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GCSR - San Saba River Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Linda Thaxton in September 2011

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BH Photo #212994

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Located west of San Saba, alongside of Hwy 190.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over San Saba River on Gulf Colorado & San Saba Railway
Location
San Saba County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway (GC&SF)
- Gulf, Colorado, & San Saba Railway (GCSR)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
ATSF - San Saba River Bridge
GCSF - San Saba River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.21164, -98.79947   (decimal degrees)
31°12'42" N, 98°47'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/519101/3453075 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Algerita
Inventory number
BH 49536 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 27, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • September 15, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway", "Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway", "Railroad"
  • September 7, 2011: New Street View added by Ben Tate
  • September 7, 2011: Added by Linda Thaxton

Sources 

  • Linda Thaxton
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

GCSR - San Saba River Bridge
Posted September 17, 2017, by John Marvig

Judging by the design, I would say approximately 1900 is a good bet. This design was a standardized Santa Fe truss.

GCSR - San Saba River Bridge
Posted September 17, 2017, by Thom (twj [at] thewayfarersjournal [dot] com)

When was this train truss bridge built.