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SGLR - Caloosahatchee River Bridge

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SGLR Caloosahatchee River Bridge

Closed for trains

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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Overview
Bascule bridge over the Caloosahatchee River on the Seminole Gulf Railway in North Fort Myers
Location
North Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1903 as a swing bridge by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad; main span replaced 1977 with a bascule draw
Design
Bascule Through truss with wooden trestle approaches
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.69444, -81.81502   (decimal degrees)
26°41'40" N, 81°48'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/418918/2952851 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Myers
Inventory number
BH 12400 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 4, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • October 7, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • December 4, 2006: Posted photo from Harvey Henkelman

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Tice Railroad Bridge
Posted January 22, 2011, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Spansaver agrees with Spanfan......

Tice Railroad Bridge
Posted January 22, 2011, by Spanfan (susorcar [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Pic #2 is absolutely beautiful!