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GRR - Leon River Bridge

Photo 

GRR - Leon River Bridge

Photo taken by SapperinTexas

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #469570

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss over Leon River on Georgetown Railroad (Formerly M-K-T)
Location
Belton, Bell County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Georgetown Railroad (GRR)
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
Design
Parker through truss
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 26, 1990
Also called
MKT - Leon River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.04820, -97.42747   (decimal degrees)
31°02'54" N, 97°25'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/650056/3436006 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belton
Inventory numbers
NRHP 90001898 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 50773 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bell County, Texas (24)
Belton, Texas (3)
Georgetown Railroad (3)
Leon River (26)
Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (186)
NR-listed (2,961)
Open (39,975)
Owned by railroad (12,497)
Parker through truss (1,299)
Parker truss (1,683)
Railroad (15,600)
Texas (2,474)
Through truss (15,173)
Truss (32,953)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 20, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added bridge type
  • January 3, 2012: Added by Jason Straub

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

GRR - Leon River Bridge
Posted December 11, 2016, by SHANE DEEMER (shanedeemer [at] comcast [dot] net)

Bridge is condemned and the railroad abandoned because of it.