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EJ&E - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge #728

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1972 looking East.

Photo taken by Tom Rainford

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BH Photo #316480

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Description 

The railroad Scherzer type is in operation next to the blue rail bridge

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal on Canadian National
Location
East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
Builder
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway (EJE)
Design
Warren through truss Scherzer type
Dimensions
Total length: 86.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66065, -87.45161   (decimal degrees)
41°39'38" N, 87°27'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/462401/4612198 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whiting
Inventory number
BH 60901 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • February 18, 2015: Updated by Luke: Merged photo posted in the forum by Tom Rainford
  • May 8, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Comments 

EJE - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge (728)
Posted February 18, 2015, by Tom Rainford (trainford308 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Bridge 1972 looking East.

EJE - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge (728)
Posted February 18, 2015, by Tom Rainford (trainford308 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge,1972 looking West.