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West Division Street Bridge (Old)

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West Division Street Bridge (Old)

Chicago River Bridges (Patrick Mc Briarty)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2014

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BH Photo #308667

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Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Chicago River North Branch on West Division Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1869 removed after moved to Blackhawk Street in 1902
Builder
- Fox & Howard
Design
Howe through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.90370, -87.64919   (decimal degrees)
41°54'13" N, 87°38'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446154/4639287 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 64176 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,851)
Built 1869 (72)
Built during 1860s (451)
Chicago, Illinois (306)
Cook County, Illinois (427)
Fox & Howard (9)
Howe through truss (419)
Howe truss (514)
Illinois (4,445)
Lost (22,087)
Lost 1902 (24)
Lost during 1900s (277)
Movable (2,838)
Owned by city (4,916)
Replaced by new bridge (14,741)
Swing (1,354)
Through truss (13,948)
Truss (31,104)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler