Lost 1950

View Exhibit map

1st Street Bridge (Pennington County, Minnesota)
Built 1920; replaced 1950
Lost Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Red Lake River on 1st Street
Replaced by a new bridge

2nd Street Bridge (Old) (Dodge County, Wisconsin)
Built 1887; replaced 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rock River on N 2nd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

3rd Street Bridge (Juneau County, Wisconsin)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Yellow River on W 3rd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

4th Street (1914) - West Fork Trinity River Bridge (Tarrant County, Texas)
Built in 1914; Replaced in 1950
Lost Concrete tee beam bridge over West Fork Trinity River on 4th Street
Replaced by a new bridge in 1950

Adelphi RFD 1 Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built ?; Replaced 1950
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Unnamed Tributary of the Des Moines River on Adelphi RFD 1
Replaced by a new bridge

Albert B. Worth's Mill Covered Bridge 38-36-83x/38-36-106#2x (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Original Bridge built in 1841 by E. & S. Mills; lost in 1857 by a flood; second bridge built in 1857 and lost in 1950.
Burr arch-truss bridge over Former East Branch Octoraro Creek on Abandoned Worth's Bridge Road
Inundated site is under water

Anderson Free Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1886; Replaced 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Airport Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Arrowsic Toll Bridge (Sagadahoc County, Maine)
Built c.1905
Lost Bridge over Sasanoa River on Preble Point & Old Arrowsic Rds.
Replaced by a new bridge

Bakers Haulover Inlet Bridge (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Lost two spans during hurricane 1927; Replaced 1950
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Bakers Haulover Inlet on Sr-A1a Bal Harbour
Replaced by new bridge

Barneston Covered Bridge 38-15-37x (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1849 by Robert Rigg; Demolished in 1950.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over East Branch Brandywine Creek on North Manor Road
Replaced by a new bridge (different location)

Belgium Bridge (Old) (Onondaga County, New York)
Built 1915; Replaced 1950
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Seneca River on NY-31
Replaced by a new bridge

Beverly Covered Bridge (Randolph County, West Virginia)
Built in 1873 by Lemuel Chenoweth; Razed and replaced in 1950.
Lost Through truss covered bridge over Tygart Valley River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Kingwood Tunnel (Preston County, West Virginia)
Bored 1852; Subsequent work 1903 and 1912; Abandoned and sealed 1950
Tunnel on former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Tunnelton
Sealed Up in 1950

Boeuf River US 82 Bridge (Chicot County, Arkansas)
Replaced 1950
Lost pony truss bridge over Boeuf River on US 82
No longer exists

Bonita Drive Bridge (Lauderdale County, Mississippi)
Collapse 1950
Lost Through truss bridge over Sowashee Creek on Bonita Drive
Collapsed after being struck by a vehicle

Bowerston Tunnel (Harrison County, Ohio)
Built by the Steubenville & Indiana, bypassed by the Pennsylvania RR in 1950
Abandoned tunnel on Former PPR
Derelict/abandoned

Brandywine Covered Bridge (Original Location) (Shelby County, Indiana)
Built in 1880 by Archibald M. Kennedy & Sons; Moved to new location in 1913.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Brandywine Creek on CR E 400 N
After being damaged in flooding in 1913, it was moved. Replaced in 1950

Bremer Avenue Bridge (Old) (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1899; Replaced 1950
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Bremer Avenue/Railroad (WCF&N)
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Covered Bridge 29-04-16#2x / 45-05-08x (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Lost Howe truss covered bridge over Connecticut River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Viaduct (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1888; Collapsed due to overweight cement truck 1950
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad on Bridge Street in Shelton.
Collapsed

Bryansville Station Covered Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Unknown date of construction; Demolished and replaced in 1950
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Scott Creek (Run) on Bryansville Road (SR. 0851)
Replaced by a new bridge

Burnham Bridge (Waldo County, Maine)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Sebasticook River on Troy Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Cache River Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Replaced 1950?
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Cache River on Vandalia-Cairo Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Cadmus Covered Bridge 35-27-14 (Gallia County, Ohio)
Built 1877
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over Symmes Creek on SR 141
Replaced by a new bridge

