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CTA Stockyards Line - Racine Station Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Jeffrey Wein; Courtesy of the Shore Line Historical Society/John Smatlak

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BH Photo #475106

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Racine Avenue on Chicago Transit Authority
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1908
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Fabrication)
- Pittsburgh Construction Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Erection)
- William M. Hughes of Chicago, Illinois (Design)
Railroads
- Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
- Rapid Transit
- South Side Elevated Railroad
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.81867, -87.65523   (decimal degrees)
41°49'07" N, 87°39'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/445581/4629850 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89826 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 4, 2020: New photo from Luke

Sources 

  • Luke