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Old Loomis Street Bridge

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Loomis Street Bridge

Copelin Commercial Photographers, James S. Parker and Chicago Photography (University of Illinois at Chicago)

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BH Photo #260910

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Scherzer rolling lift bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Loomis Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1904 to replace earlier swing bridge; replaced 1970
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Pony truss bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84587, -87.66077   (decimal degrees)
41°50'45" N, 87°39'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/445144/4632874 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory number
BH 57355 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2013: Added by Frank Hicks

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