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Del Rio Lenticular Truss

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over San Felipe Creek
Location
Del Rio, Val Verde County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890; Replaced ?
Builders
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
- William Payson (BIBCo's Southwestern Agent)
Design
Lenticular through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.37006, -100.88504   (decimal degrees)
29°22'12" N, 100°53'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/317038/3250462 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 77741 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2017: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • HAER - Informational.pdf on another bridge that references this one.
  • TexasEscapes - Image

Comments 

Del Rio Lenticular Truss
Posted June 23, 2017, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

NIB shows a T-beam built here in 1935, a possible replacement date for the lenticular.

Del Rio Lenticular Truss
Posted June 22, 2017, by Michael Quiet (mquiet [at] gmail [dot] com)

Nice find Luke! Its quite interesting to see more of the Texas variety of the Lenticulars unearthed