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SH 37 Bridge

Photos 

Driving North

Photo taken by David Backlin in May 2009

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BH Photo #140780

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder bridge over SH 37 on St Louis Southwestern RR
Location
Mt. Vernon, Franklin County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Railroads
- Blacklands Railroad (BLR)
- St. Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Also called
Cotton Belt - TX 37 Overpass
BLR - TX 37 Overpass
SSW - TX 37 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.18611, -95.23278   (decimal degrees)
33°11'10" N, 95°13'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/291840/3674140 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Vernon
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 010810001004025 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42624 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
5,800

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2016: Updated by Brad Smith: Font Issue
  • June 25, 2009: New photo from John Christeson
  • May 29, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins: design/type
  • May 28, 2009: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • John Christeson - john_christeson [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Brad Smith - gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com