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18th Street Bridge (Old)

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18th Street Bridge (Old)

Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #289391

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Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bascule bridge over the South Branch on 18th Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1905; Replaced 1967
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Warren deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.85792, -87.63460   (decimal degrees)
41°51'28" N, 87°38'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447326/4634195 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory number
BH 61985 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2015: Updated by Luke: Removed streetview as that's of the current 1967-built bridge
  • November 22, 2015: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 26, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com