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GHSA - Richmond Bridge (Old)

Photos 

1899

Courtesy of the Fort Bend Museum

View this photo at texashistory.unt.edu

BH Photo #477896

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Brazos River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Location
Richmond, Fort Bend County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- Phoenix Iron Works of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Galveston, Harrisburg, & San Antonio Railway (GHSA)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Texas & New Orleans Railroad (TNO)
Design
Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.58499, -95.75879   (decimal degrees)
29°35'06" N, 95°45'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/232767/3275978 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90153 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 5, 2020: New photos from Luke

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