This is one of most unusual bridges in Texas due to the unique composition of the built-up members and chords on the bridge. The bridge uses four angles and lacing on all four sides on the vertical members and for top chord, and end post on three sides with cover plate. This arrangement is almost unheard of in pin-connected truss bridges, and it may indicate that this is a very early surviving Pratt truss built during the period of experimentation of the 1870s, or it may also indicate that the bridge was built by an obscure bridge company. The angle iron on the bridge was rolled by the Phoenix Iron Company.
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