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This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges. Follow the Inventory link for more information about the inventory.
Acme Conveyor
Chicago, Illinois, USA (Calumet River)
Bridgemeister ID:2441
Coordinates:N 41.69399 W 87.55206
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Use:Conveyor
Status:Demolished, August 22, 2005
Main span:400f
Notes
  • Large industrial structure. According to the August 22, 2005 U.S. Coast Guard press release on the demolition: "The suspended conveyor bridge is approximately 26 feet wide, 400 feet in length, and has a vertical clearance of 130 feet. It is located in an industrial area approximately 15 miles south of downtown Chicago on the old Acme Steel and Heckett Slag properties."

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