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CP/Elgin-Belvidere Electric Overpass

Photos 

Western Electrician

Chicago, IL, United States, Saturday, April 13, 1907 vol. 40, no. 15, p. 319, col. 2-3

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #319266

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Elgin & Belvidere (abandoned) on Canadian Pacific Railway
Location
Elgin, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903 for Elgin & Belvidere interurban line to pass under Milwaukee Road; E&B abandoned 1930
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Elgin & Belvidere Electric Co. (E&B)
- Interurban
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Total length: 14.0 ft.
Also called
MILW/Elgin-Belvidere Electric Overpass
MILW Bridge #Z-119 1/2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06106, -88.35286   (decimal degrees)
42°03'40" N, 88°21'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/388065/4657441 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elgin
Inventory number
BH 60737 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 18, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected build date
  • June 3, 2019: New photo from Luke
  • March 25, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • April 20, 2014: Added by Frank Hicks

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