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IC - Little Calumet River Bridge (Old)

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IC - Little Calumet River Bridge (Old)

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #294500

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck girder bridge over Little Calumet River on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Riverdale, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1925
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Deck girder swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65056, -87.62091   (decimal degrees)
41°39'02" N, 87°37'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/448296/4611165 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Calumet
Inventory number
BH 63068 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Cook County, Illinois (407)
Deck girder (4,859)
Girder (8,713)
Illinois (4,184)
Illinois Central Railroad (473)
Lost (20,247)
Lost 1925 (32)
Lost during 1920s (337)
Movable (2,779)
Owned by railroad (10,647)
Replaced by new bridge (13,362)
Riverdale, Illinois (5)
Swing (1,322)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 19, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler