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Soo Line Railroad Chicago Ave Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2012

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Description 

Two track bridge, one track abandoned. Since the CN purchased the EJ&E to bypass Chicago this line isn't used much any more.

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Chicago Ave on Canadian National RR (former Soo Line RR)
Location
River Forest, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 80.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.89393, -87.82088   (decimal degrees)
41°53'38" N, 87°49'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/431903/4638324 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
River Forest
Inventory number
BH 51777 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • March 21, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Canadian National Railway", "Soo Line Railroad"

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