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Rush Street Swing Bridge

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Rush Street Bridge

Circa 1919

What of the City? by Walter Moody

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #261284

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Chicago River on Rush Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1872, removed 1920 upon completion of Michigan Avenue bridge
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88891, -87.62515   (decimal degrees)
41°53'20" N, 87°37'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/448136/4637630 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 57397 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,178)
Built 1872 (87)
Built during 1870s (897)
Chicago, Illinois (256)
Cook County, Illinois (368)
Illinois (3,842)
Lost (18,686)
Lost 1920 (26)
Lost during 1920s (287)
Movable (2,705)
Navigable waterway (1,998)
Swing (1,248)
Through truss (12,892)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • September 23, 2016: Photo imported by Dave King
  • August 22, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 29, 2013: Added by Frank Hicks

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