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Although it no longer operates for boats and the machinery house is missing, this is a rare example of a lattice truss swing bridge. The plate girder approach spans are supported by unusual, short riveted steel bents. A few photos of a small overpass span east of this bridge are included in the photo gallery. This railroad line is a former Chicago and North Western Railway line.
Above: Historical 1915 photo of bridge.
This bridge is tagged with the following special condition(s): Unorganized Photos
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