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UP - Fox River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in October 2011

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BH Photo #218900

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Fox River in Elgin on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Elgin, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck Plate girder on concrete Piers
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 382.0 ft.
Also called
CNW Fox River Bridge
C&NW Bridge #333
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01988, -88.27564   (decimal degrees)
42°01'12" N, 88°16'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/394386/4652770 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elgin
Inventory number
BH 49947 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 17, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • October 18, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 29, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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