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130th Street Swing Bridge (Pre 1908)

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Photo taken by Industrial History

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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View this photo at industrialscenery.blogspot.com

BH Photo #498771

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Calumet River on East 130th Street
Location
Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced in 1908
Design
Warren pony truss floating swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65793, -87.57249   (decimal degrees)
41°39'29" N, 87°34'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/452334/4611956 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93203 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Cook County, Illinois (468)
Floating Swing Bridge (1)
Illinois (4,768)
Lost (25,749)
Lost 1908 (52)
Lost during 1900s (334)
Movable (3,032)
Pony truss (16,407)
Replaced by new bridge (17,389)
Swing (1,493)
Truss (33,424)
Warren pony truss (3,430)
Warren truss (6,690)

Update Log 

  • May 15, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 14, 2021: Updated by Luke: Removed reference to South Shore Line railroad as the bridge is road, not RR
  • May 14, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke