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Lone Star Brewery Bridge

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Lone Star Brewery Bridge

Looking South from west bank of Riverwalk. Original location can be seen in background center. The black glass covered truss between the two towers.

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in July 2014

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BH Photo #288430

Description 

Installed at the Original Lone Star Brewery (currently the San Antonio Museum of Art). Put on site, over the Riverwalk, in 2009. Per the information sign near bridge. Have been able so far to track the bridge back to ca. 1900.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over San Antonio River on Museum Reach Riverwalk
Location
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Bridge Between the towers of the Original Lone Star Brewery
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 5.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.43874, -98.48197   (decimal degrees)
29°26'19" N, 98°28'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/550241/3256706 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Antonio East
Inventory number
BH 61661 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bexar County, Texas (112)
Open to pedestrians (4,698)
Owned by city (6,284)
Pony truss (17,556)
Pratt pony truss (4,133)
Pratt truss (10,849)
Relocated (1,093)
Riverwalk (49)
San Antonio River (57)
San Antonio, Texas (95)
Texas (3,112)
Total length 75-100 feet (7,077)
Truss (38,330)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2014: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 11, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 10, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

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Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com