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UP - Prairie Alley Bridge

Photos 

UP Prairie Alley Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2015

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BH Photo #331877

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Canadian Pacific Railway on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Metra (METX)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 235.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88797, -87.64091   (decimal degrees)
41°53'17" N, 87°38'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/446828/4637536 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 68363 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 8, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin
  • July 8, 2015: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Ian Martin