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BNSF - Navasota River Bridge

Photo 

BNSF Navasota

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BH Photo #211001

Map 

Description 

Build date comes from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge records at Temple, TX Railroad Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Brazos River on BNSF Railway
Location
Brazos County, Texas, and Grimes County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Single 174 ft Pratt Through Truss Section. Total length 728 ft including Timber Stringer approaches.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 174.0 ft.
Total length: 728.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Navasota Railroad Through Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.39500, -96.11189   (decimal degrees)
30°23'42" N, 96°06'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/777499/3366096 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Navasota
Inventory number
BH 49452 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • March 26, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Riveted"
  • March 26, 2017: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed from Parker to Pratt truss.
  • August 29, 2011: Added by aaron leibold

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