Nestled in a wooded area of Evanston crossing the North Shore Channel is a historic railroad bridge. At various times it was used by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific RR. and the Chicago , North Shore and Milwaukee interurban line. Currently it is used by the CTA Purple line.
The bridge is a Warren through truss with all verticals. Largest span measures 175 feet. Total length is 425 feet. It was built in 1909. Bridge engineer was listed as Carlton R. Dart.