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Lafayette Street Bridge (1st)

Photo 

Lafayette Street Bridge

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in August 2016

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BH Photo #360532

Map 

Description 

A description of the history and a photo of the bridge is here: http://www.tampapix.com/lafayette1.htm

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Hillsborough River on Lafayette Street
Location
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1889; Replaced 1895
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- Consumers Electric Light & Street Railway Co. (CEL&SR)
- Streetcar
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.94655, -82.46078   (decimal degrees)
27°56'48" N, 82°27'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/356293/3092140 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tampa
Inventory number
BH 67750 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 23, 2015: Added by Luke

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