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South Shore - 130th Street Railroad Bridge (Old)

Photo 

Once had machinery and turning machinery rim bearing

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2017

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BH Photo #385142

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Calumet River on Chicago Southshore & South Bend
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Superstructure replaced
History
Built 1908; Replaced 1966
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, South Shore, & South Bend Railroad (CSS)
- Interurban
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65822, -87.57203   (decimal degrees)
41°39'30" N, 87°34'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/452373/4611987 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Calumet
Inventory number
BH 76380 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 1, 2017: Added by Douglas Butler

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