Pratt Half-Hip Pony Truss

Hill County

County Road 301 at the Leon River, near Hamilton, Texas

 

History

Once common on Texas roadways, the Pratt Half Hip Pony Truss is now an unusual sight on the rural landscape. This 1911 span still serves farm traffic in southeast Hill County.

 

© 2003 Historic Bridge Foundation. Photo by Barbara Strocklin.