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TXPF - Colorado River Bridge (Ballinger)

Photos 

Ballinger R/R Through Truss

Photo taken by Barclay Gibson

BH Photo #210418

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt Through Truss bridge over Colorado river on Fort Worth and Western Railroad
Location
Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas
Status
Abandoned
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- Fort Worth & Western Railroad (FWWR)
- Texas Pacifico Transportation (TXPF)
Design
Single 200 ft Pratt Through truss span. Total length is 450 ft with timber stringer approaches.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 450.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
FWWR - Colorado River Bridge (Ballinger)
FWWR - Colorado River Bridge (Ballinger)
ATSF - Colorado River Bridge (Ballinger)
ATSF - Colorado River Bridge (Ballinger)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.73278, -99.95724   (decimal degrees)
31°43'58" N, 99°57'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/409320/3511214 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ballinger
Inventory number
BH 49406 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Status update per forum comment
  • August 26, 2011: New photos from aaron leibold
  • August 23, 2011: Added by aaron leibold

Sources 

  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Ballinger Railroad Through Truss
Posted April 16, 2014, by Doug (Doug4sails [at] gmail [dot] com)

From the Google image above, this bridge has been replaced with a ballasted deck stringer bridge to its East! This bridge is abandoned. 2014-04-16