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Old State Highway 105 - Brazos River Bridge

Photos 

Looking downstream

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #291687

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Brazos River on Washington Bridge Road
Location
Washington, Washington County, Texas, and Brazos County, Texas
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1877; Bypassed 1954
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Whipple through truss, second span may be a Pratt or a Whipple.
Also called
Old Washington Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.33814, -96.15994   (decimal degrees)
30°20'17" N, 96°09'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/773038/3359674 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Washington
Inventory number
BH 62612 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 1, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: added builder and truss type based on recent photo
  • September 1, 2020: Updated by Mark Gonzalez: Photo of bridge found in old newspaper
  • August 21, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

Sources 

  • Patrick Feller - nakrnsm [at] aol [dot] com
  • Mark Gonzalez - markgonzalez0619 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com