Rating:
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CN - Fox River Bridge (South Elgin)

Photos 

Uploaded by Steve Conro/internet photo

BH Photo #218288

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Fox River on Canadian National RR (formerly Illinois Central RR)
Location
South Elgin, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 95.0 ft.
Total length: 527.0 ft.
Also called
IC - Fox River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.97850, -88.29343   (decimal degrees)
41°58'43" N, 88°17'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/392843/4648197 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Geneva
Inventory number
BH 48218 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 5, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • October 9, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 18, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Canadian National Railway", "Illinois Central Railroad"
  • October 22, 2011: New photos from Steve Conro
  • February 22, 2011: Added by Frank Hicks

Sources 

Comments 

Fox River Illinois Central Bridge
Posted October 19, 2012, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Its a creative commons license. Steve needs to add the required attribution to the photo credit for the photo(s):

Jeremy Atherton, 2006

Fox River Illinois Central Bridge
Posted October 19, 2012, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Probably ought to provide photo attribution per the Wikipedia license terms.