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BNSF - North Street Overpass

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in June 2015

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BH Photo #327964

Description 

Historical information comes from the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Collection located at the Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over North Street on BNSF (former BN) Rwy
Location
Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois
Status
Open
History
Built 1906 and 1913 to replace an 1888 bridge
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.95108, -90.35683   (decimal degrees)
40°57'04" N, 90°21'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/722470/4536691 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Galesburg East
Inventory number
BH 67494 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 25, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • June 9, 2015: New photos from Steve Conro
  • May 10, 2015: Added by Steve Conro

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