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Washington Street Bridge (Older)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Fox River on Washington Street & Aurora, Elgin & Fox River Electric Co.
Location
Oswego, Kendall County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca.1900; Replaced 1937
Builder
- Joliet Bridge & Iron Co. of Joliet, Illinois
Railroads
- Aurora, Elgin & Chicago Railway (AE&C)
- Aurora, Elgin & Fox River Electric Co. (AE&FRE)
- Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad (CA&E)
- Elgin, Aurora & Southern Traction Co. (EA&S)
- Interurban
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
AE&FRE - Fox River Bridge
AE&C - Fox River Bridge
EA&S - Fox River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.68509, -88.35646   (decimal degrees)
41°41'06" N, 88°21'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/387107/4615701 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 70212 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2016: Updated by Luke: Builder
  • December 8, 2015: Added by Luke

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