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UP - Dickinson Bayou Swing Bridge

Photos 

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Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #282190

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dickinson Bayou on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Texas City, Galveston County, Texas
Status
removed some time after April 2009
History
Built 1907; Removed 2009
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Galveston, Harrisburg, & San Antonio Railroad (GH&SA)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.46097, -94.97405   (decimal degrees)
29°27'40" N, 94°58'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/308567/3260681 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Texas City
Inventory number
BH 60716 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added build date & builder
  • April 21, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • April 19, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

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