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Canal Street Bridge (Older)

Photos 

Appeared in the Brooklyn Engineers Club Proceedings for 1904.

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

View this photo at historicbridges.org

BH Photo #342990

Map 

Description 

They were folding lift type lift bascule bridges constructed by an inventor William Harman one was construted at Holton Street in Milwaukee Wisconsin. His designed bridges were no longer built since after the 19th century.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Chicago River South Branch
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
Builders
- Shailer & Schniglau Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Design)
- William Harman (Lift Type Designer)
Design
Other Folding lift jackknife drawbridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.85464, -87.63872   (decimal degrees)
41°51'17" N, 87°38'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446981/4633834 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70193 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,024)
Chicago, Illinois (256)
Cook County, Illinois (368)
Illinois (3,842)
Lost (18,683)
Movable (2,705)
Shailer & Schniglau Co. (3)
William Harman (3)

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 6, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added image + builder
  • December 6, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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