Rating:
No votes cast

SP - Clear Creek Swing Bridge

Photos 

Clear Creek Bridges at Kemah

From a 1984 Kodachrome slide. The lost railroad swing bridge is in the foreground. Next is construction on the fixed bridge that later replaced the Hwy 146 bascule bridge in the background.

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #282202

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Clear Creek on Southern Pacific Railroad
Location
Kemah, Galveston County, Texas, and Harris County, Texas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Removed in the 1990s
Railroad
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.54891, -95.02372   (decimal degrees)
29°32'56" N, 95°01'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/303919/3270510 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
League City
Inventory number
BH 60717 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 19, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

Sources