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Washington Blvd Bridge (Old)

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Washington Street Bridge (Old)

Chicago River bridges (Patrick T. Mcbrarity)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2016

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BH Photo #354348

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on W Washington Boulevard
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1913
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88333, -87.63773   (decimal degrees)
41°52'60" N, 87°38'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447088/4637019 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 72427 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Chicago, Illinois (256)
Cook County, Illinois (368)
Illinois (3,865)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1913 (76)
Lost during 1910s (335)
Movable (2,712)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Swing (1,251)
Through truss (12,950)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2016: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler