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CTA/CWI Overpass

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad on Chicagoo Transit Authority
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Removed
History
Built 1907; Removed 1957
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Fabrication)
- Pittsburgh Construction Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Erection)
- William M. Hughes of Chicago, Illinois (Design)
Railroads
- Chicago Rapid Transit Company (CRT)
- Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
- Rapid Transit
- South Side Elevated Railroad
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.81906, -87.64826   (decimal degrees)
41°49'09" N, 87°38'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446160/4629890 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71464 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2016: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke