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Archer Avenue Swing Bridge

Photo 

Archer Swing Bridge

Photo taken in 1902

DN-0000188, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum.

BH Photo #260969

Description 

Combination wood-iron swing bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over South Fork of South Branch Chicago River on Archer Avenue
Location
McKinley Park, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1870 to replace earlier bridge of unknown type, replaced 1906
Design
Bowstring through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.83870, -87.66401   (decimal degrees)
41°50'19" N, 87°39'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444869/4632080 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory number
BH 57371 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 26, 2013: Added by Frank Hicks

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