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UP - Kishwaukee River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2011

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BH Photo #220631

Map 

Description 

Build Date supplied by Chicago & North Western Historical Society Archives.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Kishwaukee River on UPRR (former C&NW)
Location
Boone County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Two span lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 144.0 ft.
Total length: 290.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - Kishwaukee Rail Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.25428, -88.79447   (decimal degrees)
42°15'15" N, 88°47'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/351977/4679568 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belvidere North
Inventory number
BH 41927 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Truss Config
  • March 29, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey

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