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CNW - Kinzie Street Bridge (Old)

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Engineering News; Volume 64

Bridge after being converted to a Bobtail swing bridge

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923. Provided by Nathan Holth

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BH Photo #337134

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Chicago River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1898; Replaced 1908 and relocated to Milwaukee
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88855, -87.63930   (decimal degrees)
41°53'19" N, 87°38'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446962/4637599 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 69067 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • November 30, 2016: Updated by Luke: Relocated to Milwaukee after replacement
  • April 20, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 5, 2015: Added by Luke

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