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Landa Street Bridge, Landa Street, New Braunfels, Comal County, TX



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Location
Landa Street, New Braunfels, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TX-113
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N1085).
0.2007
Significance: The project area encompasses stone walls constructed by the Works Progress Administration, a low-clearance overpass for the Union Pacific (formerly Missouri-Kansas-Texas) Railroad. The two-lane Landa Street Bridge that extends over the Comal River, the Old Comal Power Plant, and Landa Industries including The Paradise Alley Neighborhood. The strategic location of New Braunfels, between San Antonio and Austin, on an established overland trade and transport route in the 1800s, made the area a prime target for permanent settlement, as did the presence of nearby streams, rivers, and creeks and the availability of natural resources such as limestone, sand, gravel, and timber...

Subjects
Railroad Bridges
Vehicular Bridges
Concrete Bridges


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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