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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
1904 Dark Valley
Graford and Palo Pinto, Texas, USA (Brazos River)
Bridgemeister ID:921
References:BRAZ, HAERTX98
Principals:William Flinn
Use:Vehicular
Status:Demolished, 1958
Main cables:Wire (steel)
Suspended spans:5
Main spans:2 x 250f
Side spans:80f, 2 x 125f
Deck width:16f
Notes
  • The TxDOT Bridge Division website shows an image of this bridge with caption "The Dark Valley Bridge is shown here before its demolition in 1958," but BRAZ describes it as being destroyed by a flood on October 31, 1981. The TxDOT information is likely correct.

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