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BNSF - Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal Bridge (Lamont)

Photos 

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #263926

Map 

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Facts 

Overview
Swing through truss bridge over Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal on BNSF Railroad in Lemont
Location
Lemont, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1898
Builder
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.67918, -88.00000   (decimal degrees)
41°40'45" N, 87°59'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/416767/4614640 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sag Bridge
Inventory number
BH 41910 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 6, 2014: New photo from Tom Phelan
  • April 30, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged some info from Nathan's site.
  • February 6, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 5, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Skewed"
  • March 29, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey

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