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Randolph Street Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #261386

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Scherzer rolling lift bridge over South Branch Chicago River on Randolph Street
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1903; replaced 1984
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Pony truss bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88442, -87.63790   (decimal degrees)
41°53'04" N, 87°38'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447075/4637139 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 57347 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,040)
Built 1903 (526)
Built during 1900s (6,799)
Chicago, Illinois (306)
Cook County, Illinois (428)
Have street view (25,410)
Illinois (4,470)
Lost (22,265)
Lost 1984 (94)
Lost during 1980s (1,198)
Movable (2,845)
Navigable waterway (2,091)
Pony truss (15,697)
Replaced by new bridge (14,855)
Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. (123)
Truss (31,235)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2014: New photo from Frank Hicks
  • October 5, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • July 25, 2013: Added by Frank Hicks

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