• Built in 1846 the Reading-Halls Station Bridge was originally designed and used as a railroad bridge. The bridge is almost certainly the oldest all-metal truss bridge in active service in the Unite…[View More]

  • This stone arch tunnel near the Vermilion County Fairgrounds was built in 1901 for the Peoria & Eastern Railway. The rail line was used almost exclusively for grain hauling and the line was las…[View More]

  • While traveling through central Pennsylvania I came across this unusual bridge just south of the town of Roaring Branch which was established in 1862. This pony truss bridge is 70 feet long and spa…[View More]

  • The one lane Linwood Road Pony Truss Bridge near Bowling Green, Ohio was built in 1885 by the Smith Bridge Company of Toledo, Ohio which began building covered bridges in 1867 such as the Spencervi…[View More]

  • The Sherburne Covered Bridge was built in 1868 at a cost of $3,500.00. It connected the town of Sherburne, Kentucky in Fleming County with Bath County, Kentucky by spanning the Licking River. The b…[View More]

  • Less than a mile northwest of Friendship, Indiana is this beautiful four span stone arch bridge built in 1909 by Henry Harmon of Vernon, Indiana at a cost of $3800.00. Harmon won the bid to build t…[View More]

  • The Upper Slate Run Bridge near Slate Run, Pennsylvania was built in 1890 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Company of East Berlin, Connecticut. The bridge is 207 feet long, spans Pine Creek and was rehabb…[View More]

  • Construction of the tunnel began in March 1877 by the Columbus & Gallipolis Railway. Unfortunately the rail company ran out of money in 1878 and construction was halted. The line was then sold …[View More]

  • Built in 1910 by the Empire Bridge Company in Lexington, Kentucky, this bridge is 124 feet long and spans North Elkhorn Creek in Scott County, Kentucky. The bridge was bypassed in 2003 and is no lo…[View More]

  • This is the third in a series of phantom bridges along State Route 1 in Dearborn County, Indiana. This particular bridge was probably built around 1917. The bridge is 20 feet long, 12 feet wide and…[View More]