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Virgil Gilman Trail - River Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in October 2011

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BH Photo #219134

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. River Street in Aurora on Virgil GilmanTrail (EJ&E Ry)
Location
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built in 1926 by the American Bridge Company
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway (EJE)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Also called
Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Bridge 421
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.74523, -88.32948   (decimal degrees)
41°44'43" N, 88°19'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/389456/4622344 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aurora South
Land survey
T. 38 N., R. 8 E., Sec. 28
Inventory number
BH 49964 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 31, 2011: New Street View added by Daniel Hopkins
  • October 30, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com