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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
Built 1909; Lost to flooding 1935; Replaced afterwards
Railroads
- Crystal City & Uvalde Railroad (CC&U)
- San Antonio, Uvalde & Gulf Railroad (SAU&G)
Design
2 100' Waddell "A" through trusses
1 154' Pratt through truss
1 130' Pratt through truss
Wooden trestle approaches
Dimensions
Total length: 496.0 ft.
Also called
SAU&G - Waddell "A" Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.07948, -99.87173   (decimal degrees)
29°04'46" N, 99°52'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/415156/3217105 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pulliam Ranch
Inventory number
BH 66281 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added build date and dimensions
  • November 13, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • 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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