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UP - Hunter Bridge

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MKT Bidge over York Creek

Looking SW.

Photo taken by royce haley in May 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #285102

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Description 

Built by the MKT (Katy) Railroad ca. 1901. Southwest approach steel girder-Main span Pratt through truss

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over York Creek on Railroad
Location
Comal County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1901
Railroads
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 246.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Hunter Bridge
MKT - Hunter Bridge
UP - Hunter Bridge
UP - York Creek Bridge
MKT - York Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.80641, -98.02426   (decimal degrees)
29°48'23" N, 98°01'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/594292/3297733 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hunter
Elevation
627 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 61289 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • June 9, 2014: Added by royce haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com