Cermak Bridge

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Stumbled across a beautiful and unusual bridge, the only surviving example of its type in Chicago, erected in 1906.

Some info about the bridge itself www.historicbridges.org/illinois/cermak/index.htm

Square Pegs
Square Pegs
These seem to be some sort of counter-weight system

a massive gear

Sanitary District of Chicago 1906
Sanitary District of Chicago 1906
On Cermak

click to embiggen, and to juice my flickr stats

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This is a structure I have never seen. The photos of the details are awesome.

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