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"The General" Bridge (Lane County, Oregon)
Built & Demolished in July 23, 1926 as part of the filming of the Buster Keaton silent film "The General"
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Rock River on Film Railroad; built to be destroyed.
Collapsed

106th Street Swing Bridge (1890's) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1890's; Replaced 1929
Lost Through truss bridge over Calumet River on 106th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

112th Street Bridge (Pre 1922) (Rensselaer County, New York)
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Hudson River on 112th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

12th Street Swing Bridge (1886) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1886; Replaced 1928
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on 12th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

14th Street Bridge (1901) (Muscogee County, Georgia)
Built 1902; Replaced 1922
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chattahoochee River on 14th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

15th Street Bridge (Older) (Cascade County, Montana)
Built 1892; Condemned & replaced 1924
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Missouri River on 15th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Avenue Bridge (Whiteside County, Illinois)
Built 1878; replaced 1923
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Rock River on 1st Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Avenue Bridge (1885) (Linn County, Iowa)
Built 1885 ; replaced 1920
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on 1st Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Avenue North Bridge (Older) (Cascade County, Montana)
Replaced 1920
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Missouri River on 1st Avenue North
Replaced by a new bridge

1st Street Bridge (1888) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1888; Replaced in 1929
Lost deck truss bridge over Los Angeles River on 1st Street
Replaced by a new bridge

3rd Avenue Linn Creek Bridge (Older) (Marshall County, Iowa)
Built ?; Replaced 1920
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Linn Creek on Third Street
Replaced by a new bridge

3rd Street Bridge (Pre 1910) (Delaware County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Chester Creek on 3rd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

6th Street Bridge (Cass County, Indiana)
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Eel River on 6th Street in Logansport
Replaced by new bridge

6th Street Bridge (Older) (Cottonwood County, Minnesota)
Built in 1880, replaced by a concrete T-beam bridge in 1922 and again by a concrete girder bridge in 1975
Lost Through truss bridge over Des Moines River on Sixth Street/ MN Hwy. 62
Replaced by a new bridge

7th Street Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884; replaced 1926
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Allegheny River on 7th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

8th Street Bridge (1892) (Manitowoc County, Wisconsin)
Built 1892; Replaced 1924
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Manitowoc River on 8th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

8th Street Covered Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Built in 1849; removed in 1926; Site and roadway are abandoned.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Flatrock River on 8th Street (Old Indianapolis Road)
No longer exists-Current bridge connects 11th Street to the Old Indianapolis Road

98th Meridian Suspension Bridge (1914) (Clay County, Texas)
Built in 1914; Destroyed By Tornado In 1928
Lost Suspension bridge over Red River
Destroyed By Tornado In 1928; Souther Pier Is Still Intact

9th Street Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Pennsylvania/Camelback through truss bridge over Allegheny River on 9th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

9th Street Bridge (1889) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1889; Replaced 1925
Pratt through truss bridge
Replaced by a new bridge

9th Street Bridge (Second) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1890
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River on 9th Street and Pleasant Valley Electric Street Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Ableman Curve Covered Bridge (Sauk County, Wisconsin)
Bypassed and removed 1923
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Baraboo River on Road
Removed

Adair Viaduct (Old) (Adair County, Iowa)
Built 1908; Replaced 1923
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad on White Pole Road/Great White Way
Replaced by a new bridge

Adams Street Swing Bridge (1889) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1889 to replace earlier 1869 swing bridge; replaced 1927
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Chicago River (south branch) on Adams Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Addison Avenue Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1885 at 61st Street and moved here 1899; Replaced 1920
Lost Double Intersection Pony truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Addison Street
Replaced by new bridge

Afton Covered Bridge (Madison County, Iowa)
Built 1872, lost to an ice jam 1924
Lost Through truss bridge over Middle River on Road
Destroyed by collision

Air Line Bridge (Clay County, Kansas)
Built 1886; Destroyed 1935
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Republican River on Air Line Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Allen Street Bridge (Old) (Cowlitz County, Washington)
Built 1906, Collapsed 1923
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Cowlitz River on Allen Street in Kelso
Collapsed

Alva Bridge (Old) (Lee County, Florida)
Built in 1903; replaced and relocated to Cape Coral crossing the Matlacha Pass
Lost Through truss bridge over Caloosahatchee River on Broadway Street, then relocated to Cape Coral crossing the Matlacha Pass
No longer exists replaced

Amoskeag Falls Bridge 29-06-20x (Hillsborough County, New Hampshire)
Built 1854, collapsed in 1920
Burr long Through truss bridge over Merrimack River
Collapsed

Anderson Pedestrian bridge (Madison County, Indiana)
Built 1892
Lost Wire suspension bridge over White River on Footpath
Removed but not replaced

Antelope Hill Highway Bridge (Yuma County, Arizona)
Opened August 18, 1915. Abandoned 1929 after being repaired and lengthened in 1918 and 1920
Abandoned concrete deck girder bridge over Gila River on Ocean to Ocean Highway
Derelict/abandoned

Arcadia Bridge (Pre 1919) (De Soto County, Florida)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Peace River on W Hickory Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Arkansas River Pontoon Bridge (Yell County, Arkansas)
At one time owned by the Dardanelle and Russellville Railroad, but no trains ever crossed it.
Lost Pontoon bridge over Arkansas River in Dardanelle. Once hailed as the "Longest pontoon bridge over moving water". Carried Old Military Road, a major route between Little Rock and Fort Smith.
Demolished

Arlington Bridge (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Paddleford through truss bridge over Passumpsic River on Concord Avenue
Destroyed by Collision from another Bridge during flooding

Arlington East Covered Bridge (Rush County, Indiana)
Built in 1884 by the Kennedy Brothers; Replaced in 1926
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Blue River on US 52
Replaced by a new bridge

ARRC - Puente Caņo de San Antonio (Aņejo) (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Built 1890; Replaced 1922
Lost Howe deck truss bridge over Caņo de San Antonio on American Railroad Co. of Puerto Rico
Replaced by a new bridge

ARRC - Puente Quebrada Mala (Quebradillas, Puerto Rico)
Built ?; Replaced 1922
Lost Double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Quebrada Mala on American Railroad Co. of Puerto Rico
Replaced by a new bridge

Ash Road Bridge (1883) (St. Joseph County, Indiana)
Built 1883 by the Columbia Bridge Works; Replaced 1929
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over St Joseph River on Ash Road (County Line Road)
Replaced by the current concrete arch bridge in 1929.

Ashland Covered Bridge (Aroostook County, Maine)
Built in 1846; Replaced in 1928
Lost Through truss covered bridge over Aroostook River on Station Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Ashtabula Bridge (Old) (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Replaced in 1924
Pratt through truss bridge over Ashtabula River on West 5th Route 531
Replaced by a new bridge

ATSF - Des Moines River Bridge (1887) (Lee County, Iowa)
Built 1887, modified 1904
Lost Warren deck truss bridge over Des Moines River on ATSF RR
Replaced by a new bridge

B&M - Penacook Upper Covered Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1867; Replaced 1921
Lost Town lattice through truss bridge over Contoocook River on Boston & Maine Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&O - East Fork Paint Creek Bridge (Fayette County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over East Fork Paint Creek on B&O Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

B&SOW - East Fork White River Bridge (Lawrence County, Indiana)
Built 1893; Removed 1923
Lost Deck truss bridge over White River East Fork on B&O Southern Railroad
Only pillars remain

Bagby Bridge (Older) (Mariposa County, California)
Burned ca. 1922
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Merced River
Destroyed by fire

Ballard's Bridge (Old) (Iowa County, Iowa)
Built 1887; Replaced 1929
Pratt through truss bridge over English River on Pershing Highway
Replaced by a new bridge

Ballville Bridge (1858) (Sandusky County, Ohio)
Built 1858; replaced 1924
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Sandusky River on Tiffin Road (CR 53)
Replaced by a new bridge

Bancroft Falls Bridge (Old) (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1888 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co.; destroyed by the Great Flood of 1927
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Missisquoi River on Unknown Dirt road
Destroyed by flooding

Barton Creek Bridge (Erath County, Texas)
Built 1890 by Runyon Bridge Co., bypassed and abandoned in 1924
Abandoned bridge over Barton Creek on CR 119
Abandoned and severly deterioriated

Batavia Bridge (Old) (Clermont County, Ohio)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over East Fork Little Miami River on MainStreet
Replaced by a new bridge

Batchellerville Covered Bridge (Saratoga County, New York)
Built 1844
Lost Through truss covered bridge over Sacandaga River on Northville Road
Replaced by a new bridge, removed for Sacandaga Reservoir

Bay Creek Covered Bridge (Pike County, Illinois)
Lost covered bridge over Bay Creek between Pittsfield and Detroit on what is now IL 106
No longer exists

Bayville Bridge (1904) (Queens County, New York)
Built 1904
Lost Pony truss bridge over Mill Neck Creek on W Shore Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Beach Street Bridge (Old) (Genesee County, Michigan)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Flint River on Beach Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bear River Covered Bridge (Oxford County, Maine)
Built in 1869 by Hiram York; Removed and Replaced in 1929
Lost Paddleford through truss bridge over Bear River on RT 2, RT 5, RT 26
Replaced by a new bridge

Beck's Mill Covered Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1858; Replaced in 1920
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Beaver Creek
Replaced by a new bridge

Beechwood Boulevard Bridge (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Replaced 1922
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Penn Lincoln Highway (Forward Avenue) on Beechwood Boulevard
Replaced by a new bridge

Bell Street Bridge (Old) (Dawson County, Montana)
Built 1900; Replaced 1925
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Yellowstone River on Bell Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bethel Covered Bridge (Oxford County, Maine)
Built 1868-1869; replaced 1927
Lost Town lattice through truss covered bridge over Androscoggin River on Church Street in Bethel.
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Black River Bridge (Warren County, Mississippi)
Likely abandoned circa 1929
Lost Bridge over Big Black River on Dixie Overland Highway/ original alignment of US 80
Lost

Big Eagle Creek Covered Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in 1882 by Archibald M. Kennedy & Sons; Burned and lost in 1925
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Big Eagle Creek on Tenth Street
Destroyed by fire

Big Four - Great Miami River Bridge (Shelby County, Ohio)
Replaced 1923 by Big Four Bridge 1 mile south
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Great Miami River on Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis (Big Four) Railway
Replaced on new alignment

Big Four - Sandusky River Bridge (Seneca County, Ohio)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sandusky River on Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Four Bridge (1895) (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built 1888-1895 (Main span portals stated 1893); Replaced 1929
Lost Through truss bridge over Ohio River on New York Central Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Indian Creek Bridge (Clermont County, Ohio)
Replaced 1926-27
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Big Indian Creek on current route of US 52
Replaced by a new bridge

Big Rock Bridge (Venango County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1879; Trolley trusses added 1904; Lost 1926
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Allegheny River on River Road and Citizens Traction Company
Destroyed by collision with ice

Bingaman Street Bridge (Old) (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Through truss bridge over Schuykill River on Bingaman Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Bird In Hand Covered Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1838 by Benjamin Graeff and Mark P. Cooper; Removed and Replaced in 1922
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Mill Creek on Route 340
Replaced by a new bridge

Birdsboro Covered Bridge (Berks County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1850; Lost to arson in 1926 and replaced; See Bridgehunter #30389 for replacement bridge.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Route 345
Destroyed by fire (arson) and replaced

Black River Bridge (Old) (Clark County, Wisconsin)
Lost Through truss bridge over Black River on Grand Avenue
Collapsed; replaced by a new bridge in 1921

Black Rock Covered Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1859; Burned in 1926; Replaced in 1927
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over Schuylkill River on Black Rock Road (RT. 113)
Destroyed by fire and Replaced in 1927

Black Rock Forge Covered Bridge (Lancaster County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1884 by James C. Carpenter; Removed and Replaced in 1921; For Replacement bridge see BH #97472
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over West Branch Octoraro Creek on Black Rock Road
Replaced by a new bridge (200' downstream)

Black Run Bridge (Ruins) (Ritchie County, West Virginia)
Built 1915 as part of the Harrisville Southern Railroad; Scrapped in 1929
Lost Bridge over Black Run on Harrisville Southern Railroad
Lost

BLE - Culmerville Tunnel (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1894; Removed 1922
Lost Tunnel under Under highway on Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad
Demolished

Blodgett's Bridge (Pre 1911) (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built in 1888-1894 (based on portal design) and replaced in 1925
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Housatonic River on Ashley Falls Road in Ashley Falls
Replaced by a new bridge

BM - Lindsley Bridge (old) (Caledonia County, Vermont)
Built 1891; Replaced 1921
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Passumpsic River on Boston & Maine Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BM&NW - Cottonwood Drain Tributary Bridge (M) (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1902; Removed 1924
Lost Bridge over Unnamed Cottonwood Drain Tributary on Muscatine, Burlington, & Southern Railroad
Removed

BM&NW - Cottonwood Drain Tributary Bridge (N) (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1902; Removed 1924
Lost Bridge over Unnamed Cottonwood Drain Tributary on Muscatine, Burlington, & Southern Railroad
Removed

BM&NW - Dolbee Creek Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1902; Removed 1924
Lost Bridge over Dolbee Creek on Muscatine, Burlington, & Southern Railroad
Removed but not replaced

BM&NW - Hawkeye-Dolbee Diversion Channel Bridge (Des Moines County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1902; Removed 1924
Lost Bridge over Hawkeye-Dolbee Diversion Channel on Muscatine, Burlington, & Southern Railroad
Removed

BM&NW - Honey Creek Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1898; Removed 1924
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Honey Creek on Muscatine, Burlington, & Southern Railroad
Removed but not replaced

BM&NW - Iowa River Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1898; Abandoned and likley removed 1927
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on Muscatine, Burlington, & Southern Railroad
Removed, substructure encased in concrete for a road bridge's substructure.

BM&NW - Iowa Slough Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1902; Abandoned 1924; Removed ?
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Iowa Slough on Muscatine, Burlington, & Southern Railroad
Removed

BM&NW - Whisky Run Bridge (Louisa County, Iowa)
Built 1915; Removed 1924
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Whisky Run on Muscatine, Burlington, & Southern Railroad
Removed but not replaced

BNSF - Clay Street Overpass (Converse County, Wyoming)
Steel stringer bridge over Clay Street on BNSF
Open to traffic

BO - Cave Station Bollman Bridge (Augusta County, Virginia)
Built 1873; Replaced 1923
Lost Whipple deck truss bridge over North River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Herrs Island Bridge (Old) (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1884; Replaced 1921
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Allegheny River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Little Kanawha River Bridge (Old) (Wood County, West Virginia)
Built 1883; Replaced 1924
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Little Kanawha River on Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Little Miami River Bridges (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Lost Through truss bridge over Little Miami River on B&O RR
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Mt. Crawford Bollman Bridge (Rockingham County, Virginia)
Built 1873; Replaced 1923
Lost Other deck truss bridge over North River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Verona Bollman Bridge (Augusta County, Virginia)
Built 1873; Replaced 1923
Whipple deck truss bridge over Middle River on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Bradley's Ford Bridge (Johnson County, Indiana)
Built 1873: Replaced 1925
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Old State Road 1
Replaced by new bridge

Branch Hill Bridge (Clermont County, Ohio)
Built 1871-1872; dedicated July 4, 1872; replaced 1922
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Little Miami River on Branch Hill Road (currently Bridge Street)
Replaced by a new bridge

Brandon-Mt. Auburn Bridge (Benton County, Iowa)
Built ca 1889; Lost 1929
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Destroyed by flooding

Brandywine Creek Stone Bridge (Chester County, Pennsylvania)
Lost Stone arch bridge over Brandywine Creek on Lancaster Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Briant Street Bridge (Old) (Huntington County, Indiana)
Replaced 1928
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little River (Little Wabash River) on Briant Street
Replaced by new bridge

Bridge Street Bowstring (Windham County, Vermont)
Replaced a stone arch bridge, and was replaced by a concrete arch.
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Bellows Falls Canal on Bridge Street in Bellows Falls.
Replaced by a new bridge in 1927.

Bridge Street Bridge (Starke County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890's; Replaced by a Parker truss on a new alignment in 1929.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Yellow River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge on a different alignment and removed

Bridge Street Bridge (1886) (Hartford County, Connecticut)
Built 1886; replaced 1922
Lost Wire suspension bridge over Connecticut River on Bridge Street, Windsor Locks-Warehouse Point
Replaced by a new bridge