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CN - Indiana Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in November 2015

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BH Photo #346336

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Bridge carrying St. Charles Air Line over Indiana Avenue. This bridge looks fairly modern, perhaps late in the rivet period, due to the concrete abutments, long clear span, and the fact that it is in good condition.

Dimensions are estimates

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Indiana Ave on CNRR
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- St. Charles Air Line Railroad
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 110.0 ft.
Deck width: 42.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.86084, -87.62233   (decimal degrees)
41°51'39" N, 87°37'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/448347/4634512 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jackson Park
Inventory number
BH 70163 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2019: Updated by Roger Deschner: Added photos, description; renamed bridge to stadnard format
  • January 18, 2016: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • November 29, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com