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CN - IL 78 Overpass (Old)

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in June 2014

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BH Photo #286692

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This old bridge had a great tight right/left turn you had to go through it. While fun I expect it had a lot of problems.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Abandoned IL78 Alignment on Canadian National Railway
Location
Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Status
Open
History
Built 1923
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.50683, -90.01671   (decimal degrees)
42°30'25" N, 90°01'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/745108/4710365 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Apple River
Inventory numbers
IL 043-9902 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 61548 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 1, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • June 29, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged NBI
  • June 29, 2014: Added by Steve Conro

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