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Eliasville Through Truss

Photos 

Eliasville through truss

Photo taken by Mike Price

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BH Photo #210289

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt Through Truss bridge over Clear Fork of the Brazzos
Location
Young County, Texas
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1928 now bypassed
Design
Single 120 ft long riveted Pratt Through Truss span. Abandoned with 14 ft wide deck removed.
Dimensions
Span length: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
FM 701 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.97657, -98.73943   (decimal degrees)
32°58'36" N, 98°44'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/524347/3648720 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 49388 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,025)
Built 1928 (1,032)
Built during 1920s (8,774)
Bypassed (153)
Have street view (22,093)
Pratt through truss (4,595)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Riveted (1,875)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,037)
Texas (2,234)
Through truss (12,892)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,650)
Truss (29,443)
Young County, Texas (8)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Bypassed", "Riveted"
  • September 25, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status as bridge is not lost... just bypassed
  • September 25, 2011: Updated by Linda Thaxton: Added date built original bridge and replacement date.
  • August 22, 2011: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • August 22, 2011: Added by aaron leibold

Sources 

  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Linda Thaxton
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Eliasville Through Truss
Posted April 6, 2012, by Cody Ashley (william1ashley [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I believe this bridge was purchased by my grandfather at a county auction. It is pretty cool to have found it on this wevsite.