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Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge, Spanning Rio Grande at Southern Pacific Railroad, El Paso, El Paso County, TX



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HB1116873
Contextual View Of Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge Looking West.

HB1116874
General Overall View Of Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge Looking West.

HB1116875
General View Of Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge From U.s

HB1116876
General View Of Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge, West Approach, Abutment And First Set Of Piers, Looking Northwest.

HB1116877
General View Of Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge, East Approach, Abutment And First Set Of Piers Crossing Railroad Line, Looking North.

HB1116878
View Of Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge, East Approach And Abutment, Looking Northeast.

HB1116879
View Of Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge, Lower Chord, Lateral Bracing And Floor System, Looking West.

HB1116880
View Of Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge, Center Pier Between U.s

HB1116881
View Of Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge, East Pier Joining Approach Span And Highway Span, Looking West/northwest.


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Rio Grande at Southern Pacific Railroad, El Paso, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TX-77
Building/structure dates: 1900 initial construction

Subjects
Bridges
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Southern Pacific Railroad
Phoenix Bridge Company
Blotschke, George
Harms, Bruce A., Photographer
King, Dr. Joe, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD BRIDGE LOOKING WEST.
2. GENERAL OVERALL VIEW OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD BRIDGE LOOKING WEST.
3. GENERAL VIEW OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD BRIDGE FROM U.S. 85, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
4. GENERAL VIEW OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD BRIDGE, WEST APPROACH, ABUTMENT AND FIRST SET OF PIERS, LOOKING NORTHWEST.
5. GENERAL VIEW OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD BRIDGE, EAST APPROACH, ABUTMENT AND FIRST SET OF PIERS CROSSING RAILROAD LINE, LOOKING NORTH.
6. VIEW OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD BRIDGE, EAST APPROACH AND ABUTMENT, LOOKING NORTHEAST.
7. VIEW OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD BRIDGE, LOWER CHORD, LATERAL BRACING AND FLOOR SYSTEM, LOOKING WEST.
8. VIEW OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD BRIDGE, CENTER PIER BETWEEN U.S. AND RAILROAD, LOOKING NORTH.
9. VIEW OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD BRIDGE, EAST PIER JOINING APPROACH SPAN AND HIGHWAY SPAN, LOOKING WEST/NORTHWEST.
CONTEXTUAL VIEW OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD BRIDGE LOOKING WEST.
GENERAL OVERALL VIEW OF SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD BRIDGE LOOKING WEST.


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