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BNSF - Bridge #99.26

Photo 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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Description 

Build date comes from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge records at Temple, TX Railroad Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Stone culvert bridge over Unknown Stream on BNSF Railway
Location
Austin County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Stone culvert
Dimensions
Span length: 12.0 ft.
Total length: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.85085, -96.17933   (decimal degrees)
29°51'03" N, 96°10'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/772509/3305599 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sealy
Inventory number
BH 52901 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • July 14, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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Comments 

BNSF - Bridge #99.26
Posted April 7, 2020, by John Marvig

Iíve also seen this design in Colorado. Iím guessing it was a standard design for the railroad. It appears most were built between 1897-1902.

BNSF - Bridge #99.26
Posted April 7, 2020, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Similar to the AT&SF stone and brick arches in Leavenworth County Kansas.