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The 1911 Through Truss Bridge
over San Gabriel River

Milam County

On CR 428 just north of FM 908
at 30.692139, -97.137944

East of San Gabriel
West of Rockdale
(See map below)


Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson

TX - Milam County 1911 Through Truss Bridge over San Gabriel River
The 1911 Through Truss Bridge On CR 428
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2008
Photographer's Note:
"Note the metal planking for flooring."

Watch
Barclay Gibson's video of crossing the "Clanking Texas Bridge":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nvqtb3OG24U
TX - Milam County 1911 Through Truss Bridge over San Gabriel River
The 1911 Through Truss Bridge On CR 428
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2008
TX - Milam County 1911 Through Truss Bridge over San Gabriel River
The 1911 Through Truss Bridge On CR 428
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2008
TX - Milam County 1911 Through Truss Bridge over San Gabriel River
The 1911 Through Truss Bridge On CR 428
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2008
TX Milam County 1940s Map
1940s map showing San Gabriel River,
San Gabriel & Rockdale in SW Milam County
From Texas state map #4335

Courtesy Texas General Land Office

More Milam County Bridges

Bryant Station bridge
Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, August 2006
See nearby Bridge at Bryant Station

Sugarloaf Bridge, Milam County Texas historic bridge
Photos courtesy Joe Williams, 2007
See nearby Sugarloaf Bridge over Little River

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