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Houston Street Fink Truss

Photo 

Houston Street Fink Truss

Photo from Texas Transportation Museum

View this photo at bridgehunterschronicles.wordpress.com

BH Photo #540720

Facts 

Overview
Lost Fink through truss bridge over San Antonio River on Houston Street
Location
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1871
Design
Fink through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.42653, -98.49222   (decimal degrees)
29°25'36" N, 98°29'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/549253/3255350 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Antonio East
Inventory number
BH 62011 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (9,194)
Bexar County, Texas (110)
Built 1871 (141)
Built during 1870s (1,423)
Fink truss (19)
Lost (30,504)
Lost 1925 (72)
Lost during 1920s (813)
Replaced by new bridge (20,756)
San Antonio River (57)
San Antonio, Texas (93)
Texas (3,081)
Through truss (18,178)
Truss (37,205)

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 26, 2014: Added by Luke

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