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CBQ - US 51 Overpass

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CB & Q RR over US 51

1916 flood, look south from I & M Canal bridge over Lock 14

Oglesby Library

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BH Photo #336063

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over US 51 on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Location
LaSalle, LaSalle County, Illinois
Status
Removed
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.32563, -89.09478   (decimal degrees)
41°19'32" N, 89°05'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/324690/4577023 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Salle
Inventory number
BH 68961 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,003)
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (414)
Girder (8,965)
Illinois (4,441)
LaSalle County, Illinois (87)
LaSalle, Illinois (11)
Lost (21,305)
Owned by railroad (10,919)
Plate girder (6,822)
Railroad (14,226)
Through girder (3,326)
Timber stringer (3,585)
US 51 (42)

Update Log 

  • September 19, 2015: New photo from Gene Smania
  • August 21, 2015: New photo from Gene Smania
  • August 21, 2015: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke