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Bridge across Grand Calumet River, East Chicago, Ind.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

Bridge across Grand Calumet River, East Chicago, Ind.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

  • Bridges,
  • East Chicago (Ind.),
  • Indiana

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBridge across Grand Calumet River, East Chicago, Indiana
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16107898M

    The Michigan Central Railroad crosses the river in that state upon a steel bridge resting on abutments and piers. The Calumet valley, in Porter and Lake counties, is a mile or more in width, lying between the ridge on the north and low hills on the south. The watershed drained by the river in Indiana . Book Review Book Swap , East Chicago Tin, State Line Generating Plant, Grand Calumet River, East Chicago, Indiana, Fisheries, Calumet Harbor, 95th Street bridge, Calumet River, Roberta.   Keywords: Grand Calumet River, Indiana, amphibians, reptiles, habitat quality, habitat protection, dune and swale The ridge and swale area (Fig. 1) surrounding the Grand Calumet River is home to one of the more diverse assemblages of amphibians and reptiles in northwest Indiana.

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Bridge across Grand Calumet River, East Chicago, Ind. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Grand Calumet River is a mile-long ( km) river that flows primarily into Lake ating in Miller Beach in Gary, it flows through the cities of Gary, East Chicago and Hammond, as well as Calumet City and Burnham on the Illinois side.

The majority of the river's flow drains into Lake Michigan via the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal, sending about 1, cubic feet (42 Country: United States. The Calumet River (/ ˌ k æ lj ʊ ˈ m ɛ t /) is a system of heavily industrialized rivers and canals in the region between the neighborhood of South Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, and the city of Gary, ically, the Little Calumet River and the Grand Calumet River were one, the former flowing west from Indiana into Illinois, then turning back east to its mouth at Lake Michigan at • coordinates: 41°38′38″N 87°33′39″W.

Southeast Chicago Historical Society; Add or remove collections Home Southeast Chicago Historical Society Bridges - Railroad Bridge Across the Calumet River Reference URL To link to this object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this Bridge across Grand Calumet River, paste this HTML in website Ella's Historical Collection- Grand Army of the Republic.

The two Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway bridges over the Calumet River are among four surviving examples of the "span-driven" vertical-lift bridges in Chicago.

Built from patents by Kansas City-based engineering firm of Waddell and Harrington, these bridges are a prominent visual landmark in the surrounding area. Bach Steel - Experts at historic truss bridge restoration.

Torrence Avenue Grand Calumet River Bridge Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth Bridge Documented: AugOctoberand September 7, RR East view of 'ED' drawbridge, Grand Calumet River. Hammond, FEB David Decker Read an article, about the guy that stole the old Monon bridge.

I believe that he is serving time, for theft, presently. [Monon's bridge is in the background.]. The waterway crossed by the Chicago & Alton Railroad Bridge is commonly referred to as Bubbly Creek because of the methane and hydrogen sulfide gas that still bubbles to the surface from the decay of organic matter on the river bottom.

This is a visible remnant of the South Fork’s use as a waterway once connecting to a mile-long, east-west canal at 39th Street serving the Union Stock Yards.

A new Cline Avenue Bridge is rising in East Chicago, It extends across the Indiana East Chicago Ship Canal — which connects the Grand Calumet River to Lake Michigan — to Dickey Road.

Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on abandoned Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad Closed to all traffic Built to replace earlier Strauss-type bridge; temporarily used for road traffic ; currently disused, stored in raised position. An aluminum ladder rests against the massive remnants of the steel Monon Bridge across the Grand Calumet River in Hammond.

Officials confronted the man they say is responsible for the unpermitted. Turn left on Ro go under the tollway and across the Grand Calumet River--the word 'grand' is a misnomer--and continue about a block or so until you come to a street leading off to the right (go slow here, it's easy to miss--there's an "adult" book shop on the Ind.

book. This bridge is the original structure at this location, and was built in The bridge was built to cross the Grand Calumet River, which was once a bustling waterway. Today, the river is a toxic waste dump of polluted waters.

The truss is a 10 panel, pin connected Pratt Through Truss. East Chicago, Indiana, residents fought plans to truck this waste through their community, instead forcing the piping of the waste to a special disposal site. Warning sign along the Grand Calumet.

Part of his job was to manage the Indiana Harbor and Shipping Canal, which together slit the peninsular coastline of East Chicago in the shape of a hockey stick. They were cut in the first decade of the twentieth century by the Inland Steel Company (now U.S.

Steel) to connect Lake Michigan to the ports of industry and the Grand Calumet River. This waterway, located primarily in East Chicago, connects the Grand Calumet River to Lake Michigan. It is made up of two canals, the Lake George Branch Canal and the Harbor Canal.

The harbor was constructed by the Inland Steel Company beginning inand. Canada. Barra Strait Bridge, crossing the Barra Strait of Bras d'Or Lake in Nova Scotia; Johnson Street Bridge, across the Victoria Harbour Victoria, British Columbia; Jackknife Bascule Bridge, over the Kaministiquia River in Thunder Bay, Ontario; Bridges 1 (Lakeshore Road Bridge), 3A (Carlton Street Bridge), 4 (Homer Bridge [Queenston Road]), 6 (Flight Locks Railway Bridge for Canadian.

CtomSanCh'r ybndge, and operate a bridge and approaches thereto across the Grand Calumet River, at a point suitable to the interests of navigation, in the city of East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana.

Lumberiver, N.C. The Beaufort County Lumber Company, a corporation of the State. View east of Rush Street Bridge, toward the mouth of the Chicago River, heavily congested with ship traffic.

The footing of the Rush Street Bridge is visible in the foreground. At left, the McCormick Reaper Works can be seen, and on the left, one of the Sturges and Buckingham elevators is visible.

According to documents and testimony in this case, Morrison was convicted of stealing the Monon Bridge, located in Hammond, Indiana, and transporting the stolen metal parts across state lines, which he sold those metal parts for his personal benefit.

The former bridge had spanned the Grand Calumet River. A duo of Indiana Harbor Belt SW's creep across the bridge over the Grand Calumet River. This set is usually on pulldowns at Blue Island so it was unique to see them north of Gibson Yard.

Railroad: Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Locomotive: EMD SW Location: East Chicago, Indiana, USA Locomotive #: IHB Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date.

Indiana University Northwest. Box Folder Description; 6: Postcards, (2), First State Trust and Savings Bank, Indiana Harbor, ; Inland Steel Co., Indiana. Preliminary Project Plan, Pilot Scale Demonstration of a Solvent Extraction Technology at the Grand Calumet River / Indiana Harbor and Canal Area of Concern, n.d.

Report, Pre-Remedial Biological and Water Quality Assessment of the East Branch Grand Calumet River, Gary, Indiana, JuneNovember East of the Chicago Skyway, North of 98th St.

Calumet River Date: Designer: Waddell & Harrington ST. CHARLES AIR LINE BRIDGE North of 16th St., East of Lumber St. South Branch of the Chicago River Date: ; relocated in Designer: Strauss Bascule & Concrete Bridge Co.

CHICAGO & WESTERN INDIANA RAILROAD BRIDGE North. CHICAGO (CBS) — The th Street bridge over the Calumet River has been closed for repairs, after a barge came loose amid high winds on Wednesday and struck the underside of the bridge.


INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Bridge Deck Overlay St. Joseph Avenue over Locust Creek, mile East SR PROJECT NO: R/W CLEAR: 03/29/ Bridge Deck Overlay Over Grand Calumet River, mi S of SR PROJECT NO: R/W CLEAR: 11/05/ The East Branch Grand Calumet River (EBGC) Project, Reaches 4a and 4b involves the remediation and restoration of a mile track of the Grand Calumet River and its adjacent Seidner Marsh near East Chicago.

The drawbridge, dubbed the “Monon Bridge,” was built inaccording to court documents, and spanned the Grand Calumet River. The bridge was decommissioned and deeded to Hammond in   The bridge spans the Grand Calumet River connecting Burnham to Chicago just south of the Ford Motor Co.

assembly plant. Sandra Hill said. The Little Calumet River rises in La Porte County, Indiana, flows westerly across that and the adjoining counties of Porter and Lake into the State of Illinois, and, after continuing its course for some distance in that state, Page U.

empties into the Big Grand Calumet, which in. Train BA2 (East Chicago, IN - Blue Island, IL) heads south over the Grand Calumet River in East Chicago, IN with IHB (GP) leading an IHB 6 axle Genset () on the IHB Kankakee Line, before making the right turn passed Gibson Yard to head west to Riverdale.

Taken:   East of the bridge, the NKP was north of the EL. Going way back, the operator also controlled the opening of the bridge.

This portion of the Grand Calumet was navigable in the late s/early s. Joseph Tuch Santucci This bridge continues to be used regularly as NS schedules numerous trains on the former NKP daily. Calumet River Bridges. Many different kinds of bridges have been built along the Calumet River since its development in the s.

As with the bridges along the Chicago River, land and water traffic both needed throughways. Most often, this has meant the design of movable bridges. Land traffic was halted when ships needed to clear the bridge area. PITTSBURGH, FORT WAYNE & CHICAGO RAILWAY, CALUMET RIVER BRIDGE (Pennsylvania Railroad Lines West, Bridge No.

) Chicago Bridges Recording Project Spanning Calumet River, E. of Chicago Skyway () Chicago Cook County Illinois HAERNo. IL ILL /S3~ PHOTOGRAPHS PAPER COPIES OF COLOR TRANSPARENCIES WRITTEN HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE DATA. Last map update: 08/25/ at am CDT 08/25/ at UTC What is UTC time.

Map Help. Disclaimer. The City of Chicago maintains thirty-seven moveable bridges. Thirty-two are on the Main, North, and South branches of the Chicago River; five are on the Calumet River. Downtown bridges open approximately times a year from April to November.

Calumet River bridges opentimes each year for freighter vessels and watercraft. 42 SUMMARY OF DEVELOPMENT ACTIONS AND COSTS RIVER ACCESS SITES (cont.) East-West Connection Route trail (7,' x 10'), compacted surface footbridge (attached to US 12) East Branch Little Calumet River Hike/Bike Path trails (26,' x 10') footbridge (over Salt Creek) boardwalk with handrails benches (2 per mile) US 12 Hike/Bike Path bike.

Bridge across Wabash River at Wabash, Ind. Bridge across Grand Calumet River at Hammond, Ind. Bridge across Grand Calumet River at East Chicago, Ind. Donating land to St. Augustine, Fla. Grant of land to Port Angeles, Wash. Extending time of payment for lands on Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

An act to authorize a bridge across the Grand Calumet River in the town of Gary, Indiana. Feb. 1, PDF, KB: Chapter An act to authorize the Chicago, Indiana and Southern Railroad Company to construct and maintain a bridge across the Grand Calumet River in the town of Gary, Indiana.

Feb. 1, PDF, 85KB: Chapter   HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a northwestern Indiana scrap-metal dealer of interstate transportation of stolen goods for allegedly demolishing a historic railroad bridge and selling the metal. Sixty-eight-year-old Kenneth R.

Morrison of Whiting was convicted Thursday following a four-day trial. He's scheduled for sentencing on March. An Act To authorize the Indiana Steel Company to construct two bridges across the Grand Calumet River in the State of Indiana. J PDF, KB: Chapter An Act To authorize the Rockport and Aransas Pass Railway Company to construct a bridge.

J. Keywords: Grand Calumet River, fish, area of concern, habitat restoration The structure and function of the Grand Calumet River-Indiana Harbor Canal fish community have undergone drastic changes since the turn of the century (Meek & Hildebrand ; Shelford ; CDM/Limnetics ; Polls & Dennison ; Simon et al.

; Simon & Stewart ; Simon et al. ; Simon et al. in .59th Street, Lake Michigan, Illinois-Indiana state line, south and west boundary of Towns west boundaries of Townships 37 and 38; part of Lake County, Ind. bounded by Lake Michigan, east boundaries of Towns 37 south boundaries of Ranges 7, 8, 9 Illinois-Indiana state line; Calumet Lake, Wolf Lake, Lake George, Calumet.