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UP - Des Plaines Street Bridge (S)

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UP Des Plaines Street Bridge (S)

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2015

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BH Photo #331797

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Des Plaines Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 80.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88977, -87.64432   (decimal degrees)
41°53'23" N, 87°38'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446546/4637738 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 68329 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2015: New photos from Dave King
  • July 14, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 6, 2015: Added by John Marvig

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