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CSX/Major Taylor Trail - Little Calumet River Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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BH Photo #240091

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Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Little Calumet River on CSX RR Industial Spur (former Penn Central)/Major Taylor bike trail
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Warren through truss with deck plate approaches. A cantilevered walk has been added to the west side for trail use..
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 260.0 ft.
Total length: 340.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65776, -87.63129   (decimal degrees)
41°39'28" N, 87°37'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447438/4611971 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blue Island
Inventory number
BH 53642 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

CSX Railroad (1,671)
Chicago, Illinois (335)
Cook County, Illinois (462)
Deck girder (5,790)
Girder (10,314)
Illinois (4,689)
Open (39,998)
Penn Central Railroad (1,377)
Plate girder (7,997)
Rail-and-trail (22)
Railroad (15,618)
Span length 250-500 feet (1,196)
Through truss (15,216)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,257)
Truss (33,021)
Warren through truss (1,618)
Warren truss (6,587)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Penn Central Railroad"

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