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Old Ashland Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Ashland Avenue Page bascule bridge closed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #266510

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Ashland Avenue
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1902, Replaced 1938
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Page & Schnable of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Page Trunnion Type bascule bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84450, -87.66541   (decimal degrees)
41°50'40" N, 87°39'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444757/4632725 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory number
BH 58010 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 1, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 15, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added info, mapped
  • September 15, 2013: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke