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Galveston Bay Wagon Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss swing bridge over Galveston Bay on Road
Location
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas
Status
Destroyed by severe weather
History
Built 1893; Destroyed by the 1900 Hurricane
Builders
- A.J. Tullock of Leavenworth, Kansas
- Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Works of Leavenworth, Kansas
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 11,299.2 ft. (2.1 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.29478, -94.89098   (decimal degrees)
29°17'41" N, 94°53'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/316326/3242129 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 64057 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2016: New photos from Luke
  • April 1, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 27, 2015: New photos from Luke
  • November 13, 2014: Added by Luke

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