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North Halsted Street Bridge (Older)

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North Halsted Street (Older)

Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #289295

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Halsted Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge
History
Built 1897
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Pony truss bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.90194, -87.64795   (decimal degrees)
41°54'07" N, 87°38'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446255/4639091 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 61954 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,886)
Bascule (1,040)
Built 1897 (236)
Built during 1890s (2,746)
Chicago, Illinois (306)
Cook County, Illinois (428)
Illinois (4,470)
Lost (22,271)
Movable (2,846)
Owned by city (4,930)
Pony truss (15,698)
Replaced by new bridge (14,859)
Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. (123)
Truss (31,237)

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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