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BNSF - Brazos River Bridge (Near Clay)

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #235232

Map 

Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Brazos River on BNSF Railway
Location
Brazos County, Texas, and Burleson County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 214.0 ft.
Total length: 710.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.39907, -96.30141   (decimal degrees)
30°23'57" N, 96°18'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/759271/3366097 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clay
Inventory number
BH 52920 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • April 5, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • July 16, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • July 14, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com