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Grand Avenue Bridge (Old)

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Grand Avenue Bridge (Old)

Chicago River Drawbridges (Patrick Mc Briarty)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2014

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BH Photo #308676

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Grand Avenue
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1869 Replaced in 1910
Builder
- Fox & Howard
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.89130, -87.64078   (decimal degrees)
41°53'29" N, 87°38'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446841/4637906 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 64180 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Built 1869 (59)
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 (18,697)
Lost 1910 (26)
Lost during 1910s (334)
Movable (2,705)
Owned by city (4,491)
Replaced by new bridge (12,393)
Swing (1,248)
Through truss (12,899)
Truss (29,450)

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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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler