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Clark Street Bridge (Old)

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Seventh Clark Street Bridge (Old)

Chicago River Drawbridges (Patrick Mc Briarty)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in November 2014

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BH Photo #308684

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Main Chicago River on Clark Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1889 collision in 1929
Builders
- Fitzsimons & Connell Co. of Chicago, Illinois
- Variety Iron Works of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88749, -87.63250   (decimal degrees)
41°53'15" N, 87°37'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447525/4637477 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 64184 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

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