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SP - Nueces Bay Causeway

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SA&AP -Corpus Christi Channel Bridge

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in September 2013

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BH Photo #283642

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bascule bridge over Nueces Bay on San Antonio & Aransas Pass RR
Location
Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1913; Removed ca. 1965
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway (SA&AP)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Texas & New Orleans Railroad (TNO; T&NO)
Design
Deck plate girder bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 39.9 ft.
Also called
TNO - Nueces Bay Causeway
SA&AP - Nueces Bay Causeway
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.83897, -97.37587   (decimal degrees)
27°50'20" N, 97°22'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/659937/3080423 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Corpus Christi
Inventory number
BH 60990 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2016: New photos from Luke
  • September 2, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 16, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Southern Pacific Railroad", "San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway", "Texas & New Orleans Railroad", "Railroad"
  • May 16, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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