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UP -Garcitas Creek Bridge

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Garcitas Creek Railroad bridge

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BH Photo #210419

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Garcitas Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Victoria County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Single Span 185 ft Pratt Through Truss. Total length 285 ft.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 185.0 ft.
Total length: 285.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.77819, -96.69934   (decimal degrees)
28°46'41" N, 96°41'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/724593/3185582 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Salle
Inventory number
BH 49407 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,717)
Have street view (26,947)
Lost (24,744)
Owned by railroad (12,424)
Pin-connected (3,901)
Pratt through truss (5,393)
Pratt truss (9,300)
Replaced by new bridge (16,586)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,989)
Steel stringer (6,222)
Texas (2,471)
Through truss (15,070)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,231)
Truss (32,794)
Victoria County, Texas (8)

Update Log 

  • December 24, 2019: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge has been replaced
  • May 29, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • November 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected name + added photograph & category
  • August 23, 2011: New Street View added by Clark Vance
  • August 23, 2011: Added by aaron leibold

Sources 

  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com