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Piney Creek Iron Bridge

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Piney Creek Iron Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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BH Photo #144700

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Piney Creek on Main Street in Bastrop
Location
Bastrop, Bastrop County, Texas
Status
Closed to traffic
History
Built 1888; bypassed by new bridge in 1982
Builder
- Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Works of Leavenworth, Kansas
Design
Pin-connected Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 254.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 22, 1978
Also called
Main Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.13141, -97.32098   (decimal degrees)
30°07'53" N, 97°19'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/661735/3334537 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Bastrop
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78003292 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
TXNBI 140110C00170001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2018: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • February 28, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added NRHP date
  • July 2, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • August 10, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Added NRHP info and bridge builder;

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com