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Chicago River Bascule Bridge, Wabash Avenue, Spanning Chicago River at North Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Chicago River Bascule Bridge, Wabash Avenue, Spanning Chicago River at North Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL

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Significance: In 1930 the Wabash Bridge was awarded the American Institute of Steel Construction prize for "Most Beautiful."
Survey number: HAER IL-48
Building/structure dates: 1930 Initial Construction



Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Pihlfeldt, Thomas
Ketler & Elliot Company
American Bridge Company
Becker, Donald M
Gayton, Loran
Rowe, Clarence S
Chicago Dept. of Transportation, sponsor
Sears, Hannah, transmitter
Sneddon, Matthew T, historian
Lowe, Jet, photographer




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