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UP - Washington Boulevard Bridge

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UP Washington Boulevard Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2018

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BH Photo #441369

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Washington Boulevard on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1897
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (PCC&StL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88295, -87.69154   (decimal degrees)
41°52'59" N, 87°41'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/442622/4637011 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83954 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 31, 2018: Added by John Marvig

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