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PRR - South Branch Chicago River Swing Bridge

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Photo taken by Industrial History

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND)

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BH Photo #494738

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chicago River South Branch on Pittsburgh Fort Wayne & Chicago Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroads
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago Railway (PFtWC)
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Also called
PFtWC - South Branch Chicago River Swing Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.85564, -87.63689   (decimal degrees)
41°51'20" N, 87°38'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447134/4633944 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92603 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2021: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • April 6, 2021: Updated by Luke: Fixed double "IL, Illinois" and corrected railroad to pre-existing category;
  • April 5, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke