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Puente Reyes Católicos (1881)

Photo 

From the book "Los Puentes Historicos de Puerto Rico" by Luis F. Pumarada O'Neill"; Used under Fair Use as an educational resource

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Map 

Documents 

Historic Bridges of Puerto Rico, c. 1840 - 1950

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Provided by the National Park Service; Posted by Luke

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Río de La Plata on Road
Location
Dorado, Puerto Rico
Status
Destroyed by San Ciriaco Hurricane
History
Construction started 1874; Construction interupted by the San Felipe Hurricane 1877 ; Completed 1881; Destroyed by San Ciriaco Hurricane 1899
Builder
- Cie Participation Belgue of Belgium
Approximate latitude, longitude
+18.45753, -66.25799   (decimal degrees)
18°27'27" N, 66°15'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/789607/2043000 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81850 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 10, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • June 15, 2018: Document added by Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke