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UP - Taylor Avenue Overpass

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2011

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BH Photo #221520

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Description 

One lane traffic light controlled bridge. Old stone abutments

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Taylor Ave. in Glen Ellyn on UPRR (former C&NW)
Location
Glen Ellyn, Du Page County, Illinois
Status
Open
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.87881, -88.05580   (decimal degrees)
41°52'44" N, 88°03'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/412395/4636860 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lombard
Inventory number
BH 50481 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 2, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • August 3, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Railroad"
  • December 9, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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Comments 

UP - Taylor Avenue Overpass
Posted February 25, 2019, by Lee

This was not the only bridge at that site. There was another bridge there (and train station) of the CA&E. That bridge has been removed.