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EJ&E - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge #631

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Elgin Joliet & Eastern 631 Indiana Harbor Railroad Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #281512

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    Facts 

    Overview
    Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railway
    Location
    East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana
    Status
    Open to traffic
    History
    Rehabilitated 1978 by American Bridge Co.
    Builder
    - Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
    Railroads
    - Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway (EJE)
    - Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
    Design
    Warren through truss with all verticals
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +41.64862, -87.46858   (decimal degrees)
    41°38'55" N, 87°28'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    16/460980/4610870 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Whiting
    Land survey
    T. 37 N., R. 9 W., Sec. 21
    Inventory number
    BH 50946 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

    Update Log 

    • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
    • September 5, 2015: New video from Douglas Butler
    • July 11, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
    • April 11, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
    • January 14, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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