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B&M International Bridge

Photos 

Photo provided by Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library

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BH Photo #231772

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Rio Grande on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas
Status
Open to rail and truck traffic
History
Built 1909; Renovated/rehabilitated 1953 & 1992
Builders
- Foundation Co. of New York (Foundation/Piers)
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Also called
Brownsville-Matamoros International Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+25.89189, -97.50469   (decimal degrees)
25°53'31" N, 97°30'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/649794/2864564 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Brownsville
Inventory number
BH 52428 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2014: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 15, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Matamoros Tamaulipas, Mexico"
  • May 11, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Matamoros Tamaulipas, Mexico", "Mexico", "International Crossing"
  • May 10, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Flickr - Image
  • Flickr - Postcard
  • Douglas Butler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com