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China Street Bridge

Photos 

Center Pier, Lost China Street Bridge

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #282222

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truss bridge over Brazos River on China Street
Location
Brazoria, Brazoria County, Texas
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1912, Collapsed 1935
Builder
- Midland Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.05712, -95.55971   (decimal degrees)
29°03'26" N, 95°33'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/250777/3217019 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brazoria
Inventory number
BH 60728 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (11,948)
Brazoria County, Texas (22)
Brazoria, Texas (4)
Brazos River (30)
Built 1912 (729)
Built during 1910s (8,752)
Lost (18,681)
Lost 1935 (32)
Lost during 1930s (361)
Midland Bridge Co. (38)
Movable (2,705)
Navigable waterway (1,998)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt through truss (4,598)
Pratt truss (8,018)
Swing (1,248)
Texas (2,235)
Through truss (12,897)
Timber stringer (3,341)
Truss (29,443)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • October 12, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • September 28, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 26, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added imagery from the BCHM
  • September 26, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 15, 2014: Updated by Luke: Truss types + specific loss date from photo caption
  • April 19, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

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