedestrian Bridge going into Luna Park)
Removed but not replaced

Main Street Bridge (Pre 1908) (Cattaraugus County, New York)
Built circa 1880 by Corrugated Metal Co.; Replaced 1916
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Middle Falls Covered Bridge 32-58-09x (Washington County, New York)
Lost Town lattice truss covered bridge over Batten Kill River on SR 40
Replaced by a new bridge

Mission Boulevard Bridge (Older) (Riverside County, California)
Built ?; Partially destroyed in the Flood of 1916; Replaced 1923
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Santa Ana River on Mission Boulevard
Destroyed by flooding

MSTL - Coppock Bridge (1882) (Washington County, Iowa)
Built 1882. Replaced 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Skunk River on Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

New Sharon Covered Bridge 19-04-07x (Franklin County, Maine)
Built in 1830 by Col. Thomas Lancaster; Removed and Replaced in 1916.
Lost Through truss bridge over Sandy River on Abandoned portion of Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Nora Springs Bridge (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1870; Replaced 1916
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Shell Rock River on Rock Grove Street
Demolished

Old Cape Road Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Built 1916
Concrete culvert over a branch of Williams Creek on Old Cape Road Circle (CR 304)
Open to traffic

Old Michigan Road-Tippecanoe River Bridge (ca. 1880) (Fulton County, Indiana)
Built during late 1800's; Replaced 1916; Stone abutment has been preserved
Lost Bowstring Through truss bridge on Old Michigan Road over Tippecanoe River
Replaced by a new bridge; Southern stone abutment preserved.

Old Michigan Street Bridge (Marshall County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1885
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Yellow River on Michigan Street (Old Michigan Road)
Replaced by a new bridge

Palisado Avenue Bridge (1854) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1854
Lost Howe truss covered bridge over Farmington River on Palisado Avenue in Windsor.
Replaced by a new bridge

Park Street Bridge (Old) (Windsor County, Vermont)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Black River on Park Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Parker Bridge 32-13-23x (Delaware County, New York)
Lost Burr arch-truss covered bridge over Middle Brook on NY-23 (old Charlotte Turnpike) in Davenport.
Replaced by a new bridge

Pawlet Stone Arch Bridge (Rutland County, Vermont)
Lost Stone arch bridge over Flower Brook on SR 30
Replaced by a new bridge

Raccoon River Covered Bridge (2nd) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1872; Replaced 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over Raccoon River on First Street & Streetcar
Replaced by a new bridge

RDG - Pennypack Creek Covered Railroad Bridge (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1877; Removed in 1916 when damaged by fire.
Lost Bridge over Pennypack Creek on Reading Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge (Now a part of Pennypack Rail Trail)

RI - Eldon Rail Bridge (Old) (Wapello County, Iowa)
Built 1895; Replaced 1916
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Robert's Ferry Bridge (1891) (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1891; Replaced ca. 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Robert's Ferry Road
Replaced on a new alignment

Roberts Ferry Bridge (1887) (Stanislaus County, California)
Built 1887
Lost covered truss toll bridge over Tuolumne River on Stockton-Mariposa Road
No longer exists

Rozzell's Ferry Bridge (1910) (Mecklenburg County, North Carolina)
Built in 1909-10 by the York Bridge Company; destroyed by flooding in 1916.
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Catawba River on Rozzell's Ferry Road
Destroyed by flooding

Samuel Paine Bridge 29-04-33x (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1857; Demolished 1916
Lost Paddleford through truss covered bridge over Androscoggin River
Replaced by a new bridge

Satans Kingdom Bridge (1859) 07-03-12x (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1856; Replaced 1916
Lost Covered Burr arch truss bridge over Farmington River on US Highway 44 in New Hartford
Replaced by a new bridge

Second Carver Railroad Bridge (Carver County, Minnesota)
Built 1889, Replaced 1917 and approach spans reused elsewhere
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Minnesota River on Former Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Seventh Street Bridge (Pre 1910) (Stanislaus County, California)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Tuolumne River on Seventh Street
Replaced in 1916 by Lion Bridge

Smiths Bridge (Buncombe County, North Carolina)
Lost Through truss bridge over French Broad River on Craven Street
Destroyed by flooding in 1916

Springboro Iron Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1870; Condemned 1915; Replaced 1916.
Lost Iron Bridge over Tippecanoe River on Finch Grove Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Springdale Bridge (Park County, Montana)
Built 1908; south span replaced 1916; bypassed by new bridge in 1981
Through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Route 563
Lost

State Street Bridge (Pre 1910) (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Through truss bridge over Shenango River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Sugar Island Bridge (Old) (Kankakee County, Illinois)
Built 1902; Damaged by a Tornado in 1916 and likely replaced shortly thereafter
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iroquois River on Road
Replaced

Summit Street-Mahoning River (Older) (Trumbull County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Mahoning River on Summit Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Third Avenue El Harlem River Bridge (Old) (Bronx County, New York)
Built 1886; Replaced 1916
Lost Through truss bridge over Harlem River on Suburban Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Three Way Bridge (1853) (Lewis County, New York)
Built 1853; Replaced 1916
Lost Pony truss bridge over Moose and Black Rivers on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

TLE&W - Maumee River Bridge (Old) (Wood County, Ohio)
Possibly replaced 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on Toledo, Lake Erie and Western Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

UP - Omaha Railroad Bridge (1887) (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1886-87 under the direction of George S. Morison; replaced 1916
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Missouri River on Union Pacific Railroad
Replaced by new bridge

WC - St. Croix River High Bridge (Washington County, Minnesota)
Built 1884, Demolished February 1916
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Saint Croix River on Former Wisconsin Central Railway
Replaced by the Soo Line High Bridge, just up-stream with a better railroad grade and alignment.

Winnisquam Bridge (ca.1840) (Belknap County, New Hampshire)
Built ca1840
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Lake Winnisquam on SR-11/US Hwy 3
Replaced by a new bridge

Woolen Mill Covered Bridge 01-01-01x (Autauga County, Alabama)
Unknown build date; Built by slaves of Daniel Pratt; Collapsed 1916
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Autauga Creek
Collapsed