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I&GN - Buffalo Bayou Swing Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #358958

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on International & Great Northern Railroad
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1873; Replaced 1915
Railroad
- International & Great Northern Railroad (I&GN)
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 224.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.76236, -95.34646   (decimal degrees)
29°45'44" N, 95°20'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/273119/3294760 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71579 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler

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