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B&O - Calumet River Bridge (Old)

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B&O - Calumet River Bridge (Old)

Cleveland State University Library Photograph Collection

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #382600

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Calumet River on Baltimore & Ohio RR
Location
South Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced in 1912 with a heel trunnion bascule bridge
Builders
- G.W. James & Co
- Milwaukee Bridge & Iron Works of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Design
Howe through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71988, -87.54274   (decimal degrees)
41°43'12" N, 87°32'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/454854/4618817 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 76015 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2017: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler