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Indiana Avenue Bridge (Old)

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Indiana Avenue Bridge

Swing bridge replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #284688

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Double-intersection Warren through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on Indiana Avenue
Location
Riverdale, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1914; Replaced 1977
Builder
- Alexander von Babo (Design)
Railroads
- Chicago Surface Lines (CSL)
- Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
- Streetcar
Design
Double-intersection Warren through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65040, -87.61731   (decimal degrees)
41°39'01" N, 87°37'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/448596/4611146 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Calumet
Inventory number
BH 61172 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2015: Updated by Luke: Edited entry
  • June 2, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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