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State Street Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #261387

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Chicago River on State Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1903; removed 1941, replacement bridge completed 1947
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Deck truss bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88745, -87.62803   (decimal degrees)
41°53'15" N, 87°37'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447896/4637470 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 57390 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 22, 2013: New photo from Frank Hicks
  • October 5, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • July 28, 2013: Added by Frank Hicks

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