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UP - Highland Avenue Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in October 2011

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BH Photo #218849

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate Girder bridge over Highland Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad in Elgin
Location
Elgin, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1893
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 72.0 ft.
Total length: 76.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - Highland Avenue Bridge
C&NW Bridge #339
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.03676, -88.28895   (decimal degrees)
42°02'12" N, 88°17'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/393312/4654661 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elgin
Inventory numbers
IL 045-0066 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 48219 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 18, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Addded categories
  • March 6, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago & North Western Railway"
  • October 28, 2011: Updated by Steve Conro: Tweeked GPS, added history and pictures
  • February 22, 2011: Added by Frank Hicks

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