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KCS - TX87 Overprass

Photo 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #282561

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Texas State Highway 87 on Kansas City Southern Railway Co.
Location
Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.87568, -93.95040   (decimal degrees)
29°52'32" N, 93°57'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/408220/3305389 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Port Arthur North
Inventory number
BH 60748 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,681)
Girder (10,308)
Have street view (27,082)
Jefferson County, Texas (25)
Kansas City Southern Railway (226)
Owned by railroad (12,511)
Plate girder (7,991)
Port Arthur, Texas (10)
Railroad (15,618)
Texas (2,482)
Through girder (3,844)

Update Log 

  • April 22, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

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Comments 

KCS - TX87 Overprass
Posted January 12, 2017, by Ian (ian [dot] m [dot] lacour [at] gmail [dot] com)

Despite its appearance, that overpass is used several times per day by KCS. Its the major thoroughfare to the Port of Port Arthur. Thanks and have a great day!