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Throop Street Bridge

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Throop Street Bridge

Rolling lift bridge removed Chicago River Bridges (Patrick Mc Briarty)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2014

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BH Photo #286073

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Throop Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Removed but not replaced
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Through truss bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84776, -87.65801   (decimal degrees)
41°50'52" N, 87°39'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/445375/4633082 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory number
BH 61476 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

American Bridge Co. (1,159)
Bascule (1,024)
Chicago, Illinois (256)
Cook County, Illinois (368)
Illinois (3,845)
Lost (18,690)
Movable (2,705)
Owned by city (4,489)
Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. (119)
Through truss (12,899)
Truss (29,448)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 1, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 23, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Fixed GPS.
  • June 21, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Comments 

Throop Street Bridge
Posted September 1, 2017, by Anonymous

Marine Engine 41, The Fred Busse, was moored in the slip on the North Side of the river, east of the bridge.

Throop Street Bridge
Posted June 23, 2014, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Close! But it was a little west of where you had it. I fixed it.

Throop Street Bridge
Posted June 23, 2014, by Douglas Butler

I think it's the location