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Lost during 1950s

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10th Street - Haw Creek Bridge (Bartholomew County, Indiana)
Lost pony truss bridge over Haw Creek on 10th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

10th Street Bridge (Wayne County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1910; replaced in 1957
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over East Fork Whitewater River on 10th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

11th Street Bridge (1908) (Black Hawk County, Iowa)
Built 1887 at 5th Street; Relocated here 1908; Replaced 1953
Lost Through truss bridge over Cedar River on 11th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

158th Street Bridge (Rock Island County, Illinois)
Built ca. 1906; Replaced 1951
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad on 158th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

18th Street Lift Bridge (1915) (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built June 23, 1915, Removed 1957
Lost Through truss bridge over Louisville & Portland Canal on 18th Street
Removed

1st Street Bridge (Pennington County, Minnesota)
Built 1920
Lost Through truss bridge over Red Lake River on 1st Street
Replaced by a new bridge

3 Mile Bridge (Addison County, Vermont)
Built 1836; Arches added c.1860; Closed & Burned 1952
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Otter Creek on 3 Mile Bridge Road
Destroyed by fire

30th Street Bridge (San Diego County, California)
Built 1908; Replaced with a culvert and filled in 1956-7
Lost Timber stringer bridge on 30th Street & San Diego Electric Railroad
Filled in

3rd Street Bridge (Juneau County, Wisconsin)
Lost Pony truss bridge over Yellow River on W 3rd Street
Replaced by a new bridge

41st Street Bridge (Pre 1953) (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Replaced 1953
Lost bridge over Indian Creek Canal on 41st Street in Miami Beach
Replaced by new bridge

5th Avenue E Bridge (Pre 1909) (Ransom County, North Dakota)
Lost Through truss bridge on 5th Avenue E over Sheyenne River
Replaced by a new bridge

8th Avenue Indian Creek Bridge (Linn County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1885 by the King Bridge Company; Replaced 1957
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Indian Creek on 8th Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

95th Street Bridge (1902) (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1902; Replaced 1958
Lost bascule truss bridge over Calumet River on 95th Street
Replaced by a new bridge

ACL - South River Bridge (Beaufort County, North Carolina)
Built 1907; abandoned 1952; removed at a later date
Bridge over South Creek on Atlantic Coast Line RR
Removed but not replaced

Adelphi RFD 1 Bridge (Polk County, Iowa)
Built ?; Replaced 1950
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Unnamed Tributary of the Des Moines River on Adelphi RFD 1
Replaced by a new bridge

Albion Ferry (Red River County, Texas)
Lost circa 1950
Lost Ferry across Red River on TX 37 / OK 37
No longer exists

Alex-Bell Road - Holes Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Ohio)
Built 1883
Lost Through truss bridge over Holes Creek on Alexandersville-Bellbrook Road
Collapsed; replaced by new bridge

Anderson Free Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1886; Replaced 1950
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Airport Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Antoine Bridge (Pike County, Arkansas)
Lost through truss bridge over Antoine River on AR 26 near Antoine
Replaced in 1953 by a new bridge

Apalache Bridge (Spartanburg County, South Carolina)
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over South Tyger River on SR 357
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

Arch Bridge (Douglas County, Nebraska)
Built 1934; Removed 1959
Lost Steel arch bridge over West Dodge/US6 on Lincoln Highway
Removed but not replaced

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

Argentine Boulevard Bridge (Wyandotte County, Kansas)
Built 1890, rebuilt 1908; damaged by 1951 flood, removed 1959
Lost through truss bridge over Kansas River and Argentine Island on Argentine Boulevard, 18th Street in Kansas City
Replaced by the Nearby 18th Street Expressway Bridge Downstream

Arlington South Covered Bridge (Rush County, Indiana)
Built in 1882 by A.M. Kennedy & Sons; replaced in 1951
Lost Burr arch-truss bridge over Little Blue River on County Road 700 West
Replaced by a new bridge

Arlington South Pony Truss Bridge (Rush County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1910
Lost Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Little Blue River (Overflow) on County Road 700 West
No longer exists

Aroostock River Bridge (Old) (Aroostook County, Maine)
Lost Through truss bridge over Aroostock River on road
Replaced by a new bridge

Arrowsic Toll Bridge (Sagadahoc County, Maine)
Built c.1905
Lost Bridge over Sasanoa River on Preble Point & Old Arrowsic Rds.
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Ash-Consaul Bridge (Lucas County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1909 reusing 5 spans from Cherry Street; Replaced 1957
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Maumee River on Consaul & Ash Streets
Replaced by a new bridge

Ashley Street Bridge (Jackson County, Minnesota)
Lost 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

ATSF - Cimarron River Bridge (Payne County, Oklahoma)
Washed out 1957
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Cimmaron River on Santa Fe Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

Au Gres River Bridge (Iosco County, Michigan)
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Au Gres River on M-65 (formerly U.S. 23, formerly M-10)
Replaced by a new bridge

Austin and Northwest Railroad Sulfur Creek Bridge (Lampasas County, Texas)
Built 1903 as condition of merger with HTC Railroad, Removed in 1951 after line was abandoned
Lost Bridge over Sulfur Creek on Austin and Northwestern Railroad
Removed but not replaced

Auxvasse Creek Bridge (Callaway County, Missouri)
Built 1921, US 54 realigned 1954, removed some time thereafter.
Lost Bridge over Auxvasse Creek on an old alignment of US 54
Lost bridge over Auxvasse Creek on old US 54

Bailey Bridge (Benton County, Missouri)
Built 1908; collapsed 1954
Lost swinging bridge over Osage River, near the end of Route KK southwest of Warsaw
No longer exists

Bailey's Ford Bridge (Older) (Delaware County, Iowa)
Replaced 1957
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Maquoketa River
Replaced by a new bridge

Baker's Bridge (Marion County, Indiana)
Built ca. 1890's by the Lafayette Bridge Company; Replaced 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fall Creek on Boy Scout Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bakers Haulover Inlet Bridge (Miami-Dade County, Florida)
Lost two spans during hurricane 1927; Replaced 1950
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Bakers Haulover Inlet on Sr-A1a Bal Harbour
Replaced by new bridge

Bank Street Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built 1891; Replaced 1954
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Boone river on Bank Street
Replaced by 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

Banks Channel Bridge (New Hanover County, North Carolina)
Replaced 1956
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Banks Channel on US 76
Replaced by a new bridge

Barnard Covered Bridge (Putnam County, Indiana)
Built in 1899 by J.A. Watkins; lost in 1957
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Big Walnut Creek on County Road 800 East
Destroyed by flooding

Barr's Mill Bridge (Stark County, Ohio)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Sugar Creek on Bolivar Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bay Farm Island Bridge (1898) (Alameda County, California)
Built 1898; replaced 1953
Lost Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over San Leandro Bay on Bay Farm Island
Replaced by a new bridge

Bayou Bartholomew AR 11 Bridge (Lincoln County, Arkansas)
Lost pony truss bridge over Bayou Bartholomew on AR 11 east of Star City
Replaced by a new bridge in 1954

Bayou Boeuf Swing Bridge (Assumption Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1927; replaced 1958 and relocated to Vermilion Parish in 1960
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge on US 90 over Bayou Boeuf
Replaced by a new bridge and relocated to Vermilion Parish

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

Beaver Avenue Bridge (Old) (Polk County, Iowa)
Built 1914, Replaced 1958
Lost Concrete deck girder bridge over Beaver Creek on Beaver Avenue
Replaced by a new bridge

Beaver Bay Bridge (Lake County, Minnesota)
Lost Steel arch bridge over Beaver River on SR 1
Replaced by a new bridge

Belgium Bridge (Old) (Onondaga County, New York)
Built 1915; Replaced 1950
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Seneca River on NY-31
Replaced by a new bridge

Bell's Mill Bridge (Hamilton County, Iowa)
Built ca. 1888; Replaced 1954
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Boone River on Bells Mill Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Bellefountaine Bridge (Delaware County, Ohio)
Replaced Shively Covered bridge and in turn was replaced by current structure
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Scioto River on Oh 37
Replaced by a new bridge

Berkley Bridge (Old) (Norfolk, Virginia)
Built in 1918 replaced in 1952
Lost Through truss bridge over East Branch Elizabeth River on US 460
Replaced by a new bridge

Berkshire Village Bridge (old) (Franklin County, Vermont)
Built 1905 by Groton Bridge Co; Demolished 1952
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Missisquoi River on Montgomery Rd (VT Route 118)
Replaced by a new bridge

Bethany Turnpike North Tunnel (Brooke County, West Virginia)
Bored 1831; Daylit 1957
Lost Tunnel under Rock on Bethany Turnpike
Daylighted

Bethany Turnpike South Tunnel (Brooke County, West Virginia)
Bored 1831; Daylit 1957
Tunnel under Rock on Road
Don't know

Big Creek Bridge (Posey County, Indiana)
Replaced 1959
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Creek on Sr 65
Replaced by new bridge

Big Four - Cuyahoga River Bridge (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1906 Removed 1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Cleveland Columbus Chicago & St Louis RR
Replaced by a new bridge

Bird Creek Bridge (Osage County, Oklahoma)
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Bird Creek on Main Street US 60
Replaced by a new bridge

Black Point Bridge (1917) (Marin County, California)
Built 1917; Replaced 1958
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Petaluma Creek on CA 37
Replaced by a new bridge

Blair Road Covered Bridge 35-43-01x (Lake County, Ohio)
Built ca. 1960; Replaced 1951
Lost Covered Howe through truss bridge over Grand River on Blair Road
Destroyed by arson fire

Blue Bridge (Old) (Allegany County, Maryland)
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Potomac River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

BM/CM - Turkey Falls Bridge (Merrimack County, New Hampshire)
Built 1912
Lost Through truss bridge over Merrimack River on B&MRR
Removed but not replaced

BO - Arthur Kill Bridge (Richmond County, New York)
Built 1889; replaced 1959
Lost Through truss bridge over Arthur Kill Creek on former Baltimore & Ohio RR
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Cuyahoga River Bridge #463 (1906) (Cuyahoga County, Ohio)
Built 1906 ; Replaced 1956
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cuyahoga River on Baltimore & Ohio #463
Replaced by a new bridge

BO - Kingwood Tunnel (Preston County, West Virginia)
Bored 1852; Subsequent work 1903 and 1912; Abandoned and sealed 1950
Tunnel on former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in Tunnelton
Sealed Up in 1950

Boeuf River US 82 Bridge (Chicot County, Arkansas)
Replaced 1950
Lost pony truss bridge over Boeuf River on US 82
No longer exists

Boones Ferry (Clackamas County, Oregon)
Lost ferry over Willamette River at Wilsonville
No longer exists

Bowerston Tunnel (Harrison County, Ohio)
Built by the Steubenville & Indiana, bypassed by the Pennsylvania RR in 1950
Abandoned tunnel on Former PPR
Derelict/abandoned

Brady Street Duck Creek Arch Bridge (Scott County, Iowa)
Built 1919; Replaced 1952
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Duck Creek on Brady Street
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Breach Inlet Bridge (Older) (Charleston County, South Carolina)
Built 1926
Bridge over Breach Inlet on Palm Boulevard


Bremer Avenue Bridge (Old) (Bremer County, Iowa)
Built 1899; Replaced 1950
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cedar River on Bremer Avenue/Railroad (WCF&N)
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge at Elliotts Mill 38-21-23x (Cumberland County, Pennsylvania)
Replaced 1960
Lost Through truss bridge over Conodoguinet Creek on Burgner Rd., T-457
Replaced by new bridge

Bridge Creek Covered Bridge 37-35-01x (Wheeler County, Oregon)
Built 1917-18, Replaced 1952
Lost Covered Howe through truss bridge over Bridge Creek on Old Mitchell-Antelope Road
Replaced by new bridge

Bridge Street Bridge (Montgomery County, New York)
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Mohawk River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a 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 Bridge (2nd) (Ross County, Ohio)
Built 1886 by the Smith Bridge Company; one span collapsed under truck 1943 and replaced by steel girders; totally replaced 1953
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Scioto River on Bridge Street/Columbus Pike
Replaced by a new bridge

Bridge Street Bridge (Old) (Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
Built 1880
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over Housatonic River on Bridge Street
Destroyed by flooding in 1952

Bridge Street Bridge (Second) (Cumberland County, Maine)
Replaced 1958
Lost Parker pony truss bridge over Presumpscot River on Bridge Street
Replaced by a new bridge

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

Bridge Street Viaduct (Fairfield County, Connecticut)
Built 1888; Collapsed due to overweight cement truck 1950
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad on Bridge Street
Collapsed

Bridgewater Bridge (Rockingham County, Virginia)
Built 1916; replaced 1956
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over North River on Main Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Brighton Bridge (Washington County, Iowa)
Built 1908; Replaced 1953
Lost Pennsylvania Petit through truss bridge over Skunk River on Road
Replaced by a new bridge

Briscoe Creek Bridge (Glenn County, California)
Unknown construction year, Replaced 1956
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Briscoe Creek on Closed to all traffic
Closed to all traffic

Broad Street Bridge (Henry County, Indiana)
Built in 1908 by the Pan American Bridge Company of New Castle, replaced in 1958.
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Blue River on SR38 (Broad Street)
Replaced by a new bridge

Broadway Bridge (1893) (Ada County, Idaho)
Built 1893; Replaced 1956
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Boise River on Broadway & Boise Valley Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

Brock's Ferry (Fulton County, Georgia)
Replaced 1958 by a Bridge
Lost Ferry across Chattahoochee River
Replaced by new bridge

Brooklyn Bridge (Mercer County, Kentucky)
Built 1871, opened Oct. 13, 1871, collapsed on November 20, 1953, replaced in 1955
Lost Through truss bridge over Kentucky River on US 68 west of Wilmore
Replaced by new bridge

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

Bryan Bridge (Otoe County, Nebraska)
Lost to flooding in 1951
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Nemaha River on NE 67
Replaced by a new bridge in 1953

BTCO - Bear Creek Drawbridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Removed 1958
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Bear Creek Estuary on Baltimore Transportaion Co.
Removed

BTCO - North Point Creek Bridge (Baltimore County, Maryland)
Built 1906; removed after end of streetcar service in 1958
Lost Deck plate girder swing bridge over North Point Creek on former Baltimore Transit streetcar line
Removed but not replaced

Bullard's Ferry (Coos County, Oregon)
Lost Ferry across Coquille river
No longer exists

Burk Bridge (Franklin County, Massachusetts)
Lost pony lenticular truss bridge over Fall River on Northfield Road in Bernardston
Replaced by a new bridge

Burnett Creek Pony Truss (Marshall County, Iowa)
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Burnett Creek
Destroyed by flooding

Bush Covered Bridge (Benton County, Oregon)
Built 1924
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Luckiamute River on OR223
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