High Trestle Trail Bridge near Des Moines, Iowa; between Madrid and Woodward, Iowa (north of Des Moines, Iowa); it is a part of the High Trestle Trail for pedestrians and cyclists; located near mining shafts, the bridge decking represents the view through a mine shaft; built on the piers (trestles) of a former railway bridge; opened in 2011 ...
the lower one is the original bridge from 300 years ago. It was superceded by the upper (wider) one a hundred years later. The newer bridge also cuts out a rather tricky incline on the approaches on either side of the gorge. The bottom bridge is the abandoned one
Poinsett Bridge. The oldest intact bridge (1820) in S.C. once served as an important link in State Road, which connected Charleston with the mountain communities in North Carolina. The bridge is named for Joel R. Poinsett. Poinsett gained greater fame for introducing the poinsettia to the United States. The graceful 14-foot Gothic arch stone bridge spans the Little Gap Creek.