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Allagash Bridge (Aroostook County, Maine)
Built in 1944 by Walter V. Mitton; Replaced in 1955.
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Allagash River on Allagash Road; RT 161
Replaced by a new bridge

AR88 Ouachita River Bridge (Polk County, Arkansas)
Bridge has been demolished, but remnants remain
Lost Through truss bridge over Ouachita River on AR 88
Replaced by a new bridge 1955

Archer Avenue Bridge (Pre 1934) (Cook County, Illinois)
Existed in 1950s; demolished ca. 1955
Lost Bridge over Cal Sag Channel on Archer Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Arena Bridge (Delaware County, New York)
Built 1903-04; removed 1955.
Lost Parker through truss bridge over East Branch Delaware River on Unknown Road (TBD) near Arena
Removed but not replaced

Asbury Road Bridge (Rutherford County, Tennessee)
Replaced in 1955 after being collapsed by a truck.
Lost Through truss bridge over Overall Creek on Asbury Road
Collapsed

Ashley Street Bridge (Jackson County, Minnesota)
Built 1896; replaced 1955
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Ashley Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Atlantic Boulevard Swing Bridge (Old) (Broward County, Florida)
Replaced 1955
Lost bridge over Intracoastal Waterway on Atlantic Blvd
Replaced by a new bridge

Bankhead Highway Cahaba River Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Built 1916; Replaced 1955
Lost Arch bridge over Cahaba River on Bankhead Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Beardstown Toll Bridge (Cass County, Illinois)
Built 1888, replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss swing bridge over Illinois River on State Street in Beardstown
Replaced by new bridge

Brazos River FM 266 Bridge (Knox County, Texas)
Replaced 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Brazos River
Replaced by new bridge

Bridge Street Bridge (1936) (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Replaced a similar bridge lost on March 18, 1936
Lost Bridge over Farmington River on Bridge Street/Cottage Street New Hartford
Destroyed by flooding

Bridge Street Lenticular Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1888; swept away August 19, 1955
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Farmington River on Bridge Street in Collinsville
Destroyed by flooding

Brunswick Bridge (Old) (Frederick County, Maryland)
Lost Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Potomac River, C&O Canal and B&O RR on Burkittsville Rd
Replaced by a new bridge

Byrd Bridge (Middlesex County, New Jersey)
Built 1890 (according to posted aarticle); Collapsed 1955; Replaced 1956
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Bound Brook on South Avenue
Collapsed due to an overweight truck

Castorland Bridge (Lewis County, New York)
Replaced 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Black River on Road in Castorland
Replaced by a new bridge

Cicero Covered Bridge (Hamilton County, Indiana)
Built in 1881 by Josiah Durfee; removed in 1955
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Cicero Creek on Jackson Street
Removed for the construction of Morse Reservoir and replaced with a causeway.

CNTP - Cumberland River Bridge (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built 1880 for the Cincinnati Southern Railway, replaced in 1955
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Cumberland River on Norfolk Southern Railway at Burnside
Replaced by a new bridge

Colorado River Bridge (1934) (Grand County, Utah)
Built in 1934; replaced 1955
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Colorado River on US 191


Cut Foot Sioux Lake Bridge (Itasca County, Minnesota)
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Cut Foot Sioux Lake on SR 46
Replaced by a new bridge

Cypress Bayou AR 31 Bridge (White County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss bridge over Cypress Bayou on AR 31
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

Deerfield Bridge (Pre 1955) (Lenawee County, Michigan)
Possibly built 1908; replaced 1955
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over River Raisin on Rodesiler Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Deschutes River Bridge (Sherman County, Oregon)
Built 1919, Replaced 1955
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Deschutes River on US 30
Replaced by a new bridge due to construction of The Dalles Dam.

Drayton Lift Bridge (Pembina County, North Dakota)
Built 1911; Removed 1955 when new steel bridge was built north of town
Lost Through truss bridge over Red River on former Almeron Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Eaton Rapids-East Knight Street Bridge (Pre 1923) (Eaton County, Michigan)
Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Grand River on East Knight Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Egypt Covered Bridge (Lehigh County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1850 and replaced in 1955
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge 12 panel truss; over Coplay Creek on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Elk River Mills Bridge (Limestone County, Alabama)
Built ca.1902; Replaced 1955 after partial collapse.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Elk River on Elk River Mills Road
Replaced by new bridge

Escambia River Bridge (Escambia County, Florida)
Built in 1926, Replaced 1955
Lost warren through truss swing bridge over Escambia River on Us90 Sr10 in Pensacola
Replaced by new bridge

Farmington Avenue Bridge (1904) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1904
Lost Warren through truss with no verticals bridge over Farmington River on Farmington Avenue in Farmington.
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

Farwell's Mill Bridge 19-14-P02x (Waldo County, Maine)
Unknown date of construction; Built by Town of Unity; Replaced in 1955.
Lost Pony truss bridge over Sandy Stream on Berry Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Feather River Bridge (Pre 1910) (Sutter County, California)
Built before 1910 (shown on 1910 topo map); Destroyed by flooding 1955; Replaced 1958
Lost Through truss bridge over Feather River on CA 99
Destroyed by flooding

Ferry Street Bridge (Somerset County, Maine)
Built 1910 by the Penn Bridge Co.; replaced 1955
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Kennebec River on Ferry Street
Replaced by a new bridge

FL 44 Bridge (Old) (Lake County, Florida)
Replaced 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over St Johns River on Route 44
Replaced by a new bridge

Fleming Park Bridge (Old) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890; Replaced 1955
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Ohio River Back Channel on Neville Road
Replaced by a new bridge on a different alignment and scrapped

Fombell Bridge (Lawrence County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1880
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Connoquenessing Creek on Hartzell School Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Forest Avenue Bridge (Dallas County, Texas)
Constructed in 1915, Bypassed in 1952, Demolished in 1955
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Trinity River on Forest Avenue Road
Demolished

Forks Covered Bridge 38-19-56x (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Fishing Creek on Winding Road (SR 1020)
Replaced by a new bridge

Forsyth Mill Covered Bridge (Mercer County, Kentucky)
Built Unknown
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Salt River on Abandoned Alignment of VanArsdale Road
Collapsed in 1955 after being bypassed in 1937

Fraser Bridge (1916) (Boone County, Iowa)
Built 1916; Washed away June 1954; Replaced November 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on K Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Fullerton State Aid Bridge (Nance County, Nebraska)
Built 1912; replaced 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Loup River on NE-14
Replaced by a new bridge

Glen Iron Covered Bridge 38-60-27x (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1855; Removed in 1955 and Replaced by a bridge in a different location
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Penns Creek
Replaced by a new bridge in a different location

Glencoe Bridge (Alamance County, North Carolina)
Collapsed 1955; Replaced 1957
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Haw River on Old Glencoe Road
Replaced by new bridge after a partial collapse.

Godfrey's Ferry Bridge (Marion County, South Carolina)
Built 1925
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Great Pee Dee River on US 378
Replaced by new bridge

Gosport Bridge (Owen County, Indiana)
Built 1871; west span replaced 1884; closed to traffic on December 14, 1949; destroyed by fire on October 28, 1955
Lost Smith and Whipple through truss bridge over West Fork White River on N. Moon Road at Gosport
Covered bridge destroyed by an arson fire and then Whipple truss removed.

Grantham Covered Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1859 by John Finley; Removed and Replaced in 1955
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Yellow Breeches Creek on North Grantham Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Halls Covered Bridge 32-13-25x (Delaware County, New York)
Lost town lattice truss covered bridge over East Branch Delaware River
Destroyed by flooding

Harrisburg Road Bridge 1 (Franklin County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Darby Creek Tributary on Harrisburg Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Harrisburg Road Bridge 2 (Franklin County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Darby Creek on Harrisburg Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Hartford Avenue Bridge (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Replaced a 2-span covered pony trus bridge washed away in June, 1892.
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Farmington River on old alignment of Hartford Avenue in Tariffville.
Lost in the flood of 1955, it was not replaced and Hartford Avenue was relocated.

Hatch Bridge (Freeborn County, Minnesota)
Replaced 1955
Lost Closed spandrel archover Fountain Lake at Edgewater Bay on Lakeview Blvd at the junction of the Fairway
Replaced by a new bridge

Hildom Road Covered Bridge (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss covered bridge over Ashtabula River on Hildom Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Hill Street Tunnel (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1909; Daylit 1955
Lost Tunnel on Hill Street
Demolished

Holabird Avenue Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Bridge lost post-1948; probably swept away in 1955 flood.
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Still River on Holabird Avenue, Winsted
Replaced by a new bridge

Hookers Mill Covered Bridge 20-12-04x (Harford County, Maryland)
Built in 1860; Lost to fire in 1955; Replaced in 1957.
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Bynum Run on Hookers Mill Road
Destroyed by fire in 1955; replaced in 1957

Hubble Road Covered Bridge (Lincoln County, Kentucky)
Built in 1864; Destroyed by Arson in 1955 and replaced
Lost Long through truss bridge over Dix River on RT 1150
Destroyed by fire (arson) in 1955 and replaced.

IC - West Frankfort Overpass (Franklin County, Illinois)
Lost Girder bridge
Destroyed by fire

Illinois Terminal/Wabash Overpass (Piatt County, Illinois)
Built 1928-9; Removed 1955
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wabash, later N&W Railway on Illinois Terminal Railroad
Removed but not replaced account of IT line abandonment

Interborough Bridge (Monroe County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1904
Lost Through truss bridge over Brodhead Creek on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge after 1955 flood

Interstate Bridge - Taylors Falls (Chisago County, Minnesota)
Lost Steel arch bridge over Saint Croix River on US 8
Replaced by a new bridge

Irons Fork AR 88 Bridge (Polk County, Arkansas)
Built 1907; Replaced 1955
Lost two-span through truss bridge over Irons Fork on AR 88 east of Mena
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

J. McDonald's Covered Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Unknown year of construction; Removed and Replaced in 1955
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over Middle Branch of Wheeling Creek on Old Brick Road
Replaced by a new bridge

James River-221st Street Bridge (Sanborn County, South Dakota)
Collapsed 1955; Replaced 1957
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over James River on 221st Street
Collapsed

Jaynes Covered Bridge 35-21-05x (Delaware County, Ohio)
Built 1850
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Alum Creek on Bale Kenyan Road
Destroyed by arson fire in 1955

Jefferson City Bridge (1896) (Cole County, Missouri)
Opened Oct. 15, 1896; demolished 1955
Lost through truss swing bridge over the Missouri River at Jefferson City
Replaced by the current US 54 bridge, but vestiges of south approach remain at end of Bolivar Street

Jesse's Creek Bridge (Harlan County, Kentucky)
Lost Bridge over Cumberland River
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.

Jordan's Ford Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1896; Replaced 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Jordan's Grove Road
Replaced by a new bridge

KCPS - Brush Creek Bridge (Old) (Jackson County, Missouri)
Replaced 1955
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Brush Creek on Kansas City Public Service Co. Sunset Hill Line
Replaced by a new bridge

Keenan Twin #2 Covered Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Buck Run on SR 0231
Replaced by a new bridge

Kelley Point Covered Bridge 38-60-18x (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Buffalo Creek on T-450
Replaced by a new bridge

Lake Bloomington-Gridley Road Bridge (McLean County, Illinois)
Built 1889
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Mackinaw River
Destroyed by collision

Lake Wilhelm Road Bridge (Pre 1955) (Mercer County, Pennsylvania)
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Shenango River on Lake Wilhelm Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lane's Bridge (Tattnall County, Georgia)
Built 1921
Swing Bridge over Altamaha River on GA 169
Replaced by a new bridge

Laramie Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1895 using spans from the old Mississippi River Bridge at Burlington, Iowa; Removed 1955
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over CB&Q RR on Laramie Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Lena Overhead Crossing (Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1925, Replaced 1955
Lost Bridge on Old Louisiana Highway 20
Replaced by a new bridge

Lena Overhead Crossing (Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1925, Replaced 1955
Lost Bridge on Old Louisiana Highway 20
Replaced by a new bridge

