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CSX - Hillsborough River Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken by James Baughn

Enlarge

BH Photo #114031

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bascule bridge over the Hillsborough River next to Cass Street in downtown Tampa on CSX Transportation
Location
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1915 for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Family Lines System (FL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Bascule Pratt through truss
Also called
ACL - Hillsborough River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.95006, -82.46442   (decimal degrees)
27°57'00" N, 82°27'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/355939/3092533 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tampa
Inventory number
BH 36611 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2017: Updated by Luke: Removed category "Seaboard Air Line Railway"
  • January 16, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 30, 2015: New video from Douglas Butler
  • April 29, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Seaboard Air Line Railway", "Seaboard Coast Line Railroad", "Seaboard System Railroad", "Family Lines System"
  • April 29, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 17, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • March 14, 2013: New photos from J.P.
  • May 12, 2008: New photos from James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

CSX - Hillsborough River Bridge
Posted July 11, 2017, by gilbert j menendez (menendezgilbert [at] gmail [dot] com)

seaboard airline when it was around never used that bridge.

Atlantic coast line built it to gain access to port of Tampa, that's it.