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FEC - St. Johns River Bridge (Palatka, Old)

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FEC - St Johns River Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #290307

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Facts 

Overview
Thacher through truss bridge over St Johns River on Florida East Coast RR
Location
Palatka, Putnam County, Florida
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1888; Collapsed 1903
Builder
- Palatka Bridge Co. of Palatka, Florida
Railroads
- Florida East Coast Railway (FEC)
- Jacksonville, Saint Augustine & Indian River Railway (JSA&IR)
Design
Thacher through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.64283, -81.62229   (decimal degrees)
29°38'34" N, 81°37'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/439767/3279371 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hastings
Inventory number
BH 62237 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2014: Updated by Luke: Updated info
  • August 2, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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