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Knights Key Bridge, F. E. C. RY. Over.sea Extension between the mainland of Florida and Key West - F248

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Knights Key Bridge, F. E. C. RY. Over.sea Extension between the mainland of Florida and Key West - F248

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A view on land looking out into the ocean at a side angle of the railroad extension. There are palm trees around the view to the ocean.

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PC-DS-735

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Knights Key Bridge, F. E. C. RY. Over.sea Extension between the mainland of Florida and Key West - F248

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Knights Key Bridge, F. E. C. RY. Over.sea Extension between the mainland of Florida and Key West - F248

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Stretching almost seven miles across the open sea, this is the longest bridge in the F. E. C. R.Y's Over-Sea Extension between the main land of Florida and Key west. It consist of still deck girders anchored on huge concrete piers. In this bridge there are 316 eighty-foot spans, 19 sixty-foot spans, finished off with 210 fifty-three foot concrete arches at the south end.

Made in U.S.A by E. C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis
Photo courtesy of Florida east coast RY.

13633 N

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This bridge was so injured by the hurricane that there is no connection with key west excepting by boat. Some parts are entirely washed away.

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BMB entered 12/612
AT added images 2/26/13

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E. C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis , “Knights Key Bridge, F. E. C. RY. Over.sea Extension between the mainland of Florida and Key West - F248,” FSU Card Archive, accessed September 25, 2018, http://fsucardarchive.org/items/show/1271.