Salt Fork Red River Bridge – 1939 - Wellington, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 34° 53.255 W 100° 03.144
14S E 403833 N 3861081
Quick Description: Through truss bridge over Salt Fork of Red River on TX 203. Bridge replaced one damaged by a flood on 6/15/1938.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 10/15/2019 11:03:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM11FNP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 2

Long Description:
Bridge Hunters

Builders
- Julian Montgomery of Austin, Texas (Engineer)
- Purvis & Bertram Construction Co. of Fort Worth, Texas

Design
Parker through truss with riveted connections.

Dimensions
Length of largest span: 179.1 ft.
Total length: 753.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.

Date built or dedicated as indicated on the date stone or plaque.: 1939

Date stone, plaque location.: East End of Bridge on right hand side.

Road, body of water, land feature, etc. that the bridge spans.: Salt Fork of the Red River

Website (if available): [Web Link]

Parking (safe parking location): N 34° 53.244 W 100° 02.937

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