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UP - Riverside Swing Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #235133

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Trinity River
Location
Trinity County, Texas, and Walker County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 12, 1979
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.85758, -95.39624   (decimal degrees)
30°51'27" N, 95°23'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/270868/3416277 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Riverside
Inventory numbers
NRHP 79003020 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 50790 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 24, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Bridge is movable
  • April 24, 2014: Updated by Patrick Feller: Added categories "truss", "through truss", "movable", "Swing"
  • April 17, 2014: Photo imported by Patrick Feller
  • February 28, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 14, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder
  • January 4, 2012: Added by Jason Straub

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler