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South Western Avenue Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over West Fork South Branch Chicago River on South Western Avenue
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Channel filled in and bridge removed.
History
Built 1888 at 18th Street; Relocated here 1905; Waterway filled ca. 1939 and bridge removed shortly thereafter
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84694, -87.66542   (decimal degrees)
41°50'49" N, 87°39'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444759/4632995 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory number
BH 70112 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1905 (759)
Built during 1900s (6,799)
Chicago River (41)
Chicago, Illinois (306)
Cook County, Illinois (428)
Illinois (4,470)
King Bridge Co. (326)
Lost (22,271)
Lost 1939 (40)
Lost during 1930s (479)
Owned by city (4,930)
Pratt through truss (5,006)
Pratt truss (8,741)
Relocated (782)
Through truss (14,046)
Truss (31,237)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2015: Added by Luke

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Sources 

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