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BNSF - Hurds Island Rail Bridge (W)

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #222803

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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
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 325.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.74925, -88.32661   (decimal degrees)
41°44'57" N, 88°19'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/389702/4622786 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aurora South
Inventory number
BH 50447 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 18, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 18, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • January 5, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • December 7, 2011: New photo from Steve Conro
  • December 6, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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