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DM&E Industrial Spur - IL2 Overpass

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2011

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BH Photo #221200

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Description 

Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern industrial spur to Byron Nuclear plant. Former Chicago Great Western RR.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over IL 2 (E Blackhawk Dr) on Dakota Minn & Eastern RR (former CGW))
Location
Byron, Ogle County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 38.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12556, -89.25083   (decimal degrees)
42°07'32" N, 89°15'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/313953/4666168 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seward
Inventory numbers
IL 071-9904 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 50368 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • November 30, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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