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UP - Whiskey Bridge

Photos 

Whiskey rr

Photo taken by Eqbeqb

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BH Photo #211000

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Brazos River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Brazos County, Texas, and Burleson County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Single span 300 ft long Parker Through Truss . Approach span on each end is Plate Girder Truss type. Total length is 500ft.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 300.0 ft.
Total length: 500.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
UP - Brazos River Bridge (Whiskey)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.62796, -96.54477   (decimal degrees)
30°37'41" N, 96°32'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/735331/3390941 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mumford
Inventory number
BH 49451 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added build date
  • July 14, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • August 30, 2011: New Street View added by Jason Smith
  • August 29, 2011: Added by aaron leibold

Sources 

  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

UP - Whiskey Bridge
Posted July 23, 2020, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

1912 according to the date punched into the portal plate.

UP - Whiskey Bridge
Posted July 23, 2020, by John Rich (johnrich3 [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

How old is it?