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Black Bridge

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Overview

http://blog.thatlittlepaper.com/

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge
Location
Dime Box, Lee County, Texas
Status
In storage
Future prospects
Bridge currently sits in a field awaiting relocation and rehab in the proposed Dime Box "Black Bridge Park." See given url link on this page.
History
Built 1912 over railroad in Dime Box
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Moses Bridge
Dime Box Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.35851, -96.82166   (decimal degrees)
30°21'31" N, 96°49'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/709360/3360523 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dime Box
Inventory number
BH 49529 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Available for reuse (225)
Built 1912 (723)
Built during 1910s (8,573)
Dime Box, Texas (1)
Have street view (21,418)
In storage (139)
Lee County, Texas (8)
Owned by city (4,417)
Pratt through truss (4,507)
Pratt truss (7,793)
Texas (2,217)
Through truss (12,718)
Truss (29,092)

Update Log 

  • December 8, 2016: New Street View added by Dave King
  • September 7, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added alternate names
  • September 7, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Black Bridge
Posted July 30, 2015, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)
Black Bridge
Posted September 7, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I saw pics of the Black "Dime Box" Bridge many years back after it had just been moved to the side. Good to see it is still around and will be taken care of.

Black Bridge
Posted September 7, 2011, by James McCray (jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Another historic bridge park is in the making: http://blog.thatlittlepaper.com/