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UP - Colorado River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #235173

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Colorado River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Matagorda County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1936 Replaced between the 2013 aerial imagery and the 2014 aerial imagery
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Camelback through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.90347, -96.02623   (decimal degrees)
28°54'12" N, 96°01'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/789983/3200930 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Markham
Inventory number
BH 52895 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2015: Updated by Luke: Replaced by a new bridge
  • July 14, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Luke