Overseas Highway Case
Welcome to "equipment" used in building of
the Overseas Highway.
This page by Jerry Wilkinson
This page is self explanatory to construction
related personnel. Please pay attention to the background where there is
any. Amateur photography is difficult on a sunny day on freshly scraped
white coral rock.
The above is a relatively rare photo of an early
In other photos trucks shown were the Diamond
This photo is probably related to building the
Card Sound bridges.
The railroad was used to transport most heavy
construction onto the Keys.
The crushed rock was coated with sand and then
sprayed with oil and allowed to harden. This would form a asphalt like
The steam roller was essential to forming a packed
and flat surface to spread the sand and spray the oil.
One use for the rock crusher was to make aggregate
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