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UP - Cedar Draw Bridge

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Big Dryden RR Through Truss

Photo taken by aaron leibold

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BH Photo #363464

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Cedar Draw on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Terrell County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Design
A 150 ft Pratt, and 200 ft Parker Through Truss with a Plate Girder Approach form the main span. 6 smaller 85 ft Warren Through Truss sections complate the western span. Total legnth 1100ft.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 1,100.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.97003, -101.86975   (decimal degrees)
29°58'12" N, 101°52'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/223077/3318930 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 73271 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Girder (7,966)
Open (36,593)
Owned by railroad (9,824)
Parker through truss (1,161)
Parker truss (1,515)
Plate girder (6,137)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,172)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,810)
Terrell County, Texas (2)
Texas (2,234)
Through girder (2,952)
Through truss (12,892)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (1,671)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2016: Updated by aaron leibold: added design details
  • August 21, 2016: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com