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Lafayette Street Bridge (2nd)

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Lafayette Street Bridge

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in August 2016

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BH Photo #360533

Map 

Description 

A discussion of the construction and several photos can be found here: http://www.tampapix.com/lafayette2.htm

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Hillsborough River on Lafayette Street
Location
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1895; Replaced 1913
Builders
- Florida Dredging Co. of Jacksonville, Florida
- M.S. Cartter & Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Railroads
- Consumers Electric Light & Street Railway Co. (CEL&SR)
- Streetcar
- Tampa Electric Co. (TECO)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.94704, -82.46139   (decimal degrees)
27°56'49" N, 82°27'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/356233/3092195 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67752 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2016: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "M.S. Cartter & Co."
  • August 16, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 23, 2015: Added by Luke

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