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Old 7 Brazos River Bridge

Photo 

Old 7 Brazos River Bridge

Photo from old postcard

BH Photo #469391

Map 

Description 

Contained a Bowstring through truss, a ca. 1880's truss (probably a Pratt but could be a short Whipple, and at least 2 other Pratt spans.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truss bridge over Brazos River on Old Hwy 7
Location
Falls County, Texas
Status
Demolished
History
Lost circa 1950
Design
Assorted Through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.28833, -96.96901   (decimal degrees)
31°17'18" N, 96°58'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/693323/3463336 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82035 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Falls County, Texas (26)
Lost (24,607)
Lost during 1950s (673)
Texas (2,464)
Through truss (15,014)
Truss (32,703)

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added stuff
  • April 2, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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