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Main Street Bridge

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Main Street Bridge

Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #289262

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on Main Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1902
Builders
- C.R. Dart (Bridge Engineer)
- Isham Randolph ( Chief Engineer)
- Sanitary District of Chicago
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Through truss bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 161.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88731, -87.63292   (decimal degrees)
41°53'14" N, 87°37'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447490/4637458 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 61948 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2015: New photos from Luke
  • July 25, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke