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IHB - Grand Calumet River Bridge

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IBH - Grand Calumet River Bridge

Illinois Historic Bridges

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

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BH Photo #290473

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Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren pony truss with no verticals bridge over Grand Calumet River on Indiana Harbor Belt RR
Location
Burnham, Cook County, Illinois, and Lake County, Indiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1907
Railroad
- Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad (IHB)
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss with no verticals swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.62628, -87.52603   (decimal degrees)
41°37'35" N, 87°31'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/456181/4608417 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Calumet
Inventory number
BH 62253 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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