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ATSF - Canadian River Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923; Provided by the SMU Central University Libraries

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BH Photo #348411

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Canadian River on Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
Location
Hemphill County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1886; Replaced ?
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- Panhandle & Santa Fe Railway (P&SF)
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.93432, -100.37339   (decimal degrees)
35°56'04" N, 100°22'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/376113/3977535 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70782 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2016: Added by Luke

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Comments 

ATSF - Canadian River Bridge (Old)
Posted March 4, 2017, by Anonymous

The photograph is dated 1909.

ATSF - Canadian River Bridge (Old)
Posted March 4, 2017, by JWR

The location in the map is actually wrong and is the position of the new bridge built circa 1906. The original bridge was actually not quite 2 miles downstream (to the east)where the original ROW crossed the river valley in a broad left hand curve then ran along the east bank of the Clear Creek.