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G&HJ - Buffalo Bayou Drawbridge

Photos 

G&HJ - Buffalo Bayou Bridge

Photo taken by Ferdindand Meyer V

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at peachridgeglass.com

BH Photo #500986

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Galveston & Houston Junction Railroad
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
No longer exists
History
Built in 1865 ; replaced in 1912
Railroad
- Galveston & Houston Junction Railroad
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.76188, -95.37201   (decimal degrees)
29°45'43" N, 95°22'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/270647/3294757 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93537 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 2, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler