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151st Street Bridge

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151th Street Bridge

East Chicago IN

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #266419

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Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on 151st Street
Location
East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1916
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Girder bascule Strauss Underneath Counterweight
Dimensions
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.62123, -87.47103   (decimal degrees)
41°37'16" N, 87°28'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/460759/4607830 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Highland
Inventory number
BH 58000 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 5, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • September 14, 2013: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke