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Holman Avenue Bridge

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Holman Avenue Bridge

Removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #285098

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bascule bridge over Grand Calumet River on Holman Avenue
Location
Hammond, Lake County, Indiana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1911; Replaced 1963
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Warren through truss bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.62452, -87.51795   (decimal degrees)
41°37'28" N, 87°31'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/456853/4608218 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Calumet City
Inventory number
BH 61298 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,024)
Built 1911 (675)
Built during 1910s (8,744)
Hammond, Indiana (6)
Indiana (4,198)
Lake County, Indiana (76)
Lost (18,649)
Movable (2,704)
Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. (119)
Through truss (12,893)
Truss (29,433)
Warren through truss (1,446)
Warren truss (5,783)

Update Log 

  • December 21, 2016: Updated by Luke: Updated GPS per forum comment + removed streetview
  • June 12, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 9, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

Holman Avenue Bridge
Posted December 21, 2016, by Anonymous

The old bridge pictured was several miles North in North Hammond over the Grand Calumet River.

Holman Avenue Bridge
Posted December 21, 2016, by Tom Rainford (trainford308 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This street view is of the wrong bridge. This view is of the Hohman avenue bridge over the Little Calumet River in South Hammond.