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Suicide Bridge

Photos 

Library of Congress

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BH Photo #318610

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel arch bridge over South Lagoon
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1894; Lost 1919
Builders
- Pittsburg Bridge Co. (Contractor)
- W.L. Stebbings (Engineer)
Design
Steel arch
Also called
High Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.92502, -87.63229   (decimal degrees)
41°55'30" N, 87°37'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447573/4641644 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 66546 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,886)
Arch (11,530)
Built 1894 (217)
Built during 1890s (2,746)
Chicago, Illinois (306)
Cook County, Illinois (428)
Deck arch (10,782)
Footbridge (399)
Illinois (4,470)
Lost (22,265)
Lost 1919 (31)
Lost during 1910s (431)
Pin-connected (3,697)
Pittsburg Bridge Co. (3)
Steel arch (356)
W.L. Stebbings (1)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • March 18, 2015: Added by Luke

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