|Glen Miller posted|
The State Street bridge opens to let a boat pass in 1913
|Richard Pitchford posted|
Looking north across the State St. bridge, 1870/now, Chicago
[The arch truss 1870 swing bridge is reminds me of the old Rush Street Bridge.]
|Chet Lunsford commented on above posting|
Charles Cushman's photo of the current bridge during construction, "Sep. 26, 1948. New State St. bridge and Lincoln Tower"
|Sheila Kirby posted|
Crossing the State Street Bridge
1893 Chicago by Jay Birlic
[This would be a predecessor swing bridge. How do we determine if we are looking south or north?]
ChicagoLoopBridges also posted this phto with the comment:
The State St bridge seen in this photo was a swing bridge and replaced a similar bridge destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. There has been a bridge in this location since 1864.
|Rob DeLand posted|
New State St. bridge, Sep. 14, 1948 (Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection, Indiana University Archives)
|Sheila Mcsurley posted|
Chicago River 1973
Demolition of the south abutment of the State Street bridge on the Chicago River on January 14, 1902.