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Abandoned KCS/ATSF Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #252087

Map 

Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Santa Fe Trail on Abandoned Railroad
Location
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1925
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway (GC&SF)
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
- Rail-to-trail
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 19.0 ft.
Total length: 39.0 ft.
Also called
ATSF/SP Overpass
GCSF/SP Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.80429, -96.72844   (decimal degrees)
32°48'15" N, 96°43'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/712690/3631875 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
White Rock Lake
Inventory number
BH 55970 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • April 4, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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