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UP/Ferromex - Eagle Pass-Piedras Negras International Railway Bridge

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Photo taken by Manuel Velez

License: Public domain: Released by author

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BH Photo #272916

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Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Rio Grande on Removed Railroad (UP & Ferromex)
Location
Piedras Negras, Mexico, Maverick County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922
Railroads
- Ferromex (FXE)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 233.0 ft.
Total length: 1,703.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
UP International Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.69638, -100.51044   (decimal degrees)
28°41'47" N, 100°30'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/352446/3175282 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eagle Pass West
Inventory number
BH 59238 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 22, 2014: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: New photos
  • January 16, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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