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Old U.S. Highway 90 - Pecos River Bridge

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Old U.S. Highway 90 Pecos River Bridge in the 1920s

"Pecos River Bridge completed in 1923"

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BH Photo #478703

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through Truss bridge over Pecos River on Old U.S. Highway 90
Location
Val Verde County, Texas
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1923; Destroyed by flooding June 26, 1954
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 225.0 ft.
Total length: 550.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.70601, -101.35805   (decimal degrees)
29°42'22" N, 101°21'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/271871/3288536 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seminole Canyon
Inventory number
BH 75979 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2020: New photo from Mark Gonzalez
  • August 13, 2020: New photo from Mark Gonzalez
  • August 11, 2020: New photo from Mark Gonzalez
  • August 3, 2020: New Street View added by Mark Gonzalez

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Mark Gonzalez - markgonzalez0619 [at] gmail [dot] com