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MJ - US66 Viaduct

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Ogden Ave Span

Photo taken by Steve Conro in May 2012

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BH Photo #232538

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Description 

Manufacturers' Junction Railway (MJ) owns and operates over 6 miles of trackage in Cicero, Illinois. The railroad was incorporated to serve the former Western Electric Hawthorne Works, a primary producer of telephones and related equipment.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Ogden Ave (Old Rotute 66), BNSF RR & 26th St on Manufactures Junction Railway
Location
Cicero, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Manufacturers' Junction Railway
Design
Pony plate girder larger spans, deck plate on smaller spns
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 850.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84569, -87.73959   (decimal degrees)
41°50'44" N, 87°44'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/438600/4632907 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Englewood
Inventory numbers
IL 016-0229 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 52504 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Belt Railway of Chicago"
  • May 20, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "US 66", "Skewed"

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