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    Hidden Abandoned Railroad Bridge
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    Hidden Abandoned Railroad Bridge

    August 11, 2019


    Hello ladies and gentleman, Today I’m over here Just a block south of the Miami international airport, you can see the control tower and there you can see the ballast from the former track that used to be there. Here we see an abandoned railroad bridge Right now I’m facing north as you can see the rails were pulled. And then this is where the track is to go into you can see there’s no evidence. No cross ties nothing of that nature and the bridge itself looks pretty sturdy, so It’s a home for iguanas now see if I can give you a look at the bottom Okay So now we’re going to attempt to walk on the bridge itself It’s pretty sturdy Here you can see an old railroad spike This here would be facing West facing North Facing East I saw three iguanas when I got here. You can just smell the old on this bridge amazing trees growing on it So this would be the north side of the bridge facing south And this would be the western side of the bridge you can see it used to be owned by CSX Now there’s, let’s see what we got here. It’s buried fiber-optic cables okay. Let’s see what this, Oh, iguana jumped into the water there. Nice, just give you a quick shot of the ballast over here. Oh look it’s an iguana right there Man they run quick okay, so yeah, and that overpass there is northwest 7th street, and here’s a shot of the bridge from the distance Alright you guys please subscribe or like thank you for viewing over and out

    Abandoned Railroad Near Downtown Miami
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    Abandoned Railroad Near Downtown Miami

    August 9, 2019


    Hello ladies and gentlemen today. We have another abandoned railroad here where just a block north of North West 20th Street on Northwest 12th Avenue here, we see the Metro rail there we see facing West at the track leads into that produce place and It’s are no longer active you can see the cars parking on it. You can see the crossing and then here We see the actual spur Or what’s left of it? This is an old CSX spur. Perhaps dating back to the SCL days Where the cars used to load the old wooden cross ties over here how beautiful Yep over there. We see some guys planting some trees So we’re walking East right now, and yeah, I got with the bulldozer right there. There’s no more rails there there’s oh That’s where they end. Here it’s barely noticeable. So yeah, and then let me give you a walk West from where we originally began filming See if we can see a date on the rail. 1924 there it is. I don’t know if you guys can see it? Backlight 1924 the rail says 1924 on it. Wow! See the Tie plate you can’t see a date on it Yeah, this is a old, this is SAL it not even a SCL. Seaboard Airline. Alright guys and we’re back. This is the spot I originally began filming Do not stop on Tracks very important, please subscribe or like. Thank you very much for viewing.