Category Archives: Clear Fork

A bridge to nowhere, or somewhere?

I am sometimes reminded that life is like an old bridge. It has structure and form, a path and direction, and varying methods of support, aesthetics, damage, and repairs. In traveling, we may have obstacles in our path, whether overgrown … Continue reading

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Through-truss bridge on the Clear Fork of the Brazos River near Eliasville, Texas

This steel girder bridge was built in 1928, spanning the Clear Fork of the Brazos River in Young County. ┬áIt sits a few miles east of the town of Eliasville. The design is a “pass through truss” and the length … Continue reading

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