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DM&E Industrial Spur - Marrill Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in April 2012

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BH Photo #230714

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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 Marrill Rd on DM&E Railroad (formerly CGW)
Location
Ogle County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.0 ft.
Total length: 25.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12000, -89.24250   (decimal degrees)
42°07'12" N, 89°14'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/314625/4665533 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stillman Valley
Inventory numbers
IL 071-9911 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 52164 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • April 26, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 22, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad", "Canadian Pacific Railway"
  • April 22, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago Great Western Railway"

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