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UP - Old Brazos River Swing Bridge

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Lost Swing Railroad Bridge over Old Brazos River

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #282209

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Old Brazos River on Union Pacific Railroad Company
Location
Freeport, Brazoria County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a lift span from Houma, Louisiana
History
Built 1914; Replaced 2011
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.95504, -95.35406   (decimal degrees)
28°57'18" N, 95°21'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/270581/3205287 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Freeport
Inventory number
BH 60721 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 19, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

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