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Chocolate Bayou Bridge

Photos 

Photo provied by the Brazoria County Historical Museum

View this photo at bchm.org

BH Photo #335081

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Chocolate Bayou on State Route 171
Location
Liverpool, Brazoria County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1892
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Also called
Iron Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.30206, -95.26650   (decimal degrees)
29°18'07" N, 95°15'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/279857/3243583 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 68814 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,178)
Brazoria County, Texas (22)
Built 1892 (179)
Built during 1890s (2,458)
Liverpool, Texas (2)
Lost (18,693)
Movable (2,705)
Pratt through truss (4,595)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Replaced by new bridge (12,391)
Swing (1,248)
Texas (2,234)
Through truss (12,893)
Truss (29,444)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • August 9, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added link to uncredited source image.
  • August 8, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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