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UP - Nogalitos Street Overpass (N)

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Union Pacific Nogalitos Street Overpass (N)

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Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in March 2015

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BH Photo #318627

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Description 

The underpass was originally built by the Texas Highway Department for the Misouri-Kansas-Texas (MKT) (Katy) railroad in 1937.

Facts 

Overview
1936 Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Nogalitos Street on UPRR
Location
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
1936 Pony plate girder Built for MKT (Katy) RR
Builders
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
- Brown & Root Inc. of Houston, Texas (Contractor)
- Gibb Gilchrist of Wills Point, Texas (Highway Engineer)
Railroads
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 66.9 ft.
Total length: 66.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.40715, -98.50435   (decimal degrees)
29°24'26" N, 98°30'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/548086/3253198 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
150150B24750001
BH 66547 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 18, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com