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CTA Brown Line - North Branch Chicago River Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Chicago Transit Authority Brown Line
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in the 1920s as a "shoo-fly", Replaced 1981
Railroads
- Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
- Rapid Transit
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.96624, -87.69850   (decimal degrees)
41°57'58" N, 87°41'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/442121/4646263 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 68007 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2018: Updated by Roger Deschner: Bridge crossed North Branch, not South Branch, of the Chicago River
  • June 13, 2015: Added by Luke

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