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FKOHT - Channel Two Bridge

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Oversea Highway to Key West, Florida, looking S.W. from lower Matecumbe

Boston Public Library

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #316557

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Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Channel #2 on an old alignment of the Overseas Railroad/Highway (US 1); presently the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail
Location
Layton, 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
Open-spandrel arch
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 3, 1979
Also called
Overseas Highway - Channel Two Bridge
FEC - Channel Two Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+24.84374, -80.74985   (decimal degrees)
24°50'37" N, 80°44'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/525274/2747668 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lower Matecumbe Key
Inventory numbers
NRHP 79000684 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 48343 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • March 4, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

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