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UP/Metra - Fox River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #225182

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Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Fox River on UPRR (Former C&NW) between Cary & Fox River Grove
Location
Cary/Fox River Grove, McHenry County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Commuter Rail
- Metra (METX)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 250.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.20080, -88.22527   (decimal degrees)
42°12'03" N, 88°13'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/398845/4672797 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Barrington
Inventory number
BH 51257 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 16, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information and build date
  • February 10, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 10, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago & North Western Railway"

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