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Guadalupe River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Darryl Pearson in February 2016

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BH Photo #349273

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Guadalupe River on Road
Location
Gonzales County, Texas
Status
Abandoned
Builder
- New Jersey Steel & Iron Co. of Trenton, New Jersey
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.51038, -97.68657   (decimal degrees)
29°30'37" N, 97°41'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/627300/3265252 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belmont
Inventory number
BH 71107 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2020: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • February 23, 2016: Added by Luke per forum post by Darryl Pearson

Sources 

Comments 

Guadalupe River Bridge
Posted July 24, 2020, by Art S. (Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Nathan,

I like it. Does anyone have pictures of the other side to see what the other plaque says and if the remains of the ponies are still there?

Regards,

Art S.

Guadalupe River Bridge
Posted July 23, 2020, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I found historical photos that show this bridge used to have a very cool pony truss approach system.