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Cermak Road Bridge (Old)

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Cermak Road Bridge (Old)

Chicago River bridges (Patrick Mc Briarty)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2014

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BH Photo #308675

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Cermak Road Bridge
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1871 Replaced in 1905
Builder
- Fox & Howard
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.85275, -87.64010   (decimal degrees)
41°51'10" N, 87°38'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446866/4633625 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory number
BH 64179 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,228)
Built 1871 (102)
Built during 1870s (903)
Chicago, Illinois (256)
Cook County, Illinois (368)
Fox & Howard (9)
Howe through truss (348)
Howe truss (431)
Illinois (3,865)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1905 (23)
Lost during 1900s (227)
Movable (2,712)
Owned by city (4,547)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Swing (1,251)
Through truss (12,950)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

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

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  • Douglas Butler