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SP - Neches River Bridge (Older)

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Sp - Neches River Bridge

Swing bridge removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in July 2014

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Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Neches River on Southern Pacific RR
Location
Beaumont, Jefferson County, Texas, and Orange County, Texas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Replaced 1918
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Texas & New Orleans Railroad (TNO; T&NO)
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.08395, -94.09379   (decimal degrees)
30°05'02" N, 94°05'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/394592/3328592 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 61814 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info from http://www.towers.txrrhistory.com/031/031.htm
  • July 22, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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