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CNW/Fox River Trail Overpass

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Fox River Trail Overpass

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2015

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BH Photo #336143

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Fox River Trail on Abandoned Chicago & North Western Railway
Location
Kane County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1902
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Aurora, Elgin & Chicago Railway (AE&C)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Railroad (CA&E)
- Interurban
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 55.0 ft.
Total length: 55.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01871, -88.27435   (decimal degrees)
42°01'07" N, 88°16'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/394491/4652639 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 67420 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 5, 2015: Added by John Marvig

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