Rating:
No votes cast

SP - Medina River Bridge

Photos 

Courtesy of the San Francisco Chronicle

Enlarge

View this photo at sfchronicle.com

BH Photo #477779

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Medina River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Location
Bexar County, Texas
Status
Destroyed by collision
History
Destroyed by derailment 1985
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.32792, -98.67616   (decimal degrees)
29°19'41" N, 98°40'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/531442/3244360 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 90138 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added category "Destroyed by derailment"

Sources 

  • Luke