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WSOR - Deyoung Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #225153

Map 

Description 

The abutments appear to be much older than the bridge which looks fairly new, suggesting an earlier structure came before this.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Deyoung Creek on Wisconsin & Southern RR (former Chicago, Milwaukee St Paul & Pacific RR) 1.5 mi NE of Hebron
Location
McHenry County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Wisconsin & Southern Railroad (WSOR)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.49245, -88.41685   (decimal degrees)
42°29'33" N, 88°25'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/383567/4705427 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hebron
Inventory number
BH 51249 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 10, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 10, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"

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