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CNW - Deering Swing Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #354362

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1887; Replaced 1916
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
CNW - Webster Avenue Swing Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.92209, -87.67059   (decimal degrees)
41°55'20" N, 87°40'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444395/4641343 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72437 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,180)
Built 1887 (196)
Built during 1880s (1,642)
Chicago & North Western Railway (1,099)
Chicago River (40)
Chicago, Illinois (256)
Cook County, Illinois (368)
Illinois (3,842)
Lost (18,696)
Lost 1916 (39)
Lost during 1910s (334)
Movable (2,705)
Navigable waterway (1,998)
Owned by railroad (9,825)
Pin-connected (3,225)
Pratt through truss (4,595)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Railroad (13,095)
Replaced by new bridge (12,394)
Swing (1,248)
Through truss (12,893)
Truss (29,445)

Update Log 

  • January 14, 2017: New photos from Dave King
  • June 7, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 4, 2016: Added by Luke

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Sources 

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