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ACL -Caloosahatchee River Bridge

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Fort Myers Railroad Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Caloosahatchee River on Atlantic Coast Line
Location
Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1903 ; replaced in 1977
Railroad
- Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL)
Design
Deck plate girder swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+26.68588, -81.81497   (decimal degrees)
26°41'09" N, 81°48'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/418917/2951903 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91821 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (97)
Built 1903 (596)
Built during 1900s (7,368)
Deck girder (5,869)
Florida (669)
Fort Myers, Florida (5)
Girder (10,442)
Lee County, Florida (17)
Lost (25,548)
Lost 1977 (78)
Lost during 1970s (808)
Movable (3,023)
Owned by railroad (12,673)
Plate girder (8,099)
Railroad (15,801)
Replaced by new bridge (17,233)
Swing (1,487)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 5, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler