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Florida East Coast Railroad Bridge – New River, Fort Lauderdale

For information about the tragic death of Lynn senior Kyle Conrad, please see the Sun-Sentinel article. Just west, downriver of the Andrews Avenue bridge is the Railroad bridge. This New River icon is a single span that crosses from the North to South banks. On … Continue readingFlorida East Coast Railroad Bridge – New River, Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale’s 17th Street bridge had lowly beginnings

This article was featured in the February edition of the Waterfront News. In 1925 a south side causeway was built in an area slightly north of the current 17th Street bridge in Fort Lauderdale. According to Merrilyn Rathburn, research director of the Fort Lauderdale Historical … Continue readingFort Lauderdale’s 17th Street bridge had lowly beginnings

Marine Diesel Engines – Parts, Fuel, Lubrication, Cooling Systems

The core of marine diesel engines are the combustion chambers. In each chamber, a piston goes goes up and down based on the combustion of diesel fuel. A connecting rod transfers the motion of the piston to the crankshaft. The crankshaft converts the up and … Continue readingMarine Diesel Engines – Parts, Fuel, Lubrication, Cooling Systems