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Denton-Aurora Road Bridge

Photos 

Denton-Aurora Road Bridge

Side view from west

Photo taken by Jerrell Parker in March 2014

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BH Photo #276547

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Denton Creek
Location
Denton County, Texas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1889 by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company, at a cost of $1300
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Drop Bridge
Drop-Shady Grove Bridge
Aurora Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.12907, -97.32284   (decimal degrees)
33°07'45" N, 97°19'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/656454/3666847 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory number
BH 59815 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,230)
Abandoned (3,056)
Built 1889 (188)
Built during 1880s (1,650)
Deck removed (38)
Denton County, Texas (28)
Owned privately (1,310)
Pratt through truss (4,625)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Texas (2,258)
Through truss (12,952)
Truss (29,557)
Wrought Iron Bridge Co. (286)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2014: New photos from Jerrell Parker
  • February 19, 2014: Added by Jerrell Parker

Sources 

  • Jerrell Parker - jerrell [dot] parker [at] gmail [dot] com