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MILW - North Branch Chicago River Bridge

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MILW - North Branch Chicago River

Swing span bridge removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in January 2014

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BH Photo #286057

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Chicago Milwaukee St Paul & Pacific RR
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1909
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.89015, -87.64024   (decimal degrees)
41°53'25" N, 87°38'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446886/4637778 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 61470 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1909 (720)
Built during 1900s (6,800)
Chicago River (41)
Chicago, Illinois (306)
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (952)
Cook County, Illinois (428)
Illinois (4,470)
Lost (22,284)
Movable (2,849)
Owned by railroad (11,104)
Railroad (14,370)
Swing (1,362)
Through truss (14,056)
Truss (31,249)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2014: New photo from Luke
  • June 20, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke