Lost during 1850s

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Amoskeag Bridge (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1825
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Merrimack River on Bridge Street
Destroyed by flooding

Auburn Tunnel (Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1821; daylighted 1857
Abandoned tunnel on Schuylkill Canal
Derelict/abandoned/open cut

BO - Lower Elysville Bridge (1838) (Howard County, Maryland)
Built 1838
Lost Bridge over Patapsco river on BO Railroad
No longer exists

BO - Upper Elysville Bridge (1838) (Howard County, Maryland)
Built 1838
Lost Bridge over Patapsco river on BO Railroad
No longer exists

Canal Stone Arch Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1831; Replaced 1856
Lost Stone arch bridge over Louisville & Portland Canal on 18th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Cayuga Long Bridge (Cayuga County, New York)
Built 1800, collapsed 1804, rebuilt 1813, rebuilt 1833; Abandoned 1857
Lost Bridge over Cayuga Lake on trail
Removed but not replaced

Commerce Street Covered Bridge (1854) (Dallas County, Texas)
Alex Cockrell aquires ferry operated at this loc
Lost Bridge over Trinity River on Commerce Street
Destroyed by flooding in 1858

CT - Sandusky Bay Bridge (Ottawa County, Ohio)
Built 1853; heavily damaged by storms in 1858 and abandoned
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Sandusky Bay on Cleveland & Toledo Railroad
Destroyed by severe weather

David W. King Ferry (Linn County, Iowa)
Licensed in 1840; Shut down 1857 when all bridges were open
Lost Ferry across Cedar River
Replaced by a bridge

Dayton View Covered Bridge (1819) (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built in 1819 washed away 1852.
Lost Bridge over Miami River near Monument Ave. Bridge
No longer exists

Eustace Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1857; Portion collapsed under the weight of wagons and cattle that same year and repaired; Destroyed by flooding 1858; Replaced 1859
Lost Bridge over Rock River on Galena Avenue
Destroyed by flooding

Folsom Pontoon Bridge (Johnson County, Iowa)
Built 1854; Replaced with a permanent structure 1856
Lost Pontoon bridge over Iowa River on National Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Free Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1856; Destroyed 1857
Lost Bridge over Rock River on Galena Avenue
Destroyed by flooding

Huntersville Bridge (1848) (Miami County, Ohio)
Built 1848 by Jacob Gray; replaced 1855
Lost Through truss bridge over Great Miami River on East Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Lower Bridge (1857) (Hennepin County, Minnesota)
Built 1857; Destroyed 1859; Replaced 1872
Lost Bridge over Mississippi River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Main Street Bridge (1844) (Jefferson County, Wisconsin)
Built 1854; replaced 1856 due to dilapidation
Lost Bridge over Rock River on Main Street (WI-16)
Replaced by a new bridge

Main Street Bridge (1848) (Orleans County, New York)
Built 1848, collapsed in 1859 killing 14 (or 15)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Erie Canal on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Mainville Railroad Bridge (Original) (Columbia County, Pennsylvania)
Original Bridge built in 1832; Replaced by Burr Arch 8 span deck type in 1853; Replaced with wood trestle in 1865; Replaced with a 4 span Foreman deck type truss in 1874; Totally filled in 1929
Lost Bridge on Catawissa Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Market Street Bridge (1837) (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1837; burned January 26, 1854
Lost Through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Market Street
Destroyed by fire

Market Street Bridge (Original) (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1805
Lost Bridge over Schuylkill River on Market Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Narrowsburg Covered Bridge (Original Bridge) (Wayne County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1811; Replaced in 1859 with a second bridge
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Delaware River on Rt. 652 / Bridge Street (in New York)
Replaced by a new bridge

Niagara Suspension Bridge (Niagara County, New York)
1848 built as a temporary structure. Replaced during construction of Roebling the RR bridge.
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Niagara River on walkway
Replaced by a new bridge

Penn Street Bridge (1818) (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1814-18 by Lewis Wernwag; had 3 spans, was 600 feet long, width of 36'. Destroyed in 1850 by a freshet. Some of this information from lostbridges.org
Lost Truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Penn Street
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Colona Covered Bridge (Henry County, Illinois)
Built 1853; Destroyed by a tornado 1859
Lost Through truss bridge over Rock River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Duck Creek Pile Trestle Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1855; Replaced 1858
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Duck Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

Rockford Bridge (1858) (Floyd County, Iowa)
Built 1858
Lost Bridge over Shell Rock River on Main Avenue
Destroyed by collision with ice before completion

Rossville Bridge (1848) (Miami County, Ohio)
Built 1847-48; covered soon after; replaced 1855
Lost Through truss bridge over Great Miami River on North Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Schuylkill Permanent Bridge (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania)
Built from 1801; "Remodeled" (replaced) 1850
Lost Through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Market Street
Replaced

Second Bridge (Lee County, Illinois)
Built 1851; Destroyed 1857
Lost Bridge over Rock River on Ottawa Avenue
Destroyed by flooding

Wappingers Falls Covered Bridge (Dutchess County, New York)
Lost to flooding 1851; Replaced 1852
Lost Through truss bridge over Wappinger Creek on Main Street
Destroyed by flooding

Washington Street Bridge (1847) (Seneca County, Ohio)
Built 1847; was declared unsafe and replaced 1853
Lost covered through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Washington Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Woodland Street Bridge (1850) (Davidson County, Tennessee)
Built in 1850, collapsed in 1855
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Cumberland River on Woodland Street
Collapsed