Rating:
No votes cast

UP - Sycamore Creek Bridge (E)

Photos 

UP-Sycamore Creek Bridge (e)

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

Enlarge

BH Photo #295485

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Six-panel Pratt through truss and six-panel Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Sycamore Creek on railroad
Location
Kinney County, Texas
Status
Open
History
Built 1903
Railroads
- Galveston, Harrisburg, & San Antonio Railway (GHSA)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Two span through truss (six-panel Pratt truss and six-panel Warren truss with all verticals). Deck girder approach.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 159.0 ft.
Total length: 434.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.38776, -100.70449   (decimal degrees)
29°23'16" N, 100°42'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/334593/3252154 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mud Creek North
Inventory number
BH 57559 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2021: New photos from C Hanchey
  • September 24, 2014: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: added design
  • August 12, 2013: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com