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FKOHT - Missouri-Ohio Channel Bridge

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Photo taken by Phils 1stPix

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #336896

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Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Ohio-Missouri Channel on an old alignment of the Overseas Railroad/Highway (US 1); presently the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
Location
Ohio Key, Monroe County, Florida
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built ca. 1908-12 for use by the Overseas Railroad, converted to highway use (US 1) in 1938, made obselete by new bridge in 1981, converted into a pedestrian bridge in 2001
Builder
- Henry Flagler
Railroads
- Florida East Coast Railway (FEC)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Overseas Highway - Missouri-Ohio Channel Bridge
FEC - Missouri-Ohio Channel Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+24.67487, -81.24174   (decimal degrees)
24°40'30" N, 81°14'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/475542/2728969 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sevenmile Bridge
Inventory numbers
NRHP 79000684 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 48210 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 1, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • February 22, 2011: Updated by James McCray: updated NRHP info

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Todd Wilson
  • Luke