UP - South Street Arch
The bridge was originally built by the Chicago, St. Paul and Fond du Lac Railroad, later acquired by the Chicago & Northwestern. It appears that the bridge was widened in 1897 to accomodate a second track.
Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2010
BH Photo #169880
Rare Heliocoidal (or "spiral") Arch, built in 1867 and widened in 1897 for a second track by the C&NW.
- Stone arch bridge over South Street on Union Pacific Railroad
- Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois
- Open to traffic
- Built 1867, Widened 1897
- - Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, St. Paul & Fond du Lac Railroad (CStP&FdL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
- Rare Heliocoidal (or "spiral") Arch, built in 1867 by the Chicago, St. Paul and Fond du Lac Railroad, later aquired by the Chicago & Northwestern, which was acquired by the UPRR in 1995.
Span length: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 16.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +42.31285, -88.44350 (decimal degrees)
42°18'46" N, 88°26'37" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 16/381038/4685521 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory number
- BH 45671 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- July 16, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
- May 8, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added category "Helicoidal Arch"
- October 9, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
- September 16, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "Chicago & North Western Railway"
- July 18, 2010: Added by J.R. Manning
- J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
- J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
- John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com