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FKOHT - Tom's Harbor Channel Bridge

Photo 

Bridgemapper.com photo

Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2009

BH Photo #405370

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Tom's Harbor Channel on an old alignment of the Overseas Railroad/Highway (US 1); presently the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
Location
Duck 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 1980, 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 - Tom's Harbor Channel Bridge
FEC - Tom's Harbor Channel Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+24.77777, -80.92136   (decimal degrees)
24°46'40" N, 80°55'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/507949/2740342 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grassy Key
Inventory number
BH 48212 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

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