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International Bridge

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International Bridge @ Laredo, Texas

Picture apparently taken one day before the fire on April 26th.

1920 postcard image provided by David Shedlock

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Description 

Cost of the bridge in 1888 was $150,000.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Rio Grande River on Foot Traffic
Location
Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Webb County, Texas
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Destroyed by Fire in 1920
Design
Through truss. Steel bridge, with treated wooden flooring
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.49053, -99.48290   (decimal degrees)
27°29'26" N, 99°28'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/452298/3040860 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Laredo South
Inventory number
BH 79480 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 17, 2017: Added by David Shedlock

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International Bridge
Posted November 18, 2017, by Anonymous