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UP - Frio River Bridge

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UP-Frio River Bridge

Looking East thru the Dry Frio River Bridge. Frio River Bridge is seen in the barrel.

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in June 2014

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BH Photo #286583

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Description 

Main spans-7-panel Pratt, 6-panel Warren w/all verticals and 4-panel Warren w/all verticals. East approach is a 10 span concrete stringer.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Frio River on Railroad
Location
Uvalde County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 745.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.29240, -99.64882   (decimal degrees)
29°17'33" N, 99°38'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/436982/3240556 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Knippa
Elevation
980 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 61489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2019: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Date
  • March 6, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added category "Harriman Lines Common Standard Truss"
  • June 28, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • June 23, 2014: Added by royce haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

UP - Frio River Bridge
Posted March 6, 2019, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The covered up date cutout in photo 18 seems to indicate the span was moved from somewhere else. Iíve seen this on other relocated trusses with cutouts