St. Charles Air Line Bridge
Air-Line Railroad Company
Drawbridges--Design and construction
The St. Charles Air Line Bridge undergoes construction to relocate and shorten the structure as a result of the straightening of the Chicago River. The bridge is an example of bascule, or drawbridge, bridge design.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
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Federal Writers Project
28 x 19 cm
“St. Charles Air Line Bridge,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 25, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/21052.