Houston Belt & Terminal Railway

Reporting mark: HBT
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Houston Belt and Terminal Railway Company was chartered on August 31, 1905, to provide passenger and freight terminals in Houston for four railroads.

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Columbia Tap Rail-Trail - TX288 Overpass (Harris County, Texas)
Built by Houston Belt & Terminal Railway (HBT) 1980; Converted to hike and bike trail
Pony/through plate girder bridge over SH 288 on Columbia Tap Rail Trail
Open to pedestrians only

HB&T - Brays Bayou Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Deck plate girder bridge over Brays Bayou on Union Pacific Railroad Company/Houston Belt & Terminal Railway
Open to traffic

HB&T - Buffalo Bayou Bascule Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1912
Abandoned through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Railroad
Abandoned

HB&T - Buffalo Bayou Swing Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
Through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Railroad
Open to traffic

HB&T - Preston Street Overpass (Harris County, Texas)
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Preston Street on HBT Railway/UP Railroad
Abandoned and filled in

Milby Street Roundhouse (Harris County, Texas)
Pony/through girder turntable on Union Pacific Railroad Co., Galveston Subdivision
Intact but closed to all traffic

UP - Buffalo Bayou Bridge (Harris County, Texas)
through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Harrisburg Boulevard Overpass (Harris County, Texas)
Concrete tee beam bridge over Harrisburg Boulevard on HBT Railway/UP Railroad
Open

UP - Kelley Street Overpass (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1960
Bridge over Kelley Street on Railroad (HB&T/UP)
Open to traffic

UP - Lockwood Overpass (Harris County, Texas)
Deck plate girder bridge over Lockwood on Houston Belt & Terminal Railway/Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Old Spanish Trail Overpass (Harris County, Texas)
Built 1934
Deck plate girder bridge over Old Spanish trail/US 90 on Railroad
Open to traffic

UP - Polk Street Overpass (Harris County, Texas)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Polk Street on Union Pacific Railroad/Houston Belt & Terminal
Open to traffic