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Dearborn Street Bridge (Old)

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Dearborn Street Bridge (Old)

Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #289296

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Main Chicago River on Dearborn Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1907; Replaced 1963
Builders
- C.R. Dart (Bridge Engineer)
- Isham Randolph (Chief Engineer)
- Sanitary District of Chicago
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Pony truss bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 164.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88757, -87.63014   (decimal degrees)
41°53'15" N, 87°37'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447721/4637485 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 61955 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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