Red River, Texas & Southern Railway Bridge – Jacksboro

The Red River, Texas and Southern Railroad was chartered by the Frisco line to build a line from Denison to Carrollton and into Fort Worth. Completed in 1902, the bridge bears a plaque giving credit for the design and construction to A. J. Tullock, Civil Engineer and Contractor, Leavenworth, Kansas. Long timber trestles span the low banks; the steel or iron through-truss span is supported by concrete piers at each side of the river. One of the oldest surviving railroad bridges in Tarrant County, it is eligible for inclusion in the proposed Railroad Structures National Register Thematic Group.

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