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BNSF - Trinity River Swing Bridge

Photos 

photo

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #282000

Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Pratt Through Truss and Deck girder swing bridge over Trinity River on BNSF Railway
Location
Romayor, Liberty County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 204.0 ft.
Total length: 1,815.0 ft.
Also called
BNSF Railroad Swing Bridge over the Trinity
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.44980, -94.84836   (decimal degrees)
30°26'59" N, 94°50'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/322523/3370079 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Romayor
Inventory number
BH 60694 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • April 18, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 17, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

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