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WSOR - Nippersink Creek Bridge No. 2

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #225178

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Nippersink Creek on Wisconsin & Southern RR (former Chicago, Milwaukee St Paul & Pacific RR) just E of Fox Lake
Location
McHenry County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Wisconsin & Southern Railroad (WSOR)
Design
Pony plate girder w/steel stringer approaches. East span slightly longer and taller sides then west span
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.42326, -88.20624   (decimal degrees)
42°25'24" N, 88°12'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/400765/4697476 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fox Lake
Inventory number
BH 51252 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "WSOR Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co.", "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"

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