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Addison Avenue Bridge

Photo 

Addison Avenue

Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #365788

Description 

Originally built 1885 at 61st Street across the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific/Lake Shore & Michigan Southern tracks; moved here in 1899

Facts 

Overview
Lost Double Intersection Pony truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Addison Street
Location
North Center, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1885 at 61st Street and moved here 1899; Replaced 1920
Builder
- Alden & Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Double-intersection Warren pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.94667, -87.69500   (decimal degrees)
41°56'48" N, 87°41'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/442393/4644088 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 73843 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • March 26, 2022: New Street View added by Drew a. Walters
  • September 23, 2016: Added by Dave King

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