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PR127 Puente de Hierro Yauco

Photo 

Cortesía de Materiales de los proyectos de Luis Pumarada en la coleccion Puertorriqueña, Biblioteca del Recinto Universaitario de Mayaguez

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BH Photo #514607

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Río Yauco on PR 127
Location
Yauco, Puerto Rico
Status
Replaced by a new bridge, but relocated to a local park
History
Built ca. 1886 (imported from France) over the Río Portugués in Ponce; Washed away by flooding from the 1899 San Ciriaco Hurricane; Relocated here 1915
Builders
- Rafael Nones of San Juan, Puerto Rico (Project Designer)
- Ricardo Skerret of San Juan, Puerto Rico (Transport & Erection)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+18.03336, -66.84720   (decimal degrees)
18°02'00" N, 66°50'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/727902/1995202 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95796 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 5, 2022: New photo from Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke