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EJ&E - Calumet River Bridge #710

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EJ&E - Calumet River Bridge

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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Overview
Pratt through truss swing bridge over the Calumet River on Elgin Joliet & Eastern Ry
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ?; Replaced 1974
Railroad
- Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway (EJE)
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Also called
EJ&E - South Works Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.72874, -87.53937   (decimal degrees)
41°43'43" N, 87°32'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/455141/4619799 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Calumet
Land survey
T. 37 N., R. 15 E., Sec. 5
Inventory number
BH 69894 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added bridge #
  • November 4, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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EJ&E - Calumet River Bridge
Posted November 4, 2015, by Luke

Replaced 1974 with the current lift bridge.