St. Charles Airline Bridge

©David Moenkhaus - all rights reserved 773 612-4166

©David Moenkhaus

 

all images: St. Charles Airline Bridge – Chicago 2016

 


 

Built as part of the St. Charles Air Line Railroad by the American Bridge Company in 1919, this bridge originally had a span of 260 feet and held the world record for longest bascule-type span until 1930.

 

Clicking on the photograph above and below (not the header image) will take you to other images of the St. Charles Air Line Bridge that I made this past summer.

 

©David Moenkhaus - all rights reserved 773 612-4166

©David Moenkhaus

 

 

 

When one burns one’s bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.

-Dylan Thomas

 

 



 

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