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UP - Seco Creek Bridge

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UP-Seco Creek Bridge

Looking West.

Photo taken by royce haley in June 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #285169

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Street View 

Description 

Main span-Pratt through truss made in 1914. Original east and west wooden approaches replaced in 1989 with steel and concrete approaches.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Seco Creek on Railroad
Location
Medina County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 515.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.32666, -99.29480   (decimal degrees)
29°19'36" N, 99°17'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/471376/3244214 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
D'Hanis
Elevation
877 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 61305 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1914 (719)
Built during 1910s (8,803)
Concrete girder (847)
Deck girder (4,596)
Girder (8,164)
Have street view (22,563)
Medina County, Texas (4)
Open (36,881)
Owned by railroad (9,951)
Pratt through truss (4,624)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Railroad (13,214)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,832)
Texas (2,258)
Through truss (12,948)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,566)
Truss (29,543)
Union Pacific Railroad (1,932)

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2014: New photos from royce haley
  • June 10, 2014: Added by royce haley

Sources 

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