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15 Mile Road - Kalamazoo River Bridge (Calhoun County, Michigan)
Built 1898; replaced 1961
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kalamazoo River on 15 Mile Road
Replaced by a new bridge

5th Street Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1906; Destroyed 1961; Replaced 1963
Lost Pony truss bridge over Mad Creek on 5th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Alter's Covered Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1855 by Joseph Finley; Removed and replaced in 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Graham's Woods Road (T-448)
Replaced by a new bridge

Beatty's Ford Bridge (Lincoln County, North Carolina)
Lost to creation of Lake Norman
Lost Through truss bridge over Catawba River on NC 73
Removed but not replaced

Bechtle Avenue Bridge (Clark County, Ohio)
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Lagoon on Bechtle Avenue


Bissett Run Covered Bridge (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built in1907; Replaced in 1961 by a Concrete Bridge.
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Bissett Run on Barnhart Lane
Replaced by a new bridge

Black Covered Bridge (Putnam County, Indiana)
Built in 1860 by Henry Wolf; Replaced in 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Brunnertown Road (CR 125S)
Replaced by a new bridge

Black Covered Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over North Fork of Tenmile Creek on Mt. Zion Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Blythe Bridge (Riverside County, California)
Truss bridge in same location of current highway bridge
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Colorado River on/near current location of US Hwy 10
Replaced by new bridge

Bonner Springs Wagon Bridge (1904) (Wyandotte County, Kansas)
Built 1904
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kansas River on E Cedar Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Booneville Sanatorium Bridge (Logan County, Arkansas)
Built ca. 1929; Replaced 1961
Lost pony truss bridge over Petit Jean River on AR 23 south of Booneville
Replaced by a modern bridge

Brannon Covered Bridge 14-89-02 (Wayne County, Indiana)
Rood removed in 1958, removed in 1961
Lost Howe through truss bridge over West Fork of E. Fork of Whitewater River
Replaced by a new bridge

Bunker Hill Covered Bridge #1 20-03-01 (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1880, destroyed by arson 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Gunpowder Falls on Bunker Hill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Buster Boyd Bridge (First) (York County, South Carolina)
Built 1923
Lost Through truss bridge over Lake Wylie on SC 49/NC 49
Replaced by a new bridge

Camelback Bridge (Huron County, Ohio)
Replaced 1961
Lost Warren pony truss with no verticals bridge over Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on OH-99
Replaced by a new bridge

CBQ - Lower Quincy Bay Bridge (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1889; Removed 1960-1
Lost Pratt deck truss swing bridge over Quincy Bay on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Removed; One pier used as foundation for the "Pier Restaurant"

CBQ - Quincy Railroad Bridge (1899) (Adams County, Illinois)
Built 1899; Wagon decks removed 1930; Replaced 1961
Warren through truss swing bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy & Highway (Until 1930)
Replaced by a new bridge

Cemetery Road Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Deer Creek on Cemetery Road
Collapsed

Chaneysville Covered Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1892; Removed and Replaced in 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Sweet Root Creek on Rt. 326
Replaced by a new bridge

Colbert Bridge (1915) (Bryan County, Oklahoma)
Built 1915; Main span destroyed by gas pipeline fire & remainder demolished 1961
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Red River on Road
Removed but not replaced

College Avenue Bridge (York County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Codorus Creek on W College Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

College Corner Covered Bridge (Preble County, Ohio)
Built 1893 by Everett S. Sherman; Replaced 1961
Lost Covered Through truss bridge over Four Mile Creek on State Line Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Conewago Creek Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Replaced 1961
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Conewago Creek on Oxford Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Coon Run Covered Bridge (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1910; Removed and Replaced in 1961
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Coon Run on Deep Valley Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Cottage Street Bridge (1887) (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1887 to replace a one-lane bridge built by the Corrugated Metal Co.; Replaced 1961.
Lost Lenticular pony bridge over Housatonic River on Cottage Street in Great Barrington.
Replaced by a new bridge

Daniel Good's Fording Covered Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1855 by Levi Fink; Dismantled in 1961 and relocated; site abandoned.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Pequea Creek on Abandoned portion of Mt. Hope School Road
Bridge Dismantled and Moved

Deep Outlet Main-East 18B Road Bridge (Marshall County, Indiana)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Deep Outlet Main on 18B Road
Replaced by a new bridge in 1961

Douglas Avenue Bridge (Yankton County, South Dakota)
Built 1908; Replaced 1961
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Marne Creek on Douglas Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

DT&I - Scotio River Bridge (Waverly) (Pike County, Ohio)
Sustained damage in 1913 flood; removed 1961
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Scioto River on Removed Railroad (DT&I)
Removed but not replaced

Ellisforde Bridge (Okanogan County, Washington)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Okanogan River on Ellisforde Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Elm Street Bridge (Vermillion County, Indiana)
Built in 1899. One span collapsed in 1961. Replaced in 1965
Lost Through truss bridge over Wabash River on Elm Street in Clinton
Replaced by new bridge in 1965

Erb's Covered Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1893 by George W. Keiffer; Removed and replaced in 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Good Hope Road (SR 1013)
Replaced by a new bridge

Erie Canal Bridge (Wayne County, New York)
Built 1918; replaced 1961
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Erie Canal on old NY 21
Replaced by a new bridge

Fetterman Bridge (Beaver County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1880 by the Penn Bridge Co. as a toll bridge for the Beaver Falls Bridge Co.; replaced 1961
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over Beaver River on Fourth Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Fifth Street Bridge (Muskingum County, Ohio)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Muskingum River on Fifth Street
Demolished

Fort Snelling Bridge (2nd) (Ramsey County, Minnesota)
Built 1909, Replaced 1961
Lost Steel arch bridge over Mississippi River on Fort Snelling Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Fourche LaFave AR 28 Bridge (Scott County, Arkansas)
Built ca. 1924; replaced 1961
Lost three-span concrete arch bridge over Fourche LaFave on AR 28 near Parks
Replaced by a new bridge

Fox Drive-Cedar River Bridge (Mower County, Minnesota)
Relocated from Chatfield MN in 1931; replaced in 1961
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Cedar River on Fox Drive
Replaced by a new bridge

Frisco - Gasconade River Bridge (Phelps County, Missouri)
Destroyed by derailment 1961
Lost three-span through truss bridge over Gasconade River on the Frisco Railroad between Jerome and Arlington
Replaced by a new through truss bridge

Ft. Jennings Bridge (Putnam County, Ohio)
Replaced 1964
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Auglaize River on Rt 189 at Ft. Jennings.
Replaced by new bridge

George Greenly's Covered Bridge (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Little Fishing Creek on Sereno Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Goshen Bridge (Tuscarawas County, Ohio)
Built 1906
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tuscarawas River on OH 259
Replaced by a new bridge

Graham's Covered Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1857 by John Gutshall; Removed and replaced in 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Bridge Road (T-409)
Replaced by a new bridge

Greenbelt Road Bridge (Tarrant County, Texas)
Old timber bridge which was destroyed by fire the last week of January 1961.
Lost Bridge on Greenbelt Road
Demolished

Greider's Covered Bridge (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1851 by John Gutshall; Removed and Replaced in 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Old Mill Road (LR 21004) different location
Replaced by a new bridge (in a different location)

Hammett Road Covered Bridge (Troup County, Georgia)
Lost Through truss bridge over Yellow Jacket Creek on Hammett Road
Destroyed by flooding and replaced

Harless Bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Replaced 1961
Lost Through truss bridge over White River on Hamilton Road (CR-600W)
Replaced by new bridge

Harmon Swinging Bridge (Boone County, Arkansas)
Built 1940 by the WPA; damaged by flash floooding in 1961 and then dismantled
Lost wire suspension bridge over Crooked Creek somewhere near Harmon
No longer exists

Hathaway Bridge (Bay County, Florida)
Built in 1945 ; replaced by the 1960 St. Andrews Bay Bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over St. Andrews Bay on US 98 a truss span was moved and Submerged in the Gulf Used as an Artifical Reef at N 30 02.676 W 085 43.752
Replaced by new bridge and at least 1 span section was moved and submerged into the Gulf as an Artifical Reef

Hockenberry Covered Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1891; Replaced by a new bridge in different location
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Shaffer Creek on Abandoned Portion of Menchtown Road
Replaced by a new bridge in a different location

Hughes Covered Bridge (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1870; Destroyed in 1961 and replaced in a different location
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over North Fork Wheeling Creek
Replaced by a new bridge in a different location

Hughes Station Covered Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1878 by J. H. Thompson; Removed and Replaced in 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Dunnings Creek on SR 1014
Replaced by a new bridge

IN 58 - Denios Creek Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Built 1903
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Denios Creek on IN 58
Replaced by a new bridge

Indian Creek Bridge (Cape Girardeau County, Missouri)
Lost through truss bridge over Indian Creek just west of the current MO 177 bridge and beyond the end of CR 610
Replaced by a new span in 1961 when MO 177 was constructed to provide access to Trail of Tears Park

J. N. Montgomery's Covered Bridge (Washington County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Rocky Run on Rocky Run Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Jackstown Covered Bridge (Bourbon County, Kentucky)
Built in 1877 by Tom Ford & Henry Johnson; Removed and replaced in 1961.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Hinkston Creek on Jacktown Road
Replaced by a new bridge (after being damaged by an overloaded truck in 1960)

Jollytown Covered Bridge (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1882
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Dunkard Creek on Hero Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Kansas Avenue Bridge (Reno County, Kansas)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Kansas Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Kelly Covered Bridge (Dawson County, Georgia)
Built Unknown
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Etowah River on May have been Kelly Bridge Road (Abandoned)
Removed but not replaced (Site appears abandoned on aerial view, with perhaps an abutment by the river)

Keyes Covered Bridge (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Unsure of the date the bridge was built; Removed in 1961 and replaced
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Wheeling Creek on Veterans Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Kline's Covered Bridge (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Green Creek
Replaced by a new bridge (in a different location 500' southeast of original site)

Kohler's Covered Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1863
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over South Branch Conewago Creek
Replaced by a new bridge

Lake Avenue Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1914, demolished 1961
Lost deck girder bridge over New Basin Canal on Lake Avenue
Removed but not replaced

Lake Street- Chemung River Bridge (Chemung County, New York)
Built 1905; replaced 1961
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Chemung River on Lake Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Lavaca Bay Causeway (1931-1961) (Calhoun County, Texas)
Initially built in 1931, the bridge was damaged in 1942 and 1945 by hurricanes, repaired, but effectively destroyed by Hurricane Carla in 1961.
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Lavaca Bay on State Highway 35
Destroyed by storm

Layton Covered Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1891 by Wilson H. Williams; Removed and Replaced in 1961
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Brush Creek on SR 2024
Replaced by a new bridge

Leesburg Bridge (Cherokee County, Alabama)
Built 1927
Bridge over Coosa River on Alabama Highway 411
No longer exists

Linden Bridge (Christian County, Missouri)
Built 1904 by the Canton Bridge Co.; collapsed 1961
Lost through truss bridge over Finley Creek on MO 125
Replaced by new bridge

Little Miami River Bridge (Greene County, Ohio)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Miami River on Fairgrounds Road
Wrecked in 1957. Replaced by a new bridge in 1961.

Little Red River Bridge (Cleburne County, Arkansas)
Built 1935, Replaced 1961
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Little Red River on AR 16
Replaced by new bridge

Little Wabash River Bridge (Effingham County, Illinois)
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on Old Shumway Road
Collapsed

Liuetenant River Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lieuntenant River on Neck Road/Ferry Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Long Run Covered Bridge (Greene County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1897; Lost in 1961 and Replaced
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over Long Run on Long Run Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Lost Bridge (1921) (Macon County, Illinois)
Built 1921; Replaced 1961
Lost Bridge over Decatur Lake on Lost Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge

McCoysville Covered Bridge (Juniata County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Tuscarora Creek on SR 3021
Replaced by a new bridge

McGrew State Aid Bridge (Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska)
Built 1914; replaced 1961
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Platte River on CR-34
Replaced by a new bridge

McKeesport-Reynoldton Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Youghiogheny River at mile 0.2 on Vehicle and Trolly
Demolished

MILW - 1st Street Overpass (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1905; Removed 1961
Lost Steel stringer bridge over 1st Street on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Removed

MILW - Arrow Creek Tunnel (Judith Basin County, Montana)
Built 1913; Daylighted 1961
Lost Tunnel under Hill on Chicago, Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific Railway
Removed but not replaced

MILW - Missouri River Bridge (1907) (Walworth County, South Dakota)
Built 1907; Replaced 1961 as part of Oahe Dam Project
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Missouri River on Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

MILW - Pile-Pontoon Bridge (1913) (Clayton County, Iowa)
Built 1913; Disassembled 1961
Lost Pontoon bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Removed

MILW - Pile-Pontoon Bridge (Prairie du Chien) (Crawford County, Wisconsin)
Built 1898 and upgraded several times; Removed 1961
Lost Pontoon bridge over Mississippi River on Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Monroe Covered Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1881; Removed and Replaced in 1961 in a different location
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over West Branch of Sideling Hill Creek on Abandoned part of Roadway
Replaced by a new bridge in a different location

MP - Ste. Genevieve Ferry (Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri)
Ferry service began 1903; Ferry service ended 1961
Lost Ferry across Mississippi River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Retired

OH 48 - Stillwater River Bridge (Miami County, Ohio)
Built 1913 to replace a bridge lost to flooding
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Stillwater River on OH 48
Replaced by a new bridge in 1961

Old Higden Bridge (Cleburne County, Arkansas)
Built 1912; rehabilitated 1949; replaced 1961
Lost swinging bridge over Little Red River at Greers Ferry, now inundated by Greers Ferry Lake
No longer exists

Old Walston Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Lost Truss bridge over Blackwater Creek on Walston Bridge Road
Replaced by a new bridge by 1961

Peltoma Avenue Bridge (Somerset County, Maine)
Built 1888
Lost Lenticular pony truss bridge over Sebasticook River on Peltoma Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Pescadero Creek Bridge (San Mateo County, California)
Lost Through truss bridge over Pescadero Creek on Stage Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Price Covered Bridge (Bedford County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1902; Removed and Replaced in 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Brush Creek on Pointer Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Ravenna Yard Footbridge (Estill County, Kentucky)
Built here after 1907
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over L&N Railroad on Footpath
Destroyed by Tornado

Red Bridge (Oxford County, Maine)
Built 1901; Replaced 1961.
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Androscoggin River on Lincoln Avenue/ US-2 in Rumford.
Replaced by a new bridge

Rock Cut/IA150 Bridge (1937) (Fayette County, Iowa)
Built 1937; Replaced 1961
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Railroad (MILW) on Iowa 150
Replaced by a new bridge

Rowe Road Bridge (Franklin County, Ohio)
Built 1887; Demolished January 31, 1961 and replaced by a steel stringer that lasted until 1996 when the current bridge was built
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on Rowe Road (CR-133)
Replaced by a new bridge

Russian Bridge (St. Joseph County, Michigan)
Lost Through truss bridge over White Pigeon River on Thomas Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Saline River Bridge (Dallas County, Arkansas)
Built 1931; Replaced 1961
Pomy Truss bridge over Saline River on US 167
Replaced by new bridge

Sharrer's Covered Bridge (Adams County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1868 by John Camp; Removed and Replaced in 1961
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conewago Creek on Oxford Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Sketo Bridge (McLean County, Kentucky)
Lost pony truss bridge over Cypress Creek on KY 85
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.

Smoky Hill River-North Cunningham Road Bridge (Saline County, Kansas)
Collapsed in 1961; never replaced
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Smoky Hill River on North Cunningham Road
Collapsed in 1961 due to an overweight truck

Smoky Hill River-North Donmyer Road Bridge (Saline County, Kansas)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Smoky Hill River on North Donmyer Road
Relocated to N Cunningham Road in 1953; Collapsed in 1961