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North Western Avenue Bascule Bridge

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North Western Avenue Bridge

Chicago IL

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #289182

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on North Western Avenue
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1905
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Strobel Steel Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Through truss bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.93577, -87.68789   (decimal degrees)
41°56'09" N, 87°41'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/442973/4642873 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 61916 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 12, 2016: New photos from Luke
  • February 1, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 24, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke