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TXPF - Elm Creek Bridge

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TXPF- Elm Creek Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in August 2014

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BH Photo #293386

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Description 

Build date comes from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge records at Temple, TX Railroad Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder over Elm Creek on TXPF Railroad
Location
Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- Texas Pacifico Transportation (TXPF)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 357.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.74367, -99.94114   (decimal degrees)
31°44'37" N, 99°56'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/410855/3512409 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ballinger
Inventory number
BH 62724 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • September 1, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

TXPF - Elm Creek Bridge
Posted April 7, 2020, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Looking at the stone piers with concrete caps I wonder if there was a prior bridge here.