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BNSF - I&M Canal Bridge

Photos 

General View Of Bridge From West Side Of Desplaines River, Looking East.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #117990

Map 

Street Views 

Description 

Interesting two track skewed bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over I&M Canal on BNSF Railway in Joliet
Location
Joliet, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open
History
Built 1935
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Bsltimore through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Also called
ATSF I&M Canal Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.53926, -88.08217   (decimal degrees)
41°32'21" N, 88°04'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409732/4599188 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joliet
Inventory number
BH 36913 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2015: Updated by Matt Lohry: Almost a subdivided Warren...almost, but not quite. This is a Baltimore through truss.
  • August 14, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • July 4, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • October 8, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway"
  • May 26, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • February 28, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Skewed", "Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway", "I & M Canal"
  • May 16, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Status
  • February 21, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added GPS coordinates
  • July 23, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

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