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LaBagh Woods Railroad Bridge

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LaBagh Woods Rail Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in February 2022

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BH Photo #524861

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over North Branch Chicago River on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1927
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- A&R Line Railroad (ARE)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #530
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.97805, -87.74070   (decimal degrees)
41°58'41" N, 87°44'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/438636/4647604 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 97019 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 13, 2022: New photos from John Marvig

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