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BNSF - Big Bureau Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2012

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BH Photo #228172

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Overview
Deck truss bridge over Big Bureau Creek on BNSF RR just west of Princeton
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built in 1899 by the Lassig Bridge & Iron Works; Replaced 2014
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
7 spans total. Deck truss main span with 3 combination deck plate/stringer approach spans on each end.
Dimensions
Total length: 400.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.39174, -89.50746   (decimal degrees)
41°23'30" N, 89°30'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/290363/4585279 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buda NE
Inventory number
BH 48254 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2015: Updated by Luke: Replaced
  • May 26, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: In process of being replaced
  • March 26, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • March 21, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad"
  • March 14, 2012: New Street View added by Steve Conro
  • February 25, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth

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