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IR - Waubansee Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #223361

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Waubansee Creek on Illinois Railway (former CB&Q)
Location
Oswego, Kendall County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1948
Builder
- Vierling Steel Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Illinois Railway (IR)
Design
Steel stringer main with timber stringer approaches on concrete piers. Piers and abutments look to be older than the bridge. Suspect a replacement.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.68559, -88.35196   (decimal degrees)
41°41'08" N, 88°21'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/387483/4615751 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aurora South
Inventory number
BH 50960 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 15, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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