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BNSF - Hurds Island Rail Bridge (E)

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #222801

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Fox River in Aurora on BNSF Railway
Location
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1920
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 225.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.75136, -88.32214   (decimal degrees)
41°45'05" N, 88°19'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/390076/4623015 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aurora North
Inventory number
BH 50446 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 18, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 8, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 18, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Addded categories
  • January 5, 2012: New photo from Steve Conro
  • December 7, 2011: New photos from Steve Conro
  • December 6, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com