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Second Ashland Avenue Bridge (Old)

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Second Ashland Avenue Bridge (Old)

Chicago River Bridges (Patrick Mc Briarty)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2014

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BH Photo #308677

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on South Ashland Avenue
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1908 replaced in 1920
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84475, -87.66574   (decimal degrees)
41°50'41" N, 87°39'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444730/4632752 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory number
BH 64181 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1908 (617)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Chicago, Illinois (256)
Cook County, Illinois (368)
Illinois (3,865)
King Bridge Co. (286)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1920 (27)
Lost during 1920s (292)
Movable (2,712)
Owned by city (4,547)
Pratt through truss (4,625)
Pratt truss (8,071)
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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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler