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CN - Indiana Avenue Bridge

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Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in November 2015

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BH Photo #346336

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    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