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Bridge across Grand Calumet River, Hammond, Ind.

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

Bridge across Grand Calumet River, Hammond, Ind.

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

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

    Subjects:
  • Bridges,
  • Grand Calumet River (Ind. and Ill.),
  • Indiana

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBridge across Grand Calumet River, Hammond, Indiana
    SeriesH.rp.752
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16108035M

    In , year-old Debra Fulton from Hammond, Indiana, was found deceased beneath the Calumet Avenue Bridge. The following morning, police were called after a young boy discovered a body on a bank of the Grand Calumet River. Policed arrived to find Debra's fully clothed body beneath the Calumet Avenue Bridge.   HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) – The city of Hammond wants to know who is using a bulldozer and other equipment to dismantle an abandoned bridge over the Grand Calumet River, causing concerns about.

    The bridge was built in over the Grand Calumet River in Hammond and was the last remnant of the Hammond Meatpacking Co., one of the city’s first industries. Hammond, Indiana The Little Calumet River Basin Flood Control Project plays an important role in providing flood control and recreation uses. This project is composed of several phases involving construction of levees, floodwalls, miles of hiking trails, and the preservation of critical wetlands.

    About Hammond The oldest city in the Calumet region, Hammond dates back to when Ernest Hohman, a German immigrant, built a log cabin on the north bank of the Grand Calumet. The area's first industrial enterprise was a meat packing company begun by George H. Hammond some 17 years later just across the river/ An F3 leads the five cars of Monon’s Chicago–Indianapolis Tippecanoe across the Grand Calumet River in Hammond, Ind., on R. R. Malinoski photo The full text of this article is available to Classic Trains Magazine subscribers only.


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

An aluminum ladder rests against the massive remnants of the steel Monon Bridge across Hammond Grand Calumet River in Hammond. Lost bascule bridge over Grand Calumet River on Calumet Hammond (US 41) in Hammond Location Hammond, Lake County, Indiana Status Replaced by a new bridge History Builtrehabilitated in ; replaced Builders - Phee Construction Co.

of Chicago, Illinois - Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois Design Scherzer Rolling Lift Bascule. An aluminum ladder rests against the massive remnants of the steel Monon Bridge across the Grand Calumet River in Hammond.

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 Author: Craig Lyons.

Destroyed Monon Bridge over Grand Calumet River. (Bridge Hunter, Historic Bridges, Satellite (the illegal scrapping has been cleaned up and only the abutments remain)) Patrick McBriarty's Forgotten Chicago posting includes more information on this bridge after it discusses the Alton bridge that uses the same rare Page Bascule : Dennis Debruler.

RR East view of 'ED' drawbridge, Grand Calumet River. Hammond, FEB [ Monon's bridge is in the background.] A photo, looking North, taken from a floodlight tower in the Erie's Hammond yard, in JUN The single Monon track to the Author: Dennis Debruler.

They were the South Ashland Avenue Bridge () in Chicago over the West Fork of the Chicago River’s South Branch, the Third Street Bridge () over Mission Creek in San Francisco, and the Monon Railroad Bridge constructed in over the Grand Calumet River in Hammond, Indiana. The Grand Calumet River is a mile-long river that flows primarily into Lake Michigan.

Originating 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 per second of water into the Country: United States.

A quick update on the abandoned Monon-L&N bridge at milepost on the former Monon Northern Division, 1st Sub, at the Little Calumet River, just immediately south of the abandoned So.

Hammond yard. By mid-decade, Hammond has recovered economically. A new City Hall is built at Calumet Avenue and Highland Street, across from Hammond High School.

The Nine Span Bridge is erected, which is the longest bridge in the country over dry land. It carries traffic on. 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. It is resting on a swing pier, which creates a center pivot structure. Chapter 1. An act to authorize the county of Saint Francis, in the State of Arkansas, to construct a bridge across Saint Francis River at or near the town of Madison, in said county and State.

The Grand Calumet River, originating in Miller Beach, flows miles ( km) 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, ⁃ coordinates: 41°38′38″N 87°33′39″W /.

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.

Prosecutors said Kenneth Morrison and a work crew cut up the unused Monon Bridge that spanned the Grand Calumet River near downtown Hammond and sold it to. Northwest Indiana Paddling Association For more information, contact NWI Paddling Association at [email protected] West Branch Little Calumet Trail Paddling Trip Guide Summary: Winding through parts of both Indiana and Illinois, the Calumet River system has provided the lower Great Lakes region an important waterway since Native Americans and early settlers started using the waterway centuries.

R] w ay Company to construct a bridge across the Grand Calumet River in the city of [Public, No. ] Hammond, Indiana. Grand Ca t Be it enacted by tFe Senate and IIouse of tati'e of the U/ ited river.

u m saltattes of America in Catngrees d, That the Chicago, Indian. An iron bridge crossing the Grand Calumet River just north of the downtown area was stolen.

FTR, the tracks that used to be on the end of my street are the same RR tracks that went over this bridge. This bridge was the path of the South Shore RR extension. The Grand Calumet River originates in the east end of Gary, Indiana, and flows 13 miles through the cities of Gary, East Chicago, and Hammond, Indiana.

The West Branch component of the project entailed the removal of ab cubic yards of polluted sediment along a one-mile stretch of the river. The item Structure no. U.S. 41 over the Grand Calumet River in Hammond, Indiana, prepared for the Indiana Department of Highways ; Warren T.

Hobson and Associates, Inc represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana. The drawbridge, known as the Monon Bridge, was commissioned inspanning the Grand Calumet River.

Inthe bridge was decommissioned and deeded to the city of Hammond. According to The Chicago Tribune, Morrison first approached the city in November ofrequesting to purchase the bridge and scrapping the metal to sell it later.

On early maps of the region (circa ), the Grand and Little Calumet Rivers of today are shown as a single river (Cook and Jackson, ). The river began in what is now Laporte County, Ind., near the head­ waters of the present-day little Calumet River, and flowed westward into by: 5.Report and Comments, Stage I, Indiana Harbor and Canal, Grand Calumet River, and Nearshore Lake Michigan Remedial Action Plan, 9 Comments, Restoring the Grand Calumet: Re Water Quality Component of Stage II of the Remedial Action Plan for the Grand Calumet Rive, Indiana Harbor Ship Canal and Nearshore Lake Michigan,   He also sold parts of the bridge to a scrap dealer in East Chicago, Indiana.

CFX Railroad gifted the Monon Bridge to the City of Hammond in The bridge, built inspanned the Grand Calumet River near Marble Street in Hammond” the statement read.