Canyon Creek Bridge (Douglas County, Oregon)
Built 1921, Removed 1950
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Canyon Creek on Pacific Highway
Lost

Cathance River Bridge (Older) (Sagadahoc County, Maine)
Originally Erected in 1866, moved to ME and re-erected in 1895
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cathance River on Black Hill Road (ME 24)
Replaced by a new bridge

Center Avenue Bridge (Columbia County, Wisconsin)
Remove and replaced 1950
Lost Bridge over Navigation (Portage Canal of the Fox River) on Highway 33 Center Avenue
No longer exists

Chelsea North Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built 1901, rebuilt 1935, replaced by the Tobin Bridge 1950
Lost Through truss bridge over Mystic River on Chelsea Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Chelsea South Bridge (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Replaced by Tobin Bridge 1950
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Little Mystic Channel on Chelsea Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Chippewa River Bridge (Chippewa County, Wisconsin)
Replaced 1950
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Chippewa River on Highway M
Replaced by a new bridge

Cider Brook Bridge (1904) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Replaced a covered pony truss built in 1883. Replaced 1950
Lost Through truss bridge over Farmington River on Old Farms Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Clear Creek Covered Bridge (Siskiyou County, California)
Lost Howe truss covered bridge over Clear Creek on SH 96
Replaced by a new bridge

Cochecton Dam Road Bridge (1902) (Sullivan County, New York)
Built 1902; Replaced 1950
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Delaware River on Newburgh Turnpike
Replaced by a new bridge

Criss-Cross Bridge (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Built 1892; Highway Relocated 1932; Abandoned 1949; Removed 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Shrewsbury River on Road & CNJ RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Depot Street Bridge (1909) (Jackson County, Oregon)
Built 1909, replacing a timber bridge at this location. Strengthened 1929, Replaced 1950.
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Rogue River on Depot Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Dillon Creek Covered Bridge (Siskiyou County, California)
Lost Howe truss covered bridge over Dillon Creek on SH 96
Replaced by a new bridge

DMRy - Merle Hay Road Trestle (Polk County, Iowa)
Built circa 1904-5 (Supposedly); Removed July 11, 1950
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Merle Hay Road (58th Street) on Des Moines Railway Co.
Removed

Doran Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built in 1885 and designed by city engineer Frank Doran, bridge was closed in 1948 and dismantled in 1950.
Lost Wrought iron arch bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on Richmond Ave
Replaced by new bridge

Double Road Covered Bridge 45-11-38x (Rutland County, Vermont)
Built 1840
Lost Through truss covered bridge over Otter Creek on Double Road
Removed but not replaced

East Trumbell Covered Bridge 35-04-20x (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Replaced 1950
Lost Covered Bridge over Trumbull Creek on Windsor-Mechanicsville Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Edison-Cardington Road - Whetstone Creek Bridge (Pre 1950) (Morrow County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Whetstone Creek on Edison-Cardington Road/CR 9
Collapsed; replaced by new bridge in 1950

Elmhurst Avenue Viaduct (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1925; Removed 1950; Replaced with pedestrian bridge
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Torrance Road on Elmhurst Avenue
Removed but not replaced

FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Palatka) (Putnam County, Florida)
Presumably built 1903; Deemed unsafe & abandoned 1948; Removed 1950
Lost Bridge over St. Johns River on Florida East Coast Railway
Removed but not replaced

Fillmore Bridge (Washington County, Wisconsin)
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over North Branch Milwaukee River on CO Hwy H
Replaced by a new bridge

First Manzanola Bridge (Otero County, Colorado)
Built 1908; replaced by the Manzanola Bridge in 1950
Lost three-span through truss bridge over the Arkansas River near Manzanola
Replaced by a new bridge

Foster's Covered Bridge 20-07-05x (Cecil County, Maryland)
Built in 1860; Replaced in 1950
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Little Elk Creek on Blake Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Furnace Road Covered Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1868
Lost Howe through truss covered bridge over Conneaut Creek on Furnace Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Genesee River Bridge (Pre 1950) (Livingston County, New York)
Lost Through truss bridge over Genesee River on Genesee Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Gladbrook Bridge (Tama County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wolf Creek on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Greensboro Pike-Duck Creek Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Built 1915; Replaced 1950
Lost Through truss bridge over Duck Creek on Greensboro Pike
Replaced by new bridge

Hays Mill Bridge 19-03-P04x (Cumberland County, Maine)
Built in 1917; Removed and Replaced in 1950 by a timber stringer bridge.
Lost Other pony truss bridge over Royal River on Mill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

High Falls Bridge (De Kalb County, Alabama)
Built 1923; Burned 1950
Lost Covered Bridge over Town Creek on Co Rd 144
Destroyed by fire

Horn's Mill Covered Bridge (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1880; Replaced 1950
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Hocking River on Horn's Mill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Jelly's Ferry (1857) (Tehama County, California)
Built 1857
Lost Ferry across Sacramento River on Jellys Ferry Road
No longer exists

Kelly Crossroads Covered Bridge 38-60-23x (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Buffalo Creek on Crossroads Drive
Replaced by a new bridge

Keystone Avenue-Fall Creek Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1906; Replaced 1950
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Fall Creek on Keystone Avenue


Killbuck Creek Bridge (Holmes County, Ohio)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Killbuck Creek on W Jackson Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Kishwaukee Road Bridge (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Replaced 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kishwaukee River on Kishwaukee Road
Replaced by new bridge

Kraft's Mill Covered Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Codorus Creek on SR 3047
Replaced by a new bridge

Lafontaine Street Bridge (Huntington County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1880; Replaced 1950
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on Lafontaine Street
Replaced by new bridge

Main Street Viaduct (Fairfield County, Ohio)
Lost Stone arch bridge over Walnut Creek on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Manzanola Bridge (Old) (Otero County, Colorado)
Lost Through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Broadway
Replaced by a new bridge

Meridian Street Bridge (Old) (Suffolk County, Massachusetts)
Built ca. 1910; demolished 1950; replacement completed 1954
Lost Through truss bridge over Chelsea River on Meridian Street
Replaced by new bridge

Millersburg Covered Bridge (Warrick County, Indiana)
Built in 1874 by P. Wiest; replaced in 1950
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Pigeon Creek on New Harmony Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Morrison Bridge (Prowers County, Colorado)
Replaced 1950
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Morrison Bridge Road (CR 13)
Replaced by new bridge

MSTL - Beacon Bridge (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Removed ca. 1950
Lost Girder bridge over Muchakinock Creek & Elm Street on Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Removed

MSTL - Tracy Bridge (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Built 1907 using parts from the CBQ bridge at Plattsmouth, removed 1950
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over over Des Moines River on Railroad
Removed

MSTL/RI Overpass (Mahaska County, Iowa)
Removed in the 1950s
Lost Girder bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad on Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Removed but not replaced

N 4th Street Bridge (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Lost Through truss bridge over ACL RR on N 4th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

NH 16 Peabody River Bridge (Coos County, New Hampshire)
Built 1912
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Peabody River on NH 16
Replaced by a new bridge

Old Huntsville Road Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Destroyed 1950 due to an automobile collision; replaced 1952 by the current truss bridge.
Lost Through truss bridge over Fall Creek on Huntsville Road
Destroyed by collision

Olentangy River N. Market Street Bridge (Crawford County, Ohio)
Lost pony truss bridge over Olentangy River on N. Market Street in Galion
Replaced by new bridge

Pepacton Covered Bridge 32-13-26x (Delaware County, New York)
Lost Through truss covered bridge over East Branch Delaware River on road
Collapsed in storm and not replaced

Plaquemine LA 1 Bridge (Old) (Iberville Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1898 ; replaced with a second swing bridge 1908, replaced 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Plaquemine Bayou on Louisiana 1
Replaced by a new bridge

Rossville Bridge (1889) (Miami County, Ohio)
Built in 1889; replaced 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Great Miami River on N. Co. Rd 25A
No longer exists

