Choctaw Creek Bridge, Spanning Choctaw Creek, Bells, Grayson County, TX
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Spanning Choctaw Creek, Bells vicinity, TX
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER TX-85
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N529).
Building/structure dates: 1915 initial construction
Significance: The Choctaw Creek Bridge is the only known surviving example of a Greer patent suspension bridge. It is also part of a much larger population of suspension bridges that once existed throughout north central Texas.
Greer, William H. C.
Wenhai, Li, Field Team
Brown, Mark M., Historian
Harms, Bruce A., Photographer
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
1. GENERAL VIEW OF CHOCTAW CREEK BRIDGE, WEST APPROACH, LOOKING EAST.
2. GENERAL VIEW OF CHOCTAW CREEK BRIDGE, NORTH SIDE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST.
3. VIEW OF CHOCTAW CREEK BRIDGE, WEST TOWERS AND APPROACH, LOOKING NORTH.
4. VIEW OF CHOCTAW CREEK BRIDGE, EAST TOWERS AND APPROACH, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
5. VIEW OF CHOCTAW CREEK BRIDGE, LOWER TOWER CONNECTION AND CROSS BRACING, LOOKING WEST.
6. VIEW OF CHOCTAW CREEK BRIDGE, DECK CONNECTIONS, LOOKING NORTH.
7. VIEW OF CHOCTAW CREEK BRIDGE, UPPER TOWER CONNECTIONS, LOOKING NORTH.
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