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Throop Street Bridge (Old)

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Throop Street Bridge (Old)

Chicago River Bridges (Patrick Mc Briarty)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2014

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BH Photo #308666

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Facts 

Overview
Howe through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on South Throop Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1868
Builder
- Fox & Howard
Design
Howe through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84761, -87.65836   (decimal degrees)
41°50'51" N, 87°39'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/445345/4633066 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 64175 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,181)
Built 1868 (84)
Built during 1860s (387)
Chicago, Illinois (256)
Cook County, Illinois (368)
Fox & Howard (9)
Howe through truss (346)
Howe truss (429)
Illinois (3,845)
Lost (18,649)
Lost 1902 (17)
Lost during 1900s (219)
Movable (2,704)
Owned by city (4,487)
Swing (1,247)
Through truss (12,893)
Truss (29,433)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 1, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 20, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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  • Douglas Butler