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BNSF/UP Crossing

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #284677

Map 

Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on BNSF Railway
Location
Grimes County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Also called
BNSF/UP Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.33540, -95.88744   (decimal degrees)
30°20'07" N, 95°53'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/222396/3359486 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stoneham
Inventory number
BH 61166 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

BNSF Railway (1,398)
Beam (14,968)
Built 1904 (545)
Built during 1900s (7,013)
Girder (9,695)
Grade Separated Rail Crossing (364)
Grimes County, Texas (7)
Open (38,995)
Owned by railroad (11,807)
Plate girder (7,483)
Railroad (14,945)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,822)
Texas (2,416)
Through girder (3,575)
Timber stringer (3,862)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,322)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • March 17, 2015: Updated by Patrick Feller: Added category "Grade Separated Rail Crossing"
  • June 2, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

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