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Great Western Trail - Drainage Culvert

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2012

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BH Photo #242640

Map 

Description 

Stone Arch drainage culvert. Late 1800's ?

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Intermittent Stream on Great Western Bike Trail (former CGW Ry)
Location
De Kalb County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroads
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Total length: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.97089, -88.60194   (decimal degrees)
41°58'15" N, 88°36'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/367268/4647784 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maple Park
Inventory number
BH 54410 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added Kane County as other location as the bridge is on the county line.
  • November 11, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago Great Western Railway"

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Comments 

Great Western Trail Drainage Culvert
Posted November 11, 2012, by Luke Harden (lmharden [at] iastate [dot] edu)

Yay another CGW stone arch!