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UP - Brazos River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #235178

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Swing through truss bridge over Brazos River on the Union Pacific Railroad at Brazoria
Location
Brazoria, Brazoria County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1907
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- St. Louis, Brownsville, & Mexico Railway (StLB&M, SLBM, SBM)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Swing through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.05376, -95.55637   (decimal degrees)
29°03'14" N, 95°33'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/251095/3216639 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brazoria
Inventory number
BH 44099 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 20, 2014: Updated by Patrick Feller: Corrected river name: Brazoria to Brazos
  • August 3, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "St. Louis, Brownsville, & Mexico Railwa", "Railroad"
  • April 19, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • February 13, 2010: Added by James Baughn

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