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Great Southwest - Gravel Pit Trestle

Photos 

Photo taken by Chris Cates in December 2014

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BH Photo #309998

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over Old gravel pits
Location
Grand Prairie, Tarrant County, Texas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1957
Railroads
- Great Southwest Railroad (GSW)
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.80600, -97.05217   (decimal degrees)
32°48'22" N, 97°03'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/682370/3631460 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Euless
Inventory number
BH 64916 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 21, 2014: Added by Chris Cates

Sources 

  • Chris Cates - chriscates1 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Great Southwest - Gravel Pit Trestle
Posted July 12, 2019, by jesse berube (jesseberube5 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I checked it out in close detail. First picture is South of the gravel trail and there isn't much to look at but there is a Truss Bridge over the Trinity River is still there to the north if you follow the trail .