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CTT - South Branch Chicago River Swing Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #353958

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 18XX; Replaced 1899
Railroad
- Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad (CTT)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 285.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.87214, -87.63588   (decimal degrees)
41°52'20" N, 87°38'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447232/4635775 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72306 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 24, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 23, 2016: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler