Photo taken by Patrick Feller
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BH Photo #235201
Old bridge is not easily visible on when driving by due to the traffic and raised level of the newer bridge.
I serve as the Chairman of the Montgomery County Historical Commission. The old truss bridge was built about 1910 for Montgomery County by the El Paso Bridge and Iron Company. It served as the old Highway 105 bridge spanning the San Jacinto River until the 1930's, but continued to be used by vehicles until the 1960's. The bridge is no doubt targeted for demolition as the adjacent FM 2854 will be widened in a few years. Our Historical Commission is currently working with local officials to find a way to move the iron bridge to another location in a Conroe city park.
Larry Foerster, Chairman