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UP - Guadalupe River Bridge (New Braunfels, N)

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UP-Guadalupe Bridge

Looking East along the south side of bridge.

Photo taken by royce haley in May 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #285052

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Description 

Built in 1901 by Phoenix Bridge Co. West approach consists of three deck girder spans. Three main spans are Pratt deck trusses. East approach is one deck plate girder

Facts 

Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Gaudalupe River on Railroad
Location
New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901 by The Phoenix Bridge Co.
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
West approach three deck girder spans. Main spans are three Pratt deck trusses. East approach is one deck plate girder span.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 611.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
UP - New Braunfels Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.74290, -98.10807   (decimal degrees)
29°44'34" N, 98°06'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/586247/3290630 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Braunfels East
Elevation
680 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 61286 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 9, 2014: Added by royce haley

Sources 

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