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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1006

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Overview
Concrete pony/through girder bridge over S. Western Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Built 1930
Railroads
- Metra (METX)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Through plate girder spans encased in concrete
Dimensions
Total length: 117.5 ft.
Deck width: 48.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.75735, -87.68302   (decimal degrees)
41°45'26" N, 87°40'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/443219/4623061 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory number
BH 64742 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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