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Old Scottsville Road Bridge (1877) (Warren County, Kentucky)
Built 1877
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Drake's Creek on Old Scottsville Road
Collapsed. Replaced by new bridge.

Old Snake River bridge (Walla Walla County, Washington)
Completed on May 5 1921 Burned on September 9th 1949
Lost Bridge over Snake RIver on US 12


Old US 67 Brazos River Bridge (Somervell County, Texas)
Built 1907; Lost to accident 1945
Lost Through truss bridge over Brazos River on Glen Rose and Cleburne Road (US 67)
Destroyed by M32 Armored Recovery Vehicle

Old US 71 Sixmile Creek Bridge (Polk County, Arkansas)
Demolished in the early 1940s
Lost Bridge over Sixmile Creek on abandoned alignment of US 71
No longer exists

Oneida Arch Bridge (Delaware County, Iowa)
Built 1909; Replaced 1949
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Plum Creek on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Orange Bridge (1875/1914) (Coshocton County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1875; one span lost in 1913 flood and replaced with a Pratt truss; collapsed 1941
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Tuscarawas River on State Route 751
Collapsed

Oregon Trunk Railroad Willow Canyon Tunnel No. 1 (Jefferson County, Oregon)
Built 1912 abandoned 1923 blown up by us army soldiers in 1944 as part of a training exercise during ww2
Lost Tunnel
Demolished

Oregon Trunk Railroad Willow Canyon Tunnel No. 2 (Jefferson County, Oregon)
Built 1912 abandoned 1923 blown up by us army soldiers in 1944 as part of a training exercise during ww2
Lost Tunnel
Demolished

Orrstown Bridge (Franklin County, Pennsylvania)
Built in 1840; Replaced 1940
Lost Stone arch bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Pa 433; Sr 0433 (Tanyard Hill Rd)
Replaced by new bridge

Oswego Road Bridge (Old) (Oswego County, New York)
Replaced 1940
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Oneida River on Oswego Road
Replaced by a new bridge

P. M. Bridge (1891) (Mason County, Michigan)
Built 1891, replaced 1940
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Pere Marquette River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge in 1940

Palisade Bridge (Mesa County, Colorado)
Built 1909 by M.J. Patterson Construction Co.; replaced 1949
Lost Pennsylvaniahrough truss bridge over Colorado River on 8th Street (old US 6)
Replaced by a new bridge

Palmer Lumber Company Sawmill Bridge (Union County, Oregon)
Built 1907 replaced 1940 when Lumber mill was tore down
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Grande Ronde River and log pond on Oregon Washington Railway and Navigaton Company Railroad over Grnade Ronde River
No longer exists

Papermill Covered Bridge (New Castle County, Delaware)
Built 1861
Lost Town lattice truss covered bridge over White Clay Creek on Papermill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Paskenta Bridge (Tehama County, California)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Thomes Creek on Round Valley Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Penns Creek Selinsgrove Bridge (Snyder County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1905 for $65,000; moved about 1/4 mile north 1928; replaced 1941
Lost Through truss bridge over Penns Creek on Susquehanna Trail (later US 11/15)
Replaced by a new bridge

Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge (Washington, District of Columbia)
Built 1890; Replaced 1942
Lost Through truss bridge over Anacostia River on Pennsylvania Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Penny Bridge (Kings County, New York)
Built 1859; Removed 1949
Lost Iron arch bridge over Montague Street on Footpath
Removed but not replaced

Pentwater Channel Bridge (Oceana County, Michigan)
Built in 1925 ; removed 1949
Lost Deck girder bridge over Pentwater Channel Lake on Green Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Peoria Ferry (Linn County, Oregon)
Lost Bridge over Willamette River
No longer exists

Peppertown "Short" Covered Bridge (Franklin County, Indiana)
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Salt Creek on Peppertown Road (SR 229)
Replaced by a new bridge

Perche Creek US 40 Bridge (Boone County, Missouri)
Built 1924; replaced 1940
Lost bridge over Perche Creek on US 40
Replaced by new bridge

Pittsburg Bridge (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1868, bypassed in 1935, demolished 1948
Lost 4 span bowstring through truss bridge over Wabash River on former County Road 310 North in Pittsburg
Replaced by a new bridge

Plainfield National Road Bridge(Older) (Hendricks County, Indiana)
Built 1888; replaced 1940
Lost Whipple through truss bridge
Replaced by a new bridge

Plains Road Bridge (Sullivan County, New Hampshire)
Built 1906
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sugar River on Plains Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Poteau River Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
This was one of the first crossings from Ft. Smith into Oklahoma after the Civil War.
Lost through truss bridge over Poteau River on South E Street in Ft. Smith
Lost

Preston Bridge (New London County, Connecticut)
Lost double-intersection Warren deck truss bridge over Shetucket River on Main Street & Railroad (Norwich & Westerly Railway) in Norwich
Replaced by a new bridge

Prestonburg Toll Bridge (Floyd County, Kentucky)
Closed in 1934
Lost Pennsylvania/Parker through truss bridge over Levisa Fork on road
Replaced by a new bridge

PRSL - Corson's Inlet Drawbridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Corson's Inlet on former West Jersey & Seashore RR
Removed but not replaced

PRSL - Sea Isle City Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Removed 1943
Girder bridge over Ludlam Thorofare on Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines


PRSL - Townsends Inlet Bridge (Cape May County, New Jersey)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Townsends Inlet on former West Jersey & Seashore RR
Removed but not replaced

PSN - State Line Viaduct (McKean County, Pennsylvania)
Built 1909; Removed ca. 1947
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Allegheny River on Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad
Removed

Quigleys Twin Bridges #1 (east) (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Replaced 1948
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Conodoquinet Creek on 641 Grn Springs Rd
Replaced by new bridge

Raccoon Creek Stone Bridge (Gloucester County, New Jersey)
Lost Stone arch bridge over Raccoon Creek on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Racine Street-Rock River Bridge (Old) (Rock County, Wisconsin)
Built 1914; replaced 1949
Lost Pony/through girder bridge over Rock River on Racine Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Red Covered Bridge 21-14-49x (Worcester County, Massachusetts)
Built 1888; Removed 1946
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Blackstone River in Millville
Removed but not replaced

Reece's Creek Bridge on Greenville-Wappapello Road (Wayne County, Missouri)
Timber stringer bridge over Reece's Creek on Greenville-Wappapello Road
Demolished

RI - Branch of James Fork Bridge (Sebastian County, Arkansas)
Built circa 1903 ; Removed circa 1943
Abandoned bridge over Branch of James Fork on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Removed

Ri - Brighton Warren Truss (Washington County, Iowa)
Built 1905; Removed 1945 due to track reconstruction project
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Skunk River/Hwy IA1 on former Rock Island RR
Replaced by a new bridge on a different alignment

RI - Cedar River Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1912; Removed 1940
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Railroad
Removed

RI - Chequest Creek Bridge (Old Alignment) (Davis County, Iowa)
Bypassed and removed ca. 1946
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Chequest Creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Demolished

RI - Coop Creek Bridge (Scott County, Arkansas)
Built circa 1903; Removed circa 1943
Lost bridge over Coop Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Removed

RI - Graham Street Overpass (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built ?; Removed 1941
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Graham Street on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced

RI - Nicholson Creek Bridge #3 (Cedar County, Iowa)
Removed ca. 1940
Lost Bridge over Nicholson Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Removed

RI - North Chequest Creek Bridge (Old) (Davis County, Iowa)
Demolished 1946 on account of line relocation project
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over North Chequest Creek on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Small Stream Bridge (Old Alignment) (Appanoose County, Iowa)
Bypassed and removed ca. 1946
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over small stream on abandoned railroad (former RI)
Demolished

RI - Smallwood Creek Bridge (Old) (Yell County, Arkansas)
Built 1896; Replaced 1941
Lost Bridge over Smallwood Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - South Skunk River Lattice Truss (Jasper County, Iowa)
Built 1889; Replaced 1945
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over South Skunk River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

RI - Sugar Creek Bridge (Old) (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1885; Destroyed by flash flood 1944 and replaced.
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

RI - US63 Overpass (Old) (Davis County, Iowa)
Replaced 1946
Lost Concrete stringer bridge over US 63 on RI Goldenstate Route
Removed and crossing relocated approx 1/2 mile to the north

RI - Wapsipinicon River Bridge (Clinton County, Iowa)
Built 1881; Abandoned & Removed 1940
Lost Through truss bridge over Wapsipinicon River on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Removed

Richland Creek Covered Bridge (Union County, Indiana)
Built in 1872 by A.M. Kennedy & Sons; replaced in 1942
Lost Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over Richland Creek on Old Brownsville Road
Replaced by a new bridge

River Junction Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Built 1894; Removed 1942 for the War Effort
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Iowa River on North Street
Removed

Riverdale Road-Weber River Bridge (Weber County, Utah)
Replaced 1947
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Weber River on West Riverdale Road (SR 26)
Replaced by a new bridge

Robert's Mill Covered Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built in 1881-2 by A. M. Kennedy & Sons, replaced in 1942 when Geist Reservoir was being created.
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Fall Creek on 79th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Rochester Bridge (Cedar County, Iowa)
Built 1880; Span collapsed due to overweight truck May 4th, 1947; Replaced 1948
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Cedar River on Road
Partially collapsed in 1947 and replaced on a new alignment

Rochester Island Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River Back Channel on Rochester Road
No longer exists

Rock Creek Covered Bridge 35-04-23x (Ashtabula County, Ohio)
Built 1832 by Samuel Ackley & George Crowell of Ashtabula-Trumbull Turnpike Co.; Survived flood and ice jams 1884; Caught fire 1924; Petitions raised 1942 by Travelers Club to save and preserve but failed; Dismantled and replace by steel truss 1948
Lost Covered Through truss bridge over Rock Creek on Stiles Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Rock River South Channel Bridge (N) (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1905; Replaced 1948
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rock River on Unknown Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Rock River South Channel Bridge (S) (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Build 1904; Abutment failed March 1937; Abutment repaired April 1937; Replaced 1948
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rock River South Channel on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Rockport Ferry (Spencer County, Indiana)
Obsolete due to the construction of the Glover Cary Bridge
Lost Ferry across Ohio River
No longer exists

Roricks Glen Bridge (Chemung County, New York)
Lost in the 1946 flood and later a replacement bridge similar to its predesessor was lost in the 1972 flood
Lost Lattice through truss bridge over Chemung River on Roricks Glen Pkwy.
Removed but not replaced

Rum River Bridge (Old) (Anoka County, Minnesota)
Lost Deck arch bridge over Rum River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Rutland Railroad - East Creek Bridge (Rutland County, Vermont)
Destroyed by flooding in 1947
Lost Through truss bridge over East Creek on Rutland Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Salt Prong Hubbard Creek Bridge (Shackelford County, Texas)
Lost Through truss bridge over Salt Prong Hubbard Creek on FM 601
Replaced by new bridge

San Francisquito Creek Bridge (Santa Clara County, California)
Replaced 1948
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over San Francisquito Creek on Pope Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Sanders Covered Bridge (Owen County, Kentucky)
One span collapsed by an overloaded truck in 1922. Remaining two spans lost to arson on August 23, 1948.
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Eagle Creek on KY 36
Destroyed by fire

Saybrook Bridge (Middlesex County, Connecticut)
Opened in 1911 and replaced in 1948
Lost deck truss bascule bridge over Connecticut River on Shoreline Electric railway and highway
No longer exists

SE 9th Street Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1871 at Walnut Street, Relocated here 1891; Abandoned 1934; Removed 1941
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Des Moines River on SE 9th Street
Removed

Sears Mill Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built 1881; Span lost and replaced with a Bailey truss span 1946; Replaced 1948
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rock River on 11th Street
Replaced by new bridge

Selma Swing Bridge (Dallas County, Alabama)
Built 1884 and bridge demolished in 1940 due to construction of Edmund Pettus Bridge. Bridge Tender's House, however, has been preserved as a bed and breakfast.
Lost Bridge over Alabama River on Water Street in Selma
Lost

Sheldon Bridge (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1887 by the Vermont Construction Co; Bypassed and demolished 1947
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Missisquoi River on Abandoned alignment of Main Street
Removed but not replaced

Shermans Dale Covered Bridge (Perry County, Pennsylvania)
Built Unknown
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Sherman's Creek
Collapsed (Not Replaced)

Sherwood Bridge (Defiance County, Ohio)
South span collapsed December 1, 1942; repaired with material from 1904 bridge in Waterville; replaced 1946
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Maumee River on US 127
Replaced by a new bridge

Simpson Bridge (Muscatine County, Iowa)
Built 1895; Removed 1941
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cedar River on Lucas Grove Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Sipsey River Bridge (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Replaced 1940
Lost Bridge over Sipsey River on Upper Columbus Road
Replaced by new bridge

SJSB&S/NYC Overpass (St. Joseph County, Indiana)
Removed 1943
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over New York Central Railroad on St. Joseph, South Bend & Southern Railroad
Removed

Smart's Crossing (Nevada County, California)
Bridge over Bear River on Smart's Crossing Rd
Washed out in the 1940's

Smith River Bridge (Pre 1940) (Del Norte County, California)
Lost Through truss bridge over Smith River on US 101
Replaced by a new bridge

Soldier Pond Bridge (Aroostook County, Maine)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Fish River on Strip Road
Replaced by a new bridge

South Amana Bridge (Older) (Iowa County, Iowa)
Built ?; Replaced 1941
Lost Bridge over Iowa River on 220th Trail
Replaced by a new bridge

South Main Street Bridge (Old) (Harlan County, Kentucky)
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Clover Fork on South Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

South Park Street Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, New York)
Replaced 1942
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sandy Creek on S Park Street
Replaced by a new bridge

South Street Bridge (Hampshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1891, replaced 1948
Lost Through truss bridge over New Haven RR and Mill River on South Street in Northampton
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - 29th Street Overpass (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1890; Removed 1942
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over 29th Street on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced

SP - Dolores Street Overpass (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1890; Removed 1942
Bridge over Dolores Street & 27th Street on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced

SP - Mossdale Bridge (1895) (San Joaquin County, California)
Built 1895; Replaced 1942
Steel truss bridge over San Joaquin River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Neches River Bridge (1918) (Jefferson County, Texas)
Built 1918; Replaced 1940
Through truss bridge over Neches River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Pajaro River Bridge (Santa Cruz County, California)
Replaced 1941
Lost Deck truss bridge over Pajaro River on Southern Pacific Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Pecos River Viaduct (Val Verde County, Texas)
Built 1892, Strengthened in 1910 and 1929, Replaced 1944, Removed 1949
Lost Deck truss bridge over Pecos River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

Spa Creek Bridge (Old) (Anne Arundel County, Maryland)
Built 1907
Lost Pony truss swing bridge over Spa Creek on Sixth Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Spider Lake Bridge (Old) (Vilas County, Wisconsin)
Replaced 1949
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Trout River on US 51
Replaced by a new bridge

Spring Common Bridge (Old) (Mahoning County, Ohio)
Built 1911; Replaced 1949
Lost warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Mahoning River on 5th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Springfield Road Bridge (Old) (Tazewell County, Illinois)
Replaced 1949
Lost Through truss bridge over Mackinaw River on Springfield Road (Old Alignment)
Replaced by new bridge

SRC - Aqueduct Trestle (Schenectady County, New York)
Built 1904; Abandoned 1941; Removed 1943 for the metal to be used in the war effort.
Lost Pratt deck truss truss bridge over Mohawk River & Erie Canal on Schenectady Railway Co.
Removed but not replaced

St Louis & Southwestern Railroad Bridge over Cross County Ditch (Cross County, Arkansas)
Lost 1944
Lost Bridge over Cross County Ditch on St Louis and Southwestern Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

State Street Bridge (Berrien County, Michigan)
Built 1909; Struck by S.S. Mathiott April 20, 1947; Dismantled 1949, effectively having been replaced with nearby Blossomland Bridge
Lost Through truss bridge over St. Joseph River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Bridge (Morgan County, Utah)
Collapsed 1945
Lost Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Weber River on State Street (SR 66)
Collapsed

State Street Bridge (1890) (Winnebago County, Illinois)
Built 1890; Replaced 1948
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Rock River on State Street
Replaced by a new bridge

State Street Bridge (1895) (Jefferson County, New York)
Built 1895 by Buffalo Bridge & Iron Works; Replaced 1949
Lost Bridge over Black River on Rte 136
Replaced by a new bridge