UPRR University Drive Truss Bridge -- Fort Worth TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 32° 43.960 W 097° 21.536
14S E 653771 N 3622841
Quick Description: A substantial Warren through-truss bridge now owned by the Union Pacific Railroad carries two (of 4) sets of tracks over the Trinity River at University Drive
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 4/2/2017 9:54:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMVCTC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
This Warren through-truss bridge was built in the 1930s by Missouri Pacific RR after it acquired the route of the Texas and Pacific Railway. The MoPAC was eventually merged into the Union Pacific Railroad in the 1960s.

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In 2017 the Union Pacific runs 50-100 trains a day over this bridge.

The bridge is difficult to photograph, since it is near two freeways. The safest place to see it is from Trinity Park or from the Clear Fork Pump Station along Old University Drive.
Parking Coordinates:: N 32° 43.915 W 097° 21.543

Date Built: Not listed

Length of Span: Not listed

www: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Log your find with a picture of the bridge with yourself or your GPS in the foreground. This shot does not have to be taken "on" the bridge. The shot should show the "truss" structure of the bridge as well.
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