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MILW - Rock River Bridge (Oldest)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Rock River on Former Chicago, Milwaukee St. Paul & Pacific Railway
Location
Byron, Ogle County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1882, Replaced 1897
Builder
- Edgemoor Bridge Works of Wilmington, Delaware
Railroad
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 158.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12791, -89.23204   (decimal degrees)
42°07'40" N, 89°13'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/315513/4666388 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 76930 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2017: Added by John Marvig

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