Chicago Rapid Transit Company

Reporting mark: CRT
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CA&E - Chicago River Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1895 for Metropolitan-West Side Elevated Railroad, removed ca 1958 after the CA&E folded in 1957
Lost Pony truss bridge over Chicago River on Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad
Removed but not replaced

CRT/BRC Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1895 for Metropolitan-West Side Elevated Railroad, removed c1958
Lost Through truss bridge over Belt Railway of Chicago on Metropolitan West Side Elevated Railroad
Removed but not replaced

CRT/CTA Lake Street Transfer (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1895; Route abandoned and likley removed 1964
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Chicago Transit Authority on Chicago Rapid Transit
Removed

CTA - "Polly "L"" Bridge (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1898 for Metropolitan West Side Elevated; route abandoned 1964
Camelback through truss bridge over UP RR (formerly C&NW RR) on an Abandoned Metropolitan West Side Elevated Railroad line
Abandoned

CTA - Chicago 'L' (Cook County, Illinois)
Built in stages 1892 to 2021. CTA created October 1, 1947 by combining all previous rapid transit lines.
Viaduct and tunnel system across entire City of Chicago on Chicago Transit Authority
Open to traffic

CTA Stockyards Line/CWI Overpass (Cook County, Illinois)
Built 1907; Removed 1957
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad on Chicagoo Transit Authority
Removed

Irving Park Road Bowstring (Cook County, Illinois)
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Irving Park Road & CRT
Replaced by a new bridge