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SAU&G - Nueces River "A" Bridge

Photos 

Photo provided by the United States Geological Survey/United States Department of the Interior

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BH Photo #317194

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Waddell "A" through truss bridge over Nueces River on San Antonio, Uvalde & Gulf Railroad
Location
Zavala County, Texas
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Lost to flooding 1935; Replaced afterwards
Railroads
- Crystal City & Uvalde Railroad (CC&U)
- San Antonio, Uvalde & Gulf Railroad (SAU&G)
Design
2 Waddell "A" through trusses
2 Pratt through trusses
Wooden trestle approaches
Also called
SAU&G - Waddell "A" Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.07750, -99.87267   (decimal degrees)
29°04'39" N, 99°52'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/415063/3216886 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 66281 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2015: New photos from Luke
  • February 24, 2015: Added by Luke based on a forum post made Sept. 08 by Charles Weston

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