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DM&E - Kilbuck Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2011

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BH Photo #221226

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Kilbuck Creek on Dakota Minn & Eastern RR (former Soo Line Railroad)
Location
Ogle County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Builder
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- I&M Rail Link (IMRL)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Used to be a twin bridges but only the center span remains of the second bridge
Dimensions
Total length: 325.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.09673, -89.05155   (decimal degrees)
42°05'48" N, 89°03'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/330349/4662552 (zone/easting/northing)
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Kings
Inventory number
BH 50370 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad"
  • November 30, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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