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CN - East Fork Galena River Bridge #8

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in April 2012

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BH Photo #230929

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over E. Fork Galena River on CN (former ICRR) about 800' NE of Buckhill Rd grade crossing.
Location
Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Pratt through truss with Through Plate Girder approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 180.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.45382, -90.37803   (decimal degrees)
42°27'14" N, 90°22'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/715602/4703496 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Galena
Inventory number
BH 52252 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 4, 2014: New photo from Tom Phelan
  • January 11, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 26, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • April 27, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Illinois Central Railroad"

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