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Sabine River Bridge, Spanning Sabine River at U.S. Route 84, Joaquin, Shelby County, TX



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Sabine River at U.S. Route 84, Joaquin vicinity, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TX-47
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N550).
Building/structure dates: 1936 initial construction
Part of building/structure is in Logansport, De Soto Parish, LA.
Significance: This is the only known variable-depth steel girder bridge in Texas. Its central cantilever and suspended span and unique steel railings make it distinctive. It is one of only three remaining bridges of the original six built between 1927 and 1937 connecting Texas and Louisiana over the Sabine River.

Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
3/4 VIEW FROM E.
3/4 VIEW FROM NE.
3/4 VIEW FROM N.
3/4 VIEW FROM SW.
ELEVATION OF CENTER CANTILEVER SPAN, FROM SE.
VIEW ALONG WALKWAY AND RAILING, FROM E.
CENTRAL SOLID PIER, FROM NE.
DETAIL OF SUPPORTS FOR STEEL AND CONCRETE SPANS, FROM NE.
UNDERSIDE, FROM E.
UNDERSIDE, FROM W.


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