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Jonah Bridge

Photos 

Jonah bridge from banks

View to the east. Notice the center pier that has collapsed (right)

Photo taken by Julie Cowen in September 2011

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BH Photo #213742

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Description 

There are two wonderful old photos of this original bridge on the Williamson County Historical Commission's website. The original piers are still onsite, though the center support has fallen into the San Gabriel. This bridge was destroyed in a flood that devastated much of central Texas in 1921.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over San Gabriel River
Location
Jonah, Williamson County, Texas
Status
Destroyed by flood
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.63546, -97.54128   (decimal degrees)
30°38'08" N, 97°32'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/639792/3390109 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Weir
Inventory number
BH 49631 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2011: Added by Julie Cowen

Sources 

  • Julie Cowen