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Canal Street Bridge (Old)

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Canal Street Bridge (Old)

Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #289392

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Canal Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1902; replaced 1948
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Pony truss bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 155.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.85472, -87.63855   (decimal degrees)
41°51'17" N, 87°38'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446996/4633843 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 61987 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2017: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • July 26, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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