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95th Street Bridge (Old)

Photos 

95th Street Bridge, 1955

Copelin Commercial Photographers, 95th Street Bridge, James S. Parker and Chicago Photography (University of Illinois at Chicago)

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

BH Photo #234540

Map 

Description 

Among the first fixed trunnion bascule bridges built in Chicago

Facts 

Overview
Lost bascule truss bridge over Calumet River on 95th Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1902; Replaced 1958
Railroads
- Chicago Surface Lines (CSL)
- Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
- Streetcar
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.72286, -87.54310   (decimal degrees)
41°43'22" N, 87°32'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/454827/4619149 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Calumet
Inventory number
BH 52815 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 26, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Chicago Surface Lines", "Streetcar", "Railroad", "Rail-and-road", "Navigable waterway"
  • July 5, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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