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BNSF - Somonauk Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2011

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BH Photo #222542

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Somonauk Creek on BNSF RR near Somonauk
Location
De Kalb County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 90.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.63986, -88.65275   (decimal degrees)
41°38'24" N, 88°39'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/362351/4611111 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Somonauk
Inventory number
BH 50737 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1900 (901)
Built during 1900s (6,799)
De Kalb County, Illinois (63)
Deck girder (5,048)
Girder (9,140)
Illinois (4,470)
Lassig Bridge & Iron Works (201)
Open (38,218)
Owned by railroad (11,104)
Plate girder (6,949)
Railroad (14,370)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,373)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 29, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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