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CSX - Escambia Bay Bridge (Old)

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CSX - Escambia Bay Bridge

Removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2017

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BH Photo #410408

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Description 

This rail swing bridge is similar to the Milton rail bridge crossing the Blackwater River which that bridge is still in use.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Escambia Bay on CSX RR
Location
Pensacola, Santa Rosa County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911; Replaced 1989
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Family Lines System (FL)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Swing pratt truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.52483, -87.14460   (decimal degrees)
30°31'29" N, 87°08'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/486127/3376952 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pace
Inventory number
BH 62291 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 4, 2014: Updated by Luke: Was replaced in the 80s
  • August 4, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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