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SH 7-Brazos River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

barganier slough/ brazos river bridge

Photo taken by andrew ybarra in July 2015

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BH Photo #332862

Map 

Description 

All that can be seen is two bridge supports.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Brazos River on SH 7
Location
Falls County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Removed 1962
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.28866, -96.96924   (decimal degrees)
31°17'19" N, 96°58'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/693301/3463372 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marlin
Inventory number
BH 68561 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Brazos River (38)
Falls County, Texas (26)
Lost (26,449)
Lost 1962 (77)
Lost during 1960s (838)
Owned by county (21,239)
Pennsylvania truss (522)
Replaced by new bridge (17,932)
TX 7 (2)
Texas (2,494)
Through truss (15,758)
Truss (33,926)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2021: Updated by Brad Smith: Texas has state HIGHWAYS. SH. The term ROUTE (ROOT?) is not in the Texas vernacular.
  • October 10, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed from Pratt to Pennsylvania through truss.
  • October 9, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 15, 2016: Updated by David Backlin: Added category "Brazos River"
  • July 19, 2015: Added by andrew ybarra

Sources 

  • TexasEscapes - Postcard
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Brad Smith - gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com