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UPRR US14 Bridge

Photo 

Current modern bridge

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #225127

Map 

Description 

Old narrow stringer bridge had a center support placed precariously in the center of the road.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over US 14 on UPRR (Former C&NW) just east of Cary
Location
McHenry County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1929; replaced 1996 when US14 was widened.
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 120.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.22576, -88.27879   (decimal degrees)
42°13'33" N, 88°16'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/394467/4675634 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Crystal Lake
Inventory numbers
IL 056-0042 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51244 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago & North Western Railway"

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