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UP - Cummins Creek Bridge

Photos 

RR Bridge

Closeup

Photo taken by Julie Bowers in February 2012

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BH Photo #225261

Map 

Description 

I found this one trying to find the King. Remember traveling in my RV, flagged down a JEEP. The owner said yes there is an old bridge up there, but you should stop at the top of the hill. This was a low water crossing for vehicles when there is no water. Pretty cool find.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Cummins Creek on MKT Railroad
Location
Rek Hill, Fayette County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss
Also called
MKT - Cummins Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.91786, -96.60922   (decimal degrees)
29°55'04" N, 96°36'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/730809/3312086 (zone/easting/northing)
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Industry
Inventory number
BH 51270 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • February 12, 2012: Updated by David Backlin: Added categoriy "Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad"
  • February 12, 2012: Added by Julie Bowers

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