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FEC - New River Bridge (Old)

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FEC - New River Bridge (Old)

Machinery view in the raised position.

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #288074

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Street View 

Description 

A rail draw bascule bridge replaced this Strauss bascule bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete tee beam bridge over New River on Florida East Coast RR
Location
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890/1915; Replaced 1977
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Florida East Coast Railway (FEC)
Design
Tee beam bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.11828, -80.14521   (decimal degrees)
26°07'06" N, 80°08'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/585461/2889063 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Lauderdale South
Inventory number
BH 61658 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 3, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 10, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler