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Cortland Street Bridge (Old)

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Cortland Street Bridge (Old)

Chicago River Bridges (Patrick T. Mcbrarity)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2016

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BH Photo #354340

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Cortland Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Buit 1871, replaced 1902
Builder
- Fox & Howard
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.91714, -87.66396   (decimal degrees)
41°55'02" N, 87°39'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444941/4640789 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 72426 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,222)
Built 1871 (101)
Built during 1870s (901)
Chicago, Illinois (256)
Cook County, Illinois (368)
Fox & Howard (9)
Illinois (3,864)
Lost (18,931)
Lost 1902 (17)
Lost during 1900s (226)
Movable (2,710)
Navigable waterway (2,003)
Replaced by new bridge (12,561)
Swing (1,250)
Through truss (12,945)
Truss (29,539)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2016: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler