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Halsted Street Lift Bridge

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Halsted Street Bridge

Library of Congress

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #261292

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Halsted Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1894
Builders
- J.A.L. Waddell of Port Hope, Canada
- Pittsburgh Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago Surface Lines (CSL)
- Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
- Streetcar
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84923, -87.64648   (decimal degrees)
41°50'57" N, 87°38'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446333/4633238 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory number
BH 57398 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 19, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • September 8, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • May 25, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Streetcar", "Railroad", "Rail-and-road", "Chicago Surface Lines"
  • July 29, 2013: Added by Frank Hicks

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