Southbank Circa 1948

October 5th, 2010, 13:33H · Topics: Around Town · Print

The Jacksonville skyline with an undeveloped Southbank in the foreground. The Main Street Bridge was only 7 years old when this photo was taken and was one of only two auto bridges across the St. Johns River to downtown.  The other bridge was the old Acosta Bridge.

“This photo shows what the Southside of Jacksonville looked like in 1948.  This was after all the old shacks were torn down but before the park was built.” LS

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About Photographer Loyd Sandgren

I first met Loyd Sandgren in 1997 as I was putting photo gear back into my car after... Learn More