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Bridges - New B & O Railroad BridgeImage No. 63

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Bridges - New B & O Railroad Bridge

View of bridge north across the Calumet River at about 96th Street. One of the most important rail crossings connecting Chicago with rail lines to the east and northeast. This single leaf bascule bridge was built in 1912. In the background a swing bridge can be seen. By 1915, four new lift bridges had been built allowing ten sets of tracks to cross the river.

See also: SCH_Transportation;


Item Data

Title  Bridges - New B & O Railroad Bridge
Description  View of bridge north across the Calumet River at about 96th Street. One of the most important rail crossings connecting Chicago with rail lines to the east and northeast. This single leaf bascule bridge was built in 1912. In the background a swing bridge can be seen. By 1915, four new lift bridges had been built allowing ten sets of tracks to cross the river.
Subjects  SCH_Transportation;
Creator 
Date  Unknown; 2007-02-01
Format  Photograph_(all_forms)
Identifier  1627; http://www.pullman-museum.org/cgi-bin/pvm/mainRecordDisplayXML.pl?recordid=10520; 81-8-4
Rights  The Industrial Heritage Archives provides reproductions of items from its collections for personal or research use. If an image is to be reproduced in any type of publication or on the web, written permission is required and use fees may be assessed.
Collection 

Southeast Chicago Historical Society

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