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Post Oak Creek Bridge

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Post Oak Creek Bridge SE CR 0070

Photo taken by Mark Wiley 01/25/11

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BH Photo #192803

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Description 

Abandoned in the late 1980's when Richland-Chambers Lake was completed. The bridge sits in its original position, still crossing the Post Oak Creek channel that was taken in by the lake.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Post Oak Creek on SE CR 0070
Location
Navarro County, Texas
Status
Abandoned
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.07885, -96.34913   (decimal degrees)
32°04'44" N, 96°20'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/750213/3552251 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Powell
Inventory number
BH 47841 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,027)
Navarro County, Texas (25)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,051)
Texas (2,234)
Truss (29,445)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,791)

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2011: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added truss type
  • January 25, 2011: Added by Scott Wiley

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Scott Wiley - fifty [dot] fathoms [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Post Oak Creek Bridge
Posted December 2, 2012, by Anonymous

Help! The bridge can't swim!

Post Oak Creek Bridge
Posted January 26, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Well, here is something you don't see every day. A small pony truss span stranded in the middle of a lake!

Post Oak Creek Bridge
Posted January 25, 2011, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This is a somewhat uncommon Warren pony truss with members made of simple channels instead of built-up ones with cover plates.

Would be nice to see them give it a new home somewhere.