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UP/CN Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #223836

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Would have originally been the C&NW over the ICRR

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Canadian National Railway on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1887
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Double-intersection Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 86.0 ft.
Total length: 86.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.97673, -88.27571   (decimal degrees)
41°58'36" N, 88°16'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/394309/4647979 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Geneva
Inventory number
BH 51072 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • July 17, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • October 20, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Union Pacific Railroad"
  • March 6, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Illinois Central Railroad"
  • January 24, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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