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CGW - Fox River Bridge (Old)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Fox River on Chicago Great Western Railway
Location
St. Charles, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1886; Replaced 1956
Railroad
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.91694, -88.31619   (decimal degrees)
41°55'01" N, 88°18'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/390853/4641391 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 65260 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Built 1886 (170)
Built during 1880s (1,645)
Chicago Great Western Railway (160)
Deck girder (4,500)
Deck truss (1,509)
Girder (7,957)
Illinois (3,845)
Kane County, Illinois (111)
Lost (18,690)
Lost 1956 (36)
Lost during 1950s (387)
Plate girder (6,127)
Pratt deck truss (304)
Pratt truss (8,020)
Railroad (13,091)
Replaced by new bridge (12,386)
St. Charles, Illinois (5)
Truss (29,448)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2015: Added by Luke

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