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UP - Comal Creek Bridge

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UP Comal Creek Bridge

Looking NW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in October 2014

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BH Photo #297293

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Overview
1905 Deck plate girder bridge over Comal Creek on UP RR
Location
New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
1905 Deck plate girder
Builder
- Waddell & Hedrick of Kansas City, Missouri
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 253.0 ft.
Total length: 262.0 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.70303, -98.12951   (decimal degrees)
29°42'11" N, 98°07'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/584206/3286196 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 63310 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added category "Waddell & Hedrick"
  • October 4, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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