Bascule Bridge, Taylor St.

Bascule Bridge, Taylor St. Chicago Illinois


Stock #: 34297
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook,DuPage
Publisher: Hugh C. Leighton Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Busy Chicago River: Communication between the three divisions of the city of Chicago is had by the numerous bridges which span the river at nearly every street. Fully a half hundred of these bridges exist. As a rule they are swung by electricity on central pivots and can be moved very rapidly. A notable exception is the Taylor street bridge which lifts in sections affording a clear water way and avoiding the central pier