Lena Overhead Crossing (Rapides Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1925, Replaced 1955
Lost Bridge on Old Louisiana Highway 20
Replaced by a new bridge

LeRoy Bridge (Lenawee County, Michigan)
Replaced 1955
Lost Parker through truss bridge over River Raisin on Deerfield Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Little Black River Covered Bridge 19-02-02x (Aroostook County, Maine)
Built in 1914; Replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Black River on Dickey Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Locust Creek - St. Joseph Avenue Bridge (Vanderburgh County, Indiana)
Replaced 1960
Lost Truss bridge over Locust Creek on St. Joseph Avenue
Replaced by new bridge

Lowell Dam Wagon Bridge (Cherokee County, Kansas)
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Shoal Creek on wagon road
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Monroe County, Wisconsin)
Replaced 1955
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Beaver Creek on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (Rockingham County, New Hampshire)
Lost Lenticular pony truss bridge over Lamprey River on N Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street-Rock Creek Bridge (Washington County, Indiana)
Replaced 1955
Lost Arch bridge over Rock Creek (West Fork Blue River) on S Main Street
Replaced by the current arch bridge in 1955

Mash Hollow Bridge (Stone County, Missouri)
Removed for construction of Table Rock Lake
Lost bridge over Mash Hollow Table Rock Lake on MO 173 (Formerly MO 148)
Demolished

May Covered Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1881; Removed and Replaced in 1955
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Little Wills Creek on SR 3008
Replaced by a new bridge

Millport Bridge (Jackson County, Indiana)
Built in 1883 by the Indianapolis Bridge Company
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Muscatatuck River on IN 135
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

Mohawk Trail Cold River Bridge (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cold River on Mohawk Trail
Replaced by a new bridge

Mormon Island Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1908; Inundated ca. 1955
Parker through truss bridge over South Fork American River on Road
Inundated

Mud Creek Covered Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built 1882
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Mud Creek on Fall Creek Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Myers Mill Covered Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Codorus Creek on Abandoned Roadway
Removed but not replaced

Naugle Covered Bridge 38-60-20x (Union County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1876; Torn Down and Replaced in 1955
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Buffalo Creek
Replaced by a new bridge

NH - Farmington River Bridge (N) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1904
Lost Bridge over Farmington River on New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad
Removed after railroad line abandoned due to flood damage in 1955.

NH - Quinebaug River Bridge (Windham County, Connecticut)
Built 1904, two southern spans lost to 1955 floods, line abandoned 1959, remainder demolished at a later point
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Quinebaug River, River Road, and Kennedy Drive on NYNH&H Midland Division in Putnam
Replaced by a pedestrian bridge

NH - West Branch Farmington River Bridge (Litchfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1879; removed following 1955 flood damage
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Branch Farmington River & US 44 on NH New Hartford Branch in New Hartford.
Destroyed by flooding

NH - Woonsocket Covered Bridge (Providence County, Rhode Island)
Built 1898; destroyed by flooding 1955
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Blackstone River on New Haven Railroad - Spur to Social Village
Destroyed by flooding

O'Byrnes Ferry Covered Bridge (Calaveras County, California)
Removed with Tri-Dam Project in 1955
Lost Through truss covered bridge over Stanislaus River on O'Byrnes Ferry Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Oak Ridge Bridge (De Kalb County, Illinois)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Somonauk Creek at Suydam Road
No longer exists

OH 202 - Lost Creek Bridge (Miami County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Lost Creek on OH 202
Replaced by a new bridge in 1955

Old Selma Road Covered Bridge (Lowndes County, Alabama)
Built in 1861; Removed in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Pintlala Creek on Abandoned Old Selma Road
Removed but not replaced (Aerial views show this site as being abandoned)

Old Wildcat Creek Bridge (Benton County, Arkansas)
Built 1931-32; Replaced 1955
Lost Pony truss bridge over Wildcat Creek on AR 68 (now CR 1782)
Replaced by new bridge

PA 27 - Pine Creek Bridge (Crawford County, Pennsylvania)
Built circa 1900-1905; collapsed in 1955; temporary bridge built in 1955; replacement bridge built in 1958
Lost Through truss bridge over Pine Creek
Replaced by a new bridge