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Montopolis Bridge (Older)

Photo 

Montopolis Bridge (Older)

1889 photo

Photo from Austin Historical Center

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #466541

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Colorado River on State 111
Location
Montopolis, Travis County, Texas
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1889
Builder
- King Iron Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.24552, -97.69134   (decimal degrees)
30°14'44" N, 97°41'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/625910/3346715 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88362 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 7, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added builder/build date per plaque/portal cutout
  • February 25, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Luke

Comments 

Montopolis Bridge (Older)
Posted January 6, 2021, by Wbchloe (whbroadw [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Says on the bridge that it was possibly built in 1889.