Clark Street Bridge

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The Eastland Disaster occurred nearby in 1915, in which an overloaded passenger steamer Eastland capsized while still tied to the dock, killing over 800 people. It is said that their moans and cries can still be heard around the Clark Street Bridge.

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    Clark Street Bridge
    Chicago, IL
    United States

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    41.88750221013933, -87.6310153
    Cook County, Illinois
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    1. Hi there!
      My friends we going back to take the train crossing the bridge when I saw this women in a victorian dress looking towards me but couldnt see a face and in a few seconds saw she jumped into the river. I asked my friend if she witnesses that and she saw the same we got so spooked and got the hell out of there .

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