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Bosqueville Bridge

Photos 

Source: Matthew McLeod - Central Texas Realtor - Synergy Realtors

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BH Photo #464925

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Childress Creek on Private Road
Location
China Spring, McLennan County, Texas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built late 1800s in Bosqueville over Bosque River, moved here in 1912, later washed into river by floods and raised 7 feet and reinstalled.
Design
Pratt through truss, pin-connected, 9 panels.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.70469, -97.29806   (decimal degrees)
31°42'17" N, 97°17'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/661281/3508962 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87785 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,528)
China Spring, Texas (1)
McLennan County, Texas (26)
Owned privately (1,635)
Pratt through truss (5,263)
Pratt truss (9,103)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,175)
Texas (2,425)
Through truss (14,688)
Truss (32,193)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2020: Added by Nathan Holth

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Bosqueville Bridge
Posted January 14, 2020, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

I was surprised this long-span pin-connected Pratt truss was not already on BridgeHunter, but it is on private property so its probably been off the official inventories for a while.