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BNSF - Big Rock Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2012

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BH Photo #227342

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Big Rock Creek on BNSF RR in Plano
Location
Plano, Kendall County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903;
Builders
- G. H. Scribner Jr. of Chicago, Illinois (Contractor)
- German-American Portland Cement Co. of Hamburg, Germany & LaSalle, Illinois. (Concrete Mix)
- W. L. Breckenridge of Chicago, Illinois (CBQ Bridge Designer)
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 220.0 ft.
Also called
Klat Park RR Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66523, -88.52464   (decimal degrees)
41°39'55" N, 88°31'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/373071/4613731 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Plano
Inventory number
BH 50738 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 23, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builders + span lengths
  • October 9, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 10, 2012: New photos from Gene Smania
  • March 9, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • December 29, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke