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Canal Street Bridge

Photos 

Historic Photo

Photo taken by Leach and Hanna in the 1890s

View this photo at digital.utsa.edu

BH Photo #484549

Description 

"The iron bridge was built in 1890. In 1929, the structure was repaired at a cost of $7,500, records in the City Hall showed." Del Rio Evening News February 8, 1935

Facts 

Overview
Lost Lenticular through truss bridge over San Felipe Creek on Canal Street
Location
Del Rio, Val Verde County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890; Repaired 1929; Replaced 1935
Builders
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
- William Payson (BIBCo's Southwestern Agent)
Design
Lenticular through truss
Also called
Del Rio Lenticular Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.35649, -100.89490   (decimal degrees)
29°21'23" N, 100°53'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/316055/3248974 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90945 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2020: New photo from Mark Gonzalez
  • October 19, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added "William Payson" from other entry.
  • October 19, 2020: New photo from Mark Gonzalez

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Mark Gonzalez - markgonzalez0619 [at] gmail [dot] com