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SP - Cottonwood Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #316023

Map 

Description 

Houston & Texas Central Railroad, between Dallas and Denison, constructed in the 1870s, acquired by the Southern Pacific Railroad, Texas and New Orleans Railroad

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cottonwood Creek on DART
Location
Allen, Collin County, Texas
History
Built 1910
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Houston & Texas Central Railway (H&TC)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Texas & New Orleans Railroad (TNO; T&NO)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.11779, -96.66594   (decimal degrees)
33°07'04" N, 96°39'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/717772/3666769 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plano
Inventory number
BH 65977 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2015: Added by Patrick Feller

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