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CA&E - IL53 Overpass

Photo 

The scrappers were taking up the east bound rails at the Route 53 bridge. June 1962.

Photo taken by Glen Brewer

View this photo at railroadglorydays.com

BH Photo #311553

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Art deco concrete rigid frame bridge over IL53 on Railroad
Location
Wheaton, Du Page County, Illinois
Status
Removed
History
Removed ca 1962
Railroads
- Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad (CA&E)
- Interurban
Design
Concrete rigid frame
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.88164, -88.03249   (decimal degrees)
41°52'54" N, 88°01'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/414332/4637150 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lombard
Inventory number
BH 54421 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • November 11, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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