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NS - Calumet River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Norolk Southern railroad bridge

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #291018

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Calumet River on Norfolk Southern RR
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66608, -87.56422   (decimal degrees)
41°39'58" N, 87°33'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/453028/4612855 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Calumet
Inventory number
BH 62424 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Chicago, Illinois (256)
Cook County, Illinois (368)
Illinois (3,867)
Lost (18,949)
Movable (2,712)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,446)
Owned by railroad (9,961)
Replaced by new bridge (12,572)
Swing (1,251)
Through truss (12,952)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 10, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler