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CN - Rock River Bridge

Photo 

Blackhawk. June, 1976

Photo taken by Laird Barber

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BH Photo #291024

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Rock River on Canadian National Railway
Location
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois
Status
Open
History
Built 1917
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.0 ft.
Total length: 690.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.25797, -89.09582   (decimal degrees)
42°15'29" N, 89°05'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/327128/4680545 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockford North
Inventory number
BH 52785 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 10, 2014: New photo from Luke
  • June 30, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Rock River", "Illinois Central Railroad"

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