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UP-Elm Creek Bridge

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UP-Elm Creek Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in December 2020

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #490434

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Elm Creek on UP RR
Location
Maverick County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Railroads
- Galveston, Harrisburg, & San Antonio Railway (GHSA)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 302.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.79752, -100.46487   (decimal degrees)
28°47'51" N, 100°27'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/357036/3186433 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Deadmans Hill
Inventory number
BH 63020 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 13, 2021: New photos from C Hanchey
  • September 19, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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