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DM&E IL2 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2011

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BH Photo #221201

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern RR (former Milwaukee/Soo Line)

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over IL 2 (E Blackhawk Dr) on Dakota Minn Eastern RR (former Soo Line Railroad)
Location
Byron, Ogle County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 37.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.13176, -89.24550   (decimal degrees)
42°07'54" N, 89°14'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/314412/4666846 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kishwaukee
Inventory numbers
IL 071-9903 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 50344 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2011: New photos from Steve Conro
  • November 28, 2011: New Street View added by Daniel Hopkins
  • November 28, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net