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UP - West Fork San Felipe Creek Bridge

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UP-West fork San Felipe Creek Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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BH Photo #295619

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Description 

The eastern abutment is marked with a 1934 Civil Works Administration (CWA) Marker. The CWA probably restored the abutment in 1934 as the City Commission denotes he bridge being there in 1914.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over West fork San Felipe Creek on UP RR
Location
Del Rio, Val Verde County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Texas & New Orleans Railroad (TNO; T&NO)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 170.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
T&NO - West Fork San Felipe Creek bridge
SP - West Fork San Felipe Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.36863, -100.88492   (decimal degrees)
29°22'07" N, 100°53'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/317047/3250304 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 63065 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 24, 2014: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: description
  • September 19, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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