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UP - Rockford Rail Crossing

Photos 

Photo taken by Lance

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BH Photo #241677

Map 

Description 

Former CNW (Now UP) overpass over the former CB&Q

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Future Park (Nee CB&Q) on Railroad (UP)
Location
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 52.0 ft.
Total length: 52.0 ft.
Also called
CNW/CBQ Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.26539, -89.09377   (decimal degrees)
42°15'55" N, 89°05'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/327317/4681365 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockford North
Inventory number
BH 54070 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 28, 2015: Updated by Luke: Update from John: Arch is a helicoidal skewed arch.
  • December 30, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added Info
  • October 21, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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