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Abandoned Conrail - S. Michigan Avenue Overpass

Photo 

From the CTA "L" Train

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2012

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BH Photo #228637

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Description 

Two Track bridge, both abandoned

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Michigan Ave on Abandoned Conrail
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1905
Railroads
- Chicago Junction Railway (CJR)
- Conrail (CR)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.82195, -87.62322   (decimal degrees)
41°49'19" N, 87°37'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/448242/4630195 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jackson Park
Inventory numbers
IL 016-0185 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51897 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected railroad
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • March 28, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Illinois Central Railroad"

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