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DM&E - Almarda Rail Crossing

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in October 2011

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BH Photo #218912

Map 

Description 

Former Milwaukee Road (Chicago, Milwaukee, St Paul & Pacific) Length Approximated

Facts 

Overview
Deck girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railway
Location
Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony/Deck girder 2 track bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 133.0 ft.
Also called
MILW/CNW Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06136, -88.35211   (decimal degrees)
42°03'41" N, 88°21'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/388128/4657473 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elgin
Inventory number
BH 49950 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • September 9, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad", "Union Pacific Railroad", "Iowa, Chicago, and Eastern Railroad"
  • April 11, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Curved"
  • October 29, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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