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Wilson County Camelback Bridge

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FM 775 San Antonio River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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BH Photo #145157

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over San Antonio River on FM 775 (fomerly FM 3444 and old County Road 117))
Location
Wilson County, Texas
Status
Abandoned
History
Built ca. 1890; Bypassed by new bridge in 1986
Design
Camelback through truss (with subdivided panels) main span and three Warren pony truss (with polygonal top chord) approach spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 487.0 ft.
Also called
San Antonio River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.21535, -98.26145   (decimal degrees)
29°12'55" N, 98°15'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/571786/3232070 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saspamco
Inventory number
BH 43213 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,047)
Camelback truss (305)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,822)
Texas (2,258)
Through truss (12,945)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,665)
Truss (29,539)
Wilson County, Texas (16)

Update Log 

  • August 23, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Added dimensions
  • August 12, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER TX-68 - Wilson County Camelback Bridge, Spanning San Antonio River at Old County Route 117, Calaveras vicinity, Wilson, TX