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WSOR - Nippersink/Pistakee Lake Channel Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #225224

Map 

Description 

Minor channel between lakes for small boats

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Nippersink/Pistakee Lake Channel on Wisconsin & Southern RR (former Milwaukee Rd RR) in Fox Lake
Location
Fox Lake, Lake County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Wisconsin & Southern Railroad (WSOR)
Design
Pony deck plate girder w/timber stringer approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.40216, -88.18482   (decimal degrees)
42°24'08" N, 88°11'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/402495/4695108 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fox Lake
Inventory number
BH 51255 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "RailRoad"
  • February 15, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Mistakenly put this in McHenry County should be Lake
  • February 10, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "WSOR Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co.", "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"

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