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El Jobean Fishing Pier

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Description 

Half abandoned, half converted, moveable span removed

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Myakka River on Fishing pier (Formerly Seaboard System)
Location
Charlotte County, Florida
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1911; Abandoned 1981; Converted 1983
Builder
- Pittsfield Construction Co. of Englewood, Florida (1983 Trail Conversion)
Railroads
- Charlotte Harbor & Northern Railway (CH&N)
- Family Lines System (FL)
- Seaboard Air Line Railway (SAL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Timber stringer
Also called
SBD - Myakka River Bridge
Myakka River Pier
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.95856, -82.21290   (decimal degrees)
26°57'31" N, 82°12'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/379612/2982423 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
El Jobean
Inventory number
BH 62102 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2014: New Street View added by Luke