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CRT/CTA Lake Street Transfer

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Chicago Transit Authority on Chicago Rapid Transit
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Removed
History
Built 1895; Route abandoned and likley removed 1964
Railroads
- Chicago Rapid Transit Company (CRT)
- Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
- Metropolitan West Side Elevated Railroad (Met; MWSER)
- Rapid Transit
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
MWSER/CTA Lake Street Transfer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88523, -87.67036   (decimal degrees)
41°53'07" N, 87°40'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444382/4637250 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67809 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • May 26, 2015: Added by Luke

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CRT/CTA Lake Street Transfer
Posted October 19, 2017, by Anonymous

Out of passenger service 1951, scrapped 1964. Bridge over CNW in background still there today, holding railroad signals.