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Shreveport Railroad Bridge South
Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: October 12, 2019
Bossier City and Shreveport: Bossier Parish, Louisiana and Caddo Parish, Louisiana: United States
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Main Span Length
300.0 Feet (91.4 Meters)
1,370.0 Feet (417.6 Meters)
1 Main Span(s)
and 8 Approach Span(s)
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This swing truss bridge is complimented by a series of fixed through truss approach spans. The approach spans display an uncommon mix of pin connections and riveted connections, something that consulting engineer Julius Schaub was known for. Lengths given are estimates. North of the swing span, there are some steel stringer spans that are modern replacements and not original to the bridge.
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