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SP - Neches River Bridge (Old)

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SP - Neches River Bridge (Old)

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in July 2014

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BH Photo #289187

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Neches River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Location
Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, and Orange County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1918; Replaced 1940
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Texas & New Orleans Railroad (TNO; T&NO)
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 247.0 ft.
Total length: 247.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.08443, -94.09421   (decimal degrees)
30°05'04" N, 94°05'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/394552/3328645 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 61832 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 22, 2014: Added by Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Flickr - American Bridge Company advert showing the bridge
  • Douglas Butler