Rating:
4 votes

Cotton Belt - Brazos River Bridge

Photos 

Cotton Belt Railroad Train Bridge

Photo taken by Scott Wiley 02/13/11

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BH Photo #193512

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Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over Brazos River
Location
Waco, McLennan County, Texas
Status
Abandoned
Railroad
- St. Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW)
Design
Parker through truss
Also called
UP-Brazos River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.55964, -97.12454   (decimal degrees)
31°33'35" N, 97°07'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/678002/3493152 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waco East
Inventory number
BH 48119 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,054)
Brazos River (30)
Deck girder (4,598)
Girder (8,171)
Have street view (22,575)
McLennan County, Texas (25)
Owned by city (4,547)
Parker through truss (1,171)
Parker truss (1,527)
Pin-connected (3,301)
Plate girder (6,273)
Railroad (13,231)
Riveted (1,910)
St. Louis Southwestern Railway (58)
Texas (2,258)
Through truss (12,949)
Truss (29,550)
Waco, Texas (17)

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 17, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Riveted"
  • February 17, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added RR line, Design type, approches w/design type
  • December 23, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • February 16, 2013: New Street View added by Jared Mixson
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Brazos River", "St. Louis Southwestern Railway"
  • February 13, 2011: Added by Scott Wiley

Sources 

  • Scott Wiley - fifty [dot] fathoms [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jared Mixson
  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein