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NS - Calumet River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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BH Photo #240033

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Calumet River on Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly PFW&C RR)
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912-1913; originally consisted of two identical bridges side-by-side but one was demolished
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago Railway (PFtWC)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Also called
Conrail - Calumet River Bridge
PC - Calumet River Bridge
PRR - Calumet River Bridge
PFW&C - Calumet River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71934, -87.54301   (decimal degrees)
41°43'10" N, 87°32'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/454831/4618758 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Calumet
Inventory number
BH 50920 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • September 7, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 27, 2013: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • September 25, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • January 12, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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