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UP - Rock River Bridge

Photos 

Overview Looking Northeast

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2011

BH Photo #204644

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Rock River on Union Pacific Railroad in Rockford
Location
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 119.0 ft.
Total length: 768.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.26604, -89.09530   (decimal degrees)
42°15'58" N, 89°05'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/327193/4681440 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockford North
Inventory number
BH 41898 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • November 23, 2011: New photo from Steve Conro
  • July 20, 2011: New photo from J.R. Manning
  • March 29, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey

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Comments 

UP Rock River Bridge
Posted May 3, 2014, by Brian (FCVPI99 [at] GMAIL [dot] COM)

former Chicago and Northwestern