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SBD - Gasparilla Sound Causeway (Middle)

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Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Gasparilla Sound on Abandoned Charlotte Harbor & Northern Railway
Location
Charlotte County, Florida
Status
Abandoned with swing span in open position
History
Built 1911; Abandoned 1981
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Works of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Charlotte Harbor & Northern Railway (CH&N)
- Family Lines System (FL)
- Seaboard Air Line Railway (SAL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
SAL - Gasparilla Sound Causeway (Middle)
SCL - Gasparilla Sound Causeway (Middle)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.81548, -82.27106   (decimal degrees)
26°48'56" N, 82°16'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/373680/2966630 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Placida
Inventory number
BH 62089 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 30, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 29, 2014: New Street View added by Luke

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