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CN - Genoa Rail Crossing

Photos 

View looking East

Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2011

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BH Photo #221264

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad on Canadian National Railway
Location
Genoa, De Kalb County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Interesting angled towers as it crosses the tracks below at angle.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Also called
ICRR/MILW Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.09863, -88.70390   (decimal degrees)
42°05'55" N, 88°42'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/359103/4662131 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Genoa
Inventory number
BH 50384 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 16, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • August 1, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"
  • December 1, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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