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CN - Calumet River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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BH Photo #239850

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Calumet River on Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Ry (now CNRR)
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open
History
Built 1974
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway (EJE)
Design
Warren through truss
Also called
EJ&E - Calumet River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.72879, -87.53930   (decimal degrees)
41°43'44" N, 87°32'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/455147/4619804 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Calumet
Land survey
T. 37 N., R. 15 E., Sec. 5
Inventory number
BH 53614 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 29, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 8, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 23, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railroad"

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Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com