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BNSF - Union Pacific Overpass

Photos 

Looking East along UPRR

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2012

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BH Photo #237419

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Plate girder bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on BNSF Railroad
Location
Whiteside County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder with T-Beam approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 170.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.86157, -90.08573   (decimal degrees)
41°51'42" N, 90°05'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/741886/4638513 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Union Grove
Inventory number
BH 50760 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 21, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added likely build date
  • December 28, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 13, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • August 12, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • August 11, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • August 11, 2012: New photo from Steve Conro
  • January 1, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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