Saline River US 70 Bridge (Sevier County, Arkansas)
Lost two-span pony truss bridge over Saline River on US 70 west of Dierks
Replaced by a new bridge in 1950

Salmon River Covered Bridge 37-21-21x (Lincoln County, Oregon)
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Salmon River on Road 508
Demolished

Salt Creek-10th Street Bridge (Lancaster County, Nebraska)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Salt Creek on 10th Street
Collapsed

Sauk River Bridge (Stearns County, Minnesota)
Lost Through truss bridge over Sauk River on MN 15
Replaced by a new bridge in 1950

Selvey Road - Mud Creek Bridge (Delaware County, Indiana)
Lost stringer bridge over Mud Creek on Selvey Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1951

Shrewsbury River Bridge (3rd) (Monmouth County, New Jersey)
Lost Through truss swing bridge over Shrewsbury River on Rumson Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Smithville Bridge (1915) (Bastrop County, Texas)
Built 1915; Replaced 1950
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Colorado River on Texas Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Spruce Grove Covered Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1855 by Joseph Russell; In 1950 arsonists burned the bridge; It was not replaced and is now under the waters of Pine Grove Reservoir.
Burr arch-truss bridge over West Branch Octoraro Creek (Site is under water) on Spruce Grove Road
Inundated - the site of the covered bridge is now under the Pine Grove Reservoir

St. Helena Bridge (Livingston County, New York)
Built 1904; removed 1950 due to construction of Mt. Morris Dam downstream
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Genesee River at St. Helena
Removed but not replaced

St. Philomena Church Covered Bridge (Clermont County, Ohio)
Built 1878 by McChesney & Rich; replaced 1950 by steel truss bridge relocated from another site
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Stonelick Creek on Stonelick Williams Corner Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Stanwood Bridge (Snohomish County, Washington)
Built 1909; Replaced 1950
Lost Through truss bridge over Stillaguamish River on SR-532
Replaced by a new bridge

TN 88 - Forked Deer River Bridge (Lauderdale County, Tennessee)
Lost Through truss bridge over Forked Deer River on TN 88
Collapsed; replaced by new bridge in 1952

Troy Mills Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1887; South span replaced 1899; Replaced 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Troy Mills Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Union Avenue Bridge (Passaic County, New Jersey)
Built Circa 1875; Collapsed January 1950
Lost Post through truss bridge over Passaic River on Union Ave.
No longer exists

US 27 Cumberland River Bridge (Old) (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Construction began in 1930. Bridge opened in 1931. Replaced in 1950
Lost Through truss bridge over Cumberland River on US 27 at Burnside
Replaced by a new bridge

US 36 - Mill Creek Bridge (Union County, Ohio)
Built 1914, collapsed 1950
Lost Through truss bridge over Mill Creek on US 36
Collapsed; replaced by new bridge

US20 Boone River Bridge (1894) (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built 1894; Struck 1949; Replaced 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Boone River on US 20 (East 2nd Street)
Destroyed by collision

VT - Truckee River Bridge (Washoe County, Nevada)
Built 1881; Removed ca. 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Truckee River on Virginia & Truckee Railroad
Removed

Walnut Street Bridge (Cole County, Missouri)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Wears Creek on Walnut Street (now Missouri Blvd.)
Replaced by a new bridge

Waupun Bridge (Dodge County, Wisconsin)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Rock River on N Madison Street
Replaced by a new bridge

West Union Covered Bridge (Doddridge County, West Virginia)
Built in 1843; Lost in 1950 Flooding and Replaced with a concrete bridge.
Lost Through truss bridge over Middle Island Creek on WV RT 18
Destroyed by flooding and replaced

Westham Bridge (Henrico County, Virginia)
Built 1911; Replaced 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over James River on State Route 147
Replaced by a new bridge; Abutments remain

White River IN 39 Bridge (Older) (Morgan County, Indiana)
Built 1893 to replace a lost covered bridge; replaced in 1950
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over White River on IN 39
Replaced by a new bridge