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Loomis Street Swing Bridge

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Loomis Street Bridge

Chicago Sanitary District

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #260911

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Loomis Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84565, -87.66073   (decimal degrees)
41°50'44" N, 87°39'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/445147/4632850 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory number
BH 57357 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Chicago, Illinois (339)
Cook County, Illinois (469)
Illinois (4,792)
Lost (26,142)
Lost 1904 (29)
Lost during 1900s (341)
Movable (3,048)
Navigable waterway (2,172)
Replaced by new bridge (17,683)
Swing (1,507)
Through truss (15,606)
Truss (33,700)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 25, 2013: Added by Frank Hicks

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