Saint Louis and San Francisco Railroad Bridge – 7th

The Saint Louis and San Francisco Railroad purchased the right-of-way crossing Trinity Park and Trinity River in April, 1931. Railroad tracks in the vicinity served the Chevrolet Assembly Plant (2617 West 7th Street), Montgomery Ward (2600 West 7th Street), the E. G. Rall Grain Co. (1011 Wollery Street) and other industries in the Bailey industrial triangle. A steel through-truss supported by two concrete piers spans the river, while a long timber trestle extends west across Trinity Park. The structure is a contributor to the proposed Railroad Structures National Thematic Group.

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