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Lawrence Avenue Bridge (1899)

Description 

Originally built 1885 at 61st Street across the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific/Lake Shore & Michigan Southern tracks; moved here in 1899

Facts 

Overview
Lost Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Lawrence Avenue and Chicago Surface Lines
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1885 at 61st Street and moved here 1899; Replaced 1919
Builder
- Alden & Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago Surface Lines (CSL)
- Streetcar
Design
Double-intersection Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.96849, -87.70092   (decimal degrees)
41°58'07" N, 87°42'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/441922/4646514 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 97721 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2022: Added by John Marvig

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