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TNMR - Monument Draw Bridge

Photos 

Looking East

Photo taken by Terry Traver in December 2012

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BH Photo #244616

Map 

Street View 

Documents 

Trestle Fire Article

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Posted by Terry Traver

On Sunday, 28 January 2018, this trestle burned. This is the newspaper coverage of the fire. Details are not yet known. I will publish updated photos soon.

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Trestle Fire Update

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Posted by Terry Traver

The trestle has been repaired and the line is back open. Meanwhile the investigation continues at the Federal level.

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Description 

Southeastern NM is an area without many bridges or trestles since there are very few waterways.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Monument Draw on Texas & New Mexico Railroad (TNMR)
Location
Eunice, Lea County, New Mexico
Status
Repaired and back open.
Railroad
- Texas & New Mexico Railroad (TNMR)
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.49970, -103.14750   (decimal degrees)
32°29'59" N, 103°08'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/674035/3597337 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eunice
Inventory number
BH 54923 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2018: Document added by Terry Traver
  • February 2, 2018: Document added by Terry Traver
  • August 3, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 15, 2012: Added by Terry Traver

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