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UP - Madison Street Bridge

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UP Madison Street Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in December 2018

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BH Photo #441344

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Madison Street 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
Length of largest span: 45.0 ft.
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88110, -87.69152   (decimal degrees)
41°52'52" N, 87°41'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/442623/4636806 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83956 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

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