US 17, looking South into Florida.
the St. Mary's River, looking at a railroad bridge crossing the river.
The bridge over the St. Mary's River headed into Georgia as seen from the Florida side of the border.
The Welcome to Florida sign just south of the Georgia/Florida Border.
from South to North, US Highway 17, begins on the Gulf Coast of Florida at its
junction with US 41 near Interstate 75 in Punta Gorda, FL in Charlotte County.
From there, US 17 follows a generally North or North Easterly path roughly
parallel with Interstate 4 through the towns and cities of Winter Haven,
Kissimmee, Orlando, Winter Park and Sanford. US 92 will join with US 17 at Lake
Alford, FL near Tampa and will share pavement with US 17 through Orlando and
Sanford and on to Deland, FL, where US 92 continues east to Daytona
Beach. From Deland, US 17 will continue Northward along the St. Johns
River through Palatka, Orange Park and Jacksonville where the St. John's
River turns East to the Ocean. US 17 will continue North from Jacksonville to
Yulee, FL where it will take a turn Northwest following the St. Marys River
and the Georgia/Florida Border before turning North and crossing the St. Mary's
River into Georgia via the bridge in the pictured above.
Still on the Florida side of the border. The bridge over
the St. Mary's River is to the
on the Georgia side of the St. Mary's River.
ahead to Georgia.
junction of US17 and GA40.
A hurricane evacuation sign in Kingsland.
Right: A clock infront of a
local merchant in Kingsland.
More downtown Kingsland, GA.
Right: The Kingsland City Hall and Welcome
Center dedication plaque.
Kingsland, GA on US 17.
Kingsland Public Works Center, with the flags on what used to be the mast of a
ship. The Kings Bay Navy Base a few miles east of this location.
abandoned restaurant along US 17, a remanant of an era past, slowly being
reclaimed by Nature.
abandoned structure, possiblly once a gas station or a restaurant.
between Kingsland and Woodbine, the feature of note being that Northbound has
two lanes and Southbound has only one lane.
abandoned gas station along US 17.
decaying structure, probablly a restaurant in its day, along with a couple of
has just about finished the job of reclaiming this building.
17, looking North.
Not too sure I undertand why this side road carries the name it
does. (note, may need to click image and view the picture on its own to
read the sign.) My understanding was that the Jefferson Highway ran from
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada to New Orleans and not along the East Coast of the
17, Rural Coastal Georgia. What's left of it.
one time gas station, this one not abandoned. Even though the pumps are long
gone, activity has been noted here from time to time - possiblly somebody's
residence now. Just out of the picture to the left is an artesian well that is
easily viewed from the road.
artesian well referenced on a previous picture. Water pours from the spigot at
the top of the well 24/7.
North and the City Limits of Woodbine, GA.
Another building that Nature has just about finished
reclaiming in Woodbine, GA.
The remains of the "Georgia Girl Drive-In," just south of
Headed North and approaching the
Near the Junction of GA110 in
North at the J Edwin "Fat" Godley bridge that crosses the Satilla River and
takes Northbound traffic out of Woodbine, GA.
end of the guard rail on the J. Edwin "Fat" Godley bridge with a date stamp
indicating it was built in 1955.
a third look at the US17/GA110 intersection, this time from the GA110 side.
look at the junction with GA110.
Looking South from the J. Edwin "Fat" Godley Bridge at Woodbine, GA.
Another Hurricane Evacuation Route sign, this one along GA110.
The Stardust Lodge, a small motel that is still in business
Right: A sign
advertising a local antiques store. When he's open, he's "OPEN," and when
closed, he's "SHUT."
of many Churches along US17 in Georgia
to Woodbine, GA, Home of Georgia's Official Crawfish
look at the Antiques Store.
South on US17 toward Woodbine. In the distance is a Kingsland Police Car who
doesn't seem to think that the 55MPH Speed Limit applies to him.
intersection along US17 North of Woodbine near Waverly, GA.
one of the few stretches that is four lanes that is not in any city or populated
Rural Coastal Georgia.
structure along US17.
blast form the past. The intersection with the Old Dixie Highway whose route in
GA is generally followed by US 17.
sign referencing the Old Dixie Highway. Note: may have to view image seperately
to read the sign.
junction of US17 and GA252 in White Oak, GA. GA252 is also known as Burnt Fork
former gas station, once known as "Whitehead's," according to the faded sign on
the canopy. The building appears to be a hardware store now.
the Glynn County
Line at the Little Satilla River.
building, this time in Dover Bluff that has seen many uses over the years.