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Wilson Cypress Co. - Wekiva River Bridge

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WC - Wekiva River Bridge

Hinged lift drawbridge in Florida

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

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BH Photo #308176

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over Wekiva River on Wilson Cypress Private RR
Location
Palm Springs, Seminole County, Florida
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1938
Railroad
- Wilson Cypress Co.
Design
Concrete deck girder hinged lift
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.70625, -81.43715   (decimal degrees)
28°42'22" N, 81°26'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/457301/3175519 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Palm Beach Farms
Land survey
T. 20 S., R. 29 E., Sec. 32
Inventory number
BH 61125 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,024)
Built 1938 (759)
Built during 1930s (10,557)
Concrete girder (839)
Deck girder (4,484)
Florida (564)
Girder (7,932)
Hinged lift type (11)
Lost (18,669)
Movable (2,704)
Owned privately (1,286)
Palm Springs, Florida (1)
Railroad (13,078)
Seminole County, Florida (5)
Wilson Cypress Co. (1)

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 19, 2015: Updated by Clark Vance: Moved location to RR grade on old topo.
  • June 19, 2015: Updated by Luke: Moved GPS pin to Wekiva Spring.
  • November 12, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 31, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

Wilson Cypress Co. - Wekiva River Bridge
Posted June 19, 2015, by Luke

Considering that the logging company abandoned nearly all railroad operations in 1944 (www.flarr.com/lumbercos.htm), probably not.

WC - Wekiva River Bridge
Posted June 19, 2015, by Douglas Butler

Do anybody knows if this hinged drawbridge is still in service or not ?