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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 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Rio Grande on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Matamoros, Mexico, 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