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The Taylor Street Bridge was the first Scherzer rolling lift bascule bridge built in Chicago, in the U.S. state of Illinois.[1][2] It was built in 1900 and demolished in the 1920s.

Taylor Street Bridge
Chicago Ill. Bascule Bridge, Taylor St. (FRONT).tiff
The bridge c. 1919
Taylor Street Bridge (Chicago) is located in Chicago metropolitan area
Taylor Street Bridge (Chicago)
Coordinates41°52′11.2″N 87°38′6.2″W / 41.869778°N 87.635056°W / 41.869778; -87.635056Coordinates: 41°52′11.2″N 87°38′6.2″W / 41.869778°N 87.635056°W / 41.869778; -87.635056


  1. ^ "Bridge Out For Good - Forgotten Chicago - History, Architecture, and Infrastructure".
  2. ^ "Will the Burgeoning South Loop Ever Get Its Two Missing Chicago River Bridges Back?". 27 July 2015.