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Jefferson Rail Road Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view.

7-26-2003

Photo taken by Wayne Kizziar

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BH Photo #111840

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Howe through truss bridge over Big Cypress Bayou
Location
Jefferson, Marion County, Texas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Bypassed rail bridge over Big Cypress Bayou in Jefferson. Built by the Phoenix Bridge Company 1897. New bridge sits just to the north, old bridge preserved in place.
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
- Texas & Pacific Railway (T&P)
Design
5-panel Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.75571, -94.34196   (decimal degrees)
32°45'21" N, 94°20'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/374290/3625001 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jefferson
Inventory number
BH 36278 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2016: New photos from Wayne Kizziar
  • December 17, 2012: New Street View added by Jared Mixson
  • November 14, 2008: Updated by David Backlin: Updated description, coordinates
  • February 17, 2008: Added by Wayne Kizziar

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