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CTT - West Fork South Branch Chicago River Bridge

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Published prior to 1923

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BH Photo #364509

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Facts 

Overview
Lost deck plate girder bridge over West Fork South Branch Chicago River (No longer exists) on Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1898
Builder
- George S. Morison of New Bedford, Massachusetts
Railroad
- Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad (CTT)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84233, -87.68711   (decimal degrees)
41°50'32" N, 87°41'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/442954/4632498 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 73652 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Bascule (1,024)
Belidor bascule (9)
Built 1898 (261)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad (5)
Chicago, Illinois (256)
Cook County, Illinois (368)
Deck girder (4,495)
George S. Morison (29)
Girder (7,951)
Illinois (3,845)
Lost (18,687)
Movable (2,705)
Plate girder (6,122)
Railroad (13,090)

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 14, 2016: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler