Lost 1942

View Exhibit map

80th Avenue Pony Truss (Scott County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Tributary of Hickory Creek on 80th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge; Probably smelted for war effort

Arkansas River Steel Bridge (Edwards County, Kansas)
Built 1907; replaced 1942
Lost Polygonal Warren pony truss bridge over Big Arkansas River on US 50
Replaced by a new bridge

ATSF - Port Bolivar Ferry (Galveston County, Texas)
Built by Gulf & Interstate RR; abandoned in 1942
Lost Ferry across Galveston Bay on ATSF Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Blackford Bridge (Kossuth County, Iowa)
Replaced ca 1942
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on McGregor Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Bridge (Bucks County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1908; Replaced 1942
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Delaware Canal on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Chariton River Bridge (Novinger) (Adair County, Missouri)
Removed 1942
Lost Bridge over Chariton River on former Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Demolished

CBQ - Chariton River Bridge (Simler) (Adair County, Missouri)
Removed 1942
Lost Bridge over Chariton River on former Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Demolished

CBQ - Chariton River Bridge (Youngstown, Middle) (Adair County, Missouri)
Removed 1942
Lost Bridge over Chariton River on former Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Demolished

CBQ - Chariton River Bridge (Youngstown, North) (Adair County, Missouri)
Removed 1942
Lost Bridge over Chariton River on former Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Demolished

CBQ - Chariton River Bridge (Youngstown, South) (Adair County, Missouri)
Removed 1942
Lost Bridge over Chariton River on former Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Demolished

Chesapeake City Bridge (1927) (Cecil County, Maryland)
Destroyed July 28, 1942 by M/V Franz Klasen; Replaced 1948
Lost Pratt through truss vertical lift bridge over Chesapeake & Delaware Canal on MD 213
Destroyed by collision & replaced

D&E - Dry Brook Bridge (Delaware County, New York)
Built 1905; removed 1942
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Dry Brook on Delaware & Eastern RR
Removed but not replaced

D&N - Beaver Kill Bridge (Delaware County, New York)
Lost Through truss bridge over Beaver Kill on Delaware & Eastern RR
Removed but not replaced

Decker Bridge (Cerro Gordo County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1890; Scrapped 1942
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Winnebago River on 14th Street NE
Removed

Edison Street Bridge (1886) (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1886; Replaced 1942
Lost Bridge over Mormon Slough on Edison Street & Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

F&N - Black Creek Trestle (Kendall County, Texas)
Built 1913, Demolished 1942 after closure of the railroad
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Black Creek on Fredericksburg & Northern Railway
Removed but not replaced

Falmouth Bridge (Old) (Stafford County, Virginia)
Lost Through truss bridge over Rappahannock River on US 1 Cambridge Street
Destroyed by flooding in 1942

Herrman's Bridge (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Lost in flood 1942
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Lackawaxen River on 4th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Argyle North Bridge (Lafayette County, Wisconsin)
Line opened 1888; Service ended 1942; Likely scrapped for war effort
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Pecatonica River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

IC - Argyle South Bridge (Lafayette County, Wisconsin)
Built 1868 at LaSalle, Illinois; Moved here 1897; Line abandoned 1942
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Pecatonica River on Illinois Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Indian Furnace Covered Bridge (Vermillion County, Indiana)
Built in 1889 by Joseph J. Daniels; Lost in a field fire in 1942.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Coal Creek on Brouilletts Creek Road
Destroyed by fire (accident from a field fire)

Jackson Street Footbridge (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1898; repaired 1919 and 1925; removed 1942 w/o replacement
Lost Through truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Pedestrian path
Removed but not replaced

Leland Bridge (St. Joseph County, Michigan)
Built in 1869 by Simon de Graff; replaced in 1942 after an automobile crashed through it's floor.
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over St Joseph River on Stowell Road
No longer exists

Lewis Street Swing Bridge (Scott County, Minnesota)
Built in the 1880s, requested for scrap in 1942 due to WWII
Lost Through truss swing bridge over Minnesota River on Lewis Street
Removed but not replaced

LN - Kentucky River Bridge (Irvine) (Estill County, Kentucky)
Lost Bridge over Kentucky River on L&N RR
Demolished for scrap metal for WW II in 1942

Main Street -Lackawaxen River (Old) (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Replaced the bowstring lost in the 1902 flood. Lost due to flooding May 24, 1942
Lost Bridge over Lackawxen River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

MKT - Moniteau Creek Bridge (Howard County, Missouri)
Built Ca. 1897, Destroyed in Derailment 1942
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Moniteau Creek on Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad
Collapsed in a Train Derailment

Moscow Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1885; Removed 1942
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on River Street
Removed

New Holland Covered Bridge 35-24-01x (Fayette County, Ohio)
Built 1840
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over North Fork Paint Creek on US 22
Replaced by a new bridge

NYWB - Mount Vernon Viaduct (Westchester County, New York)
Built 1906, abandoned 1937, removed 1942
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over New Haven Railroad and numerous streets on New York, Westchester & Boston Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Old National Road Monacacy River Bridge (Frederick County, Maryland)
Built 1808; Jug or demijohn is preserved at 1501 E Patrick St
Lost Bridge over Monocacy River on former National Road
Collapsed in 1942 and replaced by a new bridge

Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1890; Replaced 1942
Lost Through truss bridge over Anacostia River on Pennsylvania Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Pine Grove Railroad Bridge (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1852; Damaged by fire in 1939; Removed in 1942
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Swatara Creek on Schuylkill and Susquehanna Branch of the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Richland Creek Covered Bridge (Union County, Indiana)
Built in 1872 by A.M. Kennedy & Sons; replaced in 1942
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Richland Creek on Old Brownsville Road
Replaced by a new bridge

River Junction Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Built 1894; Removed 1942 for the War Effort
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on North Street
Removed

Robert's Mill Covered Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in 1881-2 by A. M. Kennedy & Sons, replaced in 1942 when Geist Reservoir was being created.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Fall Creek on 79th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Rum River Bridge (Old) (Anoka County, Minnesota)
Lost Deck arch bridge over Rum River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

South Park Street Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, New York)
Replaced 1942
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sandy Creek on S Park Street
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - 29th Street Overpass (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1890; Removed 1942
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over 29th Street on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced

SP - Dolores Street Overpass (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1890; Removed 1942
Bridge over Dolores Street & 27th Street on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced

SP - Mossdale Bridge (1895) (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1895; Replaced 1942
Steel truss bridge over San Joaquin River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Thurman Station Bridge (Old) (Warren County, New York)
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Hudson River on River Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Tranquility Bridge (Adams County, Ohio)
Built 1864; replaced 1942
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Georges Creek on current route of OH-770
Replaced by a new bridge

Upper Suspension Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Built 1878; damaged in 1936 flood; demolished for war effort 1942
Lost suspension bridge over Connecticut River
Demolished in 1942

WAB - Bridge #716 (Chariton County, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location built 1893; removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Lost Stone culvert bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #721 (Chariton County, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location built 1892; removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Lost Stone culvert bridge over Unknown ditch on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #732 - E. Fork Chariton River (Chariton County, Missouri)
Original low-truss bridge at this location built 1895; replaced by 148' through span (unknown year); removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Lost Truss bridge over E. Fork Chariton River on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #741 - Doxie Creek (Chariton County, Missouri)
Original Howe truss bridge at this location built 1895; replaced with 148' through-truss span (unknown year); removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Lost through-truss bridge over Doxie Creek on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #744 - Howell Branch (Chariton County, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location built 1896; removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Howell Branch on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #745 - Spring Branch (Chariton County, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location built 1896; rebuilt 1908; removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Lost Bridge over Spring Branch on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #746 - Coon Hollow (Chariton County, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location built 1892; removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Lost Through truss bridge over Coon Hollow on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #746B (Chariton County, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location built 1892; renewed 1905; removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Bear Creek on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wabash Railroad Bridge #746E (Howard County, Missouri)
Original bridge at this location built 1892; removed 1942 upon line abandonment
Lost Timber stringer bridge over City Water Works intake pipe on Wabash Railroad
Demolished

Wangum Road Bridge (old) (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Lost in a flood in 1942
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Middle Creek on Wangum Falls Road
Superstructure replaced

Wentworth House Bridge (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Piscataqua River on Wentworth Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Winona High Wagon Bridge (Winona County, Minnesota)
Opened July 4, 1892; tolls removed 1923; demolished 1942 and recycled for war effort
Lost Through truss bridge over Mississippi River on MN 43
Replaced by a new bridge and demolished

Wyalusing Bridge (1886) (Bradford County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1886; replaced 1942
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on PA-2010
Replaced by a new bridge