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Metra - Cal-Sag Canal Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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BH Photo #240233

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Cal-Sag Channel on Norfolk Southern/Metra RR's
Location
Palos Heights, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Metra (METX)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 280.0 ft.
Total length: 530.0 ft.
Also called
NS - Cal-Sag Canal Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.68009, -87.80915   (decimal degrees)
41°40'48" N, 87°48'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/432653/4614574 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Palos Park
Inventory number
BH 53669 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Commuter Rail", "Metra"
  • October 8, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 30, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • September 26, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Navigable waterway", "Norfolk & Western Railway", "Norfolk Southern Railway"

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Sources 

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