Dime Box, Texas: Transplanted Cattle Bridge

The Moses Livestock Bridge is full-size truss bridge, circa 1911, moved into a vacant lot as a tribute to the rancher who built it for the convenience of his livestock.
Address:
Bowers St., Dime Box, TX
Directions:
TX-141/Ramsey St. into town. Turn south at the Dime Box monument (look for the flagpoles) onto Bowers St. Drive two blocks. You'll see the bridge on the right.
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Transplanted Cattle Bridge

Think it's gone now.

[Sam, 05/06/2019]

The field formerly occupied by the bridge is now a BBQ restaurant. The town actually moved the bridge, again, this time into a vacant lot in town but off of the main road -- so if you don't know where to look you'll never see it. We've adjusted our map point and directions accordingly.

Cattle bridge.

Moses Livestock Bridge

Cattle bridge that was across railroad tracks, later moved.

[Erin Jatzlau, 10/13/2016]

According to its impressive plaque, this entire bridge was moved to its current grassy retirement spot in 1999 as a memorial to a local rancher, who built it so that his livestock could cross some train tracks.


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